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Sales Director

Job Title: Sales Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: 50000 - 80000
REF: 36
Contact Name: Margaret Delin
Contact Email: margaret.delin@excelerateresources.co.uk
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Sales  Director On-Trade Retail

 

An exciting opportunity to lead a team in a fast growing drinks business, this role is required to develop an on trade retail strategy to optimise growth and brand visibility in the channel.

 

The role

 

  • Build and maintain a high performing team to deliver company growth strategy
  • Deliver profitable business results through sound financial planning and people resource management
  • Establish excellent customer/consumer relations
  • Support  the sales strategy for the on-trade retail channel with other key internal groups
  • Ensure development and implementation of effective account strategies and plans
  • Contribute to the development of corporate and sales strategies  to reflect understanding of opportunities in the on-trade retail channel
  • Work with brand owners developing brand activation plans.

 

Experience & knowledge

 

  • Of graduate calibre
  • 5 years experience sales experience in premium brands within FMCG essential and ideally in drinks.
  • Mastery of  budgets and the commercial analysis of ROI.
  • Knowledge of developing and delivering channel-specific brand sales plans
  • Developing positive internal relationships
  • Facilitation of NPD for customers
  • Deliver flawless product support across all trade channels
  • High level of commercial and IT skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Strong communication  and relationship building skills
  • Adaptable and able to prioritise
  • Category management would be an advantage as would a good understanding of the UK on-trade

 

 

Salary:  up to £80K