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Sales Manager

Sales Manager

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Hernshead Recruitment

We have partnered with a fantastic start up FMCG brand on making the first hire of a soon to be exciting and growing sales team!

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced FMCG salesperson to become the driving force of all things sales for a new and exciting brand in the booming beer industry.

Day-to-day Responsibilities of the Role

  • Account management – Grow the rate of sale of Jiddler’s Tipple beers in new and existing accounts.
  • Set, monitor, and achieve KPIs.
  • Be a brand ambassador  – Build the brand and increase sales by engaging directly with consumers and business owners through training, events, and samplings.
  • Differentiate our brand through added value opportunities for our customers.
  • Sales pipeline management.
  • Sales team growth and management – as the brand grows, we’ll need a strong leader to manage the sales function.

Who We’re Looking For

  • A driven, persistent individual who is resilient and keen to develop their career with us.
  • Someone with a positive, can-do attitude who is flexible and enjoys learning.
  • Someone with a great sense of humour who likes to have fun!
  • Someone autonomous and accountable who is happy managing their time and work independently.
  • Someone passionate about good food and drink (and ideally beer!).
  • Experience in previous sales roles with a strong track record of success.
  • A people person – Excellent relationship/rapport building and interpersonal skills with customers, consumers, internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to communicate effectively face to face, by phone and via email.
  • Strong organisational skills – ability to plan and prioritise work and effectively journey plan across an area to maximise efficiency.
  • Flexibility for some evening/weekend work.
  • Tech savvy – Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.) and ideally sales or customer management software.
  • Management and leadership experience – This is desirable, but not essential.

The Benefits

  • Competitive salary plus bonus (dependent on experience).
  • Annual bonus (linked to company financial performance).
  • Opportunity to participate in the company share options scheme (performance dependent).
  • Flexible working (location, hours).
  • Very generous beer allowance!
  • Opportunity to see how all functions of a business operate in a fast-growing FMCG start-up.
  • Potential to become Head of Sales with full responsibility of scaling and running the function.
  • 30 days holiday (including public holidays).


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