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Current vacancies at Corney & Barrow Head Office, London E1W (near Tower Bridge). All current roles are OFFICE BASED.

Current vacancies at Corney & Barrow Head Office, London E1W (near Tower Bridge). All current roles are OFFICE BASED.

 

We offer a competitive salary, annual bonus (discretionary and subject to company profit levels and individual performance), generous company pension contribution, private medical insurance, death-in-service cover (all subject to eligibility periods), wine discount, 5 weeks’ annual holiday, season ticket loan, WSET training support. 

We welcome your application and look forward to hearing from you – please send your CV (with a covering letter) to [email protected] with the title of the role in the subject heading.

 

SENIOR FINE WINE SALES EXECUTIVE
OFFICE BASED ROLE AT THOMAS MORE STREET, LONDON E1W 5 DAYS PER WEEK

The main responsibilities of the role are:

  • Maximise turnover and profit by hitting agreed KPIs including targets or sales, new business, offers campaigns and stock reduction
  • Generate new business leads from own resources and initiatives, referral and networking
  • Convert incoming leads into new business
  • Promote the company’s fine wine services including Broking, Storage, Monopole and Events
  • Promote the company’s other wine services including wines for immediate drinking, gifting, Cellar Club membership and Wine Odyssey subscription membership
  • Attend, host and organise company events
  • Support the wider team
  • Manage a tasting and samples budget

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Manage an inherited database of active/semi-active private customers, formulating a sales plan to maximise sales and re-invigorate these accounts
  • Contribute to and collaborate with Buying and Marketing Teams ‘ initiatives by helping with tasting and offer/blog writing
  • Offer support to Fine Wine Sales Management team with team cover when needed and allocation processes
  • Offer mentorship support to junior members of the team

The ideal candidate will be/will have:

  • At least 4 years’ experience in fine wine sales with an excellent and wide-ranging knowledge of fine wine
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of the Fine Wine market and pricing
  • Qualified to at least WSET 3
  • Adhere to company values of relationships, spirit, excellence and integrity
  • Great interpersonal & communication skills – engaging, patient, persuasive & persistent
  • Be goal oriented, able to work under pressure, autonomously as well as part of a mutually supportive team
  • Preferably experienced at mentoring junior team members
  • Proficient in Microsoft programmes – Word, Excel and preferably AX Dynamics

CLOSING DATE FRIDAY 19 April 2024 (Please note we reserve the right to close the application early or extend, depending on application response.)

 

 

SUPPLY CHAIN PLANNING AND SHIPPING CO-ORDINATOR
OFFICE BASED ROLE AT THOMAS MORE STREET, LONDON E1W 5 DAYS PER WEEK

The main responsibilities of the role are:

  • Establishing demand and ordering stocks from Europe and Deep-Sea suppliers
  • Track and trace of Purchase orders from wine suppliers to Corney & Barrow warehouses
  • Manage vintage changeover and slow-moving stock processes
  • Ordering and shipping En Primeur wines
  • Placing and tracking direct orders for delivery to various customers around the world

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Forecasting, replenishing and monitoring European and Deep-Sea stocks
  • Ordering, shipping and monitoring stocks from Europe and Deep-Sea suppliers
  • Raise monthly replenishment purchase orders in our ERP system
  • Liaise with wine suppliers regarding availability dates
  • Liaise with shippers around collection dates, despatch dates and arrival dates
  • Update our EPR system with revised arrival dates
  • Co-ordinate and manage the vintage changeover
  • Placing and tracking direct orders for delivery to customers around the world
  • Point of sale support for the Buying, Broking, Sales, Customer service and Stock Control teams
  • Supporting the Supply Chain manager as requested
  • Responsible for creating some product codes
  • Ensure relevant documents are available for customs clearance
  • Co-ordinate full loads of shipments between the suppliers, the freight forwarders, and the C&B warehouses
  • Resolve freight forwarder and wine supplier’s invoice discrepancies
  • Present monthly replenishment plans, highlighting overstocks and risk of out of stock

The ideal candidate will be/will have:

  • Demand planning, forecasting and shipping experience
  • French speaker essential
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills
  • Good communication skills
  •  Attention to detail
  • Customer service focused
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • Good team player
  • Other European languages an advantage
  • EPR system experience
  • Microsoft Office
  • Excel

CLOSING DATE FRIDAY 19 April 2024 (Please note we reserve the right to close the application early or extend, depending on application response.)

