WhistlePig Whiskey

Free from the industry rules and status quo, we bring great whiskey to the people without being limited by old conventions that have kept Rye Whiskey from living up to its true potential. Always brimming with new ideas, the Whistlepig team focuses on audacious experimentation, big age statements and bold experiments.

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Position Summary

You’ll be in market every day, building brand engagement with the trade, in both off-and on-premise channels across the Washington and Alaska markets. Maintaining constant contact with distributor teams while activating key accounts within the regional on/off premise universe, you’ll drive consumer engagement, trade, and broker education, and be responsible for the results in the WA/AK markets.

Assisting in executing marketing initiatives & programs as directed by the Regional Manager, our WhistlePig Market Managers roll up their sleeves, think strategically and creatively to achieve specific sales and brand goals week to week, month to month, and year to year. We’re entrepreneurs at every level of the business.

Principal Duties And Responsibilities

  • Reports to Regional Manager, West
  • Responsible for assigned territory T&E/KPI Objectives
  • Spend 90% of time in market, plus 10% distributor engagement
  • Maintains constant contact with distributor sales leads, achieving goals through communication and relationship building
  • Executes against all KPI’s as communicated by Regional Manager
  • Executes Programming for WA/AK as directed by Regional Manager
  • Monitors and provides monthly detailed recaps of all activities and programs
  • Assists in preparing and executing monthly & quarterly business reviews to internal stakeholders, and scheduling/executing Monthly Distributor GSM’s; Work Withs; and Training in assigned market(s), though we may tag you in on other opportunity territories for blitzes/new brand launches
  • Executes all National Account Programs as directed by Regional Manager
  • Conducts brand trainings and is able to present the brand’s features and benefits
  • Trains Key Accounts and broker teams on brand story and attributes
  • Activates consumer and trade events (where legal) to generate brand awareness, engagement, and trial
  • Shares industry and competitive activity to keep brand at the forefront of developments

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities Required

  • Drives results with an entrepreneurial spirit; exhibiting passion, ambition, hard work to deliver against goals
  • Must be results-driven and detail-oriented; you own the market budgets and goals, driving company growth
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to motivate and inspire others cross-functionally is a must here.
  • Able to work both independently and in with the region’s group and wider company – one of the team, even with a team of 1.
  • Self-disciplined and flexible self-starter, with confidence and drive to work independently and meet all project deadlines, including frequently working outside normal business hours.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required, including the experience and ability to present in front of both large and small audiences at any level.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of industry experience.
  • Passion for spirits and craft production – we love what we do. So should you.

Location & Travel:

  • Must live in Washington; we’re looking for a local with existing connections in the PNW.
  • Must be able to travel as needed for onboarding, training, and offsite meetings.

Additional Info

  • T&E based on travel in territory (defined by Regional Manager)
  • Laptop provided
  • Phone & Internet allowance

Salary & Benefits Provided

This role receives a base salary; along with a quarterly bonus determined by volume/distribution/KPI goals, 401K match, and medical and wellness benefits, in addition to paid Personal Time Off, Paid Sick Time, Paid Company Holidays and paid Volunteer Time Off.

The salary of this role is a target base of $89K – $102K; the finalist selected will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, candidate qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the Company’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

WhistlePig Whiskey is committed to breaking the industry rules, defying tradition, and blazing new trails with determination, laughter, and grit. We changed the Rye Whiskey game over a decade ago, and continue to set the standard every day, in every way, providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, prohibiting discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

WhistlePig Whiskey is an E-verify employer.

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