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Employer:  Swinkels Family Brewers

Burton on Trent Staffordshire, GB

Join the Family!

We are Swinkels Family Brewers, a 100% independent family brewer of beautiful beers such as Bavaria, Cornet and La Trappe. We have been doing business for 300 years based on our shared passion for beer and a good feeling for quality. With more than 1,800 colleagues worldwide, we work together to get the best out of ourselves and to pass on the brewery to the next generation in an even better way.

Account Manager Midlands

Employer:  Swinkels Family Brewers

Burton on Trent Staffordshire, GB

We are Royal Swinkels Family Brewers, a 100% independent family brewer with a wonderful portfolio of beers, with brands such as 8.6, Cornet, Rodenbach, Palm, La Trappe, De Molen and Uiltje. Our roots taught us how to set our own course and to persevere if we believe in something. We have been doing business this way for 300 years, based on our shared passion for beer and a good sense of quality. With more than 1,800 colleagues, we work together worldwide to bring out the best of ourselves and to pass on the brewery to future generations. 


The Challenge
We are growing! Therefore we are looking for sales talent you join our family business. As Account Manager Midlands you will predominantly operate in the On Trade generating new business relationships and high-quality distribution points for our specialist, super-premium, award-winning Dutch and Belgian craft brands: Rodenbach, La Trappe, Estaminet, De Molen, Uiltje and Cornet, in both draught and packaged formats. If are you a true entrepreneur and able to work on a high level of autonomy inside our sales team, then this is your new job!


What are you going to do? 

  • You will operate as a brand ambassador to generate new business and effectively manage those new accounts.
  • You will be making high-quality plans weekly to generate the best leads in line with company expectations & KPIs. This includes the constant and consistent upkeep of the CRM system and data.
  • You will do this by rationalization and maximisation of investment at outlets
  • You will advise, Understand, recommend and execute the best route to market for each outlet, choosing whether to supply via a wholesaler or supplying directly.
  • Together with the marketing, logistics & finance, you create the best results as a team and by effective and thorough communication of all activities and deliverables to the Head of On Trade.


This is what we offer you
We offer a challenging job, with plenty of opportunities that release your entrepreneurship within a rapidly growing company. We pride ourselves on having an open and informal work environment, where entrepreneurship, ownership and cooperation are our core values. We also offer good employment conditions, a yearly basic salary of 30K – 35K GBP (depending on experience) a bonus potential, car allowance, mobile phone laptop and 25 days holiday. There is room for personal development with a focus on internal training and coaching.
And yes, sampling a delicious beer or malt drink from our wide selection of beautiful brands is part of the job!


Who are you? 

  • You can develop effective and strong relationships from scratch and manage your own agenda and deliver high-quality communication of activities.
  • You have excellent communication skills.
  • You are interested in meeting customer needs and delivering customer satisfaction by being fully invested in delivering success for the customer.
  • You understand financial metrics and are results orientated.
  • You can influence, negotiate and be proactive in finding the right solution every time.
  • You take the initiative to recognise and target opportunities.
  • And of course, you have the desire to win as part of a team, with common goals.
  • Our ideal candidate has around 5 years of experience in FMCG On Trade sales 


How to apply for the job?
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Do you still have questions after reading this job description? Feel free to contact us by calling or sending a message to Jasper van Beek, Recruiter EMEA, at +31613245847


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