 

 

FINE WINE SALES EXECUTIVE
OFFICE BASED ROLE AT THOMAS MORE STREET, LONDON E1W 5 DAYS PER WEEK

The main responsibilities of the role are:

  • Maximise turnover and profit by hitting agreed KPIs, including targets for sales, new business, offers campaigns and stock reduction.
  • Promote the company’s fine wine services, including broking, storage, monopole, and events.
  • Promote the company other wine services, including wines for drinking, gifting, Cellar Club, and Wine Odyssey (subscription).
  • Attend (and host) company events.
  • Support the wider team.
  • Manage a tasting and sampling budget.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Manage an inherited database of active/semi-active private customers-
    Formulate a sales plan to maximise sales to/re-invigorate these accounts.
  • Win new business through referrals and networking.
  • Contribute to buying and marketing by tasting and offer/blog writing.

The ideal candidate will be/will have:

  • At least two years’ experience in fine wine sales.
  • Excellent and wide-ranging knowledge of fine wine.
  • In depth knowledge of fine wine market and pricing.
  • Qualified to at least WSET L3.
  • Value relationship, spirit, excellence, and integrity.
  • Have great interpersonal and communications skills – be engaging, patient, persuasive and persistent.
  • Be goal oriented.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Able to work autonomously and as part of a team.

CLOSING DATE FRIDAY 19 April 2024 (Please note we reserve the right to close the application early or extend, depending on application response.)

 

 

HR EXECUTIVE
OFFICE BASED ROLE AT THOMAS MORE STREET, LONDON E1W 5 DAYS PER WEEK

The main responsibilities of the role are:

  • Continually update all HR information databases
  • Recruitment support
  • New starter and leaver journeys
  • Administration/maintenance of employee benefits portfolio
  • Preparation and ongoing administration for disciplinary/grievance procedures
  • Manage e-Days holiday and absence system
  • Assist payroll on a monthly basis
  • Provide support all Corney & Barrow employees
  • Assist with administration of various HR projects
  • General HR administration

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance and upkeep of all employee records and relevant employee data
  • Administrate new starter and leaver journey processes including but not limited to: preparation of offer letters, contracts, document checks, references, instructions to payroll, exit interviews and exit logistics
  • Improvement of processes and procedures to ensure efficiency of workflow
  • Recruitment support including placing adverts, liaising with recruiters and interview co-ordination
  • Co-ordinate the quarterly induction sessions at Head Office for new starters
  • Manage and maintain online holiday absence system (e-Days) & online employee training system (MetaCompliance)
  • Manage and maintain all employee benefit schemes i.e. pension, private medical insurance and death-in-service
  • Prepare and ongoing administrate processes for disciplinary, grievance, performance improvement plans and probation
  • Administrate all maternity and paternity periods of leave including maternity risk assessments
  • Assist the HR Manager with Wellbeing initiatives
  • Preparation and administration of the monthly HR Payroll instructions and checks for the HR Manager and Payroll Manager
  • Liaise with the HR Manager and Payroll Manager regularly and support as needed
  • Manage WSET Training and sponsorship requests, liaising internally with the Wine Education Trainer and externally with the WSET School in London
  • Assist the HR Manager with policy maintenance/updates and the yearly audit


The ideal candidate will be/will have:

  • HR Administration experience
  • Excellent organisation and IT skills MS Office Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Accuracy and methodical way of thinking
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Hands on and flexible approach
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Diplomacy, reliability and confidentiality
  • Positivity and solution focussed attitude
  • Ability to work on own initiative but also to engage with the team as needed especially with regards to payroll
  • Experience with Moorepay system an advantage but not essential

CLOSING DATE FRIDAY 19 April 2024 (Please note we reserve the right to close the application early or extend, depending on application response.)

