BDM – Premium Spirits Company

East Midlands – (Leicester / Nottingham / Sheffield / Leeds)
£24,000 - £32,000 + 10% Annual Bonus + car allowance
Full Time
Job posted
May 12, 2017
Closing date
12 Jun 2017

East Midlands – (Leicester / Nottingham / Sheffield / Leeds)

Interviewing now!!!


The Company

My client is a very cool, young, vibrant and dynamic Sales, Marketing and Distribution business, focussing on premium spirits and they like to do things a little different. They sell a range of both Distributor and Company owned globally recognised brands.

The company has grown rapidly since its inception and are now looking to appoint a passionate and enthusiastic Business Development Manager to help build their business across On-Trade and wholesale.



You are a people person, very confident and outgoing with great idea’s. You will not only live & breathe the brand but you will also have a creative mindset to generate creative ideas to push the business forward, across events and any other opportunities.

You will have worked in a similar position within the drinks industry (preferably premium spirits) for a year or two and you will be highly organised at developing and retaining a successful territory. You will have have existing contacts with restaurants, bars & nightclubs in the territories and have proven success within your CV.

If you have dealt with Brand owners directly, then this will work in your favour, you will have a full UK driving license and be IT literate, (Microsoft / Apple / CRM system ideally Salesforce)

Showing resilience, a positive mindset and determination you are highly-driven and eager to prove yourself. You have dealt with retro’s and have great relationships with bartenders and bar managers to really build relationships and get the high-end spirits on the cocktail menu’s

Ultimately you are completely passionate about the drinks industry and show knowledge and enthusiasm for spirits, having kept up to date with new launches, trade shows and events as this is not a brand ambassador position, you must meet KPI’s and targets and really be tenacious and driven. There is rapid progression for the right person.


The Role

The role of the BDM is to maintain and promote the culture of the company whilst growing existing business and generating new business through strong relationship building.

You will maximise both brand visibility and sales volumes in your area, obtaining new back-bar, cocktail and speed rail listings. Develop and implement promotional in outlet / specific events to support development and drive ROS of company brands.

You will Prospect and open new accounts to meet sales targets; develop a pipeline of potential and sustainable new customers in your area to grow the account base. participate in evening and weekend promotions / events / trade shows, whilst also creating innovative ideas for events to grow the brand.

You will produce an effective call cycle, ensuring total area coverage and achieve agreed number of calls per day. Recording contacts in salesforce

You will Produce monthly reports, liaise with brand owners, negotiate and secure key accounts and manage trade promotion, tracking customer spend

So, if you are genuinely passionate about spirits, are able to work using your own initiative and want to work for a cool company, get in touch!

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