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Boutinot: National Account Manager

Published:  08 January, 2018

Boutinot Wines are looking for a great National / Key Account Manager to add their own personal touch to a portfolio of national accounts within a category that many dream of working in.

Reporting to:     Head of National Accounts

Hours:               Full Time – 35 hours per week

Contract:           Permanent

Location:           Cheadle/ Home based

The vacancy

Boutinot Wines are looking for a great National / Key Account Manager to add their own personal touch to a portfolio of national accounts within a category that many dream of working in.

We want you to become your retailers’ preferred NAM!  Fully supported by the Head of National Accounts to whom you report; the emphasis will very much be on you to deliver and grow your business sensibly and profitably. The wine category is a real “fast-paced” environment where strength of character, commercial awareness and pace is key. You will take pride in all that you do both personally and professionally and become the ultimate ambassador for Boutinot

So, what’s the job ‘in one’?

Quite simply, your job is to sell wine, and then go back and sell some more wine.  And do that brilliantly, by saying and doing the right things.


What will this involve?

  • P & L management as lead contact of a portfolio of key national account customers.  You’ll need to employ your commercial skills to bring to life a brilliant customer JBP.
  • Great negotiation skills, living by a win:win mentality.
  • Understanding of category management, delivering the ideal solution.

What kind of person are we looking for?

  • Off trade National / Key Accounts experience ideally with a background in wine.
  • Fantastic networking skills across all functions
  • Solution driven with strong planning and admin skills who delivers each time as promised
  • You will be a great communicator (which includes a good listener please)
  • Have desire to be the best you can possibly be.
  • You will be computer literate, adept at finding your way around Excel, Power point and Word
  • You will be a superb role model who takes all in their stride.

Why Boutinot? Why now?

This is an incredible opportunity.  It’s your chance to join an exciting, growing, progressive business with an amazing future ahead.  It’s your chance to build accounts you can really own, with customers who look forward to doing business with you.  And you get to work with wines every day interesting, exciting people who love what they do, in a business that loves what its people do, surrounded by products that reflect our DNA, ‘Live Wine’.  It really doesn’t get much better.

How will you do things?

From the Heart

Whatever you do at Boutinot, do it with enthusiasm, consideration and the warmth and humanity that everyone appreciates.

  • You’ll care about our success and give your best every single day
  • You’ll go the extra mile to provide excellent customer service
  • You’ll stay positive and bounce back, whatever happens
  • Your energy will be infectious
  • You’ll be a great communicator
  • You’ll make time for others and openly share useful information with them

From the Mind

We bring creativity, intelligence and disciplined accountability to all the challenges and opportunities of working life.

  • You’ll organise and prioritise your work effectively
  • You’ll be able to work on your own initiative
  • You’ll be open to new and better ways of working
  • You’ll be keen to develop yourself


From the Front

We do our best to lead by example and to display integrity and sound judgement that wins loyalty, friends and new business.

  • You’ll own up to mistakes and find ways to correct them
  • You’ll be happy to make tough decisions when necessary
  • You’ll be happy to get to the heart of problems
  • You’ll act to make sure challenges and problems don’t happen again
  • You’ll take responsibility when things go badly


Please forward a CV and covering letter to