Senior Sales manager - English Sparkling Wine

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

Senior Sales Manager – English Sparkling Wine Company

£60,000 + bonus


My client is an award winning sparkling wine company and currently the market leader within the category. A true luxury brand.

Due to expansion, they are looking for an exceptional Senior Sales Manager, who will report to the Head of sales and be responsible for building and establishing new distribution, maximising existing sales and increasing brand awareness within prestige accounts in London

The Role -

  • Lead the sales, development and Luxury brand positioning in London
  • Driving new listings, both by the glass and by the bottle across On Trade.
  • Personally handling group accounts, key accounts & Flagship accounts
  • Ensuring menu presence in London accounts, with a focus on prestige
  • Liaising with RTM wholesalers
  • Implement staff incentives and monitoring/analysing results
  • Drive the Premium Catering development.
  • Overall responsibility for managing & developing the London On-Trade channel
  • Managing one direct report and being responsible for their continued development, training and professional coaching
  • Management of budgets and commercial targets
  • Regular reporting to UK Sales Manager on actions and key achievements
  • Act as a Brand Ambassador
  • Support the Sales and Marketing teams with events and trainings
  • Hosting customer visits to the vineyards

You -

  • Strategic thinker with strong presentation skills
  • An affinity with luxury brands and their positioning
  • IT literate – Microsoft / Apple / CRM systems

• Experience leading, managing & coaching teams

  • Preferable to come from a Wine or champagne background
  • Strong On-Trade experience in London with prestige accounts
  • Strong Luxury/ prestige brand-building experience
  • Strong knowledge of London key Accounts, with existing industry contacts
  • Commercial expertise & an entrepreneurial flair
  • Analytical, numerate & highly organised
  • Strong Time Management skills
  • WSET – level 2 or above

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

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