International Sales Executive (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Gusbourne Estate Ltd (

  England, England



Gusbourne is a category-leading English Sparkling Wine luxury brand owner, a producer of award-winning wines with a commitment to total quality.


International sales have grown significantly over the last few years, with distribution currently across 21 export markets. Gusbourne is looking to add a full time member to the team to help further development of this channel.



Reporting to the Head of Exports & Travel Retail, the new team member will be responsible for driving growth within existing markets and developing new ones, covering all aspects of distributor management, with an opportunity to prospect, develop and take full P&L responsibility for a selection of new markets.


The main responsibilities of the International Sales Executive:

·         Management of distributor relationships, activations & market requirements

·         Prospecting, developing & budgeting for a new set of export markets

·         Running in-market special projects

·         Market visits

·         Liaison with trade & government bodies

·         Development of export marketing materials

·         Assisting with and processing all aspects of export administration

·         Market and project research



We are looking for a candidate with the following knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Out-bound sales experience with a proven track record is a prerequisite - territory management, full P&L responsibility (not necessarily export)
  • Wine knowledge & engagement – preferably a minimum of WSET Level 2, and an ambition to follow a study programme to WSET Level 4 (Diploma)
  • Ability and willingness to travel abroad regularly, occasionally for up to 2 weeks at a time
  • Computer literate (in particular Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook) and social media savvy, with strong oral, written & presentation skills
  • Self-starter, energetic, organised, ambitious, good interpersonal skills
  • Home-based ideally in South East England (proximity to the winery would be beneficial)
  • Extra language would be an asset (French, German)


Gusbourne benefits:

·         Competitive salary & bonus structure commensurate with experience & skillset

·         Provision for pension, medical insurance and professional development


Please respond with your CV and covering letter to Duncan Brown ( by 30 March 2021.

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