Specialism Commercial, On Trade, Sales, Spirits
Location South Coast (Southampton, Portsmouth)
Salary £28-31,000 + car, pension, bonus and other benefits
Pernod Ricard UK is part of Pernod Ricard, number two in wines and spirits with sales of €9,010m in 2016/2017. Created in 1975 by the merger of Ricard and Pernod, the Group has undergone sustained development, based on both organic growth and acquisitions: Seagram (2001), Allied Domecq (2005) and Vin&Sprit (2008).
Pernod Ricard holds one of the most prestigious brand portfolios in the sector, including 19 brands among the top 100 worldwide. Pernod Ricard UK has identified the following key priority brands in the UK market: Absolut, Jameson, Chivas, The Glenlivet, Plymouth Gin, Monkey 47, Malibu, Perrier-Jouët, Kahlúa, Beefeater, Campo Viejo, Brancott Estate, Olmeca, Havana Club, Martell, Jacob’s Creek, Lamb’s, Ballantine’s, G.H. Mumm, Graffigna and Wyborowa. Pernod Ricard UK is a member of The Portman Group promoting responsible drinking.
At Pernod Ricard UK we believe that the conversation with the customer is the key to success. With new and significant investment in our field team, our business philosophy inherited from our founder Paul Ricard of “Make a new friend every day”, truly comes to life.
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 South Coast Central (covering Southampton, Portsmouth, Bournemouth, Dorchester and Salisbury)
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 the successful candidates, a clear and achievable career path lies in waiting.
• 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 caliber
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.