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Retail Sales Specialist- Milwaukee

Posted by Phusion Projects on 3 Mar 2017   Share

Job basics

  • Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
  • Country: US
  • Industry Types: Supplier
  • Categories: Sales
  • Beverages: Alcoholic Beverages
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Reports to: Region Manager
  • # of Direct Reports: 0
 
Job Description

The Retail Sales Specialist (RSS) is responsible for traveling to markets to ensure retail execution. They will be on the road 3 weeks a month working with other retail sales specialists as well as ASM’s and distributor personnel. The remaining time in the work schedule will be used to ensure retail execution in their home market.

 

Main activities:

 

The Retail Sales Specialist will primarily be responsible for the following:

 

  • Working closely with various wholesalers to execute all sales and promotional programs
  • Work in the trade with distributor personnel or other Phusion employees.
  • Ensure proper merchandising standards are executed in the market including, in store programming, in store generic, out of store permanent POS

 

The successful candidate must be organized, have strong interpersonal skills, be a problem solver, be comfortable with the use of technology, be able and willing to travel extensively (3 weeks a month) A valid driver’s license and proof of insurance is required.

Job Requirements

Education level:

  • A college degree is preferred, but not mandatory.

Type of experience required:

  • This is an entry-level position but the following attributes will be helpful: Working in a team environment, ability to follow direction and detail oriented are all necessary for success.

Additional Information

Physical Demands: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform successfully the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, stand, walk, and sit.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment:  
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works with a computer and the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.   This employee is required to travel significantly, primarily domestically, in particular in the state outlined above, via automobile, train and/or plane, and will be exposed to a variety of weather conditions on a regular basis.

about Phusion Projects

Phusion Projects, LLC, is a Chicago-based beverage company that sells its products including Four Loko, Signature Cocktails, Moskato Life and Earthquake nationwide.

The company is a small business success story! Phusion Projects was founded with a Small Business Administration (SBA) loan in 2005 by Chris Hunter, Jaisen Freeman and Jeff Wright. Today, it is a thriving national company with more than 90 employees. Additionally, Phusion Projects is proud to contribute to thousands of jobs across the U.S., including those at hundreds of beer distributors.

From the company's inception, Phusion Projects has been committed to making contributions to communities, operating as a responsible member of the alcoholic beverage industry and setting unmatched standards in this regard. More information is available on Phusion's corporate giving programs at www.phusioncares.com and the company's responsible drinking efforts atwww.phusionresponsibility.com. To learn more about Phusion's products, please visit www.drinkfour.com.

For a more detailed look at the company's history, please review the Phusion Projects Timeline.