Craft Beer Jobs: Regional Sales Manager, Terrapin Beer Co.

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Terrapin Beer Company

Terrapin Beer Company, located in Athens, Georgia, is dedicated to creating unique experiences through the passionate brewing of the finest-quality craft beers. The brewery was founded in 2002, by John Cochran & Brian “Spike” Buckowski, who met while working together at a microbrewery in Atlanta. These days John and Spike are enjoying Terrapin’s 40,000 square foot brewing facilities, including a new 100 BBL brewhouse. The year round line-up now includes Rye Pale Ale, Golden Ale (only in Georgia), Hopsecutioner, Tree Hugger, and RecreationAle. Visit the Terrapin Beer Co website for a full list of year round and seasonal offerings, as well as side projects and collaboration beers.

Craft Beer Jobs at Terrapin

Terrapin Beer Co. is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic craft beer sales manager to oversee the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New Jersey. This is a full time position based out of Philadelphia. The Regional Sales Manager position is responsible for achieving key sales objectives through the managing of multiple distributors and aggressively growing new accounts. The position is responsible for managing the growth and development of the Terrapin Beer Company LLC product mix and brand value in a defined market area. The Regional Sales Manager must ensure that the Terrapin brand integrity and business model of ethical fair dealings with existing and targeted accounts is never compromised. The incumbent will report directly to the applicable Area Sales Director. Please see the link below for a full job description and required qualifications.

Regional Sales Manager Job Description

Application Deadline: Posting closes at 5 pm July 12, 2013.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Jeremiah Shepherd, HR Manager, at Please put your full name and the position you’re applying for in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please!

Knowledge& Skill Requirements: 4 year degree in Business, Marketing or similar degree program with 3-5+ years’ sales and account management experience in the craft beer or beverage industries. Ideal candidate must be self-motivated, have excellent written skills, verbal communication and strong leadership skills. Candidate must have considerable knowledge of brewing industry sales and marketing standards, effective oral and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.

This position also requires excellent time management skills as well as very strong analytical and problem solving skills. Candidates must have a flexible schedule; ability to work nights and weekends. Candidates must have a clean driving record, comprehensive auto insurance and a reliable source of transportation. Candidates must be proficient in MS Office software including Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

Preferred Qualifications: 5-8+ years experience with a record of high volume sales to existing accounts and substantial growth in annual new accounts.

Employee benefits include health, dental & vision insurance, profit-sharing, 401K and a rewarding environment based upon our culture, values and mission. (And, DUDE! You’ll be working in BEER!)