Key Account Specialist Philadelphia PA

The Boston Beer Company

Philadelphia, PA

We are currently hiring a Key Account Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. Candidate must reside in Philly. 

The Key Accounts Specialist (KAS) manages account calls and maintenance for all “key” accounts. The KAS’ primary responsibility is securing distribution, feature programs, and implementing region initiatives with key on and off premise buying groups in the area.

What You'll Brew:

  • Using Boston Beer Company (BBC) systems to organize and pre-plan accounts to achieve market objectives
  • Utilizing monthly reports to identify and address what is generating positive or negative trends and implementing plans where appropriate to improve
  • Implementing long term account planning 
  • Hunting for new business by identifying and prioritizing opportunities for incremental volume
  • Maintaining professional business relationships with accounts to include: ownership, management, and appropriate staff
  • Building and maintaining professional business relationships with applicable wholesaler personnel
  • Understanding and practicing bracketing, concession management and negotiation 
  • Establishing goals, creating a selling story, anticipating, and handling objections
  • Executing on merchandising standards
  • Executing point-of-sale programs at retail
  • Create and execute impactful promotions at on and/or off Premise locations
  • Effectively communicates externally and internally in a timely and professional manner
  • Create and deliver creative and impactful wholesaler(s) and retailer(s) presentations
  • Must stay within all allocated budgets

What Ingredients You’ll Bring:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2+ years of sales and/or food/beverage industry experience
  • Must be able to lift weight equivalent to one case of beer
  • 10-15% travel
  • Ability to work weekends and holidays as needed
  • Willingness to relocate for future opportunities
  • Valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Some Perks:

Our people are our most important “ingredient.” We hire the best and we reward, develop, and retain them too.

In addition to generous healthcare on day one, stock purchase plan, 401k and more, full time Boston Beer Coworkers have the following perks available*:

  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Fertility/adoption support
  • Free financial coaching
  • Health & Wellness program and discounts
  • Professional development & training
  • Free beer!

*Talk to your recruiter about eligibility 

Boston Beer Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to help ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veteran’s Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who wish to request accommodation in the job application process can contact [email protected] for assistance