Sales Manager- Fine Wine

Covent Garden
22 Nov 2017
03 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
About the Company

We are currently looking for a candidate with excellent wine selling credentials, who has the experience of selling within the industry with a good working knowledge of the London Market and fine dining.

You will inherit existing accounts, and will also be responsible for identifying profitable sales opportunities, acquiring new business and managing new accounts.

If you are looking for your next career opportunity, and you have the skills and experience apply today.

All of our wines are top quality, original and hard to find wines and spirits across the price spectrum, from producers across the globe. Our clients and target market include the finest restaurants, hotels and retailers, plus a select group of corporate and private clients.

The Role

The successful candidate will cover all sectors of the premium trade. This includes (restaurants, hotels, bars, retail shops, corporate on-site fine dining and catering companies) and will have experience working with the fine dining industry.

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) 4- 5 years experience
  • Fine dining experience / strong knowledge of the sector
  • A Good working knowledge of the London Wine Market
  • A proven track record of sales success within the industry
  • An existing client book would be a big plus - With Private/ Coporate Clients
  • 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 & Benefits:
  • Competitive base salary, 30 -35K negotiable based on experience
  • Healthy commission,
  • pension plan,
  • private health insurance,
  • company phone.

Contact or call 01273284244 to find out more
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