London On Trade Business Development Manager
We are looking for a full time On Trade Business Development Manager with a proven track record of successful selling into the UK On Trade.
Self motivated and driven, you will demonstrate a real love of wines, an in depth knowledge of the UK wine market with very strong selling skills.
We are looking for the next member of our team who will embrace our agencies, live by our demanding standards, our values and delivering effortless excellence. You will champion classical and non classical winemaking techniques and be a recognized figure in the London On trade industry.
On Trade has always been the primary focus of Wine Source since its creation. We are looking for someone professional who will fit our customer base and team. You will treat your customers as part of your own team and anticipate their very needs and make them your own. You will accompany them in their everyday business and communicate accordingly to our support team.
Proactivity is the essence of our business, we encourage entrepreneurship and creativity to make your every challenge a success.
· Develop new business opportunities and grow your portfolio profitably
· Meet performance targets
· Monitor customer trading
· Sales and stock forecasting
· Increase the visibility of our agencies and partners in the On trade
· Provide excellent customer service including running staff training session, regular visits, and on going support
· Take producers on market visits
· Actively support our events throughout the year
You Must Be:
· Well connected and have a good reputation within our industry
· Knowledgeable (equivalent to WSET Advanced or Advanced Court of Master Sommelier)
· Highly motivated and proactive
· A strong negotiator with sound commercial acumen
· Able to communicate confidently externally and internally
· Organised with good time management skill and initiative
· Numerate and analytical with good computer skills
· Impeccably mannered to represent Wine Source values
· Reporting to the On Trade Sales Director
· Office currently based in Bond Street, Mayfair
· Salary depending on experience + excellent motivational bonus structure
· Health and pension benefits
Only candidates with a minimum of three years experience selling Fine Wine in a similar environment (wine Importer, Wholesaler or agent) need apply.
Please send email to hiringUK@wine-source.com