VIDAL ASSOCIATES Consulting & Search specializes in the recruitment and executive search of high level profiles in France and abroad.
Our department “wine and spirits” is one of the European leaders in the selection and recruitment of profiles in the wine and spirits industry
Our client is a leading French wine producing group with a strong local and environmental pledge. The Group is famous in France and at international level for their AOC Vallée du Rhône appellations.
We currently recruit for one of their strategic markets a
Reporting to the Export Director you will be responsible for the promotion and development of our brands (volume, value, image) throughout the UK and the Republic of Ireland. You may also intervene on other markets such as Australia, South-Africa, New-Zealand.
The UK is a key market and generates a yearly turnover of more than 6 million euro. You will enrich this strategic market through your actions and through the launch of new products, premium wines, rosés, etc…
Your key responsibilities:
Maintain our position in the off-trade channel, in which we are widely recognized as one of the leaders. Therefore, you will participate in defining the development strategy and its implementation.
Develop the sales of a wide range of products with an emphasis on the premium wines
Participate to the launch of new products
Maintain and strengthen our image to the best possible level
Thanks to the acquisition of a Fine Wines property, you will participate in the launch of a range of premium wines which will be distributed exclusively in the on-trade market.
You target the distributors and the actors who are the best to represent, promote and sell our brands.
You develop and coordinate partnerships with each of them and retain existing and new distributors
The ideal candidate we are looking for :
Technical or commercial educational background
Perfectly bilingual French - English
Real negotiating expertise within the retail and distribution industry in the UK
You are able to demonstrate the effectiveness of your actions and the development of the business you carried out for several years.
You have a hands-on approach but are equally happy to be strategic
High level of commercial acumen an strong interpersonal skills
Available for frequent travel
Strong interest for the wine business
Fixed wage 67320 GBP + bonus
We invite you to join a leading company whose innovation capabilities are reflected in a range of products particularly in line with the market expectations.
To apply, please send your CV and covering letter with full details under reference vb11488L to VIDAL ASSOCIATES Consulting & Search, : firstname.lastname@example.org
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