 


CUSTOMER SERVICE ASSISTANT
OFFICE BASED ROLE AT THOMAS MORE STREET, LONDON E1W 5 DAYS PER WEEK

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Processing orders received from private customers, on trade, trade, catering & hospitality and the Sales Team.
  • Dealing with customer service queries.
  • Processing orders to the agreed daily cut off times 10.30am, 1.00pm and 3.15pm.
  • Monitoring orders placed on the Corney & Barrow website
  • Updating invoices and credit notes

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Processing orders received from customers directly or via the Sales Team in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Processing customer call off requests (stock held in storage with C&B)
  • Dealing with customer service queries
  • Releasing website orders
  • Updating customer price lists
  • Take ownership and document customer complaints.
  • Processing orders to the agreed daily warehouse partner cut off times
  • Arranging collections (returned wines)
  • Processing invoices
  • Investigating and processing credit notes
  • Supporting the Sales Team
  • General administrative work

The ideal candidate will be/will have

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Diplomacy and confidentiality
  • Working well as part of a team
  • Numeracy
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to take on a variety of tasks
  • Initiative and a sense of responsibility
  • Genuine interest in the wine trade and enthusiasm for learning

CLOSING DATE FRIDAY 19 April 2024 (Please note we reserve the right to close the application early or extend, depending on application response.)

 

REGIONAL ON TRADE SALES EXECUTIVE, SOUTH-WEST ENGLAND

Reporting to: Head of Merchant Sales

In an exciting new development, we are looking to expand the regional sales team into Devon and Cornwall. We have good regional sales coverage across Southern England, but currently have no-one specifically responsible for the South-West. This is an ideal opportunity for the right candidate to use their experience and existing network to take ownership of and develop these areas for Corney & Barrow.

Main responsibilities:

To deliver on-trade focussed sales for Corney & Barrow in food-led pubs, restaurants, hotels, catering companies, golf clubs etc. with a geographical focus in Devon and Cornwall. This is a relatively new region for us so there is an emphasis on new business acquisition. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate outstanding customer service and relationship skills.

Specific responsibilities:

To work as part of the merchant sales team to develop new opportunities with a focus on developing new long-term sustainable business. The role will require an ability to identify new business opportunities, develop these into live prospects and ultimately into new accounts and profitable customers.

Whilst the role will be on trade focussed, there is significant scope for different types of customers as part of a healthy sales mix. Examples may include private and corporate customers.

The role will be home based, whilst maintaining a continuing relationship with Head Office (London) as required,

An overall responsibility to hit pre agreed budgets based on developing new business in this region.

To play a flexible role within the Merchant Team and work towards the greater geographic spread of Corney & Barrow.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Good relationship skills and the ability to adapt to specific customer needs.
  • A proven track record in the development and delivery of new business
  • Dynamic, personable, ambitious, independent, able to work alone but also as a team player, self-motivated, commercially astute with a passion for wine and food.
  • Good numeracy and IT skills, along with exemplary organisational skills
  • Qualified to at least WSET level 3
  • Previous on-trade sales experience is essential as is a good working knowledge of this region
  • Knowledge of other languages advantageous

CLOSING DATE FRIDAY 19 April 2024 (Please note we reserve the right to close the application early or extend, depending on application response.)

 

SENIOR BUYING ASSISTANT - MERCHANTING BUYING TEAM

Reporting to Associate Director/Head of Merchanting Buying

BASED AT 1 THOMAS MORE STREET, LONDON E1 -  5 DAYS PER WEEK

 

 

To support the growth of our business, we are looking for an additional Senior Buying Assistant to join our close, hardworking and mutually supportive team.

 

This is a demanding and diverse role, encompassing ‘traditional’ buying responsibilities and brand management, with day-to day responsibility for producers in a number of key wine regions in France and elsewhere, depending on the profile of the candidate.

 

The successful candidate is likely to have a solid 3+ years’ track record of wine buying, ideally with Supply Chain experience, with direct exposure to suppliers, price negotiations, product development, quality control issues and brand management.

The candidate will probably be qualified to WSET Diploma standard (or equivalent).

They MUST speak and write fluent English and French. Spanish or Italian language skills would be an added advantage.

