Account Executive (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Winebuyers Ltd

  London, England

The opportunity

Do you want to work in an innovative, progressive and entrepreneurial environment in Soho? A vacancy has arisen at for an experienced Account Executive or Manager to shape and deliver successful management strategies and look after our ever-expanding supplier base.

Winebuyers is a rapidly growing e-commerce start-up (having doubled in size in six months) so it really couldn’t be a more exciting time to join our team. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to make a real impact on the company’s growth and evolution.

The role

You will work directly with the Head of Sales and alongside our in-house marketing team to deliver highly sales-focused and powerful marketing campaigns to assist our suppliers, drive our brand messaging and convert leads to sales.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, hardworking and looking to excel professionally and help grow the Winebuyers customer base. To succeed in this role you must be target driven, analytical and good with numbers.


  • Keep emails up to date, make polite and efficient sales calls, work alongside the marketing team in order to convert leads to sales.
  • Database management, implementation and reporting
  • Create and develop engaging content with sales strategies (written and graphic)
  • Build relationships with relevant suppliers, acquiring promotional content and handling enquiries via telephone and email
  • Maintaining the Winebuyers database
  • Act as a brand guardian while attending industry events
  • Undertake customer care and act on positive and negative feedback
  • Maintain and update information to enable management and tracking of sales activity
  • Provide regular reports, reviews of sales and KPI’s to the Head of Sales, and use these statistics to influence future sales activity
  • Keep abreast of new industry technologies and trends within the wine industry and include them in sales pitches
  • Assist marketing with market insight as required
  • Event planning for promotional events
  • Build relationships with relevant suppliers and work cross-functionally with other teams
  • Event planning for occasional promotional events
  • Attendance at relevant wine fairs and tasting events

  • Minimum 2:1 Bachelor’s degree or similar (English or Business degree preferable)
  • Previous work experience in a sales role desirable but not essential
  • Experience managing a team and working cross-functionally
  • Awareness of the key concepts of marketing and how these affect sales results
  • Sound understanding of GDPR
  • Wine and spirits knowledge is an advantage and a keen interest in wine is desired

Personal attributes

  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills
  • Data-driven with a strong eye for detail
  • Strategic thinker with a creative flair and can-do attitude
  • Self-motivated and determined with a strong sense of personal initiative
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Commercially minded and motivated to succeed
  • Highly organised, flexible and calm under pressure, ensuring deadlines are met
  • Enthusiastic, assertive and confident
  • Articulate and naturally persuasive
  • Exhibit a proactive and willing mindset
  • Visionary, opportunistic and entrepreneurial
  • Highly adaptable and able to think outside the box (start-up environment)

Key Details

  • Role: Account Executive or Account Manager (DOE)
  • Duration: Full-time Permanent
  • Location: Soho, Central London (Nearest tube station: Oxford Circus/Leicester Square)
  • Salary: £25000 - £32000
  • Start Date: ASAP


Winebuyers is an exclusive online members club for the contemporary wine consumer.

Our aim at Winebuyers is simple – to bring wine into the 21st century. We connect vineyards, distilleries and specialist merchants directly to the end consumer, revolutionising what has until now been a very traditional industry. The future of wine is online – with digital sales set to double in the next 3 years. Our mission is to make wine from all over the world accessible to everyone who is as passionate about wine as we are.

Perks of working at Winebuyers

  • Rapidly growing dotcom company in a prestigious London location
  • Attendance at wine tastings (internal and external)
  • Free mobile phone insurance
  • Free online medical cover
  • Free monthly massage
  • Free monthly cinema ticket
  • Free weekly coffee shop voucher

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