Regional Account Manager

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Regional Account Manager

UK Account Manager South UK – On Trade Alexander Steele is recruiting on behalf of a dynamic, rapidly growing business which as built a reputation for providing quality wines to the UK market. Our client produces several exciting and exclusive products and supplies restaurants, bars, hotels, function venues & clubs around Anglia. Due to continued expansion and internal promotions, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a positive & motivated individual to manage existing accounts and secure new business across the On-Trade sector. Based from home, you will be visiting prospective & existing customers within your territory, with regular travel across Essex, South Hertfordshire & Greater London. Core Experience Required: Meeting & exceeding targets for the territory through organic growth in existing business and securing new business outlets Managing and supporting an established existing customer base Assisting customers with wine lists, marketing support, training and winemaker dinners Developing new business in the territory by visiting premium On Trade outlets including restaurants/pubs/hotels and function venues Seeking out new business opportunities – researching potential new customers and cold calling will be an essential part of the role Weekly reporting and journey planning At least 5+ years’ experience working within the alcoholic Spirits category Key Skills / Competencies: Great communication and presentation skills A genuine passion for Wines and the On Trade sector Good organisational skills are essential Excellent people skills, capable of building strong working relationships Proven ability to work within a team and meet deadlines Well presented, organised, confident and personable Highly motivated and keen to work independently Wine & Spirits knowledge (WSET qualified ideally) Full UK Driving license and access to a car is essential 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