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Head of Independent Specialists and Brokers

Berkmann Wine Cellars
Field based, with an expectation to attend meetings at London Head Office
A very competitive salary
Closing date
26 Feb 2021

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Head of Independent Specialists and Brokers

We are currently recruiting for a dynamic Head to run and manage our Independent Specialists and Wine Brokers division. We need someone who is passionate and driven, with the expertise and interest within this sales channel. This is an active and visible role requiring excellent customer relationship skills. Working as part of a team, you will be expected to positively contribute to the performance of the business and build strong local relationships with your customers and internal teams.

Berkmann Wine Cellars is a premium wine distributor and we represent award winning wines from round the world. You will be lucky enough to act as a brand ambassador for our fantastic portfolio, representing iconic brands such as Antinori, Ridge and Vega Sicilia. However, it is critical that you have a sophisticated grasp of the independent specialist and / or broker sector.  Amongst other things you will be a proven effective manager, with excellent cross team interpersonal skills, who can develop and implement a sales strategy and align your team’s KPIs so that they help to achieve the overall objectives.

Our selection and interview process will be tough and may involve delivering a presentation at final stage interview.  If the applicant can’t handle the requirements of this process then it is likely the role will not be for them.

But for the right candidate, we can offer you:

  • A very competitive salary
  • £5k pa. car allowance with fuel card and all business mileage
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Sales bonus on an increasing scale for on target profit and sales volume
  • 25 days annual leave rising to 26 days after 5 years’ service and 27 days after 10 years’ service, in addition to all bank holidays.
  • Access to one of the most prestigious wine portfolios in the UK, with a generous staff discount
  • The opportunity to develop and nurture a positive team culture that is solution driven.

This role is 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday and whilst the core hours are 9:00 to 17:30 there will be some evening or weekend work required.

If this role sounds right for you then send your CV to by 26 February 2021.  Please note that should any suitable CVs be received whilst the advert is live then individuals will be invited to an interview and an offer may be made prior to the closing date.

Suitable candidates invited for an interview will be given a detailed job description and employee specification.

Equal consideration will be given to all candidates, irrespective of their gender, race, disability, marital status, religion, age or sexuality.

This is an in-house managed process and CVs sent via recruitment agencies will not be considered.

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