Category Account Manager

Rathbone Wine Group
262 - 276 Lorimer Street
Port Melbourne, VIC 3207
03 8671 0954 (Main Phone)
Application Closing Date
Experience Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
Rathbone Wine Group is searching for an exceptional Category Account Manager to join our Sales & Marketing team, based in our Port Melbourne office.

Reporting to the Sales & Marketing Manager and working in a small tight knit Sales & Marketing team, you’ll be responsible for the delivery and achievement of the sales and brand strategies across the Distributor, Chains and Wholesale channels across all RWG brands; delivering sales results in-line with budget and brand objectives. Core responsibilities are for the ongoing management of sales budgets via relationship development, brand strategy implementation and lead generation.

The role will best suit an agile, results-focused account manager with an outstanding record in sales ideally across premium winery brands and or luxury brands. The role is multifaceted and involves all facets of account management including account performance reviews, category insights development and application, working with brand sponsorship partners, and also hosting trade and consumer facing events.

Job Requirements
Skills and experience you’ll need to be considered:

• Business/Commerce Degree
• Senior account management experience, 6+ years preferred
• Strong track record in generating new business
• Customer-focused, commercially astute and results driven
• Proven ability of developing and delivery of budget plans
• Demonstrated experience in managing A&P budgets to achieve P&L outcomes
• Strong leadership skills
• Strong analytical skills and high attention to detail
• Great communication and presentation skills
• Wine industry experience essential
• A team player

WSET qualified candidates sought. Valid driver’s license, and ability to travel required.

Applications can be made by submitting your cover letter (essential) and CV via LinkedIn or using the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above by close of business, Monday 27th Nov 2017.

Employer Contact Information
Rathbone Wine Group
262 - 276 Lorimer Street
Port Melbourne VIC 3207
Rathbone Wine Group are an Australian owned prestige wine company with iconic winery brands including Yering Station, Mount Langi Ghiran and Xanadu Wineries.

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