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Field Sales Internship

Thatchers Cider Company
As one of the top cider making businesses in the world, we’re proud of what we’ve achieved, and we’re even more excited about our plans for the future. We’ve experienced tremendous growth through industry leading levels of investment in marketing, people development, innovative technology and world class cider mill machinery. As fourth generation family cider makers, founded in 1904, we are very proud of our Somerset roots.

Thatchers People
The Thatchers team is action orientated, adaptable and resourceful with high levels of resilience to compete in an exciting yet competitive market place. We work hard and, together, we achieve great things. We have a desire to learn, a thirst for knowledge, and a passion for quality cider that customers enjoy across the world.

Training & Development
As a family run business our sales training is tailored to you as an individual, at the start of this journey we will review your skills and ambitions to create an individual training plan that meets your needs. Our commitment to you will be a fully supported sales training programme, skills development tools and networking opportunities that will give you an insight into our industry and business.

OVERALL PURPOSE: To manage and grow brand presence and awareness in a defined territory through increasing the distribution and availability of Thatchers Cider brands

Key Accountabilities / Duties:
• Identify new opportunities to increase product distribution, through additional installs or listings within your territory.
• Maintain a calls per day average, through effective journey planning.
• Deliver customer/consumer experiences through Tours, Tastings, events, product placement (availability & visibility) and POS support.
• Create and build excellent working relationships across your customer base.
• Use the company CRM system to log all activity and produce sales information

You must hold a full UK driving licence.

This role includes a salary, company car, phone laptop and tablet.

Skill-set

An excellent track record of customer service and interpersonal skills

To have gained experience in a customer facing role

To have the desire to learn and a thirst for knowledge to develop a career in sales

To show us your commitment to a hard working work ethic and going the extra mile.

Be able to drive with a full UK driving licence

Mind-set

Have the ability to self-direct and organise your time

A positive outlook, demonstrating integrity and honesty

Resilient and persistent in getting things done

A can-do attitude with the drive to succeed