COME JOIN OUR EXTENDED FAMILY
Château des Charmes was founded in 1978 by Canadian wine industry visionary Paul Bosc. Our family owned and operated winery continues to innovate with pioneering viticultural research. All our wines are crafted from grapes grown in our own vineyards using sustainable methods. Innovation extends to all aspects of winery operations including using social media as an integral part of our marketing program.
The Château des Charmes family is a great group of people who are dedicated to helping us grow our award-winning winery and create exceptional experiences whenever and wherever someone encounters our wines.
Your job will be to increase the market for the Bosc family portfolio of wines in the greater Ottawa area and eastern Ontario. We are seeking a passionate, self-motivated and persistent individual for full-time outside sales. Your enthusiasm for wine and food will make you a sought-after resource for your customers. You will be calling on up-scale and casual restaurants, hotels and LCBO stores.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintain and grow volume and distribution by building upon existing and developing new long-term relationships with key local LCBO employees and licensees
Use superior analytical skills to identify and qualify new licensee sales targets
Lead product knowledge/training seminars for key customers
Represent our winery at industry or customer events
Maintain an accurate account database
Submit weekly activity and planning reports
Manage expenses within company guidelines
Genuine enthusiasm for food and wine
Post-secondary education required
Demonstrated success in outside sales territory, preferably in the wine or food & beverage industry
Keen understanding of the hospitality industry
Knowledge of Liquor Board regulations, market trends and competition
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel and PowerPoint) required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal and analytical skills
Territory travel, occasional evening events, ability to lift up to 15 kilos
Bilingual (French) is an asset
A reliable car and a valid driver’s license
Smart Serve certified
Compensation will be based on experience and ability to make an immediate impact and contribution to sales. The package will be comprised of salary, commission, automotive and general expenses as well as an optional shared-cost group benefits plan.
Send a cover letter detailing applicable experience and desires/goals along with your resume to our President, Paul-André Bosc. Only candidates who will be invited for interviews will be contacted.
Strong candidates from outside of Ottawa, particularly from Montréal or Toronto, who are interested in re-locating to Ottawa, are invited to submit resumes.