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Trade Sales Account Manager at The Last Drop Distillers

Location: Kingston-upon-Thames, this role will be largely field-based

Salary: Competitive

Job Description: The Last Drop Distillers is a luxury spirits brand, specialising in seeking out and bottling the world’s most remarkable spirits from Scotland, Cognac and the rest of the world. They are seeking a highly skilled and ambitious Trade Sales Account Manager to bring The Last Drop Distillers to existing and new accounts in the UK, Europe and beyond.

Ideal candidates should have the following skills:
– Have a minimum 5 years of sales experience, ideally in the luxury sector and with experience in spirits/wine/food
– Have excellent written & spoken communication skills (a second language preferred)
– Be familiar with luxury consumer brands and marketing
– Be prepared to travel
– Feel confident in talking about wines and spirits – preferably with WSET qualifications
– Have strong planning and organisational skills

To view full job description please click here…

Apply: Please contact Cecily Chappel at The Last Drop Distillers
cecily@lastdropdistillers.com with a covering letter and a copy of your CV

Closing Date:  22nd February, 2020

 


Commercial Director Maternity Cover at The Last Drop Distillers

Cover Period: 6-8 months

Location: Kingston-upon-Thames

Salary: Competitive

Job Description:The Last Drop Distillers is a luxury spirits brand, specialising in seeking out and bottling the world’s most remarkable spirits from Scotland, Cognac and the rest of the world. This is an excellent opportunity to cover maternity leave for the current Commercial Director.

The ideal candidate should have the following skills:
– Have a minimum 10 years of sales experience, ideally in the luxury sector and specifically with experience in spirits/wine/food
– Have a ‘black-book’ of HNWI and trade contacts that can be tapped immediately
– Have excellent communication skills
– Be familiar with luxury consumer brands and marketing
– Be prepared to travel
– Feel confident in talking about wines and spirits –preferably with WSET qualifications

To view full job description please click here…

Apply: Please contact Cecily Chappel at The Last Drop Distillers
cecily@lastdropdistillers.com with a covering letter and a copy of your CV

Closing Date:  22nd February, 2020

 


Assistant Merchandiser at Johnstons of Elgin

Location: Office Headquarters, Elgin, Moray, Scotland

Job Description: An exciting opportunity to work within Johnstons of Elgins Buying and Merchandising team. As Assistant Merchandiser, you will lead, implement and maintain an impeccable brand image across all stores. The role involves accurately forecasting trends, planning stock levels and monitoring performance. In addition, the role includes working closely with Buyers on product development and liaison with the shop floor on visual merchandising.

Ideal candidates should have the following skills:
– Good numeric, analytical and decision-making skills
– Customer focused
– Organisation and the ability to prioritise your workload
– Excellent team work
– Analysis of data and the ability to produce reports in Excel
– Good working knowledge of Microsoft packages

The successful candidate will be able to work as part of a team but have the self-motivation to work unsupervised within time constraints. Previous experience within a retail visual merchandising role is essential.  Read more…

Apply: Please contact applications@johnstonsofelgin.com with your CV and a cover letter.

Closing Date:  23rd January, 2020

 


Director of Hospitality & Events at Cowdray

Location: West Sussex

Salary: Competitive & Benefits

Job Description:

Exceptional opportunity to lead and further develop Cowdray Events Ltd, a core business to one of the nation’s premier landed estates. This role requires an entrepreneurial leader with a passion for excellence to ensure Cowdray remains the destination of choice for those seeking an unparalleled visitor experience.

• Grow and develop the Estate’s Hospitality & Events business, taking budgetary and strategic responsibility for its long-term success whilst leading a team of experienced professionals.
• Report to the Chief Executive and work closely with the Heads of Department to ensure the business is contributing to the Estate’s overall operations and delivering against its strategic business plan.
• Ensure the very highest standards of client service are achieved at all times to drive repeat business and actively promote and market the operations to develop key commercial relationships.
• Act as an Ambassador to ensure brand and reputation are maintained.

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Apply: Please contact Charlie van Exter at Tarver Melrose via charlie.vanexter@tarvermelrose.com with your CV and a cover letter.

Closing Date:  15th February, 2020


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