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Business Development Executive South London & Kent

Scandinavian Tobacco Group
£23,000 plus £2,000 per annum bonus
Closing date
9 Oct 2021

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
National Accounts, Sales
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Business Development Executive South London & Kent

Are you looking for a job with an international and market-leading company within Fast-Moving Consumer Goods, where you will be our key person in North London? Then we might have the job for you!

Scandinavian Tobacco Group 

Scandinavian Tobacco Group is the largest producer in the world of Cigars & Pipe Tobacco. We have strong market positions in Europe and the US and have over 7,000 employees across 4 continents. We hold a dominate No.1 market share position in the UK owning 5 of the top 10 cigar brands, this includes the No.1 selling cigar Signature (formerly Café Crème).

Our Group is all about creating moments of great enjoyment for smokers. We take pride in our fantastic international and successful regional brands, all developed, refined and innovated by talented people who are passionate about their work. 

Your responsibilities will include:

Compliance Checks Grocery Multiple Retailers
•    Liaising with key store colleagues, conducting product availability checks, merchandising and reporting via our Company’s Globally developed CRM reporting system STG Connect/Salesforce

Direct Car Selling To Independent Retailers
•    Driving distribution of core brands within the independent retail channel
•    New product Development via targeted blitz campaigns

Cash & Carry Depot Day & Trade Events
•    Attendance at Key National & Regional Cash & Carry depots to represent Scandinavian Tobacco Group and its range of Cigar and Pipe Tobacco products 

You will mainly work independently and have freedom to plan your day in accordance with quarterly activities and objectives. You will also have a close collaboration with colleagues from other districts as well as your Field Sales Manager.

What is needed to succeed?
We look for an enthusiastic and passionate individual with a positive attitude who is not afraid to work in a challenging market environment. You are ambitious, dynamic and result-oriented and you like to challenge the obvious.

We will of course teach you all about our products and sales techniques, but it is important that we build on a good foundation and that you can recognize yourself in the following:

•    You live in London area
•    You have either:
•    experience as a sales consultant in the grocery industry and/or within FMCG
•    or worked in a grocery store and have an interest in tobacco
•    You have experience working with data at store level and have worked with CRM or similar reporting systems
•    Have a full UK driving license

Can you ignite natures finest? 
If you’re the kind of person who likes to do the same thing every day, working at Scandinavian Tobacco Group is not for you. It takes a team of quick minds to survive and thrive in our business, and we look for smart, tenacious people, who will go that extra mile — every single day! In return for your engagement and curiosity we will provide great leadership, global challenges and an opportunity to sharpen your skills.

Join a world leading manufacturer of cigars and pipe tobacco
If you think you’re up to the challenge, we will be happy to receive your application. To apply, just click the button below and submit your application no later than 9th October 2021. For further information regarding our Company and Brands, visit our website

Scandinavian Tobacco Group is all about creating moments of great enjoyment for smokers. This promise has made us a world leading manufacturer of cigars and traditional pipe tobacco. 
When you join our company, you’ll be part of an industry that is constantly changing. It takes a team of quick minds to grow and thrive, even when you deliver high-quality, natural products like ours. That’s why we look for smart, tenacious people who will go that extra mile. In return, we offer you the opportunity to challenge the status quo and the chance to develop new products and techniques. We’ll give you the freedom to question the way we do things and room to explore as far as your talent will take you. 
It is our belief that smoking tobacco involves a health risk and is habitual. Smoking is a choice made by adults, and nobody under the age of 18 should smoke. Scandinavian Tobacco Group welcomes both smokers and non-smokers.


Scandinavian Tobacco Group UK is the largest cigar manufacturer in the world, we sell our own exclusive range of cigars and pipe tobaccos throughout the UK. The No.1 UK cigar is Cafe Crème, sold exclusively by Scandinavian Tobacco Group UK.

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