Merchandiser – Lynchburg VA


General territory to include Lynchburg.

SUPERVISOR: Regional Sales Manager

OBJECTIVE:To develop the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to become a Sales Representative.

Starting Pay: $15-$18/hr

At Specialty Beverage, we believe in doing right by our employees, suppliers, customers, and communities. We believe hard work delivers results. And we believe these values are why our network of distributors, the Sheehan Family Companies, has been in business for over 125 years. Here you’ll work with a team that’s rooting for you to succeed and empowering you to reach your full potential. We’re looking for hardworking, motivated, and good-humored individuals to join our close-knit team and help us grow our business.

• Develop rapport with assigned customer base
• Ensure that all product is rotated and code policy is followed
• Proper merchandising of accounts with permanent and paper POS
• Conduct promotions in accounts on a regular basis or when required
• Organize and execute floor displays
• Execute monthly goals as related to business activities
• Maintain a regular schedule of weekly appointments with accounts in assigned area
• Other duties as assigned

• Associate’s degree, Bachelor’s degree preferred
• Excellent oral and written communications skills
• Valid and clean driver’s license
• Ability and willingness to work independently
• Ability and willingness to work weekends

• Two wheel hand truck
• Car or van (personal vehicle w/ auto allowance)
• Hand-held or personal computer

• Case of 24 cans 15 3/4 ” X 10 1/2 ” X 5″ 10 – 30 lb.
• Case of 24 bottles 16 1/2 ” X 10 1/2 ” X 10″ 25 – 48 lb.
• Quarter Barrel 15 1/2 ” in diameter, 14″ long 87 lb.
• Half Barrel 15 1/2 ” in diameter, 23″ long 165 lb.

• Use of hand and foot controls for driving
• Walking and climbing stairs
• Two handed lifting, handling and carrying of cases from floor to overhead levels on a frequent basis
• Two handed lifting, handling, carrying quarter barrels from floor to 36″ on an occasional basis
• Two handed lifting, handling, carrying half barrels from floor to 48″ on an occasional basis
• Pushing and pulling a hand truck with cases on level and inclined surfaces on a frequent basis
• Sustained squatting, kneeling, and/or bending while handling products
• Sufficient manual dexterity to operate business equipment including, but not limited to, computer, telephone, etc

* This description is not intended as a written or implied contract and may be revised by the company at any time. Furthermore, no verbal contract by the supervisor or other company representative is binding and employment is at the will of the company.


Benefits include paid time off, health insurance, 401K, flex spending and direct deposit.

All candidates considered will have a background check, pre-employment drug screen, and a physical exam.

Our employment package provides a top shelf combination that’s difficult to find elsewhere, including competitive pay, platinum-level health insurance, tuition reimbursement, a matched 401K, and so much more.

  • The Sheehan Family Companies are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe in an inclusive culture that provides mutual respect with salary advancement based on merit and individual performance. Sheehan Family Companies is committed to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against any protected class. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Specialty Beverage is a proud beverage distributor offering an unmatched product portfolio of domestic, import and craft beers, ciders, artisanal wines, spirits, non-alcoholic beverages and more to our customers across Virginia statewide.
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