Archive for February, 2015

Now Hiring Director of Sales & Distribution

Posted on: February 25th, 2015 by Ryan

Job Title: Director of Sales & Distribution

Department: Sales & Distribution

Reports To: Brewmaster

FLSA Status: Exempt

Background: Track 7 Brewing Company is young, energetic, motivated and looking to take over Northern California and beyond. With the paint barely dry at our new Natomas facility, we are looking for a Director of Sales & Distribution that believes in craft beer, about representing and managing an exciting brand and is motivated by the challenge of creating a sales and distribution department from the ground up. If you have ever thought, “I could do this better myself,” than this job may be for you.  If you believe you are the right person, with the right attitude for the job, please submit a cover letter/email and resume to by 5:00pm on March 13, 2015.


Benefits: Employer Paid Medical, Dental and Vision; Life Insurance; Paid Time Off

Summary: Creates, implements, and manages all aspects of Track 7’s Sales and Distribution Department by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Manages, hires, terminates, and annually reviews all sales and distribution staff.*
  1. Sets annual departmental goals and objectives.*
  1. Creates annual sales and distribution plan; disseminates plan to sales and distribution partners.*
  1. Develops goals, incentive, and performance bonuses for sales and distribution staff.*
  1. Manages Track 7’s network of distribution companies, distribution company staff, and product placement within distribution territories.*
  1. Develops and cultivates new Track 7 distribution territories, including contract negotiation and product rollout.*
  1. Manages various local beer week product rollouts and event schedules.*
  1. Manages all outside events, including coordination of event staff, product and event items such as jockey box, tents, and swag; maintains necessary legal paperwork for donations.*
  1. Manages the preparation of invoices and receipt of signed invoices returning from trade for areas of self-distribution.*
  1. Educates sales and distribution staff about current Track 7 products and new product roll out.*
  1. Performs distribution contract review and compliance testing with respect to product handling and code dates.*
  1. Develops annual departmental budget.*
  1. Assists other departments as needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervises one or more employee in the Sales and Distribution Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Ability:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Math Ability:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Quicken/QuickBooks, and Microsoft Internet Explorer.


Bachelor’s degree (B. A. / B. S.) from four-year college or university; and more than 10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates and Licenses:

Certified Cicerone within six months of hire

Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:

Ability to work with people and develop business relationships

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear, and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 165 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather), work near moving mechanical parts, and extreme cold (non-weather). The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Anti-Valentine’s Day Party – Sat, Feb 14

Posted on: February 9th, 2015 by Becca Scott

Single, taken or somewhere in between? It’s still Saturday – time for a beer. Avoid the crowds and overpriced meals on this so called special day. Every day is special when you have craft beer. Come have a pint and celebrate that it’s just another Saturday. A special Tainted Love firkin will be served – a hopped up blonde aged on pomegranate seeds – the perfect valentine. Drewski’s will be out from 2-7, and we will have live music from 6-7 by Lauren Wakefield and from 7-8 by Doug Cash. You can check out their music at and Beer My Valentine!


Natomas Grand Opening – Sat, Feb 21

Posted on: February 9th, 2015 by Becca Scott

Natomas Track 7 GRAND OPENING will be Saturday, February 21. Come out to celebrate the official opening with us. All the tanks will be in place and the taproom will be finished. Time to party! Krush Burger will be out from 12-3, and The Pizza Company will be out from 3-7. Until the opening we will continue to be open Thurs-Sat 3-9. After the opening we will be open the same hours as the Curtis Park location: Tues-Fri 3-9, Sat & Sun 12-9. It is located at 826 Professor Ln, Ste. 100. From Del Paso Road, turn on Professor Lane when you see the big Java City building. Once you turn, Track 7 is in the group of buildings on your left. We will have food trucks every day we are open as well.
Come visit us in Natomas and spread the word!