12 Jul 2021

Business Development Executive- North East/Newcastle Pernod Ricard UK

Specialism Field Sales, On Trade, Premium Spirits, Sales, Wine

Location Newcastle/North East

Salary £24-30,000 depending on experience + car, bonus, pension, healthcare and other benefits

Pernod Ricard UK is part of Pernod Ricard, number two in wines and spirits. We are a convivial, passionate, entrepreneurial and dynamic company with 320 employees based in the UK, and are responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of Pernod Ricard’s leading premium spirits, wines and champagnes.


Pernod Ricard holds one of the most prestigious brand portfolios in the drinks sector, including 19 brands among the top 100 worldwide. Our key brands in the UK include ABSOLUT vodka, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Beefeater and Plymouth Gins, The Glenlivet Scotch whisky, Havana Club rum, Malibu rum, Chivas Regal Scotch whisky, Perrier-Jouët champagne and our premium wine brands Brancott Estate, Campo Viejo and Jacob’s Creek.

At Pernod Ricard UK we believe that the conversation with the customer is the key to success. Through our extensive integrated field sales capability encompassing coverage in the Multiple Grocery, Convenience Retail and On-Trade Sectors we aim to optimise our presence and visibility to achieve excellence in the execution of our branded activations.

In order to facilitate continued growth across premium bars, clubs and other high-end accounts we require a Business Development Executive for Newcastle and surrounding areas.

Armed with superb brands and working in the most exciting trade environment in the drinks market you will drive sales through direct commercial negotiation and tailored marketing activity. High levels of tenacity, enthusiasm and passion together with an understanding of commercial planning and negotiation are required.

Candidates will demonstrate a good understanding of the sales environment and provide an organised, passionate and focused approach to work. You will take responsibility for your area and work towards building long-lasting, fruitful relationships with your customers. For successful candidates, a clear and achievable career path lies in waiting.

Key requirements
• Exposure to On Trade sales, mixology or field marketing
• Passion, drive and energy for premium brands and delivering great customer service
• Strong organisational, presenting and negotiation skills
• Strong exposure to drinks or FMCG brands
• Graduate calibre

If this opportunity sounds great for you please apply below to our Recruitment partner; Fluid Fusion Ltd.

Candidates must be based and eligible to work in the UK for this opportunity. Please provide your CV (in word format) and current remuneration with your application. Fluid Fusion appreciates your taking the time to apply and closely reviews each submission but sadly cannot always respond to all applicants.

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