We are looking for an Area Sales Manager to drive commercial success, customer relationships and strategic development within independent on-trade and groups via direct delivery and working with wholesale partners. With high levels of passion and energy, the successful candidate will have responsibility for developing strong relationships, new business, account development and excellent sales in the defined territory.
Not only is the salary aimed at attracting the best, the role offers a great opportunity for future progression.
Background exposure to working with premium drinks
Sales experience in either drinks or FMCG sales
Demonstrable evidence of success, creativity and commercial acumen
Strong negotiation, organisation and influencing skills to drive commercial success
A dynamic approach to sales
To develop profitable sales within a pre-determined base of On Trade Outlets within London as well as seeking and winning new business distribution.
To attend and represent Freedom Brewery at relevant Trade and Consumer events and where appropriate to undertake mutually agreed promotional activity to build consumer trial and awareness.
The role is home based and you are expected to manage your time to successfully develop lasting relationships with key contacts within the trade.
Monitor, collate and collect market intelligence to utilise in planning and customer communications.
In return we are offering great training and development opportunities for a bright, energetic and ambitious individual.
To succeed in this role, it takes a hardworking and tenacious individual with an articulate demeanour and exceptional relationship building skills. You will have a proven track record of driving sales and distribution from within the On Trade drinks industry or the FMCG world and a clear understanding of the industry and current working relationships and networks. You will be self-motivated and organised, working on your own initiative and managing your diary through effective journey and call planning.
An enthusiastic and passionate approach to work and beer is essential.
Potential for your future career is unlimited, as your level of responsibility will grow with your own success. This role is very autonomous and highly visible. This exciting role offers the opportunity to be truly accountable for your actions and see the impact of your work on results.
Edison Bond is the retained search partner for this role – all direct / third party applications or enquires will be processed by the Edison Bond team.