The District Manager’s primary responsibilities will include working with assigned sales people on a systematic basis in an assigned territory with a goal to increase sales, evaluating the skills and abilities of the Territory Sales Representative and managing performance, and working independently to increase sales in an assigned area and improving sales in key accounts. In addition, the District Manager will work independently of assigned salespeople and be aware of competitive activity that can adversely affect our sales efforts and devise a strategy to overcome it. He or she will also develop and maintain a strong rapport with key customer personnel (buyers) and will participate in all assigned company sales events as directed by senior management.
3-5 years of wine industry experience
Previous supervisory and/or team leadership experience.
Knowledge of wholesale distribution systems and marketing techniques.
Ability to identify areas where the company can save money, and/or promote company efficiencies.
Keep assigned salespeople advised of sales trends, promotions, special pricing, etc.
Advise senior management of all problems and opportunities and recommend solutions.
Interact with and effectively supervise and develop different people.
Make sound decisions regarding sales and personnel.
Work independently and effectively in assigned area.