Basemakers LLC - San Francisco Area Manager

Job Title: San Francisco Area Manager
Company: Basemakers LLC
Location:
Industry Sectors: Beverage - Non Alcoholic
Date Posted: 10/17/2016

Basemakers, LLC is seeking a high-performing area manager based in San Francisco who brings significant ambition, strong communication skills, and a desire to join a winning team.

The ideal candidate will spend 5 days per week visiting large format grocery stores in their assigned territory and work with store managers representing a portfolio of up-and-coming beverage and snack brands. The position requires a self- motivated, organized and passionate person with some beverage industry experience (or sales experience).

If interested, please attach a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please provide a couple paragraphs to explain how your experience is relevant to this role and why you’d like to be part of this company. We want to get a feel for your personality and style, as we look towards bringing on a new team member. 


Competitive base salary including vehicle allowance and performance based incentives. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain an organized list of key accounts based off portfolio needs in all territories 
  • Spend 90% of time in the field, merchandising accounts for our portfolio. 
  • Spend 10% managing account routes and back office administrative duties
  • Call on key accounts on an ongoing basis to review in-store priorities
  • Enhance the business by gaining new points of distribution in store 
  • Educate account managers on proper and effective merchandising: 
    • Proper shelf management positions
    • Rack, equipment, and POS placements

Job Requirements:

  • Strong customer service, interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Creative presentation/public speaking and premium selling skills are a must
  • Innovative and creativity in approaching accounts and expanding business
  • Ability to formulate account strategies and execute against them
  • Track record of success in a highly self-directed environment 
  • Maintain high level of communication across the team
  • Achieve monthly key performance indicators (KPI’s) set by Regional Sales Manager
  • Professional demeanor in working with coworkers, distributors, retail reps and consumers
  • Beverage sales experience 
  • Must have valid driver's license and own vehicle to travel and transport promotional merchandise and minimal product quantities between accounts within assigned territory
  • Must have a clean driving record, registration and insurance. 
  • Must be able to use basic features in MS Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)



Physical Work Environment: 

  • Reach with hands and arms 
  • Regularly Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds 
  • Occasionally stand and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl



About: 


Basemakers, LLC is a retail sales service company focused on high quality, high impact in-store presence. We work with high performing beverage and snack brands and are very selective with who we represent.

Basemakers prides itself on providing a great work environment for those seeking to join an ambitious, entrepreneurial team focused on developing a portfolio of high performing, emerging beverage brands. This environment provides the opportunity to develop yourself while making an impact on a growing company.