Business Development Manager - Premium Spirits

East Midlands Region
Salary - £25,000 - £32,000 + Bonus + car Allowance
24 May 2017
24 Jun 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Business Development Manager - Premium Spirits

Salary - £25,000 - £32,000 + Bonus + car Allowance

East Midlands – (Leicester / Nottingham / Sheffield / Leeds)

MUST be based in either of the locations above

Interviewing now!!!

The Company -

My client is a very cool, vibrant and dynamic Sales, Marketing and Distribution drinks business, focussing on premium spirits and they like to do things a little different. They sell a range of both Distributor and Company owned globally recognised brands.

The company has grown rapidly since its inception and are now looking to appoint a passionate and enthusiastic Business Development Manager to help build their business across On-Trade and wholesale.

You -

  • People person, very confident and outgoing with great idea’s – creative thinker
  • Sales Experience within the drinks industry (preferably premium spirits)
  • Highly organised at developing and retaining a successful territory.
  • Existing book of contacts with restaurants, bars & nightclubs in east Midlands
  • Experience dealing with Brand owners directly
  • Full UK driving license
  • IT literate, (Microsoft / Apple / CRM system ideally Salesforce)
  • Great relationships with bartenders and bar managers to really build relationships and get the high-end spirits on the cocktail menu’s
  • Passionate about the drinks industry, with knowledge and enthusiasm for spirits,
  • Up to date with new launches, trade shows and events

The Role -

  • Maximise both brand visibility and sales volumes in the East Midlands
  • Obtain new back-bar, cocktail and speed rail listings.
  • Develop and implement promotional in outlet / specific events to support development and drive ROS of company brands.
  • Prospect and open new accounts to meet sales targets
  • Develop a pipeline of potential and sustainable new customers to grow the account base.
  • Participate in evening and weekend promotions / events / trade shows, whilst also creating innovative ideas for events to grow the brand.
  • Produce an effective call cycle, ensuring total area coverage and achieve agreed number of calls per day.
  • Record contacts in salesforce
  • Produce monthly reports, liaise with brand owners, negotiate and secure key accounts and manage trade promotion, tracking customer spend

So, if you are genuinely passionate about spirits, are able to work using your own initiative and want to work for a cool company, get in touch!