Eppig Brewing is currently seeking a highly motivated sales representative (San Diego & S. Orange County) to join our award-winning, rapidly-growing company. If you’re a hardworking, qualified candidate who wants to help us curate and spread the Eppig story, please send your cover letter and resume to: cheers@eppigbrewing.com

Essential Sales Rep Responsibilities Include:

  • Grow Eppig Brewing’s sales program & increase Eppig’s draft presence at on-premise accounts

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with retail accounts

  • Meet quarterly sales targets for current and new accounts

  • Build brand awareness and promote Eppig Brewing to existing and potential accounts

  • Manage a large sales territory in an organized and effective fashion

  • Identify and execute upon opportunities to support account sales, serving as a brand ambassador at tasting events, tap takeovers, tastings, festivals and educational activities

  • Solicit sales orders & ensure proper stock rotation at retail accounts

  • Plan and attend account staff trainings/ tastings

  • Clean and maintain jockey box as needed

  • Work closely with operations on: production, volumes, and inventory; coordinate sales and product launches, understand beer availability for off-site accounts, and develop go-to market plans to support beer releases

  • Work in hand with Marketing Manager for: branded POS, merchandise, sell sheets, Images, event coordination, festival participation, promotions, etc.

  • Track sales activity and provide accurate reporting to management, including: Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly Sales reports and analysis via Ekos, and weekly mileage reimbursement reports via Trip Log

  • Be an expert on all things Eppig Brewing, and passionately share the Eppig story & beer info with others

  • Possess knowledge of the history of brewing and brewing process, the craft beer industry, and beer styles and ingredients

  • Be able to taste beer and clearly and succinctly describe its qualities 

  • Be a team player at all levels within the organization

  • Positively represent Eppig Brewing with integrity and kindness, and maintain a professional appearance and demeanor that is approachable, enthusiastic, and outgoing

Desired Qualities:

  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and a love for meeting and interacting with people

  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written skills, including public speaking and presentations

  • Highly organized with thorough attention to detail

  • Strong self-starter with track record of success in a highly self-directed environment

  • Cicerone certified (1st level) preferred

  • Strong working knowledge of Ekos software preferred

  • Proper draught maintenance knowledge preferred

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Eppig Brewing’s products, history and heritage

Candidate Must:

  • Live in San Diego County

  • Age 21+ at time of application

  • Possess a minimum of 2 years craft beer sales experience

  • Possess a valid CA driver’s license and clean driving record

  • Be able to provide reliable transportation to/from multiple accounts and events on a daily basis  

  • Be able to pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check 

  • Possess current LEAD certification

  • Be available and willing to work evenings, weekends, and holidays 

  • Adhere to and enforce all applicable local, state and federal laws, rules, and regulations 

  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures

Physical Requirements

This job’s essential duties require the ability to:

  • Be active, stand, walk, talk, listen, kneel, crawl, bend, climb, use hands, and crouch for long periods

  • Regularly lift, push, or pull up to 150 lbs.

  • Lift heavy objects to shoulder height

  • Safely navigate crowded spaces in bars and cold boxes

  • Work in a factory/production environment which may be loud, slick, humid, cold, and hot

  • Work in indoor and outdoor environments

  • Comply with and enforce all health and safety policies

Compensation & Benefits

This is a full-time role, with base salary based on experience, plus a results- based bonus structure. Competitive benefits package for eligible employees includes health benefits, company paid phone, expense account and mileage allowance. Note: This is a full-time exempt position for the purpose of federal wage law and will not be eligible for overtime worked in excess of 40 hours in a given work week.

Eppig Brewing is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, religion, religious creed, color, sex (which includes breastfeeding, or a medical condition related to breastfeeding), gender identity, gender expression, transgender, and sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, veteran status, marital status, registered domestic partner status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics, genetic information, disability or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.  Eppig Brewing complies with the California Fair Employment and Housing Act and considers reasonable accommodation measures that may be necessary for eligible applicants to perform essential functions. Hire may be subject to passing a medical examination.