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Director of Sales

Company: Austin Street Brewery
Location: Portland
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

We are hiring! Austin Street Brewery is ready to add a hard-working, dedicated employee to our Leadership Team. We are seeking a motivated and forward-thinking Director of Sales to manage our Retail and Wholesale Sales Operations. This is a new role at Austin Street and we are excited to discuss the opportunity with you!Austin Street launched in 2014 and quickly became a staple in the Maine craft beer scene and beyond. Still led by its founders, Will Fisher and Jake Austin, their involvement in the day-to-day has maintained a small business feel while driving exciting growth. Will and Jake's shared passion for craft beer has kept the Brewery focused on high quality products that have given it a leading reputation in the market and a mindset of "craft above all else." -Early on, Will and Jake realized the importance of having the right people in the right seats and have used this mantra in the Brewery's hiring process. It was clear to the duo that if you start with great people, great beer will follow. As the brewery has grown, so has its benefit package: ample personal and vacation time, competitive compensation, and free employee health insurance. We strive to give our staff the balance everyone hears about, yet rarely experiences. We also rely heavily on our Core Values and insist our team does the same: Selfless, Hospitable, and Brand Warrior are the paramount of our hiring process.Responsibilities will include: -

  • Sales forecasting and pricing strategy
  • Leading, managing, and holding sales and marketing teams accountable for results
  • Maintaining relationships with key accounts and vendors
  • Execution of new products and market placement
  • Overseeing Retail, Wholesale, and Marketing operationsExperience and education:
    • 3+ years in the craft beverage industry -
    • 5+ years of sales and/or marketing management -
    • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or related field (preferred)ScheduleThis is a full-time position that requires the ability to work Monday-Friday with occasional weekend availability.BenefitsPaid personal time, paid vacation time, paid holidays, competitive compensation, and free employee healthcare. Candidates must possess reliable transportation and be willing to travel for work, including overnight stays.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must be able to stand for long periods of time, frequently lift and/or move cases of beer up to 30 pounds, sacks of grain up to 50 pounds, and kegs of beer up to 165 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.Work EnvironmentThe employee will be spending a majority of their time in a brewery or warehouse setting. These environments can be loud, hot or cold, and wet.An Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity EmployerAustin Street Brewery provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. - -OtherA valid driver's license and a (relatively) clean driving record are required. All applicants will be subject to a driving record check and must be at least 21 years of age. Candidates must be willing to sample alcoholic beverages.How to ApplyPlease email a cover letter and your resume to careers@austinstreetbrewery.com (resumes without cover letters will not be considered). We ask that you do not hand deliver or mail resumes as they will not be considered. -Thank you for your time!Will Fisher

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