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Health Drink - Account Manager - London

Posted 6 March by Wiser Graduates Easy Apply Ended

THE RANGE

A low calorie great tasting soft drink - blend of water, juice, vitamins and teas taking the market by storm with our healthy range of soft drinks

Founded in Ireland, where it is already the No.1 healthy drink, we are now in the UK with major listings in Boots, Sainsbury’s and Tesco and a rapid growth plan to gain new consumers. In Wholesale and Out of Home Channel, we have listings with a vast amount of the major players with many more in the pipeline.

To help us achieve this growth, we’re building a superstar team who are ready to roll their sleeves up in a true start-up. The rewards will be real autonomy, working with a great brand, and the opportunity to be part of a fast paced growing team

Flexible working with a central London office

THE ROLE

  • New Business and Activator role winning new listings at site level with our Foodservice and Wholesale partners.
  • Maintain and Account Manage our existing relationship with sites, including increasing rate of sale through local sampling events
  • For the right person, there may be the opportunity in the future to progress into managing our National Wholesale customers
  • You will be provided with a hit list of potential new customers that we have selected for launch, sampling events and site level support and will be expected to activate us in these sites
  • Attending exhibitions, local events and sampling sessions will be part of this role, to drive brand visibility and customer trial
  • Working alongside the Wholesale OOH Channel Director you will be given clear direction on where we have opportunity. You’ll need to want to make an impact and will be driven to go out and be the face of the brand in your channel
  • Team player who gets stuck in to support colleagues in Retail and Field Sales to make sure our voice is heard in the UK market

ABOUT YOU

  • A candidate itching for an opportunity to prove yourself in a fast paced role to scratch that entrepreneurial itch
  • You will be supported by an experienced team, but you’ll be expected to own and drive your workload from day 1 so a truly motivated self-starter is a pre-requisite
  • You’ll have front line experience either in an SME hands on environment or worked on a regional territory for a blue chip FMCG brand.
  • This role will involve day to day customer visits, so face to face interaction, relationship building and knowing the steps to great activation are all critical
  • To achieve our goals, new business leads in the UK are vital. We need someone who enjoys the hustle of winning new business and has the tenacity, drive and ability to influence and make things happen
  • You will have a proven track record of growing sales and winning new business in your career to date
  • You will have built up a strong network of people and understand the importance of professional relationships
  • A strategic thinker and problem solver with a can-do attitude and the ability to work around problems
  • We’re looking for someone with entrepreneurial drive, someone who enjoys being passionate about their work and achieving things

YOUR EXPERIENCE

  • Experience in the soft drinks category would be a benefit
  • This is a much about attitude and ambition as experience, so if you think you’re right for the team and are confident you can articulate that - get in touch

FURTHER DETAILS

  • Competitive Salary and package
  • Based from home with central London office available if required
  • Must be able to drive
  • Some travel required to our Head Office in Dublin

Required skills

  • Account Manager
  • Field Sales
  • Sales
  • Field Marketing
  • Client Facing
  • Account Executive

Reference: 34618964

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