On-Trade Sales Controller

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On-Trade Sales Controller

UK Sales Controller - On Trade Alexander Steele is recruiting on behalf of a well known, Independent Distiller who has blended some of the finest Whiskies in the world. Our client produces several high quality blends and also boats a portfolio which includes Champagne & Gin. The main focus of the role will be to drive & develop an effective sales strategy with Key National & Regional Wholesalers to drive profit & sustainable growth. The successful candidate will manage the entire core customer base, with their Whiskey, Gin, Champagne & Value Brands. This is an opportunity to work within the UK On-Trade sector, targeting "Symbol" Groups (MPO's) & Wholesalers. Core Experience Required: Structured National Account & Customer management experience with UK National On-Trade, Wholesale & MPO's At least 5+ years experience working within the alcoholic Spirits category 3+ years experience within the Champagne category Account Management experience of On-Trade wholesalers & multiple pub groups Key Skills / Competencies: Strong commercial background in Senior commercial role (within the UK, min 5 years) Highly analytical with strong negotiation and presentation skills a proven ability to develop, implement & execute JBP's with strong financially based arguments, in addition to new business opportunities Ability to build powerful partnerships at all levels and communicate with impact and influence Demonstrate a strong track record of delivering high performance Appreciation and knowledge of Key Global trends within e-commerce & digital Working in a matrix environment, able to deliver premium malt, champagne, gin & traditional / value brand objectives If you would like to find out more about this great opportunity, please apply with your most recent CV or contact me: sam.gilmour@alexandersteele.com or call Sam Gilmour on 07391 890 653