Job title: Account Manager
Reports to: Wholesale Director
Milk & Honey Ciders produces fine American cider from heirloom and traditional cider apple cultivars. Our farmhouse cidery and orchard focuses on interesting, dry, highly aromatic and tannic ciders made with minimal intervention. Founded in 2011, we are a vertically integrated company that includes orcharding, manufacturing, distribution, and operating a retail taproom. We take pride in making and celebrating this historically and culturally important beverage.
The Account Manager is responsible for:
Recruiting and retaining wholesale restaurant, bar and liquor store clients
Promoting cider education and culture through events, both internal (tours and taproom events) and external (festivals, liquor store tastings, and cider dinners)
Positively representing Milk & Honey Ciders values and ethos
Working in collaboration with the Wholesale Director and Production Team to communicate market insight and develop products
Developing and adhering to an account visitation schedule and anticipating the needs of accounts (includes occasional nights and weekends)
Communicating with Wholesale Director on a daily basis regarding progress, trends, and ideas that drive business development; including keeping a log of activities and progress towards goals
Being professional, ethical, and honest in all dealings
Qualifications and requirements:
Self-driven, responsible and creative individual
Ability to service a sales territory that includes the Twin Cities metro area and Saint Cloud. Occasional travel to greater Minnesota possible.
Knowledge of Quickbooks, Excel, and Google Drive software suite
Sales experience (previous craft beverage experience is not required)
Reliable vehicle with valid insurance and clean driving record
Strong communications skills
Ability to set and adhere to own schedule
Milk & Honey Ciders is an equal opportunity employer. We are a small team that values hard work and a positive company culture. Compensation includes a benefit package, commission, and is commensurate with experience and performance.
Please email a cover letter and resume by Friday, February 8th to Kirstin Westby at firstname.lastname@example.org