Specialism Dispense sales, On Trade, Premium drinks, Sales
Location South Coast- Southampton, Portsmouth and surrounding areas
Salary £35-40,000 + car, bonus, pension and other benefits
Our client is a leading premium drinks business with a superb portfolio of brands. The UK on-trade sector is one of the most prominent markets for driving both sales and brand equity internationally. In order to facilitate continued growth across premium bars, clubs and other high-end accounts we require a sales hungry Business Development Manager, ideally based in or near to the Portsmouth / Southampton / Winchester triangle.
Armed with excellent premium drinks 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. This position will suit dynamic and energetic individuals wanting to forge a career in premium beverages through front line sales. High levels of tenacity, enthusiasm and passion together with an understanding of commercial planning and negotiation are required.
You will take responsibility for your area and work towards building long-lasting, fruitful relationships with your customers. For the successful candidate, a clear and achievable career path lies in waiting as great performance is well rewarded.
Candidates will demonstrate a good understanding of the sales environment and provide an organised, passionate and focused approach to work. You will have exposure to direct drinks sales negotiation, the bar scene, mixology or field marketing. Applications are welcomed from across the sales arena including drinks, FMCG, non-food consumables and product marketing, ideally, candidates will be of graduate calibre. Additional knowledge of draft-dispense sales would be advantageous.
In return, a great package and genuine opportunity to propel your career forward whilst working with superb brands is offered.
Please include your CV, current salary and covering letter with your application.