Sales Executive (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time


  London, England

The Company

Winebuyers is an exclusive online members club for the contemporary wine consumer. Our aim is simple – bring wine into the 21st century. We connect vineyards and wine merchants directly to the end consumer, revolutionising what has until now, been a very traditional industry. We don’t mark up prices or charge commission on any item sold, meaning that through our platform, members can purchase products at exactly the same price as they would from the source.

The Opportunity

A vacancy has arisen at Winebuyers for an Sales Executive. We are offering an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to fast track their Sales career in a fast paced entrepreneurial environment in Soho, right in the heart of London. Winebuyers is a rapidly growing start-up company (having doubled in size in the last 6 months) so it really couldn’t be a more exciting time to join our team. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, hardworking and looking to help grow the Winebuyers brand. Perks of the job include online medical cover, attending industry events, and free beer everyday to name but a few.


Assisting the Head of Sales in delivering sales campaigns, specifically: using own initiative, keeping emails up to date, making polite and efficient sales calls, working 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 acting on positive and negative feedback
  • Maintain and update information to enable management and tracking of sales activity
  • Provide regular reports and reviews of sales and KPI’s to the Head of Sales, using 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
  • Attendance at relevant exhibitions and wine tasting events


  • Good understanding of how sales operates within a business
  • Minimum 2:1 BA degree in English, Maths, Economics, Business or a similar subject
  • Previous work experience in a sales role desirable but not essential
  • Awareness of the key concepts of marketing and how these affect sales results

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills
  • Self-motivated and determined with a strong sense of personal initiative
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Exhibit a tenacious ‘can do’ approach to work
  • Demonstrate creative flair
  • Have a strong eye for detail
  • Articulate and naturally persuasive
  • Commercially minded and motivated to succeed
  • Highly organised, flexible and calm under pressure, ensuring deadlines are met
  • Enthusiastic, assertive and confident
  • Visionary, opportunistic and entrepreneurial

Key Details

  • Role: Sales Executive
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Location: Oxford Street, Central London (Nearest tube station: Oxford Circus)
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Start Date: ASAP

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