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Sales/Promotions (Portland)

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education completed: associates

Nikki Kennedy Abbott
Portland, OR

Creative ~ Leadership ~ Passionate ~ Energetic ~ Confident~ Enthusiastic ~ Motivated~ Tenacious
Natural sales abilities through sincere love and passion for what I do
A commitment to achieve my goals
Beertender and Bartender
A professional background working in; sales, promotions, brand ambassador, bartender, events
Event work with Lagunitas Brewery, Firestone Walker Brewery, Gallo, Merriam Winery, Cascade Lake Brewery
Managing/working beer and wine festivals throughout the bay area
OLCC Permit/Oregon Food Handlers card

OBJECTIVE

To work with amazing people helping make a business grow

Area Sales Manager High Brew Coffee~ Current

Farmers market sales - Portland Creamery - Current

Bartender/Server Columbia River Brewing Co Portland OR July 2016 ~ December 2018

• Bartender and server
• Provide customer service

Bartender Fire and Stone Portland OR July 2017 ~ March 2018

• Bartender
• Provide customer service

Sales Manger Beer Distribution Portland OR Sept 2016 ~ March 2017

• Manage and maintain 80+ accounts in NE / N Portland
• Cultivate customer relations
• Cold calling / warm calling
• Coordinate and organize tastings

Bartender Mc Menamins Edgefield Troutdale March -July 2016

• Bartender and server

Sales Manager EJ Phair Brewing Co - San Francisco sales manager Aug 2015 - February 1 2016

• Establish and maintain accounts throughout San Francisco and Marin County
• Manage and promote local events
• Drive sales through consistent relationship building and promoting of brand

Sales Manager Esteson Corp - Wine Sales/Account management SF Bay Area - January – Aug 2015

• Establish and maintain sales accounts throughout San Francisco and Marin County

Beertender /Shift Manager Baeltane Brewery Novato CA – Feb – August 2015

• Set up tap room and manage money transactions
• Sell and pour beer with enthusiasm, passion and knowledge of company and product.
• Open and close the tap room

Server/Bartender Farmhouse Restaurant Olema CA March 2014- January 2015






Events and promotions Firestone Walker Brewery - March 2013 – June 2015

• Work several events around Bay Area and N California area
• Set and up manage table/booth
• Promote and pour beer with enthusiasm, passion and knowledge of company and product.
• Be the ‘face of the brewery’


Beer Buyer/ Beer Buddha Willibees Market, Petaluma -July 2013- April 2014

• Choose and purchase craft beers for the store
• Maintain and stock beer cooler
• Hand sell craft beer to customers
• Promote beers online/manage Facebook page

Brand Ambassador/Event Manager/ Sales Integro Marketing Group January 2012 - 2016

• Set and up manage display table/booth
• Promote product with upbeat, enthusiastic and engaging customer service
• Generate sales with solid product knowledge and a sincere and genuine relationship with the public


Beer and Wine Specialist Beverages and More December 2009 February 2012 San Rafael, CA

• Provide sales support and customer service in choosing beer and wine
• Daily stocking and upkeep in wine department
• Weekly beer and wine tasting
• Selecting wine and beer for events

Tasting Room Wine Sales and Education C. Donatiello Winery Healdsburg, CA April 2008 – December 2008

• Provide guests with excellent customer service and care
• Tours of winery and garden
• Inventory maintenance
• Manage opening and closing of tasting room
• Meet and exceed weekly and monthly sales goals
• Assist in training new employees
• Harvest help as needed
• Set up and work weekly music events
• Various office tasks as needed


Wine Sales/Account Manager Dee Vine Wines San Francisco, CA June 2006 October 2007

• Manage monthly wine club consisting of 50+ members
• Write tasting notes for wine club and monthly news letter
• Manage sales of all retail customers
• Inventory maintenance
• Assist in tasting events
• Run daily sales reports
• Generate sales by phone and e mail

Merchandise Coordinator Wine.com San Francisco, CA July 2005-May 2006
Manage wine collections and inventory
Daily contact with distributors and warehouse managers
Coordinate wine/winery information with distributors and management
Update and maintain a database of labels, winemaker notes, and score
Maintain a webpage on wine.com with personal recommendations and reviews.


Fine Wine Sales Premier Cru Oakland, CA February 2005 – July 2005

Manage customer accounts
Sales of fine wine in person, phone and email
Able to resolve customer issues quickly and with positive outcomes
Sales both inbound and outbound via e mail and phone
Regularly create custom emails to successfully generate sales


EDUCATION

Wine and Spirits Education Trust Intermediate Certification
Cicerone Certified Beer Server
Cicerone Off Flavor Course
Food, wine and event management
Foothill Community College AA Degree. College of Marin. Area of Concentration: Communications, Business Management, English Literature, extensive studies in small business courses.
Intro to home brewing The Beverage People



INTERESTS/VOLUNTEER
Craft beer/Tap rooms/breweries
Traveling
Hiking
Healthy foods and life style
Animals and nature
Jazz and blues Music
Reading
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