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Swing Sales Representative- Austin

Austin Beverage, 4101 McKinney Falls Pkwy, Austin, Texas, United States of America Req #2530
Wednesday, January 12, 2022

For more than a century, Ben E. Keith Company has been a leader in fine food and premium beverage distribution, and we strive to consistently exceed our customers’ expectations. 


Our Food Division is a complete broad line multi-state distributor, and our Beverage Division operates throughout the state of Texas as a proud distributor of Anheuser-Busch products, craft and import beer brands, spirits, and wine.


We are dedicated to the growth and success of our business, our customers, and our employees—continuing our commitment to delivering quality since 1906.


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The primary duty of the Swing Sales Rep-Merchandiser position is designs and builds all promotional and decorative displays to increase volume and maximize brand visibility. This position is responsible for stocking, rotating and facing products at assigned accounts. The position also pulls vacation and/or relief routes for Sales Representatives on an as-needed basis. This position deals with specialty beers and products.
• Fill in for sales representatives (vacation, open position, etc.) as needed
• Work collaboratively with customer to establish their needs and design solutions that fulfill the wholesalers and retailers needs
• Leverage relationships with accounts to sell in new brands
• Engage in regular call frequency on assigned retail accounts to sell product, merchandise, and stock product
• Promote Ben E. Keith brands at retail through promotions, consumer education and merchandising
• Identify merchandising opportunities at account and make recommendations to customer
• Organize and refill back stock, coolers, beer shelves and displays
• Maintain designated back stock area at customer location; ensure area is organized and free of trash
• Regularly monitor inventory to ensure proper stock levels and rotation
• Project a friendly, professional image at all times
• Attend meetings as required
• Operate all company equipment safely and in a manner consistent with company policy
• Ensure company equipment is in clean and safe working condition; reports any incidents or unsafe conditions immediately to supervisor
• Perform other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications:

• Ability to learn and effectively use the handheld sales unit
• Basic computer skills preferred
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point) preferred
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment
• Able to coordinate multiple activities and follow through with commitments
• Good oral and written communication skills and participate well in a team environment
• Must be highly motivated and results oriented, with a strong attention to detail
• Ability to move products weighing up to 165 lbs., stoop, kneel, crouch, talk and hear
• Must have a valid Texas driver’s license with clean driving record
• Must be 18 yrs. or older to apply
• High school graduate or GED required

Ben E. Keith (BEK) Company is one of the largest food and beverage distributors in the United States. We are a family-owned business with a long-standing tradition of supporting the diverse communities in which we live and work. Our competitive employee benefits provide health and financial protection to our employees and their families.

·         Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance

·         Short and Long Term Disability

·         401K with matching contribution

·         Profit-Sharing Plan (100% company-paid)

·         Employee Assistance Program

·         Wellness Program

·         Educational Assistance Program

·         Paid Vacation and holidays

·         Employee Credit Union

We have sought to create an environment in which the contributions of each employee at Ben E. Keith are fully valued. This means more than simply treating one another with respect; it also means considering how all our people can positively impact the quality of the decisions we make about our business.

Here at Ben E. Keith, we recognize that our workforce reflects the increasingly diverse nature of our society, and we want to do all we can to take advantage of that diversity with both our external and internal customers. We believe our differences are also our strengths and we want to do all we can to use those strengths to find more creative solutions for the business challenges we face. Ben E. Keith is an equal employment opportunity, affirmative action employer. VEVRAA Federal Contractor


Other details

  • Job Family Sales/Marketing
  • Job Function Vendor Application
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Austin Beverage, 4101 McKinney Falls Pkwy, Austin, Texas, United States of America