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Job Title West Coast Sales Representative
Location Calilfornia (either the Bay area or in Los Angeles)
Company Name Aquitaine Wine Company
Company Description Aquitaine Wine Company is a dynamic Bordeaux negociant and US Importer, with an exclusive portfolio of artisanal wines and hand crafted spirits from Bordeaux and other regions of France.  Our wines are currently distributed by wholesalers in all 50 states of the USA.
Job Description

West Coast Sales Representative (80% California & 20% other states)
• Represent our exclusive craft wine and spirits portfolio on the west coast.
• Manage wholesaler relationships in California (80% of the time) and work with our wholesalers in Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Nevada, Hawaii, Colorado and New Mexico.
• Develop direct relationships with key account buyers (chains and independents) with objective of increasing sales of our products.
• Required to undergo a 3 month training program in Bordeaux.  Will travel to France at least once a year.
• French is not required, but is always useful.
• Candidate must demonstrate (i) strong sales ability, (ii) capacity to work independently, (iii) organization skills, (iv) communication skills, (v) writing skills, (vii) presentation skills, and (v) computer skills (word, excel, powerpoint, publisher).
• Must be willing to travel throughout California, out-of-state and internationally.

Job Type Sales
Pay Scale  Base Salary + Commissions
Start Date Immediately
End Date  
Other Information Candidate must be sales driven and goal driven.  Must be able to work without day-to-day supervision. Must have the discipline be do daily reports to management based in France and the ability to follow up on sales calls.
Contact Instructions Aquitaine Wine Company
Contact Address

11 Rue Ernest Godard

Bordeaux, France


Phone +33 5 5652 4270
Fax +33 5 5651 2417
Email margaret.calvet@aquitainewine.com
Web Link www.aquitainewine.com




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