Wine Sales Executive (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Nectar Imports Ltd

  Hindon, England

About Us

For well over 30 years Nectar have been the leading drinks supplier to the trade in the south based in Berwick St Leonard. We know the drinks business inside out and stock everything a bar will need from the latest craft beer to premium spirits, wines and soft drinks sourced from around the world.

We love the world of craft and artisan drinks producers and seek out hundreds of new innovative lines every year. We are known, not only for our amazing drinks portfolio, but for renowned levels of customer service which won't be beaten.

The Role

Nectar has a fantastic opportunity for a Wines Sales Executive reporting to the Regional Sales Manager. A large part of the remit for this role will be to grow the wine category both in volume and contribution across Nectar’s whole customer base.

Key responsibilities:

  • Maximise wine sales and profitability.
  • Work closely with Nectar BDMs to exploit any wine opportunities.
  • Identify gaps within the existing customer base and target these areas, working closely with BDMs to assist them in increasing wine sales and, where appropriate and as agreed with BDMs, actively sell wine yourself to existing customers and prospect new accounts when relevant.
  • Provide wine expertise and training to the rest of the sales team and put in place an agreed programme of training / tasting sessions based on current trends / sales focus.
  • Develop and introduce a suite of tools to assist in the development of our wine category.
  • Increase the number of wine customers and their appreciation of this category.
  • Organise customer wine tastings.
  • Assist in customers’ wine list management as required including seasonal / menu changes.
  • Attend events on behalf of Nectar i.e. London Wine Fair.
  • Work closely with both Marketing & Purchasing teams to assist in the development of the category.

About You

The successful candidate will be passionate about wine, WSET qualified and ready to act as a wine ambassador for Nectar. They will have an outgoing personality and the ability to share their enthusiasm with colleagues and customers alike. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator with strong presentation skills with an ability to manage customers ahead of their expectations. Must have a good organisational skills with a good eye for detail and be self-driven with an ability to work on their own as well as part of a team.

Our Offer to You

In return we can offer you an exciting, fun and friendly work environment and the following salary and benefits package:

  • Competitive salary plus a discretionary annual bonus scheme
  • Company car, laptop0 and mobile phone
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Healthcare
  • Generous staff discount on beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks
  • Incremental holiday allowances

So, if you’re looking for a fresh challenge where you can push yourself and contribute to Nectar’s growth plans, we would love to hear from you.

Closing date 24th May 2019

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