 

We need a positive communicator, able to represent Corney & Barrow & Merchanting Buying both externally and internally in a way that develops new relationships and nurtures existing ones.

 

The main responsibility headlines of the role are:

 

  • Producer & portfolio management (some French regions + 1-2 other regions tbc)
    • Managing producer relationships on a day-to-day basis
    • Managing the portfolio of wines pertaining to those producers/geographical areas, including range sourcing and product development, negotiating pricing and terms, forecasting and allocations, product administration, QC and compliance
  • Brand management – internal and external
    • Act as champion of your producers and their wines
    • Help develop brand stories and content
    • Help develop brand plans and instigate promotional activities to enhance producer profile and support sales development
  • Support for Head of Merchanting Buying and colleagues

 

If you recognise yourself in all of the above, love wine with a real passion and want to work with a great team and superb wines  then we want to hear from you.

 

The role offers a competitive salary, annual bonus (subject to company profit and individual performance), generous company pension contribution, private medical insurance, Death-in-Service insurance cover (all subject to eligibility periods) 5 weeks holiday, wine discount, STL (subject to eligibility period) and WSET training support.

CVs plus covering letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate for the role to [email protected] ATTENTION CBK

 

Closing Date :   Friday 14thJuly 2023

 

 

 


 

 

COPYWRITER

BASED AT 1 THOMAS MORE STREET, LONDON E1 in MARKETING DEPARTMENT – 5 DAYS PER WEEK

 

Reports to Head of Marketing  but with considerable liaison with Buying and Sales Teams

 

This is an exciting new role within the company, with huge developmental scope for a candidate with ambition, drive and creativity.

 

The written word is one of our most powerful communication tools and there is an ever-growing need for fresh and compelling content to inform and engage our customers and target audiences. The quality of our communications – both their content and tone – is critical to shaping C&B’s image and delivering its objectives in a highly competitive market. To meet this demand, we need a full-time copywriter to join the Corney & Barrow team. Sitting in the Marketing team but liaising directly with the Buying and Sales teams, the role will span overall C&B brand and producer-led projects.

 

The successful candidate will:

Interpret copywriting briefs to deliver key messages through engaging and channel-specific copy, using C&B’s tone of voice and authority, coherently and confidently.
Create copy that inspires, educates, promotes and sells
Project the image of C&B as the ultimate authority on all things wine, the trusted voice at all levels and at all points in the supply and value chains, in terms of wine, wine production and contemporary issues pertaining to the wine industry. 
 

Core Responsibilities: 

 

Outbound emails: Write copy for weekly short emails – sales or news-style bulletins, as well as monthly ‘long-reads’ (tbc) with an educational angle. 
Social Media: Extract the essence of a campaign or message and deliver it in the ‘right’ language - ie that will resonate with our social media audiences – (typically shorter, snappier but still consistent with C&B tone of voice and appropriate to the level of producer/topic).
Website: Provide text for banners, category and content pages and write copy following SEO principles, to include 
Producer-specific copy 
Copy about specific wines, grapes, regions (typically requires wine expertise).
Occasion-led pieces.
Blog: Lead the ‘blog agenda’, research, plan and write on specific themes. Coordinate with other contributors (internal or external) to keep our readership engaged and add depth, breadth and credibility to our blog.
Advertising: Write clear and concise copy for ads when needed.
Odyssey/other outbound services:
Write compelling copy as required.

Product-specific copy and other sales collateral
Marketing collateral eg trade/press tastings - write/adapt appropriate producer/product-specific copy.
 

Essential Qualities/Requirements of Candidate:

Proven experience as a senior copywriter or related role
Excellent research, writing, editing and proofreading skills. (nb: probably degree-educated)
A passion for wine and for the stories that make wine so compelling.
Experience in the Wine & Spirits industry/WSET Diploma level qualification or equivalent level.
Knowledge of online content strategy and creation; experience with SEO
Creative, collaborative, organized; detail-obsessive. Excellent time management. 
 

