Upper North Island Territory Sales Manager

Established in 2009 amidst New Zealand’s craft beer revolution, 8 Wired is a Warkworth-based independent brewery. We are a dedicated and compact team who takes pride in being awarded the Overall Champion Brewery 2023 at the Brewers Guild Awards.

 

We’re actively seeking a Territory Sales Manager to cover the upper North Island, and we’re on the hunt for someone who shares our love for the craft beer industry. Our ideal candidate is a self-driven, goal-oriented individual with a knack for uncovering new sales opportunities and seeing them through to fruition. Building and nurturing robust relationships within their portfolio is a key aspect of this role.

We’re looking for a proactive individual with stellar communication skills, a sociable personality, and the ability to thrive independently as this position does come with a reasonable amount of autonomy. Preferably, you’ll bring a background in FMCG, liquor/beverage sales or hospitality  coupled with a genuine passion for craft beer. Ultimately we are seeking the right personality to join our team,  an outgoing person with a positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills.

Applicants must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa and a full clean driving license.

 

Role responsibilities and expectations:

  • The role will be varied, managing on prem, retail and grocery accounts.
  • Creation and management of call cycle to align with overall sale strategy for the territory
  • Nurture and develop current accounts while building new relationships
  • Seek and secure new business opportunities
  • Create and execute a sales action plan to meet or exceed sales targets with regular reporting to the National Sales Manager
  • Utilize our CRM tool to record customer notes and track progress.
  • Some weekend / evening work will be required for events such as tastings, beer festivals, beer releases. Tap into your creative side and work with your accounts to create tailor made customer experiences.

 

If you would like to apply for this role please send your c.v and cover letter to hannah@8wired.co.nz