Work at Wild State

We’re a hard cider producer in Duluth, MN with a growing footprint and a commitment to producing amazing natural ciders without added sugar, concentrates, or sorbates. We’re members of 1% For The Planet and give 1% of annual sales to causes supporting and protecting the environment. Our future is unknown but we’re getting there faster than we expected, we need your help. 

 

 

Twin Cities Sales Representative

 

Minnesota’s fastest growing cidery is hiring a metro area market rep. We’re looking for an entrepreneurially minded sales professional with a passion for our naturally made ciders. The sales rep will be responsible for new account growth, sales velocity, and brand development.  

Who you are 

  • Easy going person with a great personality, a sense of humor, and a never quit attitude. 

  • Relationship builder

  • An expert in craft cider, beer, wine or spirits

  • Willing to take the creative approach to make a difference

  • A proven salesperson with at least two years experience with a supplier or distributor, and a demonstrated history of growing a beverage brand

  • An over communicator

  • A clean driver with a reliable vehicle

What you’ll do 

  • Increase on and off premise sales for Wild State Cider

  • Develop relationships with new and existing accounts through daily visits

  • Work effectively with distributor sales managers and reps

  • Manage regional accounts and coordinate with distributors on account development

  • Assist with pull through and merchandising with store displays, pos, etc…

  • Conduct demos (eventually) at on and off premise accounts

  • Record sales notes daily

  • Track and present sales metrics weekly

  • Contribute to our growth in ways we haven’t figured out yet

  • Work weekends and evenings as required

Who we are

  • Kind, hard working Duluth based team

  • Over achievers who don’t take ourselves too seriously

  • Forward thinkers

  • Selfless individuals willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done right

​Benefits and more

  • Untracked time off policy, take what you need

  • Competitive salary and bonus package based on experience

  • 401k plan with company matching

  • Company paid health reimbursement plan

  • Free cider

  • free ice cream (srsly)

  • No jerks

 

Wild State Core Values

Our team believes in going the extra mile, being positive, working as a team, growing & embracing change, tackling obstacles, and making work fun.

 

How to apply 

Email adam@wildstatecider.com your resume and attach a PDF cover letter that explains why you’re the best fit for the job. Please write “New Sales Rep” in the subject line.

If you do not include a cover letter, we are unable to consider your application. Srsly, this is your chance to "sell us."

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. 

Taproom Bartender

Wild State Cider is on the lookout for easy going, motivated people lovers to join our team as taproom bartenders. Our taproom bartenders represent the first interaction any guest has in our taproom and serve as ambassadors to our brand, quality cider, and the local craft-made industry. Sound like you?

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Be personable, authentic, and fun; build genuine connections with the Wild State Cider team and our guests.

  • Serve ciders in the taproom, as well as ice cream and food pairings.

  • Prepare food items for guests.

  • Serve as an educator to guests with regards to the origins and creation of our products.

  • Effectively use a computerized point of sale system to sell all food, beverages, and merchandise.

  • Perform regular cleaning and upkeep duties in the taproom, delegated to each shift.

  • Embrace duties related to the inherent responsibility of serving alcohol (Examples: Age verification, avoiding over-serving, etc).

 

Who you are:

  • Kind, positive, easy going.

  • Passionate about the mission of our brand; celebrating and protecting what’s wild.

  • At least 1 year industry related experience preferred.

  • Enthusiastic about cider and the craft beverage community as a whole.

  • Able to work predominantly afternoon, evening, and weekend hours.

  • At least 21 years old.

  • Willing to help out wherever is needed.

 

Bonus points if you have:

  • A sense of humor.

  • A leadership initiative pursuant to the growth and success of the taproom.

  • Previous bar, restaurant, or guest service experience.

  • Cider/wine or craft beverage knowledge or experience.

 

Wild State Core Values

Our team believes in going the extra mile, being positive, working as a team, growing & embracing change, tackling obstacles, and making work fun.

 

Email allison@wildstatecider.com your resume and attach a PDF cover letter that explains why you’re the best fit for the job and which aquatic mammal is best. Please write “I'm your next Bartender” in the subject line.

 

​If you do not include a cover letter, we are unable to consider your application. This is your chance to wow us, think big. Please no drop-ins.

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.