Area Sales Manager - Wines

Verrus Group
From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Commission + Phone + Travel Expens
04 Feb 2017
04 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Strategic expansion has brought about an exceptional opportunity for a dynamic field sales professional to further raise our client’s profile in London’s On-Trade sector.

The Position:

Reporting to the Business Development Director, you will deliver budgeted gross profit for the territory through nurturing existing on-trade accounts and, predominantly, identifying and securing profitable and operationally viable NEW sales. This is an ambassadorial role in which you will represent the business and the key brands/agencies it represents within the On Trade sector. As such you will be responsible for implementing relevant marketing-derived brand plans and support activities.

The Candidate:

Applicants will be required to demonstrate:

  • A track record of successfully growing a portfolio of on trade accounts
  • Proven new business development skills
  • (Ideally) WSET qualification
  • Highly articulate communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation and closing abilities
  • A good level of presentation and organisation
  • In return, you will benefit from excellent training and development, a generous reward package and the chance to rapidly accelerate your career within a well-established company at the forefront of the wines sector.

    The Company:

    An award winning supplier to pubs, bars and restaurants, our client is a successful independent agent and wholesaler of quality wines, with an unbeatable range that includes household names though to exotic fine wines from niche producers. Established for over eighty years, the company provides a nationwide service with a local touch.