Business Development Executive - Drinks

Location
England, Kent
Salary
£28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted
17 Sep 2018
Closes
15 Oct 2018
Ref
13936442/001
Contact
Chloe Baverstock
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


An exciting opportunity has arisen within the alcohol industry. This reputable company prides itself on its working culture and enables individuals to work alongside some of the leading brands within the industry.

Client Details

The client has grown from strength to strength, now supplying a diverse portfolio within the on-trade channel. Working with the leading brands in the industry, this organisation takes pride in being able to supply its clients with products which the consumer wants.

An organisation which invests heavily in its staff, with many of the senior members of staff establishing themselves from a junior level. They invest heavily in the training and development of staff, providing a transparent career structure along with providing a work culture which enables individuals to excel.

Description

This fantastic opportunity as a Business Development Executive - Drinks involves working within the on-trade channel. Your daily duties will be selling to pubs, restaurants, and hotels etc.throughout the region. You will be given the autonomy to devise and create business plans to help maximise sales turnover and increase Gross profit. Also building on existing customer portfolio which includes reputable customers.

Key responsibilities:
  • To liaise with Accounts function to minimise credit exposure
  • To maintain and develop knowledge of product offering
  • Ensure best commercial fit to customer and business
  • Maximise selling opportunities by analysis of customer need
  • Grow the territory in conjunction with targets and plans for the region
  • To prepare and implement plans that maximise sales
  • To negotiate pricing and terms with key accounts within the region
  • Analyse competitors activity


Profile

Business Development Executive - Drinks
  • Ideally have some working knowledge of the Drinks sector
  • Have a proven track record in a similar role within FMCG
  • Have strong communication and negotiation skills
  • A track record of developing strategies for individual accounts that have result in increased revenue streams
  • Have strong numeracy and analytical skills with an eye for detail
  • Have excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Covering Kent , Dartford , Redhill & Bromley


Job Offer

Business Development Executive - Drinks position offers an attractive salary of 28-32k + additional benefits and great career progression.

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