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Field Sales Executive – On Trade

Permanent, Full Time Field Based - Bristol

Are you an outstanding customer service professional who thirsts for more? Do you have the ambition and drive to forge a path in the world of field sales with one of the biggest names in the cider-making world? If so, read on.

Who are Thatchers Cider?

Established in 1904 by William John Thatcher, we have grown into one of the top cider-making businesses in the world. Now in our fourth generation of family cider makers, we’re exceptionally proud of our Somerset roots.

We’ve experienced tremendous growth through industry-leading levels of investment in our marketing, people development, innovative technology and world-class cider mill. The best part? We’re just getting started.

We’re now looking for a Field Sales Executive to join our brilliant team and grow awareness of our brand and incredible products throughout Bristol

What are the perks?

– Competitive salary
– Comprehensive benefits including bonus, company car, pension, laptop and phone
– Discounts in our cider shop (after all, you’ll need to know just how good our cider is!)
– Join our Thatchers Cider Sales Academy

This is an amazing opportunity to become part of the Thatchers success story and take on an exciting role where no two days are the same.

We’ll provide you with a tailored training and development programme that will result in you gaining industry-leading sales training. We will assess your skills and ambitions at the start of the journey and create an individualised programme that will play to your strengths and support areas of development.

You will also have the chance to utilise skill development tools and a range of business seminars and networking opportunities that will equip you with abilities and insight into our industry and the company.

Our team are action-oriented, adaptable and resourceful and we have delivered success after success in a highly competitive marketplace. We have a thirst for knowledge, a passion for quality cider and a commitment to delighting our customers.

We work hard and, together, we achieve great things. If you think you have the passion to make an impact as part of the Thatchers family, this is the role for you.

What will I be doing?

As a Field Sales Executive, you’ll drive awareness of the Thatchers brand throughout Bristol to increase the distribution and availability of our award-winning ciders.

You’ll ensure that we meet and exceed our monthly, quarterly and annual targets for the Bristol area, implementing marketing and sales strategies and building excellent working relationships with customers.

In this exciting role, you will:

– Drive new business
– Retain existing accounts
– Identify new opportunities to increase product distribution
– Enhance customer/consumer engagement through tours, tastings, events, product placement and POS (point of sale) support

As part of your role, you will occasionally need to undertake overnight stays.

What will I need to join the team?

To become one of our Field Sales Executives, you’ll need:

– Customer service experience
– Interpersonal skills
– Pragmatism
– Relationship/rapport building skills
– Presentation and communication skills
– Strong organisation skills and the ability to manage your time
– To be analytical and numerate
– An adaptable nature
– A good level of IT literacy
– A full, valid driving licence

We’d love to hear from you if you’ve previously worked as a Customer Service Executive, Bartender, Front of House Assistant, Bar Manager, Retail Assistant, Retail Manager, Waiter, Waitress, Customer Care Rep, Customer Service Rep, or Customer Services Representative.

This is the perfect role if you are looking to become a Sales Executive, Field Sales Executive, Business Development Executive, BDE, Junior Sales Representative, or Sales Rep.

Webrecruit and Thatchers Cider are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re looking to unlock your potential as a Field Sales Executive, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.


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Thatchers Cider Company Ltd, Myrtle Farm, Sandford, Somerset, BS25 5RA