Additional Skills:

French important. Spanish and/or Italian a bonus
 

The role offers a competitive salary, annual bonus (subject to company profit and individual performance), generous company pension contribution, private medical insurance, Death-in-Service insurance cover (all subject to eligibility periods) 5 weeks holiday, wine discount, STL (subject to eligibility period) and WSET training support.

CVs plus covering letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate for the role to [email protected] ATTENTION CBK

 

Closing Date : Friday 9th June 2023




 

COPYWRITER

BASED AT 1 THOMAS MORE STREET, LONDON E1 in MARKETING DEPARTMENT – 5 DAYS PER WEEK

 

Reports to Head of Marketing  but with considerable liaison with Buying and Sales Teams

 

This is an exciting new role within the company, with huge developmental scope for a candidate with ambition, drive and creativity.

 

The written word is one of our most powerful communication tools and there is an ever-growing need for fresh and compelling content to inform and engage our customers and target audiences. The quality of our communications – both their content and tone – is critical to shaping C&B’s image and delivering its objectives in a highly competitive market. To meet this demand, we need a full-time copywriter to join the Corney & Barrow team. Sitting in the Marketing team but liaising directly with the Buying and Sales teams, the role will span overall C&B brand and producer-led projects.

 

The successful candidate will:

  • Interpret copywriting briefs to deliver key messages through engaging and channel-specific copy, using C&B’s tone of voice and authority, coherently and confidently.
  • Create copy that inspires, educates, promotes and sells.
  • Project the image of C&B as the ultimate authority on all things wine, the trusted voice at all levels and at all points in the supply and value chains, in terms of wine, wine production and contemporary issues pertaining to the wine industry.

 

Core Responsibilities:

 

  • Outbound emails: Write copy for weekly short emails – sales or news-style bulletins, as well as monthly ‘long-reads’ (tbc) with an educational angle.
  • Social Media: Extract the essence of a campaign or message and deliver it in the ‘right’ language - ie that will resonate with our social media audiences – (typically shorter, snappier but still consistent with C&B tone of voice and appropriate to the level of producer/topic).
  • Website: Provide text for banners, category and content pages and write copy following SEO principles, to include
    • Producer-specific copy
    • Copy about specific wines, grapes, regions (typically requires wine expertise).
    • Occasion-led pieces.
  • Blog: Lead the ‘blog agenda’, research, plan and write on specific themes. Coordinate with other contributors (internal or external) to keep our readership engaged and add depth, breadth and credibility to our blog.
  • Advertising: Write clear and concise copy for ads when needed.
  • Odyssey/other outbound services:

Write compelling copy as required.

  • Product-specific copy and other sales collateral
  • Marketing collateral eg trade/press tastings - write/adapt appropriate producer/product-specific copy.

 

Essential Qualities/Requirements of Candidate:

  • Proven experience as a senior copywriter or related role
  • Excellent research, writing, editing and proofreading skills. (nb: probably degree-educated)
  • A passion for wine and for the stories that make wine so compelling.
  • Experience in the Wine & Spirits industry/WSET Diploma level qualification or equivalent level.
  • Knowledge of online content strategy and creation; experience with SEO
  • Creative, collaborative, organized; detail-obsessive. Excellent time management.

 

Additional Skills:

  • French important. Spanish and/or Italian a bonus

 

The role offers a competitive salary, annual bonus (subject to company profit and individual performance), generous company pension contribution, private medical insurance, Death-in-Service insurance cover (all subject to eligibility periods) 5 weeks holiday, wine discount, STL (subject to eligibility period) and WSET training support.

CVs plus covering letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate for the role to [email protected] ATTENTION CBK

 

Closing Date : Friday 9th June 2023

 

Fine Wine Sales Support

Technically not a new head count as some of you may remember we had Valentina in the role and when she had to leave around the beginning of the pandemic lockdown for personal reasons we did not replace her. However, we are now looking to bring the FW support team back up to full strength to reflect the increase in workload generated.

 

Reports to Joe Muller

 

Main Responsibilities 

Supporting FW team with day to day admin and requirements of customers. Maintaining regular communication with customers helping to build strong relationships between customers and the FW team. Liaising and co-ordinating with other teams in respect of releases, offers, broking, events, producer visits etc

 

Admin support

Phone/emails/letters/offers/processing orders/invoices – anything customer service oriented and needed

Generating Sales Reports/Reserve reports

Maintaining customer databases/offer loops

Booking meetings. Hotels/restaurants

Supporting producer visits

Active participation in sales campaigns

Keeping up to date with activities and relevant information

Invitations/tasting sheets/order forms and other supportive marketing for relevant events

Developing a sound knowledge of C&B’s portfolio in order to provide an efficient and educated service for customers

Liaising with other departments/colleagues as appropriate

 

The successful candidate will have/will be

Confident

Sociable – able to converse in a friendly and efficient way with customers, suppliers and colleagues

Proactive

Positive

Good work ethic

High standards

Flexible

Able to work independently as well as part of a team

Interested in customer account management, negotiation and selling

Pay attention to detail, numeracy

Accurate in correspondence and communication and taking instruction from customers

Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and, preferably, AX but certainly able to learn AX very quickly and effectively

Good personal presentation

Understands customer privacy, diplomacy, confidentiality and discretion

Have a sense of responsibility and ownership of the role. 

 

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV, with a covering letter explaining why you feel you can fulfil this brief to [email protected]

 

 

This vacancy is immediately available and the closing date to register internal interest is Friday 2nd June 2023

 

SENIOR BUYING ASSISTANT - MERCHANTING BUYING TEAM

Reporting to Associate Director/Head of Merchanting Buying

BASED AT 1 THOMAS MORE STREET, LONDON E1 -  5 DAYS PER WEEK

 

 

To support the growth of our business, we are looking for an additional Senior Buying Assistant to join our close, hardworking and mutually supportive team.

 

This is a demanding and diverse role, encompassing ‘traditional’ buying responsibilities and brand management, with day-to day responsibility for producers in a number of key wine regions in France and elsewhere, depending on the profile of the candidate.

 

The successful candidate is likely to have a solid 3+ years’ track record of wine buying, ideally with Supply Chain experience, with direct exposure to suppliers, price negotiations, product development, quality control issues and brand management.

The candidate will probably be qualified to WSET Diploma standard (or equivalent).

They MUST speak and write fluent English and French. Spanish or Italian language skills would be an added advantage.

 

We need a positive communicator, able to represent Corney & Barrow & Merchanting Buying both externally and internally in a way that develops new relationships and nurtures existing ones.

 

The main responsibility headlines of the role are:

 

  • Producer & portfolio management (some French regions + 1-2 other regions tbc)
    • Managing producer relationships on a day-to-day basis
    • Managing the portfolio of wines pertaining to those producers/geographical areas, including range sourcing and product development, negotiating pricing and terms, forecasting and allocations, product administration, QC and compliance
  • Brand management – internal and external
    • Act as champion of your producers and their wines
    • Help develop brand stories and content
    • Help develop brand plans and instigate promotional activities to enhance producer profile and support sales development
  • Support for Head of Merchanting Buying and colleagues

 

If you recognise yourself in all of the above, love wine with a real passion and want to work with a great team and superb wines  then we want to hear from you.

 

The role offers a competitive salary, annual bonus (subject to company profit and individual performance), generous company pension contribution, private medical insurance, Death-in-Service insurance cover (all subject to eligibility periods) 5 weeks holiday, wine discount, STL (subject to eligibility period) and WSET training support.

CVs plus covering letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate for the role to [email protected] ATTENTION CBK

 

Closing Date :   Friday 9thJune 2023

 

BUYING SUPPORT COORDINATOR - MERCHANTING BUYING TEAM

Reporting to Associate Director/Head of Merchanting Buying

THIS ROLE IS BASED AT 1 THOMAS MORE STREET, LONON E1 -  5 DAYS PER WEEK

 

To support the growth of our business, we are looking for an additional Buying Support Coordinator to join our close, hardworking and mutually supportive team. This is a demanding and diverse role, with significant responsibilities, requiring strong administrative skills and attention to detail under pressure.

 

The successful candidate will be supporting the team in delivering a number of key objectives.

