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Sales Representative - Houston, TX

Liggett Vector Brands Houston Full-Time
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Liggett Vector Brands is the exclusive sales, marketing, and distribution agent for Liggett Group and Vector Tobacco.  With more than a century of heritage, we offer an extensive line of quality tobacco brand cigarettes made in the USA.
 
We are currently seeking a highly talented Outside Sales Representative for a challenging assignment in field sales.  This position will be assigned to a geographic territory with targets of approximately $5 million in expected annual gross revenue. 
 
Responsibilities
  • Interacting with established retail accounts to increase sales by selling, implementing comprehensive merchandising programs, displaying and placement of point of sale materials, and building account relationships
  • Meeting sales goals and implementing promotions and programs according to established guidelines
  • Maintaining effective store coverage to achieve assigned call routing and frequency goals
  • Increasing store distribution on priority brands
  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative relationships with accounts
  • maintaining account information and records to company standards

  • Proven track record in sales and merchandising
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Superior organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to adhere to specific procedures and perform administrative and reporting duties related to sales activities while exercising close attention to detail and tight cost control
  • Computer skills
  • Demonstrated experience selling new products and in-store merchandising, promotion, and advertising experience
  • Minimum of one to two (1-2) years sales and merchandising experience (preferably in tobacco and/or CPG industry)
  • College degree or equivalent work experience
  • Must be at least 21 years of age, have the ability to travel at least 50% of the time, and a valid driver’s license
          This position requires frequent bending, climbing and lifting.  
 
Liggett Vector Brands is an
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Employer
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Customer Service
Reduce Loss
Stock Merchandise
Operate Cash Register

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Quality.  Excellence.  These are the ideals to which Liggett Vector Brands is firmly dedicated.  Our company represents the optimum blend of the old and the new, bringing together a rich heritage of proven manufacturing craftsmanship with a visionary drive to explore and implement bold new ideas.

Liggett Vector Brands is the exclusive sales, marketing and distribution agent for Liggett Group and Vector Tobacco.  We offer an extensive line of quality tobacco products proudly made in the USA, including Pyramid, Eagle 20's, Liggett Select, Eve, and Grand Prix.

Our corporate office is located in Morrisville, NC.  Our parent company, Vector Group Ltd., is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "VGR".

Below are brief details on the two distinguished companies for which Liggett Vector Brands acts as the exclusive sales, marketing, and distribution agent.  These two companies uphold our commitment to quality, excellence and innovation.

Liggett Group LLC

Liggett Group has been a North Carolina-based manufacturer of high quality cigarette brands for more than 100 years.  Founded in 1873 as Liggett & Myers, Liggett Group operates a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Mebane, NC, situated in the heart of tobacco-growing country.

Liggett Group is the proud maker of successful national brands such as Pyramid, Eagle 20's, Liggett Select, Eve, and Grand Prix.

Liggett Group is a participant in the Master Settlement Agreement between the tobacco industry and 46 States, and complies with the advertising and marketing restrictions contained in the agreement including the prohibition against marketing tobacco products to youth.

Vector Tobacco Inc.

Vector Tobacco is a participant in the Master Settlement Agreement between the tobacco industry and 46 States, and complies with the advertising and marketing restrictions contained in the agreement including the prohibition against marketing tobacco products to youth.

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