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Sales/Dray Person

Job Details
Employer: Weird Beard Brew Co
Job Category: Sales
Job Location: London (Hanwell W7)
Salary: Depends on experience
Date added: 20/08/2019
Job Description
So, our man Oscar, who's served us well over the last couple of years as sales person and dray, has decided it's time to move to Sweden and start a family. And who could blame him? We wish him all the best. This does however throw open an opportunity for a keen and motivated person to join the Weird Beard team.

Key roles will include, but are not limited to:
  • Delivering 1 to 2 days a week to London and surrounding areas, which is a perfect opportunity nurture relationships with customers.
  • Working with the sales team to meet sales targets.
  • Managing existing customers, making sure they are up-to-date with exciting new releases, by being an excellent, friendly and articulate public representative.
  • Finding and developing new customers, be that visiting in person, or friendly phone calls.
  • Fielding incoming sales via email and phone.
  • Researching and gaining a firm knowledge of industry information on key trends, customer demand, etc and reporting back to the team.
  • Working, planning and leading tastings and other exciting events.
  • Welcoming and assisting customers and over visitors. Be it retail sales to take away, or new customers dropping by for a tutored tasting.
  • Helping manage warehouse stock and building pallets (we all help out here).

Job requirements:
  • A full clean driving license for at least a year.
  • Knowledgeable and passionate about great beer
  • Strong presentation, communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent networking skills and industry knowledge
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel around London and region spreading the word about our beers, sometimes outside of regular work hours
  • Computer skills, from using excel and outlook on a daily bases, to getting to know our brewery management software.
  • Legal right to work in the UK
  • Involves heavy lifting. A full firkin will weigh around 35Kg. Equipment will be supplied where possible.

Nice to haves:
  • Experience working within a brewery sales team.
  • Experience driving a forklift

What we offer:
  • We are a certified London Living Wage employer. So all persons who work from us, from full time staff to friends helping out, will receive the Currentt London Living Wage at the very least.
  • Competitive salary & benefits, dependent on experience.
  • Location in an up and coming part of West London.
  • Opportunity to expand skills and knowledge in all aspects of brewing. From sales to brewing to packaging, if you have aspirations, just say.
  • The opportunity to help drive and be part of the growth and development of the brewery.


How to apply: CV and Cover Letter

Apply by email to: Bryan on recruitment@weirdbeardbrewco.com

More information available at: /www.weirdbeardbrewco.com/wbbcnews/2019/8/19/were-hiring-salesdray-person

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