Berkmann's Wine Cellars



           Sales Account Manager

South West – (Bristol, Bath and Devon)

London, (Central, East and Essex)

 In order to meet our strategic expansion plans, Berkmann Wine Cellars are seeking to appoint a number of Sales Account Managers to work in a dynamic and commercial environment. The successful applicants will inherit existing account base and identify and seek out profitable sales opportunities and target new business within the designated geographical region. The successful applicant will live in or around (and will have extensive knowledge of) their target area.

These positions require the delivery of sales in order to achieve gross profit targets; increase prominence and visibility of key agency wines whilst working towards increasing Berkmann’s profile within the on-trade sector.

We require the following skills:
*WSET qualified.
*A minimum of 2 years industry ‘on-trade’ experience.
*Living in or near to, (with detailed geographical knowledge) of your target area.
*Analytical and numerate with attention to detail.
*Ability to complete a detailed price proposal and write a balanced wine list.
*Excellent interpersonal skills.
*Ability to communicate with confidence both internally and externally.
*A passion for our products, our aims and customer service.
*Computer literate, using Word and Excel.
*Experience of working with Brand owners and strategic brand development would be advantageous.

This is an ambassadorial role, representing Berkmann and our agencies within the U.K. on trade and includes a responsibility for implementing marketing derived brand activity plans.
If you fit our requirements and have previous sales experience;  a successful track record; a serious passion for wine and want to work for a company who is more than just another supplier, please send  a brief email (stating which area you wish to be considered for), enclosing your CV and details of your current position to:       for the attention of Sue Cheng.
Please note that we cannot consider your application if you do not satisfy the required skills detailed above.
Equal consideration will be given to all candidates, irrespective of their gender, race, disability, marital status, religion, age or sexuality.
Good basic salary with generous bonus for OTE, plus pension, phone, laptop.
Closing date is Friday 7th February 2016
*Approved agencies only**

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