Berkmann Wine Cellars

Department: Sales Scotland

Job Title: Sales Ambassador Scotland

Reporting to: Head of Northeast England & Scotland

Location: Scotland

Position: Permanent

 

The Opportunity:

Berkmann Wine Cellars are proud to be the largest family owned and family-run wine importer in the UK. We’ve been selling premium wine to restaurants since 1964 and our expertise has grown along with our portfolio of award winning wines from around the world including Antinori, Ridge and Vega Sicilia. The wineries we represent are like us – progressive and fiercely independent – and we proudly supply their wines to our ever growing customer base across the UK’s leading restaurants, pubs, wine bars and hotels.

 

To help further our success and accomplishments, we are on a search for a Sales Ambassador who will be tasked with improving brand advocacy and reputation and who will win incremental distribution and increase our rate of sales in the Scottish region.

Your duties include but are not be limited to:

  • Working exclusively with our partners l‘Art du Vin and with our Brand Management and Trade Marketing teams you will develop promotional activity which meets the strategic ambition for our portfolio.
  • Spending significant time in trade to understand landscape: across both Independent on & off trade
  • Securing new listings in high visibility accounts that are in tune with brand ambition
  • Opening new accounts
  • Attending and representing the company at tastings, events, competitions, promotions and hosting dinners

Our preferred candidate will have strong experience of working in the premium wine trade within Scotland and an in depth understanding of the Scottish wine market, its competitor set and consumer behaviour. You will be educated to degree level (within a business related subject is desirable), have good sales experience and an understanding of marketing. Finally, you must be highly computer literate and have excellent presenting skills.

How to Apply – If this job excites you and you feel that you meet the criteria mentioned above then please forward your CV to [email protected]. Please note that should any suitable CV’s be received whilst the advert is live then individuals will be invited to interview and an offer may be made, therefore we encourage you to apply sooner rather than later.

Offer:

  • A competitive salary and bonus
  • 25 days annual leave rising to 26 days after 5 years’ service and 27 days after 10 years’ service, plus bank holidays
  • Company pension
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • Contribution to Dental Costs
  • Generous staff discount on our wine
  • A bottle of wine on your birthday and Berkmann anniversary
  • £500 referral scheme

 

Working Pattern

This role is 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday and whilst the core hours are 09:00 to 17:30 (plus an unpaid break of 1 hour), you will be expected to work the hours necessary to meet the needs of the role, including some evening or weekend work

 

Work Location

Field based in Scotland

 

We cannot consider your application if you do not have the legal right to work in the UK. You must also satisfy the required knowledge and experience criteria detailed above.

 

Equal consideration will be given to all candidates, irrespective of their gender, race, disability, marital status, religion, age or sexuality.

 

No agencies please

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