Atlas Liquors – Beer Buyer/Manager

Do you love beer? Here’s an opportunity to take ownership of your very own Beer Department!

Atlas Liquors is looking for enthusiastic Beer Buyer/Manager with great customer service skills to join their team! At Atlas Wine & Liquors, good service, fair prices and quality products are their guiding values. They offer competitive compensation in a fast-paced, team environment. They are committed to offering every customer the best service and an enjoyable shopping experience. Come work with them!

Ideal Candidates:

  • Are passionate about beer!
  • Utilize strong and extensive craft beer knowledge (especially for New England breweries) and a passion for education.
  • Excel in sales and promotion.
  • Are comfortable with large volumes of product (over 300+ different items in the department!).
  • Have experience in management and/or key holding.
  • Have an eye for detail.
  • Are creative. Want to build a huge merchandise display? Have fun with it!
  • Know how to use Instagram and other social media platforms.
  • Are self-starters and take initiative in all aspects of their job.
  • Possess an innate excitement for the beer industry that allows for authentic and personalized customer experiences.
  • Have great time management skills!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ordering product and maintaining appropriate inventory levels while adhering to a budget.
  • Assisting customers in making informed purchases, which may include product education, making recommendations, and fulfilling special orders.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Assist other department managers as needed. • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the beverage industry; including trends, competitors, marketplace, news, etc.
  • Take amazing photos of all the great beers you’ve brought in!
  • Participate in relevant product marketing and branding via social media platforms weekly.
  • Actively engage customers in their buying experience.
  • Cross-promote other departments’ products and upsell when appropriate.
  • Schedule in-store tastings for customers (where legal and per policy).
  • Reports to ownership on the status, sales trends, new products, etc. in your department.
  • Actively participates in the training, education, development, and management of the team (Cashiers, Floor Assistants).
  • Assist ownership with daily operations, including delegation and follow up.
  • Motivate and coach the team to succeed in accomplishing goals and daily objectives.
  • Communicate effectively via Slack and email in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for opening and closing the store as a key carrier.
  • Keep a productive working relationship with several distributors and suppliers.
  • Conduct beer tastings and give constructive feedback on supplier samples.

Other Qualifications:

  • Beverage industry experience (3+ years preferred).
  • Formal industry education and/or certification (Ex. Cicerone) preferred, but not required.
  • Able to carry heavy items up to 50 lbs.
  • Able to stand/walk for extended periods of time.
  • Able to work a 50-hour work week.
  • Able to be flexible in scheduling.
  • Able to give a minimum of one-year employment for consistency.
  • Able to work weekends, nights, and holidays.
  • Basic IT knowledge and utilization of Point of Sale systems.
  • Able to pass a background check and all industry related educational courses.
  • Age: 21+

The best candidates will take ownership of their department and be proud to grow and develop their selection!

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Bonus Pay
  • Competitive Pay

Are you from the restaurant or distribution side of the business and curious about branching into retail? Reach out; they’d love to chat about this unique opportunity!

Job Type: Full-time

Compensation: $50,000.00 – $60,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations: To keep employees as safe as possible, they’ve installed clear plastic barriers, provide masks, gloves, and hand sanitizer.

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How to apply

Email: atlasmedford20@gmail.com
Phone: 781-395-4400
Apply in person at 156 Mystic Avenue Medford, MA 02155

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