Smog City Brewing Co. Jobs

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Smog City Brewing Co. Jobs

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Smog City Brewing Co. Open Positions



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Sales Rep (South Orange County/San Diego, full time)

Smog City Brewing is looking to expand their sales team. Smog City Brewing Co. is a family-owned and operated craft brewery in Torrance, CA devoted to producing a wide variety of creatively inspired and exceptionally balanced beers. Smog City Brewing Co. prides itself on making beer everyone will love and love to share. With four taprooms to choose from around Los Angeles County and distribution throughout central and southern California, fresh Smog City beer is never too far away. In addition to making world-class beer for their community, Smog City Brewing Co. is also a proud 1% for the Planet member.  


The South Orange County/San Diego Sales Rep will be accountable for ensuring that sales goals are met by strategically increasing sales volume through sustainable growth. They will utilize strategic selling skills and customer buying habits to target new accounts and maintain long-term relationships.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for increasing distribution and volume of Smog City products across both the key on & off premise accounts 
  • Manage an account list of on premise & broad market accounts in both South Orange County, Temecula & San Diego 
  • Conduct sales calls (core sales via distributor as well as direct self-distro products)
  • Self-distro deliveries, including loading kegs and cases of beer, dropping them off at an account, and collecting payment. 
  • Use time efficiently to balance sales, deliveries, events and relationship management
  • Complete weekly recaps/breakdowns of what was accomplished each week (Monday recaps sent to the wholesaler)
  • Prioritize growth of placements as well as volume including but not limited to events
  • Conduct an average of 2 events per month in the on premise. Events are to be held at retail accounts with the purpose of educating customers about Smog City beers 
  • Work with the wholesaler to manage brand growth in the market 
  • Add value to all key accounts by offering creative, impactful support and by keeping the accounts informed about all upcoming releases within the company
  • Improve velocity in accounts by building displays, driving distribution, resetting coolers, displaying POS items, educating retail employees, hand selling, sampling, securing features, and developing promotional programs
  • Communicate with all departments as necessary
  • Participate in beer festivals and company events as needed 
  • Embody the Smog City Brewing Co. culture in everything you do 
  • Maintains responsible expense planning to achieve maximum return on investment

REQUIREMENTS

  • 1-3 years of sales-related experience – beverage industry preferred 
  • Communication: This position requires excellent communication skills across voice, email, and use of slack/messaging app. 
  • Candidates who lives south of Newport Beach and/or in North County San Diego preferred
  • Highly motivated self-starter willing to get results and grow volume and loyalty for the Smog City brand
  • Ability to multitask & prioritize responsibilities in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule. The job will require working morning, afternoon, nights, and/or weekends as needed 
  • Be a team player 
  • Ability to manage a budget
  • Industry Knowledge and existing relationships are a plus
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with individuals and groups at accounts, wholesalers & brewery 
  • General craft beer & draft system knowledge is preferred 
  • Clean driving record 
  • Must have access to a reliable vehicle
  • Candidate must be able to drive for extended periods of time and have the ability to work ‘on the road’ 
  • Ability to follow and adhere to all COVID-19 procedures and guidelines when out in the field or at the brewery
  • Per the LA County Health Department must be fully vaccinated 

MINIMUM PHYSICAL ABILITIES

  • Must be in good physical condition and able to maneuver in tight/confined spaces. 
  • Must be able to sit in a car for long periods of time
  • Must be able to walk, sit, stand, and crouch for extended periods of time. 
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. and maneuver at least 165 lb kegs. 

To Apply:

 

Send a cover letter and resume to ilovebeer@smogcitybrewing.com

 

The cover letter should describe why you are interested in the position and why Smog City Brewing Company should hire you.


 


To apply to any of our open positions, please send your resume along with a cover letter to ilovebeer@smogcitybrewing.com and be sure to include the job title & location in the subject line.

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