Account Manager

Location
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
Salary
£30000 - £38000 per annum + car allowance + bonus
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
24 Apr 2018
Ref
13903687/001
Contact
Chelsea Jenno
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent




My client is a world leading, branded drinks business, and they now have a vacancy for an Account Manager to cover the Midlands.



Client Details



Branded and prestigious drinks company.



Description



As the Account Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Managing key accounts throughout the Midlands
  • Key account management and new business development within the area
  • Setting and implementing the strategy for the region and acting as a brand ambassador for their portfolio of high end prestigious spirits, champagnes and wines
  • You will push the boundaries of innovation within the market and have a strong interest and passion for the high end drinks industry. Being ahead of the curve and proactively sourcing knowledge of up and coming and new trends








Profile



The successful Account Manager will have the following demonstrable skills:

  • Proven track record in sales and account management within the drinks industry or very high end luxury FMCG goods
  • Strong knowledge of premium drinks; spirits, wines and champagne
  • Proven track record within the On Trade channel would be preferred but my client will consider off trade experience also
  • Ability to set the strategy for your region
  • Commercial and analytical approach with a strong customer focus
  • Very strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Highly creative & innovative
  • Passion for the luxury drinks industry
  • Proactively seeking out new trends in the market and pushing innovation boundaries
  • Strong team player who always drives for results
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • High integrity & trust
  • Strong organisation, planning and time management skills
  • Full UK driving licence


  • This role is covering the Midlands territory, you can live anywhere within the region and my client is happy to consider any one willing to relocate to the region. Existing knowledge of the territory is not a pre-requisite.






Job Offer



Basic salary (dependent on experience) + bonus, car, pension, health care and excellent opportunity for further career progression.

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