Regional Account Manager (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Gusto Wines Ltd (http://www.gustowines.co.uk)

  East Sussex, England

About us:

Gusto Wines Limited is an exciting and growing wine merchant with an exceptional and diverse global product range with numerous exclusive supply contracts. We are committed to providing outstanding customer service and strive to set unparalleled benchmarks of confidence, trust and promise. We have exciting plans for the company's future with a forward-thinking positive attitude. We are a family owned business that has been trading for the last 9 years along the south coast. We operate from Poole to Hastings and up to the M25. Post covid we have seen real opportunity to develop the business and this role is vitally key to our growth in the next decade and further.

 The Role:

We are looking to bring onto our team, an experienced sales executive to support our growth and acquire new customers. This is the perfect role for someone looking to move to a company where your experience will truly matter. Furthermore, the role offers a great opportunity for future internal development opportunities. We are looking at Mid to East Sussex as development areas. You need to have extensive customer base knowledge within those areas currently. We are looking for the right individual who will fit into our business for the long term.

If you have in store retail experience and want to move into sales and can show an ability to communicate well we would also consider your appliction.

 Responsibility:

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, you will be in charge of growing the company through the acquisition of new on-trade clients and developing a high-end on trade client portfolio. 

 Tasks:

§  Engage in day-to-day dialogue, and utilize effective managerial skills, with existing and prospective customers to build mutually-beneficial relationships.

§  Prepare individual channel strategies, including both action plans and search tools.

§  Coordinate development of action plans to penetrate new markets and maximize margin and turnover.

§  Prepare and execute client presentations, tastings, and training programs.

§  Liaise with our operations and accounts control departments with proactive strategies.

§  Adhere to all company policies, procedures and codes of ethics and ensure these are communicated and implemented within the team.

§  Identify and evaluate all large incremental business opportunities.

§  Complete all administrative tasks and procedures to the required standard.

 

About you:

§  Strong sales experience (minimum 5 years' experience) as a wine sales executive with a proven track record of success.

§  Demonstrable knowledge of both wines and spirits as evidenced by your WSET level 2 and 3 qualifications (or equivalent).

§  Exemplary presentation and negotiation skills with solid numerical and analytical abilities.

§  Capability of working independently and as part of a team.

§  Excellent planning and organisational skills and strong attention to detail.

§  Exceptional communication skills.

§  Proficient IT skills (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, SAGE)

§  Adaptability and resilience in the face of challenges.

§  Full clean Driving Licence.

§  If you do not have sales experience but have been working in wine retail and are looking at moving into sales this could be the role for you.

 

Competitive with impressive commission opportunity

 

How To Apply

Number - 01243 554499
Contact Name - Simon Wallace

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