Area Sales Manager On Trade - South Coast
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leading and well established FMCG drinks brand as an Area Sales Manager On Trade - South Coast covering a South Coast of England territory from Weymouth to Brighton
Our client is a well established, market leading spirits brand and family run business who experienced fantastic growth last year.
It's an exciting time for the business; they have fantastic relationships with a network of wholesalers and after a recent manufacturing investment it has enabled the company to focus heavily on product development and marketing.
Due to continued growth, our client is now looking to add to their field sales team.
My client sees the South Coast as a massive development area, they have a rapidly growing account base and see this as a exciting time for their popular spirit brand.
As the Area Sales Manager On Trade - South Coast, reporting in to the Sales Manager, you will be responsible for covering the on trade channel across the South Coast of England. You will need to build strong relationships with a portfolio of wholesalers, driving sales through them to maintain growth of existing accounts as well as prospecting for new business.
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with experience in the on trade industry to work with an exciting drinks brand and ultimately a successful company in growth.
Area Sales Manager On Trade - South Coast:
- A minimum of 1 years experience in the on trade, drinks channel (Spirits, cider, beer or wine experience)
- An understanding of how the on trade works
- Experienced in new business sales
- Good account management experience
- Strong relationship building skills and proven track record in account growth
- Enthusiastic, passionate and self motivated approach
- Ability to work well in a highly pressured environment
- Strong IT skill set - especially Excel and PowerPoint
- Full, UK driving license
- Based on patch - you will need to live on the South Coast of England (any of the following) - Hampshire, Weymouth, Bournemouth, Southampton, Portsmouth, Brighton or the surrounding area
Area Sales Manager - On Trade:
- £30,000 - £35,000 basic salary (dependent on experience)
- Company Car
- Excellent bonus scheme - £15,000 - £20,000 dependant on results
- Other company benefits