WANTED: Brand Building Partner Manager
(On-trade, luxury spirits – From craft to premium, to celebrity owned brands, London based but with willingness to travel UK-wide)
About Maverick Drinks…
Over the past 10 years, Maverick Drinks has developed one of the most compelling and innovative portfolios of brands in the UK. From craft to premium, to celebrity owned brands, it is our willingness to be open to change and reinventing ourselves that has been key to our continued success.
We’ve developed a reputation for quality in everything we do and provide a growth platform for modern beverage brands, leveraging our expertise in ecommerce and our established relationships with the nation’s largest retailers, on-trade partners and wholesalers, including our very own Master of Malt trade.
About the role…
You’ll be key in building our brand portfolio and driving the distribution and growth of our award-winning Maverick Drinks products across our customer base! You’ll act as a consultant to the trade to make this a real partnership, bringing customers on the craft spirits journey with us.
The day to day…
What you’ll need…
We’re looking for someone with solid experience of account management within the spirits industry, which has ideally encapsulated NPD launches too. You’ll come aboard with experience of new business development within the on-trade sector, extensive knowledge of the London on-trade, with demonstrable knowledge of movers and shakers. All of this gives you a strong working knowledge of UK spirits business with an on-trade focus, amazing product knowledge spanning all categories of spirits (preferably along with an understanding of the craft spirits category) and skills in A&P management.
You understand the numbers and ‘sell sell sell’ doesn’t cut it alone – you are in the detail and have strong commercial acumen, excellent numeracy and language skills – as well as a knack for dynamic, strong negotiation. Good IT competency is a must, with ability to produce engaging presentations – and a Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Qualification at Higher Level would be desirable, as is experience in the curation of cocktail lists and skills in trade marketing (and / or experience in working the other side of the bar would be useful too, but not essential). You’re also;
This role is field-based and will require nationwide travel; a full UK driving licence is therefore required.
We’re all about boundless curiosity, so you’ll discover loads of opportunities to spark your creative flair and work along-side unreal talent who all have the same job description, to ‘Make Atom Successful.’ Trust is at the epicentre of all that we can do, so you’ll work in a transparent and honest environment where we have each other’s backs, and be free of aging corporate policies and rules.
Life here’s about so much more than pay and benefits – you might get a slightly higher salary if you cram onto an expensive, crowded commuter train into the city, but you’ll struggle to find a company with the flex, agility and unique-ness that we have. In short, we’ve got you covered financially but if money is your main driver, we’re not for you.
We hate waste in all of it’s forms and time is no different, so we’re focused on productivity and output rather than when or where you work, or what you wear into the office – you can come in fancy dress for all we care! This means that although we can’t promise anything, flexible working options are built into our DNA.
We don’t sit still, and there’s a lot more to come… Apply now if you want to join us.
We’re a multi-award-winning drinks and technology start-up on a mission to disrupt the drinks industry.
We’re re-imagining online drinks retail from the ground up, using cutting edge technology and fanatical customer service to build a company we want to be customers of and create unexpected delight as we help people explore, buy and enjoy high end whisky and other spirits.
In everything we do, we are disruptive innovators; it is baked into our DNA to challenge orthodoxy and received wisdom wherever we find it.
We’ve grown a lot since we were just a few kids in a shed with big dreams, but we haven’t lost our hunger to build something great, and we’re looking for people who have the same passion for making things better to join us on that journey.
In the last 10 years we’ve become the number 1 player in our industry, but we’ve barely gotten started. We’re excited about the future, so if you’d like to come and help us build it, read on!
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