Pub Sales Account Manager

Do you love pubs?

We’re looking for enthusiastic, friendly, and helpful team players, with a passion for providing great customer service, to come and join our Business Support Team.

Your personal development is important to us too, so we offer some great training opportunities and ongoing development through our Punch ‘Strive’ Academy.

Interested? See below to find out more.

Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary complemented by a fantastic benefits scheme including:

  • Located in our Support Office in Burton
  • Perkbox membership, which includes rewards and competitions and local discounts
  • Annual Bonus Scheme
  • Mon – Friday (office hours)
  • Amazing support office space
  • A staff café and bar onsite where you can get your lunch for only £1.50 a day!
  • Free Car Parking
  • A competitive pension scheme
  • The option to buy or sell your annual leave days

Role Purpose
You will be responsible for:
Working as part of a team to create epic community pubs that provide guests with great hospitality experiences.

Maximising business opportunities through supporting our Publicans and Management Partners;

  • Delivering the everyday brilliantly, providing great account management support for pubs on the phone, via email, online and face-to-face;
  • Managing our account base to maximise the value of sales orders;
  • Building and maintaining relationships; and providing guidance and support regarding beer, cider, wine, soft drinks, spirits, and events.

Key Accountabilities: 

#WeMakeThingsHappen

We need someone who can:

  • Support our account base in a proactive way to maximise the value of drinks orders.
  • Work with a right-first-time approach, ensuring accurate and efficient order capture.
  • Secure volume and support business growth by optimising product mix.
  • Give brilliant service that exceeds customer expectations, whilst keeping to the departmental objectives.

#WeLovePubs

Pubs, people and possibilities are at the heart of everything we do, so the ideal candidate will:

  • Develop a deep understanding of pub and consumer requirements.
  • Identify and maximise business opportunities to generate profit and deliver business success.

#WeAreBold

In order to be bold and proactive, we need a team member who can add personality to the role! We need someone who can:

  • Contribute to our wider business goals by doing your role to the best of your ability – delivering great service, whilst achieving key individual and team measurables.
  • Increase volume, distribution, and profit margins.
  • Add value by using initial benefit statements, gap analysis and effective sales closing techniques.

#OurBestSelf

Accuracy is key to this role, so we need a team member who can:

  • Demonstrate a proactive approach to your personal development, taking ownership and working on development areas.
  • Focus on effective interactions and promotional planning activity to deliver additional sales and profit.

#WeWinTogether

As part of a team, you will be required to:

  • Actively build and maintain great relationships.
  • Liaise effectively with Field Operations, Internal Support Teams, and suppliers in order to achieve results.
  • Meet our business challenges by working on other activities and projects if required.

Key Relationships

You will collaborate with:

  • Field Operations
  • Property
  • Marketing
  • Internal Support Teams
  • Suppliers
  • Business Support Department (which is wider than the Business Support Team)

Person Specification – Technical Competencies/Professional expertise

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent customer focus with the ability to listen and respond appropriately to customers, providing a quality service.
  • Effective working relationships with the ability to work in a team by demonstrating flexibility, a fun attitude, and the ability to share knowledge.
  • An organised mindset with planning, organising and the flexibility to work in a fast paced and changeable environment.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • The ability to communicate warmly and clearly, and to use your powers of persuasion and negotiation skills both on the telephone and in writing.
  • Commercial awareness and industry knowledge.
  • The motivation to strive for excellence with a proactive approach to individual training, development, and progression.
  • A proven track-record of working within a fast-paced sales environment (desirable).
  • Experience of working within the hospitality industry (desirable)
  • A robust understanding of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Web, Apps and inhouse computer systems.
  • English and Maths GCSE (or equivalent) – Grade 4/C or above (in both is essential).

The closing date for applications is Friday 6th May 2022