Wine Wholesale Sales Agents.

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Description

Experience Level: Entry
Job Title – SESA Based Sales Agents.

Overview of Role

• This is a hands-on selling role operating principally in the on-trade market, involving identification of opportunities/leads, cold-calling prospective customers, proactively finding and establishing new accounts, generating orders and revenue by persuading customers to buy.
• Home-based, operational area to be agreed with each successful applicant.
• This is a self employed role and not a contract of Employment.

Overview of Individual

• Good working knowledge of the wine & spirit trade within the operating area; passion for wine - ideally holds at least one WSET qualification or similar, though this is not essential.
• Knowledge of key customers, competitors, customer needs etc.
• Motivated enthusiastic self-starter requiring little or no sales support from
management, with proven track record selling in similar environment.
• Well presented, good communication skills, both written and oral; shares information with other company personnel as necessary.

Key elements of Role

• Agree business objectives/targets with Sales & Marketing Director and deliver results according to those targets.
• Requires consistent customer focus/contact, giving high levels of customer satisfaction
• Acts as a main contact point for customers.
• Builds understanding of customer’s own key business drivers/needs and uses this knowledge for creating profitable business by working with customers using appropriate methods to satisfy those needs.
• Identifies products and/or solutions and develops a product offering to meet customer needs at an optimum profitability – e.g. assist with wine list creation.
• Hours – flexible, hours to suit availability of key staff within customer base.
• Uses Ordering/Fulfillment procedure to enter customer orders and initiate delivery process. Checks stock levels of ordered products and alerts procurement function of any issues encountered.
• Occasional representation at trade events in operational area.
• Provides feedback to management related to product offering and how it is received with in the market.
• Assist senior staff with creation and maintenance of future sales forecasts.

Remuneration package

• After an initial period of time of 6 months and successful management of sales figures a full time role with managerial position will be considered where the successful candidate could earn up to £500.00 per week plus commission and expenses.

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