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Off-Premise Chains Sales Representative

Brooklyn, New York
3 Jul 2024

At Union Beer Distributing, we believe in doing right by our employees, suppliers, customers, and communities. We believe hard work delivers results. And we believe these values are why our network of distributors, the Sheehan Family Companies, has been in business for over 125 years. Here you'll work with a team that's rooting for you to succeed and empowering you to reach your full potential. We're looking for hardworking, motivated, and good-humored individuals to join our close-knit team and help us grow our business.
We are selling world-class craft, import, and domestic beers. Anheuser Busch will be your main focus along with a multitude of craft beers from around the world. Hired candidates will be responsible for forming relationships with our existing Off-Premise accounts, developing relationships with new and leveraging those relationships to increase sales and distribution of our products throughout the assigned geography. 
This position will cover the territories of Queens and Brooklyn.
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Total compensation range including bonuses: $55,000 - $60,700 per year.

What you will be doing:
  • Develop and maintain effective account relationships and promote the goodwill of the company
  • Represent our world-class brands in a dynamic market
  • Grow brand presence within our existing accounts.
  • Proper merchandising of accounts with permanent and paper POS
  • Effective Accounts Receivable collections according to State Law
  • Develop new accounts grow account base and points of distribution
  • Handle customer inquiries regarding credit, delivery, product information, and other questions as they arise
  • Execute monthly and quarterly priorities as related to business activities
  • Creating relationships with appropriate account personnel and supplier teams to maintain and improve customer service.
  • Supporting the Marketing Team in executing brand development programs and placement of promotional materials
  • Rotate and maintain the fresh product as required
  • Grow brand presence within our existing Deli/Chain accounts.
  • Other duties as assigned

What you need to succeed:

  • Degree or equivalent work experience preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • 21 years of age or older to comply with federal and state regulations
  • Has a passion for beer, superior customer service skills, and the ability to build relationships with customers
  • Valid NYS driver's license depending on the territory you are assigned this position requires you to own or have access to a car-90% of all sales routes require a vehicle. There are limited routes where we can overlook you not having a car.
  • Some industry experience is preferred, but not required
  • Capacity to bend and lift heavy objects regularly
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong comfort level with technology.
  • Must be able to obtain solicitors license and maintain
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends
  • Ability and willingness to work independently and with a team
  • Must be able to read and write in English
  • Bilingual (Spanish) skills for this position are a plus, however not required

Why join us?

  • Comprehensive Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance - $0 in-network deductible, better-than-average premium contribution
  • Paid time off & holidays
  • 401k Savings Plan with company match
  • Growth & development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program with Work-Life Services
  • Employee Wellbeing Program
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Discounted Pet Insurance
  • Personal technology and cell phone plan discounts
  • Supplemental Plans available: Disability, Life Insurance, Legal & Identity Protection

Our employment package provides a top shelf combination that's difficult to find elsewhere, including competitive pay, platinum-level health insurance, tuition reimbursement, a matched 401K, and so much more.

The Sheehan Family Companies are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe in an inclusive culture that provides mutual respect with salary advancement based on merit and individual performance.  Sheehan Family Companies is committed to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against any protected class. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

*In applying for this job and providing your phone  number, you are authorizing the Sheehan Family Companies to contact you via text message for recruiting purposes. You may opt out of text messaging at any time.

Union Beer Distributors, a division of the Sheehan Family Companies, is a beverage distribution company with facilities in Brooklyn, New York and Secaucus, New Jersey.  Union Beer's service area encompasses New York City's five boroughs and Long Island.  Customers are offered an extensive portfolio of world class beer, cider, kombucha, wine, spirits, and non-alcoholic beverages.  The company is committed to providing the highest level of service in the industry via its expert sales consultation and best in class order fulfillment capabilities.  Union Beer proudly supports its local communities through charitable giving and outreach.


  • High School or better
  • Bachelors or better

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License


  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity


  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility
  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
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  • Job Reference: 1378955088-2
  • Date Posted: 3 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Union Beer Distributors
  • Location: Brooklyn, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing