Regional Business Manager (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Wine Importers

  Scotland, Scotland

Wine Importers is a growing family-owned wine merchant supplying many of the best hotels and restaurants in Scotland.

Our success is built around personal service and reliability with our professional sales team forming the heart of our business.

We are justifiably proud of our highly individual wine portfolio containing many family-owned Domaines and authentic wines with provenance and character, which currently fuels an unprecedented demand for our products.

Due to retirement an exciting opportunity has arisen to join the highly regarded Wine Importers team.

If you possess a ‘can do’ attitude, have great knowledge and are passionate about wine, and have direct sales experience, then we want to hear from you!

As Regional Business Manager for the north of Scotland you will manage one of our strongest established account bases, including some of the most prestigious hotels and restaurants in Scotland. Ideally you should have a formal wine education, or be able to demonstrate sound knowledge. You should be familiar with the territory of Aberdeenshire and the Highlands and Islands. As well as managing a substantial and well-established account base within your region, you must possess the ability to systematically identify and develop new business opportunities.

Candidate specification

• This role commences on 1st September 2022.

• A high level of organisation is key to enable you to perform to the best of your abilities. As well as being an excellent communicator you should possess the equally important skill of listening.

• You will be confident in dealing with clients in the hotel and restaurant sector, wine buyers at all levels, and possess the ability to build upon existing quality client relationships.

• You must be proactive and motivated and will have a proven track record in trade wine sales and possess the ability to identify profitable and sustainable new business in both on-trade and off-trade wine sectors.

• You should be able to plan effectively in accordance with agreed sales plans and report back in line with company financial objectives.

• You will be given all the tools to succeed and must be highly proficient in the use of all Microsoft Office applications.

• You must possess a valid UK driving licence and have the right to work in the UK.


Remuneration package: OTE £40k +

A competitive salary
Additional bonus scheme
Generous car allowance, mileage allowance, company expenses
Auto-enrolment pension scheme
20 days plus 8 days statutory holiday
Laptop, mobile phone
Personal development and training
Generous staff discount

How To Apply

Applicants: Applications are invited for this full-time role and will be treated with confidence. Please apply with your CV and a covering letter detailing experience and suitability. Wine Importers are an equal opportunities employer and will give equal consideration to all candidates.

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