European Regional Export Executive

Recruiter
Talentspa
Location
London
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
17 Jun 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

European Regional Export Executive

Location: London

Salary: £30,000 - £40,000

About Our Client

Our client is a rapidly growing distribution agency representing a large number of exceptional craft and boutique spirits produced both in the UK, and abroad. Their mission is to drive change in the spirits industry by reducing their customers’ reliance on mainstream brands. They help their customers to deliver better experiences and higher margins by giving consumers access to a higher quality product.

Main Purposes of the Regional Export Executive Europe role:

You will be responsible for engaging and driving their current European distribution network, as well as identifying new commercial opportunities within the region. Through building and developing commercial relationships of the highest level and harnessing your entrepreneurial spirit, you will drive the distribution and growth of the company's brand portfolio within their European export markets. You will leverage your high-level spirits knowledge and world leading on trade experience to assist and guide their partners with the promotion and development of the craft spirits category proposition. You will act as an expert in your field, for the trade, bringing customers on the craft spirits journey.

This role is based on the continent and you will be required to work from home, however it will require occasional international travel and weekend work.

Essential Experience required in becoming the European Regional Export Executive:

  • A proven track record working at the leading edge of craft spirits sales development or service
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, with a proven track record of working successfully in foreign markets.
  • You will be confident in talking about category, trends and cocktails.
  • A strong understanding of the value of the commercial value of the craft spirits category and the ability to translate that understanding into commercial understanding for the company's distribution partners.
  • Strong commercial acumen and numeracy skills with the ability to identify value growth in all areas of the customer.
  • Experience in educating and leading customers in a conversation about craft spirits and their relevance to their consumer experience.
  • A strong sense of teammate-ship and thinking of others before self.
  • You will possess a strong sense of purpose, be proactive and capable of working autonomously.
  • You will think outside the box and be able to challenge the status quo within the channel, be maverick.
  • This role is based on the continent and you will be required to work from home, however it will require occasional international travel and weekend work.

Desired Experience required in becoming the European Regional Export Executive:

  • Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Qualification - Higher Level.

If you feel that you meet the criteria above for the European Regional Export Executive role then please apply now!