Business Development Coordinator - Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jul 24, 2022

Job Description

What You Need To Know

Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits (SGWS) is the world's pre-eminent distributor of beverage alcohol, and proud to be a multi-generational family-owned company.


Provide clerical and logistics support for Business Development operational activities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Key Account Partners on new product registration, pricing submissions, completing the application for programming
  • Act as a liaison to all SGWS suppliers and customers to provide information and answer questions
  • Support with the coordination of budgets, and provide analysis on business development activities
  • Collect and maintain all Trade Show confirmation forms from suppliers
  • Update and maintain spreadsheets of all supplier confirmations and changes
  • Coordinate product placement in tasting books
  • Ensure the maintenance of all payments and adjustments for supplier support by branch by product
  • File and maintain correspondence reports
  • Assist in the distribution and execution of Point of Sale and other marketing materials

Additional Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain and update team contact information
  • Handle market samples requests
  • Prepare and distribute special monthly sales and market reports
  • Calculate and produce invoices for supplier chargebacks
  • Maintain files for outstanding supplier accounts receivables invoices
  • Participate in the assembly of presentations to suppliers
  • Maintaining the SGWS office (reception, conference rooms, kitchen, and greeting visitors) and complete clerical and administrative functions (ordering supplies, phone support, office couriers)
  • Support the Executive Leadership Team (meeting coordination, catering, etc.)
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalency plus one year of experience
  • Sales experience, including at least one full year in beer, wine, or spirit sales
  • Intermediate use of Microsoft Office with an ability to develop and maintain an extensive spreadsheet for sales analysis
  • Able to demonstrate significant product knowledge
  • Ability to resolve problems and conflicts quickly and efficiently
  • Strong communication skills verbal, written, and interpersonal
  • Able to organize and prioritize work and to meet deadlines
  • Planning and organizational skills necessary to coordinate the workload around multiple assignments

Physical Demands

  • Physical demands with activity or condition for a considerable amount of time include sitting and typing/keyboarding using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor) or adding machine
  • Physical demands with activity or condition may include occasional to the rare amount of time include walking, bending, reaching, standing, and stooping
  • May require occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 20lbs

EEO Statement

Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits provides competitive compensation based on estimated performance level consistent with the past relevant experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education of employees. Unless otherwise expressly stated, any pay ranges posted here are estimates from outside of Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits and do not reflect Southern Glazer's pay bands or ranges.