Jobs – Sales Representative

Compensation: Hourly plus commission and expenses

The Brewery Sales Representative is a front-end jack-of-all-trades, spending time in the field each week, generating and coordinating sales between wholesale customers and the brewery. Additionally, this person may represent the brewery at tasting events, brewer’s nights, beer festivals, and other events, and may work shifts at the Counterbalance taproom as needed. Beer sales background is preferred but we can train the right person. This role is an integral part of a small growing brewery, with growth potential and some schedule flexibility, but require excellent organization, initiative, and drive. Some weekend and evening work is required.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a field representative for the brewery, engage with wholesale and retail customers and brewery’s distributors to build sales and positive brand awareness
  • Drive wholesale business by generating draft and packaged beer sales in local markets
  • Represent Counterbalance Brewing Company at local festivals, tap takeovers, and other events
  • Provide excellent customer service, maintain a clean, safe, enjoyable taproom and brewery environment
  • Occasionally deliver beer and/or retrieve kegs when needed

Requirements:

  • 1+ year(s) working in sales/marketing or related field
  • 3+ years experience in customer service, retail, or related field
  • Love of craft beer and basic knowledge of the brewing process and interest in ongoing education
  • Clean driving record and reliable transportation
  • Ability to maintain a creative, collaborative, open mind
  • Availability for varied schedule including regular weekends and evenings
  • Proficient communication and organizational skills including MS Office and software systems
  • Ability to self-initiate and positively engage with others
  • Valid Washington Food Handler Permit
  • Valid MAST 12 Server permit
  • Ability to stand for long periods, lift up to 55 lbs and move up to 165 lbs safely
  • Sense of humor required. Can be a good or bad sense, but must have one and use it liberally

Counterbalance Brewing Company is an equal opportunity employer.