Sales Representative - Wine & Spirits - Ulster and Columbia Counties

Coxsackie, NY

About Empire Merchants North

Empire Merchants North LLC is a leading distributor of spirits and fine wines. We are the critical link between the companies that produce alcoholic beverages and the retail outlets where they are sold, or the restaurants and pubs where they are consumed.

We are seeking motivated people to join our team in a variety of functions, including education and training, finance, marketing, logistics and operations, delivery, and customer service.

EEO Policy Statement

Empire Merchants North is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. Empire Merchants North will not discriminate against persons because of their disability, including disabled veterans, and will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities. EEOC’s EEO is the Law poster: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm

Empire North's Equal Opportunity Policy an be found here

Job Description

Empire Merchants North is the premier wine and spirits distributor in Upstate New York with roots going back to the end of Prohibition. With more than 700 dedicated associates and state-of-the-art facilities, Empire Merchants North has become synonymous with both service and quality and has earned the loyalty of more than 9,000 area restaurants, bars, hotels, nightclubs, and retail outlets. Empire Merchants North acts as a marketing agent for the brands that we represent and is proud to employ the most knowledgeable and well-equipped sales force in Upstate New York.

We are seeking a high energy, motivated Sales Representative - Wine & Spirits / Ulster and Columbia Counties.

 

Our Sales Representatives maximize the sales of supplier brands to the trade and consumer through effective territory planning, selling, merchandising, and communication.  They follow an established sales route to call on liquor stores in their assigned region, attend company/supplier trainings and use promo opportunities to ensure sales.

Skills & Requirements

  • A clean, valid New York State Driver’s License is required.
  • Ability to obtain and hold a valid NYS Solicitor’s Permit
  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience in the food/beverage industry is required; adult beverage experience preferred.

Empire Merchants North encourages diversity in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.

 

Applicants only, No Recruiters please.
 


Empire Merchants North is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. Empire Merchants North will not discriminate against persons because of their disability, including disabled veterans, and will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities.