Sales Brand Development Manager

£26000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits: bonus, pension, private healthcare
17 Apr 2018
15 May 2018
Fiona Prescott
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type
Job Type: Brand Development Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: South West (Home Based)
Sector/Industry: FMCG (Drinks)
Job Reference: VAC-24091
Are you a hardworking and tenacious individual, with a go-getter personality? The Advocate Group are looking to appoint a Brand Development Manager at one of the UK’s leading spirit distributors.

This entrepreneurial company are an innovative sales and marketing specialist within the spirits sector. The brand has seen exponential growth and has big plans ahead. This is a really exciting opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing brand and build your B2B sales skillset.
Primary responsibilities:
  • Target a range of businesses predominantly within the On-trade sector, independent sites, restaurants, hotels, pubs, universities
  • Working closely with wholesalers and their individual sales teams
  • 40% new business and 60% account management
  • Directly liaise with the decision makers: F&B professionals, owners, bartenders, procurement
  • Be very flexible in your sales approach and time management
  • Organise/Attend events, tastings, evenings
  • Targeted to appointments per day, your diary is your own
  • Based from home you will travel throughout the region
The perfect candidate:
  • Experience in the drinks category - essential
  • Sold to the HORECA sector - preferred
  • Field Sales experience/proven track record in B2B sales
  • A passion for selling, and comfortable negotiating and influencing with buyers
  • Good communication skills & the ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Hunger for the role, showing keenness to progress career
  • Demonstrate an ability to plan, organise and execute activities using own initiative
  • Ran your own territory and diary, making appointments, generating leads, journey planning
To apply directly please send a copy of your CV and cover letter through to or alternatively please apply via the link below.

Whilst we will always endeavour to respond to you, due to the high levels of applications we receive this isn’t always possible. If you are not contacted within 3 working days, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for this role.
Please note The Advocate Group is acting as an employment agency & business.  Any direct or third party applications will be handled by The Advocate Group

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