Citizen Cider Careers

Sales Representative – CT & ME

Position: Regional Sales Representatives – Maine and Connecticut

Full time/Exempt

Citizen Cider, founded in 2010 on a hunch and some good old-fashioned hard work, has quickly become a leading player in the craft cider arena. Citizen Cider strives to look at the bigger picture and focuses on being involved in every aspect of their supply chain, sourcing all fruit directly from local farmers and pressing the juice to create a true craft cider. Never from concentrate.

Citizen Cider is currently looking for Regional Sales Representatives in both Maine and Connecticut. The RSR team will work autonomously to focus on distributor management, developing new accounts, maintaining current accounts and building the Citizen Cider brand within their territory.

The position requires a self-motivated, organized and passionate person with craft brew/cider sales experience.

Job Requirements:

  • Major Account planning.  Ability to develop and implement account specific strategies designed to achieve target sales and penetration goals.
  • Proven success in hard cider/craft beer sales
  • Previous distributor management and Retail Account Management
  • Creative presentation/public speaking and premium brand selling skills are a must
  • Innovative and creative in approaching accounts and expanding business
  • Ability to formulate account strategies and execute against goals
  • Track record of success in a highly self-directed environment
  • Must be organized with strong written and verbal communications

Background requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Love for the state of Vermont and it’s delicious craft cider
  • 3-5 years of experience in professional sales role
  • Experience with VIP or other reporting programs
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of craft beverage market is ideal
  • Willing to work outside of regular office hours

Please email resume and cover letter to jobs@citizencider.com


Tasting Team

 

Citizen Cider is seeking an enthusiastic knowledgeable cider lover to act as a member of our tasting team throughout our territories. Tasting team members act as the face of Citizen Cider- engaging with and educating the consumer at tastings and events. This job is the perfect way for a craft beer/cider enthusiast to become part of the industry on a part-time basis as an independent contractor. This part-time position is paid hourly and requires evening and weekend availability. Please apply with a resume and strong cover letter.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attend retail tastings and events as scheduled by Citizen Cider Representatives.
  • Engage with shoppers and the general public to educate on Citizen Cider and our product portfolio.
  • Professional attitude and demeanor.
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • You will be compensated hourly plus access to company materials.

 

Job Requirements

  • Public speaking skills- an ideal candidate considers themselves someone who can “talk to anyone.”
  • A passion for craft cider.
  • Be able to lift 50 lbs and stand in excess of 8+ hours.
  • Organizational skills are a must.
  • Become a Citizen Cider enthusiast!
  • Must be of the legal drinking age.

Please email resume and cover letter to jobs@citizencider.com


Interns

Thank you for reaching and your interest in Citizen Cider.

We currently do not have an internship program. We recognize the value of interns and hope at some point we can incorporate that into our business.
We do want to be thoughtful about internships so people have a rich experience therefore, it will take some time for us to make it happen.