Route Sales Representative

Tri-Valley Beverage, Inc.

Darien, CT

At Craft Connecticut, we believe in doing right by our employees, suppliers, customers, and communities. We believe hard work delivers results. And we believe these values are why our network of distributors, the Sheehan Family Companies, has been in business for over 125 years. Here you’ll work with a team that’s rooting for you to succeed and empowering you to reach your full potential. We’re looking for hardworking, motivated, and good-humored individuals to join our close-knit team and help us grow our business.

We are currently looking for Route Sales Representative to grow the company's world-class portfolio of beer, cider, spirits, and wine while identifying new opportunities to increase market share while building and managing relationships with accounts. The ideal candidate for this role should be self-motivated, high-energy, and eager to learn new things. This position will work mainly in the central part of Connecticut (Hartford/Middlesex/Central) and with occasional travel to the warehouse in North Haven. 

*The schedule for this role is Monday - Friday typical start time is 8 AM to 5/6 PM.

*Total compensation range for this position is $59,500 to $79,000 with an uncapped earning potential based on revenue growth plus increased earning through above and beyond incentives. 

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What you will be doing:

  • Develop and maintain effective customer relations and promote the goodwill of the company
  • Ensure that all product is rotated and code policy is followed
  • Successful sale, distribution, and placement of all Craft Beer Guild products
  • Proper merchandising of accounts with permanent and paper POS
  • Effective accounts receivable collections within corporate credit policy
  • Conduct promotions in accounts on a regular basis or when required
  • Develop new accounts and new placements
  • Organize and execute floor displays and placement of window neons and banners at all accounts
  • Handle customer inquiries regarding credit, delivery, product information, and other inquiries as they arise
  • Execute monthly goals as related to business activities
  • Maintain a regular schedule of weekly appointments with accounts in the assigned area
  • Other duties as assigned

What you will need to succeed:

  • High School Diploma required, Bachelor's Degree preferred 
  • Previous experience working in sales and customer service
  • Proficient computer skills and ability to learn new software
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbally)
  • Valid and clean driver's license, use of own car each day, and active auto insurance
  • Ability to fulfill physical demands of the job
  • Ability and willingness to work independently

Why join us?

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance - $0 in-network deductible, low premium contribution
  • Career advancement + development opportunities
  • Paid Time Off + Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program with Work-Life Services
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • 401k Savings Plan with company match
  • Discounted Pet Insurance
  • Computer and cell phone plan discounts
  • Supplemental Plans available: Disability, Life Insurance, Legal & Identity Protection.
  • Auto stipend for mileage reimbursement  
  • Bonus Incentives

Our employment package provides a top-shelf combination that’s difficult to find elsewhere, including competitive pay, platinum-level health insurance, tuition reimbursement, a matched 401K, and so much more.

The Sheehan Family Companies are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe in an inclusive culture that provides mutual respect with salary advancement based on merit and individual performance.  Sheehan Family Companies is committed to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against any protected class. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

*In applying for this job and providing your phone number, you are authorizing the Sheehan Family Companies to contact you via text message for recruiting purposes. You may opt out of text messaging at any time.

Craft Connecticut is a proud beverage distributor offering an unmatched product portfolio of domestic, import, and craft beers, ciders, artisanal wines, spirits, non-alcoholic beverages, and more to our customers across Connecticut statewide. 

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