National Account manager - Craft Whisky, Vodka & gin

London, South East England
10 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

National Account Manager – Craft Gin, Vodka & Whisky

On Trade

£40,000 + bonus


Wants to join a business where you can really make a difference and be part of the company’s future?

Want to work with craft spirits….Whisky & Vodka?

Do you have a creative mindset, full of ideas?

Do you want to work for an award winning start-up?

Read on……..

The Role -

  • Full responsibility for the growth of our brands within the UK National On-Trade, Casual Dining and hotel sectors and must have contacts in these sectors
  • Supporting HOS with key On-Trade Route to Market customers and working closely with their National Accounts team
  • Must have a minimum of five years sales experience in the UK drinks industry, with a spirits background
  • Commercial accountability for delivering against targets
  • Responsible for securing new business, negotiating & executing JBP's, whilst developing mutually beneficial relationships
  • Ability to influence key customer stakeholders to secure distribution & new business
  • Delivering accurate financial and volume forecasts along with profitable growth
  • Implement promotional plans and investment where appropriate
  • Development & Implementation of a channel specific strategy & plan

You -

  • Can demonstrate evidence of building effective relationships at all levels across multiple customers and executing customer business and activation plans and delivering new business
  • Skilled account manager with solid commercial skills and category understanding
  • Comes from an On-Trade Drinks background in spirits
  • Has a existing black book of contacts and relationships in the UK On-Trade
  • Can show excellent communication and presentation skills, and is a confident negotiator
  • Proficient in using MS Office applications (including Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Doesn’t mind travelling - with a customer based across the UK
  • Is ideally a high performing KAM who is looking for a step up into National Account Management focused on delivering new business through strong relationship building

This really is a chance to be a part of an exciting business. So, get in touch to hear more!

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