Sales Manager

Company
Top Selection
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive base salary + commission
Contract
Full Time
Job posted
November 10, 2017
Closing date
10 Dec 2017
 
 

About Top Selection:
Established in 2000 and headquartered in London, Top Selection is a unique, innovative wine and spirits company dedicated to globally sourcing from passionate producers who are the driving forces of their respective regions. Purveyors of top quality, original and hard to find wines and spirits across the price spectrum, our clients include the finest restaurants, hotels and retailers, plus a select group of corporate and private clients.

The Opportunity:
To meet our strategic expansion plans, we are seeking to appoint a Sales Manager to join our dynamic team in London. The successful candidate will cover all sectors of the premium on- and off-trade (restaurants, hotels, bars, retail shops, corporate on-site fine dining and catering companies) and will have experience working with the fine dining industry. She/he will inherit existing accounts, and will also be responsible for identifying profitable sales opportunities, acquiring new business and managing new accounts. This is a role for a target-driven candidate who is capable of generating a significate level of sales and who wants to contribute to the growth and future shape of our company.

Responsibilities include:

  • Development and management of existing business (on & off trade)
  • Generation of new business leads and sales in the on & off trade sectors
  • Delivery of exciting and impactful sales campaigns
  • Representation and promotion of Top Selection’s portfolio at events and tastings
  • Involvement in product selection/mix and purchasing

Candidate requirements:

  • Wine knowledge (WSET level 2 or above or equivalent)
  • Fine dining experience / strong knowledge of the sector
  • A proven track record of sales success within the industry
  • An existing client book would be a big plus
  • Motivated, goal-focused self-starter who is able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Creative and analytical
  • Ability to complete a detailed price proposal and write a balanced wine list offer
  • Computer literate (Word and Excel)
  • A high level of written and spoken English

Salary and Benefits: Competitive base salary + commission, pension plan, private health insurance, and company phone.

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