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Wine & Spirits Consultant - Metro NYC

Posted by Baron Francois Ltd on 11 Sep 2017   Share

Job basics

  • Location: New York City, New York 10005
  • Country: US
  • Industry Types: Distributor
  • Categories: Sales
  • Beverages: Alcoholic Beverages
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Reports to: Sales Manager
  • # of Direct Reports: 0
  • Base Pay: Base + Commission + Bonus + T&E
  • Benefits: Health Insurance, Retirement Plan, Vehicle Allowance
Job Description

Baron Francois Ltd, an established, family-owned, wine, and spirits importer and distributor is looking for a full-time, experienced Wine and Spirits Consultant. The consultant filling this role will have the opportunity to offer our line of quality small-estate wines and spirits to restaurants and retail in the Metro New York area .

The ideal candidate will be organized and focused with the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. This position will include a base of established accounts and continued pipeline for growth. As a result, we require the best talent with proven experience in the wholesale wine and spirits industry.

This position is full-time with a competitive base salary, commissions, travel & expenses, annual bonus, wine & spirits education, health/dental/vision insurance, 401k plan, and vacation plan. We are a growing company with opportunity for career growth and development, making Baron Francios a great place to work!

Job Requirements

This position requires the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • A minimum of two years’ experience selling fine wines and spirits in a wholesale setting - this is a direct requirement for the role. 
  • Advanced knowledge of wine and spirits
  • Excellent networking and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of the NYC restaurant and wine retail scene
  • Flexible schedule for meetings with clients, travel, trade events, and in-store tastings
  • Must be able to lift and carry boxes weighing up to 40 pounds
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a New York Solicitor’s Permit 

Please note: Candidates must include a cover letter when applying in order to be considered for this position. 


about Baron Francois Ltd

Baron Francois Ltd is a family-owned wine and spirits importer and distributor located in the Financial District of Manhattan. Almost 100% of the wines in Baron Francois’ extensive portfolio are from family owned single vineyards with whom the company maintains faithful relations vintage after vintage. Baron Francois’ tasting committee is very strict and there is a long process to ensure the best value to our customers and final consumers. We have the objective to select elegant and well-balanced wines from producers who embody their “terroir.”

Baron Francois is also devoted to assist its customers in their retailing activities with a policy of high quality service and a neighborly attitude of long term partnerships. In recent years, Baron Francois extended its range of products beyond France with wines from Italy, Spain, Portugal, California, and Lebanon and spirits from France.