Sales and Marketing Assistant/Executive (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Crush Wines Ltd (http://www.crush-wines.com)

  Wiltshire, England

Job description

A dynamic wine company based in Wiltshire in the South West of England. We are a leading wine importer, producer and brand owner. We work with wine producers from Europe in the main, supplying exciting and innovative wines directly to supermarkets, wholesalers and distributors in the UK, Europe, Middle East and rest of the world.

We have a fantastic opportunity for you to work with wine trade professionals and to develop communication, marketing and sales skills. You will grow into taking on an all-round role with a small but forward thinking company. You will learn many aspects of marketing, develop client management skills and new business development techniques. You will be confident, enthusiastic and ambitious with excellent communication skills. You will take initiative, be proactive and eventually take ownership of your responsibilities. This is a great opportunity to express your creativity and to learn about how you can influence a small company in order to help shape the company as it grows.

 

Marketing

You will be involved in most aspects of marketing. Your day to day routine will include:

Brand Management

Writing Press Releases

Social Media – Managing all social media platforms

Journalists – Maintaining relationships with UK and European journalists and gaining exposure for our wines

Website management

Event Organisation – Organising trade fairs and consumer events

Wine Awards – Arranging the submission of awards

Label Design

Image Creation/PR

Customer Sales and Marketing

Customer Communications/Mailchimp

 

Sales development

You may be given your own accounts to manage and be responsible for developing new business in the UK and worldwide. Your responsibilities will include:

Account management and prospecting

New business development in the UK, Europe and Asia.

Wine range analysis to understand your customers’ requirements and spot sales opportunities

Sample provision and sending

Supplier liaison / Product Development

Liaising with suppliers for planning pricing and samples

New product development and brand creation

Arranging new label designs

 

Skills & Experience

Qualified to degree level in Languages, Marketing or an associated management or business course

Interest in wine and travel

Good numeracy skills

IT Skills - Excel, Word, PowerPoint essential

Excellent communicator and writer of English

Basic business administration

Good team player as well as ability to work on your own.

 

Desirable

Language skills

Some wine knowledge or appreciation

Copywriting

 

Job Type: Full-time with standard associated holidays and benefits.

How To Apply

Apply by emailing your CV with recent photo and covering letter to Helen Day - helen@crush-wines.om

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