Job Status: Filled

Fine Wine Trade Sales Person (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Grand Clos Ltd

  London, England


What did the grape say when it was crushed? Nothing, it just let out a little wine.

Elicite is an exciting new project aiming to demystify fine wine and champagne through an interactive, media based e-commerce venture.

Stemming from more than 50 years combined knowledge, their vision is to become the go-to platform for all ages to guide and navigate you through the world of fine wine and champagne. They will provide fully accessible education to the masses through the use of videos, social media, podcasts, infographic articles and much more.

Are you hungry for a new challenge? If this sounds like your cup of tea (or rather glass of wine…) then get in touch today!

Position: Fine Wine Trade Sales Person

An opportunity has arisen to work with our growing team at Elicite as a Fine Wine Trade Sales Person. The successful candidate will be part of the sales team with a primary focus on trade, especially in Asia. With the UK an attractive market to foreign buyers, this represents a huge opportunity to build and manage your own portfolio of clients.

You will be:

• Managing new trade enquiries to convert leads into sales and develop an understanding of their requirements

• Building and maintaining relationships with current and new trade clients to facilitate sales

• Prospecting for new trade clients all around the world with a focus on Asia, including Hong Kong, Singapore and China

• Sourcing, checking and composing bespoke offers using wine from our stock, merchant lists and other brokers

• Managing client purchases and expectations to ensure rapid payment and delivery

• Maintaining relationships with global suppliers via phone, email and in person to gain allocations and preferred pricing

• Meeting sales targets set by the head of department to earn an uncapped commission

• Promoting our outstanding exclusive agency wines

• Developing interests within UK merchants for our UK exclusive agencies  

The ideal candidate should have:

• 3 years’ experience dealing with fine wine trade sales

• Connections or contacts within the Asian wine trade are desirable

• Good understanding of wine industry in general and Asian markets

• Previous experience in a target-driven environment adhering to various KPIs

• Excellent self-motivation, a conscientious working attitude and ability to perform under pressure

• Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to guide one’s own day, but also take instruction when needed

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