Market Manager

Northern Illinois

Full Job Description

Carbliss is a brand of SNFood & Beverage which is a family-owned and operated Ready to Drink Cocktail who stands for quality, excellence & innovation. We hire exceptional people who will lead & make learning part of their own career journey. From distribution to marketing, from sales to service, inspiration and motivation is at the core of what we do! An entrepreneurial spirit and ability to change directions quickly is a must.

SNFood & Beverage offers a great working environment & benefit programs to full time employees:

Great Work and Social Environment

  • Paid Time-Off
  • 3% Retirement Match (Immediate)
  • Yearly all-inclusive trip for (2) – 1 Week
  • Base Pay + Quarterly Bonus
  • Car Allowance
  • Health Insurance Reimbursement (if eligible)
  • Carbliss is now hiring for a Market Manager. The Market Manager will establish new as well as maintain current professional sales relationships with key accounts within the assigned territory(s).

What You Get To Do

  • 90% in market position creating and growing accounts, 10% office and administrative
  • Territory: (Subject to change and get more detailed over coming months) Northern Illinois, market expected to expand over the next year.
  • Secure and expand distribution in assigned account base
  • Ability to overcome objections, ask for the sale and submit an accurate order
  • Ability to recognize, respond and communicate sales opportunities and threats
  • Ability to pre-plan sales, territory and account specific objectives towards sales quotas and distributions
  • Maintain weekly pre-plan for assigned territory
  • Adhere to federal, state and company regulations that govern our industry
  • Follow up on customer issues and concerns and follows through on customer commitments
  • Create, maintain and update master sales route lists which include buyer information, sales call times, call back times
  • Maintain a sales and display kit with all the necessary pricing, sell sheets, samples and point of sale material
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with both on and off premise accounts
  • Assist customers with new product placement, promotions, & sales trends
  • Exhibit discipline and resourcefulness to meet/exceed assigned monthly quotas and placement objectives
  • Participate in sales meetings and on/off-site trainings
  • Interact respectfully and maintain communication with inter-company departments, distribution partners (merchandisers and delivery drivers) as well as customers and suppliers
  • Flexibility in hours which include early mornings, evenings and/or weekends
  • Adaptability and ability to assist a variety of internal customer groups and varying personality types on a daily basis
  • Monitor inventory to maintain proper amount based on sales trends, promotions, seasonal changes, and new product placement
  • Utilize point of sales materials, build displays and merchandise shelves
  • Plan and execute product samplings in both on and off premise accounts (Minimum of 2 per week)
  • Utilize Customer Relationship Management Tool (Hub Spot)

What We Value

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as persuasion skills
  • Goal oriented, focused, and assertive
  • Strong knowledge of liquor industry and its retail consumers is preferred
  • Intermediate computer skills are required (Microsoft Office)
  • Reliable car and ability to travel
  • Valid drivers license and proof of vehicle insurance is required
  • Ability to acquire and maintain necessary liquor sales persons permit
  • Ability to acquire and maintain any other permits, licenses, etc… that may be required by the Company
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to understand pricing and promotional models
  • Must be able to interact with team members on all levels
  • Advanced selling and strategic thinking skills
  • Must be able to make sound decisions

What We Expect From You

  • (1) to (3) years of sales experience in related field (distribution, hospitality, supplier or beverage industry) is preferred
  • Valid driver’s license, insurance and satisfactory driving record required

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to lift, carry, push and pull up to 50 pounds repetitively on an occasional basis
  • Use arms, wrists, hands, grasp, reach
  • We offer a professional, safe and friendly work environment as well as a comprehensive benefits package and competitive pay structure.

SNFood & Beverage is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.


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