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We’re Hiring: Business Development Manager

 

We’re excited to share an opportunity to join the Fyne Ales team as our Business Development Manager.

ABOUT FYNE ALES

Fyne Ales is a family owned, fully independent farm brewery brewing modern and innovative craft beers on the banks of Loch Fyne. For over twenty years we’ve been brewing award-winning beer in our unique, rural location – growing our brewery from an old dairy to become one of the UK’s most exciting craft breweries. Spearheaded by the legendary Jarl, you can find our beers all over the UK and beyond, and our business continues to go from strength to strength.

It’s not all about Jarl though! We brew a wide range of beers across both Fyne Ales and Origins Brewing so that our list is constantly evolving; with regular specials, seasonals, and collaborations with breweries around the world, in cask, keg, bottle, can, and mini cask – pretty much every format you can think of!

As our business grows, we’re in the exciting position to be looking for candidates to join our dynamic team in the position of Business Development Manager.

ABOUT THE ROLE

We’re seeking someone to become a key member of our Sales Team attracting new trade customers across our direct delivery territories in Scotland and Northern England.

The ideal candidate for this role would have previous brewery sales experience, however, full training will be provided. Fyne Ales approaches our business development from the perspective of how we can help new customers maximise their sales long term. We are never about the hard sell, because ultimately we want to build lasting relationships with our customers and make sure new customers are supported as much as possible.

This role will require a bit of grit and determination, and the ability to think creatively about how to best solve a prospect’s problems. A target oriented mindset is a must, and to be driven by the wins. If you’re entrepreneurial, charismatic and highly motivated we’d love to hear from you.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Please note, these are top-line descriptions only and the role will include additional tasks to be discussed at the interview stage.

  • Growing sales through onboarding new accounts by;
    • Identifying venues across our direct delivery territories that would be a perfect fit for Fyne Ales beers.
    • Taking these venues through our sales journey until they can ultimately be passed onto the relevant Sales Account Manager.
  • Hitting targets set by the Head of Sales
  • Working closely with Account Managers and Head of Sales to ensure the sales process is working smoothly and efficiently.
  • Opportunity to attend beer events across the UK
  • Working closely with Account Managers to build and implement customer development plans.
  • Additional duties including annual leave cover for other members of the team.

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Two Years Minimum of Hospitality Management Experience.
  • Two Years Minimum of Brewery Sales Experience.
  • Passionate and Knowledgeable about Beer.
  • Fyne Ales Fan.
  • Disciplined and Motivated Work Ethic.
  • Efficient and Organised.
  • Ambitious and Motivated by Personal and Professional Growth.
  • Exceptional Interpersonal Skills.
  • Creative Thinker and Problem Solver.
  • Computer Literacy.
  • Full Clean UK Driving Licence.
  • Central Belt Based

WHAT WE’RE OFFERING

  • Circa £32,000 per year salary, with annual pay reviews
  • Commission Scheme
  • Profit Share
  • Option of Company Car
  • Company Laptop
  • Company Phone
  • Company iPad
  • Staff Discount
  • Company Pension Scheme

LOCATION & HOURS

The Business Development Manager is a full time, remote role. Standard office hours are 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday but you may be asked to work outside these hours. Any time worked outside 9am-5pm Monday – Friday at events will be given as time off in lieu.

HOW TO APPLY

If interested, please send your CV and a short cover email with why you are perfect for the role and when you’d be able to start to work@fyneales.com

Final deadline for applications is Friday 14th June but we’re keen to interview as soon as possible. Please note – as we often receive a high number of applications, we may not respond to all applications immediately.

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