National Sales Manager / Spirit Brand

LIQS Cocktail Shots

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LIQS is a premium pre-mixed RTD product that has gained tremendous momentum in high volume accounts such as arenas, nightclubs, concert venues, casinos, golf clubs and music festivals.  


LIQS is a "Cocktail Shot", that is sealed in a plastic shot glass so they are portable, easy to chill/serve, provides inventory accountability, product consistency and adds incremental revenue by selling away from the bar.

We are currently distributed in 8 states (NY, NJ, CT, RI, MA, FL, NV and TX) with plans to expand to several new markets in 2017. 

  • Grow our business by expanding our account base in existing markets plus grow into new territories.
  • Drive sales and distribution within assigned territories to achieve sales objectives.
  • Find unique key account opportunities in each market.  
  • Manage sell-in and marketing activations to ensure product sell through and re-orders.
  • Build /maintain/create relationships with the trade via in-person visits, phone conversations, and email.
  • Identify and communicate issues and opportunities to the appropriate personnel.
  • Increase brand awareness and knowledge among distributor employees by offering assistance such as account visit, ride-alongs, and attending team meetings.
  • Leverage existing relationships with distributors and accounts to drive new placements.
  • Travel to call on key buyers, distributor personnel, and interact and work with company sales personnel.
  • Attend trade shows and networking events to support the company and increase brand awareness.

Requirements:

  • Reside in the greater NYC area as you will be based in our midtown Manhattan office.
  • 5+ years of spirits/wine sales and management experience on a regional or national level.
  • Have an impressive rolodex of trade contacts.
  • Must work well in both in a team environment and independently, plus possess an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Must be able to travel approx. 30% of the time.
  • Must be reliable, responsible, high energy, outgoing and passionate.
  • Tech savvy with with smartphone, tablet and laptop.