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Senior Manager, Spirits

Company: Total Wine
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Manager, Spirits

Total Wine & More

Bethesda, MD

About the Role

We are looking for a Senior Manager of Spirits to join our Spirits Buying team and work at our Bethesda, Maryland headquarters. This is not a remote work opportunity. You will grow the sales and margin for spirits by leading vendor negotiations and developing supplier relationships. You will partner with Marketing, Promotions, Market Management and store teams to manage the marketing and merchandising of the spirits category. Additionally, you will plan spirits category assortment, developing traffic driving programming and promotions, and ensuring our selection remains the best in the industry. You will report to the Sr. Director, Spirits.

You will

  • Manage comp sales and gross margin budgets for National Brand business segment
  • Grow the sales and vision of the department through category analysis
  • Partner with National Brand suppliers to develop merchandising opportunities to grow incremental sales.
  • Drive education opportunities and in-store programming for Customer Experience Team and the store staff
  • Lead Analytics and strategy for American Whiskey and Rum categories
  • Lead e-commerce initiatives with the digital team
  • Perform periodic review of assortment to eliminate poorly performing items
  • Promote new product and new supplier decisions within context of current assortments
  • Seek knowledge to become an American Whiskey expert with regards to industry knowledge and product
  • Manage daily interactions with suppliers
  • Manage supplier relationships and negotiations for discounts in partnership with Market Management team
  • Manage and communicate on supplier meetings

You will come with

  • 7+ years in buying, merchandising or vendor management
  • Undergraduate Degree in business or related field
  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Power BI or other database tools

We offer

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Generous store discounts
  • Health care plans (medical, prescription, dental, vision)
  • 401(k), HSA, FSA, Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Disability & life insurance coverage
  • Paid parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Critical illness and accident insurance
  • Discounted home and auto insurance
  • College tuition assistance
  • Career development & product training
  • Consumer classes
  • & More!

Grow with us

Total Wine & More is the country's largest independent retailer of fine wine, beer and spirits, and we continue to grow our footprint year over year. Total Wine offers exciting and unique career opportunities across the country and in our corporate office. Our strength is our people. We have a commitment to training and career growth, all in an environment that values new ideas and teamwork. If you share our entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for providing best-in-class customer experience, take a moment to apply or learn more at!

Total Wine & More considers several factors when establishing compensation. Estimated salaries determined by third parties have not been validated by Total Wine & More.Total Wine & More is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Total Wine & More makes reasonable accommodations during all aspects of the employment process, including during the interview process. Total Wine & More is a Drug Free Workplace.

The information provided above indicates the general nature and level of work required of the position and is not a comprehensive list of all responsibilities or qualifications. Benefits list is only a highlight of some of the benefits offered to team members; eligibility for certain benefits apply.

Keywords: Total Wine, Bethesda , Senior Manager, Spirits, Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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