Sales Account Manager - Dorset & Hampshire

Sales Account Manager – Dorset & Hampshire

Department: Sales

Job Title: Sales Account Manager – Dorset & Hampshire

Location: Field based, Dorset & Hampshire

Position: Permanent 

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 and retailers.

To help further our success and accomplishments, we are looking for individuals who are passionate about wine and its provenance, can live and tell the stories behind the labels and who also hold the commercial understanding and capability to drive profit. 

This is a challenging but very rewarding role and therefore you must be tenacious and entrepreneurial. You will be managing customer expectations, implementing Marketing-derived activity plans and hosting tastings, all with a view to building a portfolio of customers, who like us, love and can appreciate good wine. There will be sales targets to hit but we offer a generous remuneration package in return and have a great company ethos.

If you have demonstrable on-trade wine sales experience and hold a WSET Level 2 qualification or higher then we want to hear from you!

Offer

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

How to Apply – If you are interested in applying please submit your CV to [email protected]. We encourage you to apply early as we will interview suitable applicants after their CVs are received and therefore an appointment may be made whilst the advert is live.

Please note: we are unable to provide feedback on your application should you not be invited for interview. If you have not heard from Berkmann Wine Cellars within 2 weeks of your application please presume you have not been successful on this occasion, unfortunately we cannot consider your application if you do not 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 – We thank you for your interest in working with Berkmann Wine Cellars, however, we have our own internal HR and Recruitment team who support our recruiting needs. We will not pay fees or acknowledge any CV’s supplied to Berkmann Wine Cellars unless you have been briefed on the role by a member of our HR Team. Thank you for your understanding in advance.

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