Associate Regional Account Representative

  • Columbus, OH
  • Full-time

Company Description

We pioneered the flavored malt beverage category with the launch of Mike’s Hard Lemonade in 1999. Today, Mike’s has achieved iconic brand status and is the category leader having grown around 60% over the past three years while the overall malt beverage business has declined.  The company has unique liquid innovation R&D capability and is constantly working on new patentable technology that can set its taste delivery and drinkability apart from the competition.

Job Description

Chicago, Upstate NY, Charlotte, Bentonville, Los Angeles, Seattle

 

Mike’s Hard Lemonade is creating a unique culture to attract like-minded, out of the box thinkers that thrive on being part of a winning and innovative team, one that embraces change and flexibility. We have GREAT brands in a high-end niche style of segment.  We are privately owned and committed to our business long-term and willing to push the envelope to be a leader in the industry.

 

  • Mike’s is a company where each individual is counted on to make a significant contribution

 

  • We have a fun culture filled with an entrepreneurial spirit where dynamic individuals come together to achieve greatness, everyday

 

  • Mike’s is a fresh organization where you will have the ability to make a difference every day and define your career path

 

  • Everyone that works here has the ability to lay the groundwork for the environment and culture that they would like to work in

 

  • You will have a successful high-level member of the leadership team as a mentor helping to groom, expose, coach and guide you along the path to greatness

 

 

We are currently looking for Early Career Key Account Representatives in 6 key markets to call on important customers to our business.

 

We need you need to be:

  • Must exhibit a very high sense of urgency, be well organized, possess a great attitude, be a team player and have the ability to build strong working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders

 

  • Must be energized by the opportunity to work for the leading Flavored Malt Beverage company in the US and be committed to investing significant time and energy into their career

 

 

  • Mobility is mandatory as high performers will be rewarded with new opportunities over time that will in most cases require continued relocation

 

  • Hold a University Bachelor Degree (mandatory)

 

  • You must be available for a 4 week training class in Chicago in August 2013

 

You will be calling on:

  • Locally based Grocery, Liquor and Convenience stores, plus some bars and restaurants

 

  • Our Distributor network is also a valuable customer and partner

 

 

  • A typical account call list will consist of 16-20 account call points, primarily based in a single market or markets of close proximity (150 mile radius max)

In order for you to grow your career with us, you will have a successful high-level member of the leadership team as a mentor helping to groom, expose, coach and guide you along the path to greatness.

We pioneered the flavored malt beverage category with the launch of Mike’s Hard Lemonade in 1999. Today, Mike’s has achieved iconic brand status and is the category leader having grown around 60% over the past three years while the overall malt beverage business has declined.  The company has unique liquid innovation R&D capability and is constantly working on new patentable technology that can set its taste delivery and drinkability apart from the competition.

We are all about building for the long-term.  The company is a unique blend of entrepreneurial determination and drive with advanced information systems and disciplined focus on creating and making better tasting products that consumers love to discover, while constantly working to improve distribution and consumer interaction.  Mark Anthony is creating a unique culture to attract like-minded, out of the box thinkers that thrive on being part of a winning and innovating team, one that embraces change and doing more with less.  The Company is making a strategic initiative to relocate marketing and sales leadership to Chicago, Illinois in order to attract a talented team that will take the business to new heights of success.  Chicago is in the heart of the US beer market and the move will serve as a central operation for the Company’s retail and distributor networks, as well as its supply chain and logistic partners.

 

 

 

Qualifications

This is an early career opportunity - a College Degree is required

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.