Diageo Business Development Executive (Grocery) - S005

Permanent Field
Premium brands like Guinness, Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff need premium sales people! Exceptional Business Development Executive required to represent market leading drinks brand Diageo in the Grocery sector. Showcase your talent to high profile clients visiting the stores on your territory. £25.281 per annum + £3000 bonus + company car.

Ideal location: Central London
Territory covering: Central London & surrounding areas

Working for CPM as a Business Development Executive you will part of our Diageo Grocery team calling into Grocery multiples increasing awareness of Diageo’s innovative brands and ensuring that all opportunities in store to promote these brands have been maximised. The brands you will work with include: Smirnoff, Gordon’s, Guinness, Captain Morgan’s, Baileys, J&B and Tanqueray. Whilst this is a sales role, all the stores will already stock some or all of the brands so your persuasive and relationship building skills will be key to ensuring all in store opportunities have been put in place and ensuring all stores on your patch fulfill their potential.
This is a key territory for the client, so you will have the chance to host store visits for lots of visitors!

A typical day for a Business Development Executive will include:

• Carrying out face to face visits into Grocery multiple retailers on your territory
• Advising key stakeholders on promotions and increasing awareness of the whole product range and in turn sales
• Using the great data provided to check stock levels and resolve any potential problems.
• Ensuring the agreed shelf space and displays are in place to maximize sales
• Using your local market and sector knowledge to draw up bespoke business plans and make informed recommendations to store managers
• Reporting during and after each call on the tablet provided, sharing invaluable competitor information with the business and your achievements in call too

This would be a great Business Development role for you if:

• You have sales experience within the Grocery sector would be a plus.
• You are looking for a sales career working within the drinks industry and would be passionate about representing such great brands
• You are tenacious and like to explore every opportunity and pride yourself in doing a great job and achieving targets
• You are commercially minded and are happy to analyse in store data to help you achieve your goals, previous retail experience is ideal, however full training will be given
• You have excellent relationship building skills and would be able to use these to influence decision makers
• You would relish the high-profile nature of this territory and the chance to show visitors how your stores and territory are the 'best in class'

A full UK driving licence is essential

Why work for us?
If you are looking for a job working with great brands and that offers you the real chance to progress both within CPM and Diageo, then this is a great opportunity for you. In addition, you will have the support of your field manager and will be given first class sales and product training, enabling you to not just do a great job but to really be the very best you can be. Whether you are already be working in field sales as a Sales Representative or Business Development Executive, or have Grocery multiple retail experience this is the job for you.
CPM are an equal opportunities employer