Wine & Spirits Sales Representative, Sacramento | $1,000 Sign-On Bonus
Hayward, CA 
Posted 14 days ago
Job Description

Why E. & J. Gallo Winery?

Named a Glassdoor "Best Places to Work" four years in row, we couldn't be prouder of our company culture. As the largest family-owned winery in the world with over 100+ unique wine and spirits brands, our products are synonymous with life's special occasions. Come celebrate with us!Your Talent & Gallo | A Perfect Pairing

Why Gallo Sales Company?

The Gallo Sales Company, based in Hayward, is the Northern California distributor of E & J Gallo Winery brands. E. & J. Gallo Winery was founded by two entrepreneurs-Ernest and Julio Gallo with a vision to democratize wine in the United States becoming the largest winery in the world. This spirit continues today, where Gallo offers opportunities where we value innovation, collaboration, and creative thinking.

Do you thrive in a fast-paced, competitive environment? Are you looking for an assignment that gets you out of the office and into your accounts? Are you interested in an opportunity to develop your problem solving skills and creativity in both individual and team environments? As a Sales Representative for Gallo Wine Company, you will independently manage a territory of pre-established accounts, building relationships through face-to-face interactions with your customers, as well as promoting a vast portfolio of wine & spirits including brands such as Apothic, Barefoot, New Amsterdam Vodka, etc. Ultimately, your responsibility will be to maximize Gallo's exposure to the shopper through impactful placements in your accounts. Through extensive sales training and on-the-job experience, you will learn to be a successful, consultative salesperson.

We are also offering a $1,000 Sign-On bonus for new Sales Representatives that start by Dec 20, 2021!

What You Will Do

Consultative Sales:

  • Call on pre-established grocery and drug chain accounts, like Safeway, Target, and CVS
  • Be the master of your own schedule, prioritizing time spent visiting accounts in order to meet and exceed monthly sales goals
  • Build and enhance relationships with decision-makers through consistency, reliability, and leveraging fact based data, with the goal of gaining incremental sales
  • Create customized sales presentations to inform and persuade decision-makers on the benefits of doing business with Gallo

Creative Merchandising:

  • On a monthly basis identify opportunities and locations to cross-merchandise in your accounts, outside of the liquor department, displaying Gallo products in an impactful way
  • Creatively merchandise Gallo products to stimulate impulse purchases using eye-catching display pieces (wine barrels, etc.)

What You Need

  • 21 years of age or older
  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • Bachelor's Degree, or 4 years of sales experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; or Senior class standing at a college or university working and working towards a Bachelor's Degree.
  • Required to lift and move 45-57 pound cases of product.
  • Required to be physically capable of executing all essential functions to perform the job.
  • Required to have a car or personal transportation to access multi-store locations within assigned area and transport large point of sale materials.
  • Valid driver's license and a safe driving record. Required to obtain a California driver's license or appropriate state driver's license within 30 days of hire.
  • Required to live with-in or in close proximity of assigned territory.

What Will Set You Apart

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree
  • Experience working in a retail sales environment
  • Prior leadership roles or team involvement
  • Good communication, problem solving, and time management skills

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.

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Requisition ID:82390

Job Id -USS001DIST001

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Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.

If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
4+ years
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