Wine Account Manager

Regional Account Manager | Off-trade – London – Up to £50,000

Our client, who are a known wine distributor are looking for a Regional Account Manager to cover the off-trade market in London.

As Regional Account Manager, you would be tasked to achieve/exceed annual targets by maintaining existing and opening new accounts which fit the turnover and profitability criteria set out by the company

Job type: Permanent

Salary: Up to £50,000

Other benefits:

  • Car allowance
  • Bonus

Day-to-day:

  • To achieve or exceed the annual sales and net contribution budgets
  • To work closely with the Sales Manager to develop business with key prospects.
  • To maintain an active prospect list, ensuring that new accounts opened are of suitable size and profitability
  • To ensure that your product knowledge is sufficient to be able to converse comfortably with customers and prospects at all levels.
  • To commit to key supplier targets for their most important brands and to liaise with the Marketing team and brand managers on any Agency-driven issues.
  • To ensure that you keep yourself up to date at all times as regards vintage changes, out of stock situations and major new listings and de-listings.
  • To manage your time carefully and efficiently and develop a calling plan that ensures regular visits to your most important customers, whilst leaving ample time for prospecting
  • To communicate efficiently and in a timely fashion with all Company departments.
  • To liaise with the Credit Control department, to ensure that all accounts are kept within our trading terms.
  • To make full use of any promotional activity arranged by the Company.
  • To make full use of visiting suppliers and to ensure that you are well prepared for these visits and that the time invested by our suppliers is fully maximized.
  • To comply with the Company’s procedures in all respects
  • To attend and represent the company at Regional and National events and to always promote the best possible impression of the company.
  • Where required, to host wine dinners and events to promote the sales and raise the company profile across the region.
  • To work within agreed expense budgets (including samples) and to ensure that all expenditure is carefully planned and controlled.
  • To submit any requested regular or ad hoc reports within an agreed timeframe.

Requirements:

  • Driving licence
  • WSET qualified ideally to diploma level or equivalent
  • 2 years’+ experience of sales growth and account management within the wine industry
  • Experience of selling to independent off trade channels

WR Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for all vacancies in the logistics industry. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

JOB OVERVIEW.

Location London
Job titleWine Account Manager
Salary £35000 - £50000
Consultant James Earl
Consultant Phone 02394004766
Consultant Email james@wr-logistics.com
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