We are currently hiring for the following positions:

Sales Representatives -

  • Rockford (Winnebago and surrounding communities)

  • Urbana/Champaign and Bloomington/Normal

  • Chicago

“Heartland: (1) The central area of the U.S. which is known for traditional values. (2) The center of support for a belief or movement.” - Merriam-Webster

We're not your typical beer distributor. We're small, fiercely selective about the breweries we partner with, and defiantly independent.  We aren't just looking for employees, but long-term partners.


  • Work independently to develop and maintain effective customer relationships.

  • Identify opportunities to open new accounts and grow brands.

  • Successfully reach or exceed monthly sales goals.

  • Maintain a regular schedule of weekly appointments with accounts.

  • Conduct promotions in accounts on a regular basis.

  • Proper merchandising of accounts with point of sale (POS) advertising, including set up and organization of displays.

  • Effective accounts receivable collections.

  • Ensure that products are rotated and code policy followed.


  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Marketing, Sales or Management strongly preferred.

  • Minimum 2 years sales or comparable beverage experience, preferably in the beer industry.

  • In depth knowledge of the beer industry and products.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Valid and clean driver’s license.

  • Ability and willingness to work independently.

Interested candidates should submit their resume, a cover letter and compensation history to info@heartlandbeer.com.