Job Detail Ref - #24404

Business Development Manager for Japanese Beverage Products (SAKE)

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Job Description

We are currently seeking a charismatic Business Development Manager (Sake and Japanese beverage products) for a major Beverage Distributing Company to join their team in the Pleasanton, CA area! The ideal candidate will have strong presentation skills, people-person, and is okay with frequent on-site visits!

  • Position: Business Development Manager (Sake)
  • Industry: Beverage Distribution
  • Location: Pleasanton, CA
  • Languages: English a MUST, Japanese is HIGHLY DESIRED
  • Status: Full time, Exempt
  • Salary: $70k-$100k

Duties of a Business Development Manager:

  • Maintain strong business relationships with existing accounts as well as develop new ones
  • Work closely with sales team to ensure effective execution of the company's sake products
  • Maintain deep and up-to-date knowledge of all products
  • Gain detailed knowledge of key customer's business operations to meet their needs
  • Effective sales planning on weekly/ monthly basis
  • Prepare sales/activity reports
  • Prepare professional sales presentations
  • Train new hires
  • Regular business travel

Qualifications of a Business Development Manager:

  • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred
  • 2-5 years experience in the beverage/ alcohol industry (i.e. supplier, wholesale, retail)
  • English language is a MUST; Japanese language is BIG PLUS
  • Sake-related certification is a BIG PLUS
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Posses valid driver's license, reliable vehicle and a clean DMV record
  • Ability to regularly travel for work

Please submit your resume in MS Word format. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.