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Outside Sales Representative in Birmingham, AL

COMPANY

HireMojo

Base Salary: Yes (amount not posted)
Total Comp: Not Listed
Location:
Industry: Food and Beverage
Benefits: Yes
Customers: All
Car Allowance: No
Sales Cycle: salesCycle
Travel: Only in Territory
Alabama: Birmingham

JOB DESCRIPTION

Sep 01, 2017
Sales Representative - Birmingham, Alabama

It all started in 1946 with Milos Restaurant in Birmingham Fast forward to 1989 and Ronnie and Sheila had a vision for a separate tea company as people were asking for tea to go 25 years later Milos Tea is sold from Anchorage to Miami and San Diego to Washington DC. Milos Tea is different from other ready to drink teas because it is fresh brewed from tea leaves and is truly all natural as there are no preservatives or additives in any of Milos Drinks.

The Milos Difference resonates with consumers and has led to Milos being the best-selling refrigerated tea nationally and the # 1 Brand in all markets within 3 years of launch. Milos Tea Company has been growing rapidly the last 25 years and has so much opportunity for additional growth as it is currently sold in only about 20% of the Retailers in the U.S. If you are a self-starter who wants to be an important part of a rapidly growing beverage company apply today.

Join our team and be a part of the Milos Difference!

As you represent Milos to current and potential customers in the Alabama and North/ Central Mississippi territory, your role will be to increase product and brand awareness while growing sales through grass roots marketing.

Essential Responsibilities:

Work closely with Sales Manager for direction of efforts to drive sales through customer events or retail sales opportunities.
Effectively work with Store and Department Managers to maximize sales. Seek to identify and communicate with decision makers for product expansion within the store.
Provide an immediate response to customer inquiries and positive, courteous service to all customers. Utilize any opportunity to inform and educate consumers about our products and the Milos difference.
Assist new and current customers regarding proper product rotation, ordering and delivery, and product promotion, which may include organizing demonstrations of products.
Assist in training broker or retailers in Milos history, the Milos Tea Difference and sales opportunities.
Work events to grow Brand Awareness and sales as requested or needed which may include overnight stay or weekend work. Have the flexibility to assist and support sales in other territories.
Enter requested data on a daily basis to accurately, completely and honestly document all sales visits and other sales activity.
Travel as needed, approximately 50% to 100% within the assigned territory.
Requirements:

Education and Experience

All applicants must have either a College Associates (A.A.) or Bachelors (B.A.) degree in Sales/ Marketing or equivalent; or a minimum of one to three years in sales in the food and beverage industry; or a combination of education and experience

Competencies

Have the ability to concentrate, analyze, and demonstrate knowledge of market and competition. Identify external threats and opportunities. Adapt strategy to changing conditions.

Must have excellent communication skills with the ability to be persuasive, speak clearly in both positive and negative situations and respond well to questions. Effectively present information one-on-one or in groups to customers, clients or other employees of the organization.

Have the ability to physically travel to the stores for visits and meetings. Contribute to building a positive team spirit while also being able to react well under pressure.

Detail oriented with knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Other Qualifications

Valid Drivers License, Certificates of Insurance indicating personal auto liability limits of $50,000 per accident and a sufficient driving record to be covered under our company automobile insurance and comply with Milos safety program.

Benefits:

Competitive Salary plus performance- based bonuses
100% Company paid Health Insurance
100% Company paid Life Insurance
Attractive matching 401K with automatic vesting
Vacation, Sick and Maternity Leave, Holidays

Most ready-to-drink teas are made from instant tea or tea concentrate. We freshly brew our tea from tea leaves like you do at home (just on a larger scale). This fresh-brewed taste sets our flavor apart and retains the heath benefits.