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Maplewood Brewery & Distillery

Brand Ambassadors

Sales / Chicago, IL

10 Part-Time Brand Ambassadors positions available to cover the following locations.

  • Chicago City (From Irving Park on the North, and Madison on the South)
  • Chicago North & Northern Cook County Suburbs
  • Lake & McHenry Counties
  • Kane, Dekalb, & Cook Counties
  • DuPage, Kane, & Kendall Counties
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Madison, WI
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Kansas City, MO/KS

Responsibilities:

  • Commitment of 6-12 hours per week, year-round, based on seasonal demands (minimum requirement of 8 engagements per month, events average 3 hours and occur on nights and weekends)
    Conduct product samplings and demos with current Off-Premise Accounts (liquor stores, grocery stores, etc.)
  • Support Regional Sales Representative with promotional events at current On-Premise Accounts (bars, restaurants, etc.)
  • Utilize and maintain all required equipment at Regional Events/Festivals, including setup and breakdown of jockey box and kegs
  • Follow all event protocol and submit event recaps to Maplewood Management
  • Represent Maplewood in the market in a professional and positive manner
  • Provide excellent customer service and extensive knowledge of the Maplewood product catalog in all customer interactions
  • Participate in company sales trainings and other Sales Team related tasks as needed
    Qualifications

Experience:

  • 1+ year in Beverage/Beer Sales, Event Marketing, or Brand Promotion is preferred
  • Ability to primarily work evening and weekend hours
  • Strong communication skills, with a relationship-building personality and high standards for customer service
  • Organized, self-motivated, and has the ability to independently solve problems and manage time effectively
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the craft beverage industry and emerging trends
  • Ability to lift 35lbs and use dolly to transport/maneuver 170lbs Kegs
  • Must have a clean driving record, own a reliable car, and be willing to travel
  • Illinois Basset Certification must be completed before start date
  • Optional: Server-Certified Cicerone or Certified Cicerone
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