Super-organised, energetic, with a ‘can-do’ attitude and maniacal attention to detail, you love organising others, multi-tasking and GETTING STUFF DONE. You will have an interest in wine and maybe have some wine education but this is not a pre-requisite. You speak and write fluent English, though European languages particularly French would be a great bonus. Appreciation of quirk and off-beat sense of humour very important.

 

Responsibilities will include:

 

Coordination of private label wines

Liaising with colleagues in the Buying team, Sales team, Supply Chain and designers/printers; reviewing sales and aiding in the demand planning process. Negotiating design and print costs.

 

Coordination of producer and customer itineraries

Organising producer visits (field trips) in the UK, based on a clear brief, liaising with Buying, Sales and Marketing colleagues, and with the producer. Organising customer visits to see suppliers, as briefed.

 

Compliance & product management

Joint responsibility for administrating key compliance areas and maintaining records: Quality Control, Allergens, Organics, Deposit Return Scheme barcodes

 

Sustainability projects

Helping administrate our initiatives with suppliers in this key developmental area.

 

Junior buying responsibilities

‘Shadowing’ colleagues on a portfolio area - ‘cutting teeth’ and gaining insights into the buying process, with a view to potential future progression into a buying role.

 

Reporting

Joint responsibility: supporting the Buying team in running details sales and listings reports, including analysis, to review sales performance, and in preparation for supplier meetings.

 

General administration – general support for the team.

 

If you recognise yourself in all of the above, love organising things and people, are interested in learning more about wine, want to work with a great team then we want to hear from you.

 

The role offers a competitive salary, annual bonus (subject to company profit and individual performance), generous company pension contribution, private medical insurance, Death-in-Service insurance cover (all subject to eligibility periods) 5 weeks holiday, wine discount, STL (subject to eligibility period) and WSET training support.

 

CVs plus covering letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate for the role to [email protected] ATTENTION CBK

 

Closing Date :  Friday 9th June 2023

 

REGIONAL ON-TRADE SALES EXECUTIVE – SOUTH EAST ENGLAND (FOCUS ON SUSSEX & SURREY)

Reporting to Head of Merchant Sales

Home Based Role – Reporting to & Attending London Head Office as and when Required

 

 

Corney & Barrow has good regional sales coverage across Southern England but we believe we require a greater focus across Surrey and Sussex with additional scope into Kent. This is an ideal opportunity for the right candidate to develop these areas from scratch.

 

Main Responsibilities :                 

To deliver On-Trade focussed sales for Corney & Barrow in food led pubs,  restaurants, hotels, golf clubs etc with a focus in Sussex and Surrey, This is a new region for us so the emphasis is on new business acquisition. The successful candidate will need to

demonstrate outstanding customer service & relationship skills.

 

Whilst the role will be On-Trade focussed, there is scope for different types of customers as part of a healthy sales mix. Examples include private and corporate customers.

 

Specific Responsibilities:             

To work as part of the merchant sales team to develop new opportunities with an absolute focus on developing new business. The role will require an ability to identify new business opportunities, to develop these into leads and ultimately into new accounts and

customers.

 

An overall responsibility to hit pre agreed budgets based on developing new business in this region.

 

To play a flexible role within the Merchant team and work towards the greater good of Corney & Barrow.

 

Essentials:                                         

Good relationship skills and the ability to adapt to specific customer needs.

 

A proven track record in the development and delivery of new business

 

Dynamic, personable, ambitious, independent and able to work alone but also as a team player, self-motivated, commercially astute with a passion for wine and food.

 

Good numeracy & IT skills, along with exemplary organisational skills

 

Qualified to at least WSET level 3

 

Previous on-trade sales experience essential, ideally with a good working knowledge of this region.

 

Knowledge of other languages advantageous

 

The role offers a competitive salary, annual bonus (subject to company profit and individual performance), generous company pension contribution, private medical insurance, Death-in-Service insurance cover (all subject to eligibility periods) 5 weeks holiday, wine discount, STL (subject to eligibility period) and WSET training support.

 

CVs plus covering letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate for the role to [email protected] ATTENTION CBK

 

Closing date :  Friday 9th June 2023

 



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