National Sales Executive - Seppeltsfield
Seppeltsfield Wines 730 Seppeltsfield Road
Seppeltsfield, SA 5355
0417 807 475
Full Time - Permanent
Light Domestic Travel
About Our Client
Seppeltsfield is one of Australia's oldest wineries and internationally renowned tourism destination, founded in 1851 by the visionary Seppelt family. Seppeltsfield is privately owned and part of The Randall Wine Group.
With a clear ambition for continued growth, Seppeltsfield is one of Australia's leading wine brands. It’s an exciting time as Seppeltsfield embark on the next phase of growth, since only recently regaining the trademark back in 2018, there is now focus on generating brand awareness and engagement at scale, coupled with producing a range of world class luxury still wines.
Seppeltsfield Wines are now seeking to appoint a National Sales Executive with a proven track record of generating luxury wine sales and further strengthening relationships across strategic channels.
Reporting to the Head of National Sales and Marketing, the role is responsible for managing sales activities against forecast, being accountable for driving new business development with a focus on both strategic On-Premise and Off-Premise channels. This will be achieved through targeted ‘value add’ activities, brand building and customer engagement initiatives. The primary purpose of this position is to identify, build and develop luxury wine sales and new business, while actively protecting base business. Developing relationships with external key trade partners as well as working with a cross-functional team internally, the specific responsibilities include:
• Exceed sales forecast (revenue and gross profit) with a strategic focus On and Off Premise channels.
• Growing existing base business.
• Driving strategic new business development.
• Building customer relationships and driving long term sales growth.
The Successful Candidate
The successful candidate will initially be engaged on a 12-month contract with a view to extending to an on-going basis. As the ideal candidate you will have demonstrated experience in achieving sales forecasts (achieving revenue and gross profit targets), developing and executing strategic trade engagement plans. Naturally, you will have excellent relationship and selling skills, the ability to manage a diverse and busy workload, have a positive approach and be a first-class communicator. Experience in, and an understanding of the On and Off Premise channels along with an associated network of industry contacts across the sector would be beneficial. Direct to consumer experience would also be highly regarded.
If you’re looking to take the next step in your career, are not afraid to roll up your sleeves and are passionate and resilient then we encourage you to apply. In return, an attractive package will be negotiated and you will become part of the team where you will play an important and integral part of an enviable organisation that has a rewarding culture and an excellent team environment. The role is to be based in South Australia. Interstate travel will also be required.
Confidential enquiries to Roland Roccioletti, Managing Director at Future Proof Advisory on 0417 807 475 quoting reference number SL/41. Confidential applications using the 'APPLY FOR JOB' link above.
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