On-Trade Sales Director
On-Trade Sales Director (Wine) – Central London – Competitive salary plus bonus/commission
This importer and distributor have an exciting opportunity for someone to join their business as an On-Trade Sales Director in wine.
With annual growth at >50% YoY, the company are now seeking a highly driven and respected sales individual to propel the company’s sales growth. This successful candidate must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience selling to London’s on-trade, be currently managing a team of individuals and must have experience selling across multiple categories: fine-dining, gastropubs, casual dining.
Full time employment – Monday to Friday
- Salary: Competitive (based on experience) + commission scheme). The salary will be reviewed once the probation scheme ends (6 months).
- Holiday entitlement: Bank Holidays + 20 days. For each year that you are with the company, a further day’s holiday would be offered up until 25 days.
- Mobile phone, laptop and Z1-6 oyster card
- Annual trips to host customer winery visits of our producer partners
- Staff Discount on our outstanding portfolio of exclusive and named-distributor products
- The chance to become a shareholder (on the basis of results)
Minimum knowledge, skill and experience requirements:
- At least 5 years’ experience in selling across multiple categories of London’s on-trade (fine-dining, gastropubs, casual dining),
- Time spent simultaneously managing a portfolio of customers and delivering >£1.5m in sales, whilst also managing a sales team.
- A proven track record of identifying and converting new business across various channels and/or customer types.
- An enviable ‘network’ of existing relationships with key decision makers within the on-trade and a natural ability to develop relationships with people.
- An ability to work alongside other departments to contribute towards annual trade marketing initiatives, stock management efficiencies etc.
- Producing and presenting sales performance analysis reports to key business stakeholders.
- Excellent verbal and written communication, along with high numeracy skills.
- WSET Level 3 (or equivalent).
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