Ale-8-One Bottling Company – Owensboro KY Route Sales Driver
Are you seeking an exciting career with a strong growing company with a long standing history and amazing workplace culture? Are you a self-motivated, energetic positive team player seeking a great opportunity where you can have an immediate impact?
Ale-8-One Bottling Company is seeking qualified candidates for a full time Route Sales Driver with a valid Class B CDL and a safe driving record. This individual will sell to customers as we expand and develop our market in Owensboro, KY and Evansville, IN, providing customers with reliable and efficient delivery of Ale-8-One products through sales, merchandising, servicing, and the successful completion of related duties of the Route Sales System.
The primary responsibility of this position is to build strong account relationships in our growing market, gaining shelf and cooler space, and selling in displays, secondary displays and promotional opportunities in order to meet the targeted goals. This individual will be self-motivated, have the ability to be trained and developed into a strong sales person, consistently meeting and exceeding expectations on quarterly sales incentives, targets and goals. We are seeking a positive, safety oriented, team player who can remain productive with very little direct oversight in the field.
This is a very exciting time to join our growing Ale-8-One brand and strong family culture!
Essential Functions of the Position:
Sell and manage the display of Ale-8-One product within the assigned territory.
Develop and maintain strong relationships with the store managers and employees at each account.
Ensure the proper level of service by merchandising and meeting our customer’s sales and service expectations.
Present sales promotions to assigned customer base, sell and write appropriate orders.
Sell in incremental displays and equipment.
Sell in seasonal/holiday display programs and ensure dealer compliance.
Maintain proper Point of Sale, pricing, and marketing standards at all times.
Stock shelves, coolers, and displays in order to increase and achieve sales goals.
Be a leader and maintain strong teamwork with the merchandisers and account manager that work in the assigned territory.
Meet the Ale-8-One Behavior Standard and Company Values.
Safely operate a commercial vehicle with a valid Class B CDL.
At least 2 years of experience driving a commercial vehicle over the road
Sales experience preferred
Valid Class B CDL and safe driving record
HS Diploma/ GED or equivalent
Must be at least 21 years of age
Ability to work weekends and holidays when required
Ability to fulfill weekend schedule requirements as needed
Strong communication skills a must
Ability to operate a handheld computer device
Food/ Beverage experience a plus
Ability to perform frequent and some continuous standing, walking, and driving along with frequent bending, twisting, stooping, squatting, kneeling, reaching, and overhead reaching as well as periodic lifting of 50 lbs. and pushing / pulling full pallets of heavy product
Adhere to all safety guidelines and comply with PPE requirements
This is a highly physical position and requires working in outdoor elements
This is a full time, outside-sales exempt position with competitive benefit package, including medical, dental, vision, company paid life insurance and company paid long term and short term disability insurance. Benefits also include 401(k) and Roth 401(k) with a company match and vacation time. We have an amazing workplace culture with strong company values. Ale-8- One is an equal opportunity employer.
Ale-8-One, the soft drink unique to Kentucky, has been bottled in Winchester since 1926. We are a family owned and operated soft drink sales, marketing, production, distribution and vending company with 100 employees. For more information about Ale-8-One Bottling Company and our products please visit us at www.ale-8-one.com or www.facebook.com/ale8one.
Job Type: Full-time
Owensboro, KY and Evansville, IN; 25 drive time to work in Owensboro, KY
High school or equivalent
Class B CDL Driving Experience: 2 years
Required license or certification:
Class B CDL, safe driving record
Call: (859) 744-3484
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