National Field Sales Manager

£50k - 60k per year + 20% bonus, company car
06 Dec 2018
03 Jan 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Job Type: National Field Sales Manager

Salary: £50,000-£60,000

Location: London

Sector/Industry: FMCG (Drinks - Alcoholic)

Job Reference: VAC-24630

The Advocate Group are looking to appoint a National Field Sales Manager at an ambitious and aggressively growing premium alcoholic drinks business. Our client is one of the top importer and distributors of their category in the UK and around the globe. With exciting times ahead, this could be the perfect time to join this extremely fast paced organisation where you can genuinely influence the future sales, team structure and develop your career for the better!

With a track record of 500% growth over the last 6 years, could this be the time to join an established business and be a part of their future success story?

Key Responsibilities

  • Create a collaborative, high performing team culture to drive your team of 11
  • Implement a strategic plan to achieve agreed targets
  • Coach and train the team to achieve the best possible customer relationships and sales, utilising your own experience
  • Ensure you manage the workload of not only yourself, but your team too to ensure maximum activity across all regions
  • Implement 1-2-1 coaching to stretch your team performance
  • Assist the field sales team in customer meetings when appropriate
  • Work collaboratively with all other teams in the business, finding and solving solutions together

Essential Skills

  • Independent worker
  • Strong management skills
  • Ideally an FMCG drinks background but not essential
  • Confident to challenge and ultimately drive performance from your team
  • Inspirational leader who has experience of driving a team
  • A good understanding of the full sales process in the drinks industry
  • Strong customer relationship skills
  • Able to take feedback with a solutions driven approach
  • Experience of utilising CRMs to grow sales figures – new CRM currently been implemented


  • Strong manager
  • Creative thinker
  • Individual who is driven by winning solutions
  • Ambitious for not only the brand but your own career
  • Strong and resilient
  • Proactive personality
  • Honest

To apply, please send a copy of your CV to, alternatively, submit your application via the link.

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