Account Manager – Premium Sales

  • Department / Function :
  • Sales
  • Location :
  • London
  • Contract Type :
  • Permanent
  • Working Pattern :
  • Full-time
  • Job Advert Description :
  • Bibendum has stood at the forefront of the wine industry for over 40 years, and we continue to lead the way today. We’re the UK’s leading premium wine specialist, inspiring our customers to discover the world’s most exciting, authentic and mindful winemakers. As an On-Trade specialist, we work with a huge range of customers, from Michelin-starred restaurants to cocktail bars and pub groups. We shake up the sustainable status-quo, partnering with mindful producers, while pursuing a positive impact on the planet and our communities. We work with over 280 of the world’s most talented winemakers, and in addition to our core range, we also offer an ever-evolving selection of fine wines from across the globe.

    Looking to take your career in sales to the next level?  Are you passionate about the drinks industry and delivering top class service to customers?  Look no further, this is an opportunity not to be missed!

    About us

    We are on the lookout for a committed account manager to join our Premium London On Trade Team.  You’ll be required to manage an existing account base and take advantage of the new business this area has to offer for Bibendum. The role is territory based and we are looking for candidates who live in London.

    By using excellent communication and relationship building skills, you will be responsible for using their already demonstrable on-trade experience to increase sales across both new and existing business in the premium London trade; for selling a wide range of products into customers; for writing and creating wine lists, for hosting formal and informal tastings and for maximising sales and marketing opportunities to drive through profit.

    Role Responsbilities 

    • Achieving an annual sales budget, including the following measurements: Sales and gross profit targets as well as new business generation.
    • Sales of premium C & C group brands.
    • Control of costs such as distribution, pricing, investment and debt.
    • Sales of premium Bibendum agencies and fine wine.

    About you

    • Excellent wine knowledge (WSET Level 3 desirable, Diploma, MS or equivalent);
    • Superb communicator and presenter.
    • Logical, organised, and self-motivated approach as well as an eye for detail.
    • Demonstrable understanding of costing calculations and budgets.
    • Self-sufficient and the ability to work independently yet within company procedures.

    About us

    Operating through the Matthew Clark, Bibendum, Tennent’s and Bulmers Ireland brands, the Group has a market leading range, scale and reach including an intimate understanding of the markets it serves.  

    Together we grow, brew, manufacture, market, and deliver some of the world’s favourite drinks. From grass to glass, and everything in between. C&C Group plc is a premium drinks company which owns, manufactures, markets, and distributes a unique portfolio of beer and cider brands in its home markets and across the globe. 

    C&C Group’s portfolio of owned/exclusive brands include: Bulmers, the leading Irish cider brand; Tennent’s, the leading Scottish beer brand; Magners the premium international cider brand; as well as a range of fast-growing, premium and craft ciders and beers, such as Heverlee, Menabrea, Five Lamps and Orchard Pig.  

    We seek to champion and embed sustainability in everything that we do at C&C. While delivering joy to customers, we always shine a light on people and the planet. We have a clear ESG vision delivering to a better world. We respect, support, and develop all our people to be their best, with a focus on results by creating a culture of winning together. 

    We also recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to delivering on our mission. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process. 

    C&C Group (and inclusive companies) do not accept unsolicited CVs from recruiters or employment agencies in response to any of our roles. For help, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at All applications need to come through the candidate portal 

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