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Beer jobs: Sales Team Leader – Bentspoke, ACT

September 23, 2016

Bentspoke Brewing CoFollowing the highly successful opening of our Braddon-based brew-pub in 2014, BentSpoke Brewing Company has embarked on the next exciting phase in our evolution as Canberra’s own beer brand.

Our production-scale brewery in Mitchell is nearing completion and will more than triple our brewing capacity allowing us to provide our award-winning beer to hospitality venues and bottle-shops around the ACT and further afield.

A rare and exciting opportunity exists for a dedicated sales professional with a proven track record to join our passionate and driven team. Based in Canberra, specific duties for this full time position will include:

  • Sales of BentSpoke beer to both on and off license venues in assigned territory maintaining a high degree of customer service and management of accounts
  • Developing new business opportunities and relationships with key accounts ensuring the needs of clients are met.
  • Assist in the development of the BentSpoke brand by monitoring current trends in your territory, and changes in competitor products and activity and recommending changes as you see fit.
  • Contributing to the development and continual improvement of marketing and sales plans
  • Assisting in the delivery of promotional events and activities when required
  • As the company grows, train, lead and mentor junior sales team

The following personal attributes are expected:

  • Passion for Craft Beer
  • Proven track record in a sales role, preferably in the field of Fast Moving Consumer Goods,  Liquor or Grocery
  • Experience in the beer, wine or spirits industry would be highly regarded
  • Exceptional customer service focus at all times
  • Mature attitude, honesty, loyalty and exceptional work ethic
  • Proven ability to lead and direct staff with respect and fairness
  • Proven organisational skills
  • Sound communication skills

An attractive salary (commensurate with experience) and sales incentives package will be offered to the successful candidate, including:

  • Motor vehicle allowance or use of BentSpoke motor vehicle
  • Laptop/tablet
  • Phone
  • Sample stock for business
  • Beer ‘education’ and plenty of staffies!

If this sounds like you, then send your CV and a cover letter to dan.watters@bentspokebrewing.com.au. Feel free to get in touch if you’d like to know more. Applications close 4 October or sooner should we find the right candidate.


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