• State Manager - Arkansas/Louisiana

    Job Locations US-Field
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    # of Openings
  • Company/Location Overview

    The Sazerac Company, established in 1850, is a leading North American spirits supplier, and owner of many of the industry’s most venerable distilling companies – Buffalo Trace Distillery, The Glenmore Distillery, and A. Smith Bowman Distillery. 


    In 2014, Sazerac was awarded one of the spirits industry’s highest honors – Distiller of the Year by the International Wine & Spirits Competition. . Sazerac is an independent, American family owned company; whose vision is to become one of the industry’s most desired places to be.  Sazerac attributes its success to a unique blend of history, culture, brands, relationships, innovation, technology, and most importantly, its people.  


    For more information, please visit: www.sazerac.com

    Job Description/Responsibilities

    State Manager - Arkansas / Louisiana 

    Preferred Location: Louisiana


    As the State Manager- Arkansas / Louisiana, one is responsible for (but not limited to):

    • Achieve volume objectives for the market brand state priorities and monitor Key Performance Indicator results through the use of KPI tracking and COGNOS.
    • Monitor and ensure Brand State Priority volume objectives are achieved in the market.
    • Achieve the Brand State Priority volume objectives for assigned brands.
    • Develop and implement agreed upon Key Performance Indicators with key distributors to ensure focus on Brand State Priorities for the market.
    • Develop, agree to and monitor appropriate Key Performance Indicators with distributors in market on specific brand state priorities.
    • Identify, develop and propose strategic price increase opportunities throughout the year that are consistent with brand positioning strategies in the market.
    • Build brands, develop relationships, sell distribution, and coordinate programs with multi-state customers (chains and military) on and off premise


    Required Qualifications:

    • 5+ years relevant sales experience in spirits and/or wine industry/CPG
    • A valid driver's license
    • Ability and willingness to work non-traditional hours (nights/weekends)
    • Proficient in Microsoft office products
    • Willingness to travel
    • Bachelor Degree in Business or commensurate experience


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Marketing Experience
    • Budgeting, planning and/or financial analysis
    • Record of successful leadership
    • National Accounts Experience - on and off premise


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