Regional Account Executive Leisure/Licensed - M3/M5 corridor

Recruiter
Britvic
Location
Staffordshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Oct 2017
Closes
09 Nov 2017
Sector
Sales
Job Type
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Britvic is the name behind iconic and market leading brands such as Robinsons, Pepsi, Fruit Shoot, Teisseire, Tango, R.Whites, Squash'd, J2O, Britvic Mixers, Gatorade, 7UP and Lipton - and we are on a journey to become the most dynamic, creative and trusted soft drinks company in the world.

Led by a key focus on new product development, we are investing heavily in our brands and people, with big expansion across the UK and abroad. Our reputation is built on bringing innovative ideas to market, and we are just as keen to develop fresh talent - making this a very exciting and progressive place to work.

Position details:

The Leisure channel is a very important one for us, and one in which we are investing heavily. We have a position currently in our regional team, focusing on the South and South Coast - from the M5 to the M3, and up to the M4.

It's a growing area, where you will have control over a number of existing key customers and a growing portfolio of new products to drive your new business development opportunities. You will take on ownership for a good level of budgetary control and an opportunity to really maximise our potential in this area, the landscape will be that of an enhanced proposition with a great energy and portfolio.

You will work across JBP and tactical planning, budget control, contact strategy, POS and equipment deployment and negotiations. You will sit in our strong leisure team, and given a great deal of autonomy and scope to work creatively to really drive volume, profitability, share and quality. This is a field based role, and you will be based within easy reach of your target region(s).

Progress your career:

Britvic is a very exciting and supportive place to be, with award winning brands, a clear vision, personal development and an open and honest culture. We offer a very comprehensive package for this position, including a highly competitive basic salary, car or car allowance, a new increased bonus scheme, enhanced company pension contributions, share save schemes, annual pay reviews, healthcare, vouchers and a whole host of other flexible benefits.

Required skills and experience:

As we continue to drive towards our 2020 vision, our commitment to investing in our employees is key. Our Britvic Values are a cornerstone to this, and we look for current employees and those joining the business to display and live them every day - Be Proud, Be Bold, Be Disciplined, Act With Pace, Be Open, Win Together. Specific areas of interest for this role are across:

  • We are looking for those with ideas and a strong work ethic, who can inspire customers, are always looking forward to improve and challenge convention in order to beat the competition. You will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, excellent organisational and time management skills, attention to detail and are very self motivated.
  • You will have previous experience of customer management, from an FMCG sector, preferably from a related channel such as leisure, on-trade, licensed or multi-site retail operators/MRG's - but we are open to those from other channels who want to get into this focus.
  • Highly developed ability to assess customers business and drive compelling and articulate opportunities.
  • Good commercial acumen to enable RoI, with experience and confidence of budget control and forecasting.

    We're committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees - in fact this is at the heart of our company culture and values, and we welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.