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Grape Passions : Account Manager role

Published:  19 June, 2018

Dynamic family run wine merchants Grape Passions are expanding and now seek a positive and motivated individual to manage existing accounts and secure new on trade outlets in order to grow business throughout Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire.

The role will be based from home working on the territory, visiting prospective and existing customers, with regular travel to the head office in Witham, Essex.

The role will involve:

  • Developing new business in the territory by visiting on trade outlets (restaurants/pubs/hotels /function venues)
  • Meeting and exceeding targets for the territory through consistent growth in existing business and securing new business outlets
  • Assisting customers with wine lists, marketing support,  training and winemaker dinners
  • Seeking out new business opportunities –   researching potential new customers and cold calling will be an essential part of the position
  • Weekly reporting and journey planning

The successful applicant will need:

  • Sales experience and a knowledge of wine would be an advantage but not essential as full and ongoing training will be provided
  • Good organisational skills are essential
  • Excellent people skills, capable of building strong working relationships
  • Well presented, organised, confident and personable
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Flexible and highly motivated
  • Good spoken and written English Language skills
  • Competent  IT skills
  • A full clean driving licence and access to a car essential

This post offers a fabulous opportunity, to the right individual, to be part of a friendly team with a growing company in an enjoyable and interesting industry.

Good rate of pay dependent on experience, with bonus for achievement of targets.  Fuel costs and other expenses will be reimbursed.  This is a permanent full time position.

If you think you have the drive and enthusiasm for this role please send your CV, covering letter, and details of your current remuneration to: