Regional Sales Manager, East of England
|Employer||Maisons Marques et Domaines|
|Contact Name||Christine Allen|
|Contact Phone||+44 20 8812 3380|
|salary||Negotiable based on experience plus bonus based on personal achievement and company performance|
To represent and develop distribution of the full range of Louis Roederer champagnes and premium wines across all appropriate sectors within the area, currently approximately 60 active direct accounts, across independent retail, wholesale, brewery and hospitality.
To organise tastings, dinners and presentations, implement promotional activity, arrange producer time in market.
Maisons Marques et Domaines (www.mmdltd.co.uk) was established in 1986 by Champagne Louis Roederer, one of the last truly independent family-owned houses in Champagne, to manage the sales, marketing and distribution of its champagnes in the UK market. Over the course of the last three decades the company has grown, as Champagne Louis Roederer has acquired properties in California, Portugal, Provence and Bordeaux, while at the same time we have carefully selected like-minded, family-owned producers to join the portfolio.
MMD has established itself as one of the leading fine wine importers in the UK and is proud to represent some of the most renowned producers and iconic brands from the New and Old World with the binding philosophy throughout the portfolio one of family ownership, estate driven production and premium quality. MMD predominantly services the on-trade, wholesale and independent retail trade.
Champagne Louis Roederer, Ramos Pinto, Pichon Comtesse, Domaines Schlumberger, Delas, Marques de Murrieta, Pascal Jolivet, Domaine Faiveley, Ornellaia, Meerlust, Rapaura Springs, Chateau de Pez, Domaines Ott, Merry Edwards, Diamond Creek, Roederer Estate, Pio Cesare, Tommasi Family Estates, Castiglion del Bosco, Marchesi Mazzei.
The area runs from the Essex coast in the south and encompasses East Anglia, Northern Home Counties, East Midlands (including Birmingham) to South Humberside in the north.
Centrally located on territory desirable.
A candidate who can demonstrate the professionalism to represent a prestigious portfolio
Results-oriented with ability to manage A&P budgets, P&L
Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, and a passion for wine
Experience selling premium products to independent retail sector and through wholesalers to premium hospitality
Good wine knowledge with WSET Diploma preferred
Good time planning and organisational skills to efficiently manage a large territory
Proven negotiation experience and strong analytical competence
Excellent IT and administration skills
Key Performance Indicators
Sales v target, based on volume, turnover and margin
Management of customer pricing, promotional budgets and activity
Points of distribution
Staff education and training
Reports to Managing Director
How to apply
Please email Christine Allen, Christine.Allen@mmdltd.co.uk, with a CV and cover letter.
Negotiable salary based on experience plus bonus based on personal achievement and company performance, car, mobile, laptop, employer pension contribution, healthcare and 25 days’ holiday.