Benchmark Consulting

Account Manager - MA Silva USA

Santa Rosa, CA - Full Time

SUMMARY:  Develops business and retains and services clients in the specified geographic region.

Reports To:  COO

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned.  Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

  • Generates and develops new business to meet specified production goals.
  • Maintains and nurtures existing client relationships.
  • Responds to all inquiries and requests in a timely and professional manner.
  • Prepares and presents sales proposals.
  • Plans and manages sales territory.
  • Understands and communicates information regarding company products, services, and policies and procedures to new and existing clients.
  • Possesses and maintains thorough knowledge of the wine industry product information.
  • Continually gathers information on local competition and prevalent industry and business climate within the region; communicates information to management and others as needed.
  • Negotiates contracts and work agreements.
  • Ensures that all required client paperwork is complete, accurate, and submitted on time.
  • Provides timely and accurate reports as required.
  • Attends and participates in business/trade events that impact business unit.
  • Attends and participates in team strategic sales meetings.
  • Enter and maintain company CRM system.
  • Enter quotes and orders into company ERP system.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) or equivalent, one to two year’s experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Established relationship with decision makers in the wine industry
  • Must be a self-starter and proactive.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Professional interaction skills with co-workers and members of other departments.
  • Ability and eagerness to learn to achieve annual sales goals.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Creative, flexible, and innovative team player
  • Demonstrated ability to make successful presentations to individuals and/or groups at all levels of an organization
  • Strong organizational skills; able to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, and percentages.
  • Excellent problem resolution and consultative sales skills.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prepare reports and business correspondence.  
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
  • Requires proficient use of Excel, Word, Outlook, Database entry; CRM tasks and knowledge of PowerPoint.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following: 
  • Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Collect, interpret, and/or analyze complex data and information
  • Understand and respond to a diverse population.
  • Lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, including a briefcase and/or sales materials.  
  • In most territories, travel is required by car.  Proof of insurance and a clean DMV record may be required.
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