Sales Account Manager – On-Trade

Company
Berkmann Wine Cellars
Location
Cambridge / Peterborough / Bedfordshire, UK
Contract
Full Time
Job posted
March 13, 2017
Closing date
28 Apr 2017
 
 

In order to meet our strategic expansion plans, Berkmann Wine Cellars are seeking to appoint a Sales Account Manager to work in a dynamic and commercial environment covering the locations above.  There may be some business that we can pass onto you, but primarily you will need to identify and seek out profitable sales opportunities and target new accounts within your designated region. The successful applicant will live in or around (and will have extensive knowledge of) their own geographical area.

This position requires the delivery of sales in order to achieve gross profit targets; increase prominence and visibility of key agency wines whilst working towards increasing Berkmann’s profile within the on-trade sector.

We require the following skills:

  • WSET qualified, minimum Level 2.
  • Extensive sales experience within the ‘on-trade’ industry.
  • Analytical and numerate with attention to detail.
  • The ability to complete a detailed price proposal and write a balanced wine list.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate with confidence both internally and externally.
  • A passion for our products, our aims and customer service.
  • Computer literate, using Word and Excel.
  • Experience of working with Brand owners and knowledge of strategic brand development would be advantageous.

This is an ambassadorial role, representing Berkmann and our agencies within the U.K. on trade and includes a responsibility for implementing marketing derived brand activity plans.

If you fit our requirements and have previous on-trade sales experience; a successful track record; a serious passion for wine and want to work for a company who is more than just another supplier, please apply using the form below, enclosing your CV and details of your current position.

Please note that we cannot consider your application if you do not satisfy the required skills detailed above.
Equal consideration will be given to all candidates, irrespective of their gender, race, disability, marital status, religion, age or sexuality.
We offer a very good basic salary with am extremely generous bonus scheme on an increasing scale for OTE, plus; car, pension, phone, laptop, 23 days paid holiday plus bank holidays.

Closing date is Friday 28th April 2017.

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