Sales Executive - Craft Spirits

London, South East England
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Sales Executive – Craft Spirits

£25,000 + Bonus

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The Company

Want 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 Gin & Vodka?

Do you have a creative mindset, full of ideas?

Can you drive sales across London and smash targets?

Read on……..

The company has grown rapidly since its inception and are now looking to appoint another full-time sales Executive who is tenacious, passionate about premium craft spirits especially gin, Vodka & Whisky and who has contacts with On-Trade across London to develop with the business as they expand


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 as perhaps a BDE within the drinks industry (preferably premium spirits or other drinks) for a year and you will be highly organised at developing and retaining a successful territory. You will have existing contacts with restaurants, bars, nightclubs & bottle shops 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 be IT literate and managing customer relationships.

Ultimately you must have a love of quality food and drinks and be completely passionate about the drinks industry, in particular Gin, Whisky & Vodka 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. You will work closely with the Head of sales and there is rapid progression for the right person.

The Role

The role of the Sales Executive is to maintain and promote the culture of the company whilst generating new business through strong relationship building. You will be predominantly in the premium on-trade (pubs, bars, restaurants, bottle shops)

You will maximise both brand visibility and sales volumes in your area, selling a range of highly distinctive super-premium craft spirits

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.

Produce monthly reports, liaise with the Head of Sales, negotiate and secure key accounts and manage trade promotion.

Contacts with quality bars, hotels, restaurants, gastro pubs, specialist retailers are essential for this role.

So, if you are passionate about spirits, can work using your own initiative and want to work for an independent growing company, get in touch!

This really is a chance to be a part of an exciting business. So, if you wish to find out more about this role then pop me across your CV and if you are suitable for the role – I will be in touch!

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