Key Account Manager, On Premise - QLD

Date: 30-Sep-2021

Location: Field Based QLD, QLD, Australia

Company: Accolade Wines

About us

At Accolade Wines, our purpose is to enrich everyday moments. As one of the world’s leading wine companies, our award-winning portfolio includes beloved brands such as Hardys, Grant Burge, St Hallett, House of Arras, Mud House, Jam Shed and many more. We are one of the largest wine producers in the world – we’ve been around since 1836, and our portfolio has won a total of 8,846 international wine show awards in the last decade.

About the role

The driving force behind our business is our people – we have over 1,500 staff across Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and the Americas, and every one of us is passionate about making the ordinary extraordinary through our amazing wines.
We are now recruiting for a Key Account Manager to join our On-Premise Sales team. As part of the On-premise & State Leadership team, this role will expand current and secure incremental business in the On-Premise channel with a particular focus on state Clubs, Pub & Restaurant groups. In addition, incremental opportunities with State caterers and events are in scope as openings arise.

You can be based in our local office, with flexibility to work from home.

This role is full-time.

Your Key Key responsibilities include:

•    Deliver Accolade Wines On-premise strategy with external & internal customers. 
•    Drive profitable growth through securing incremental On-Premise business in priority segments of Clubs, Pubs and Restaurants by targeting key state ownership groups.
•    Manage trade spend / investment within business guidelines
•    Formulate Partnership Agreement with new customers within guidelines

Customer Engagement
•    Share & generate support and engagement with key customers on our strategies, plans & priorities
•    Develop & own customer relationships with key prospects

Business Analytics
•    Conduct sales performance analysis by key customers & groups, identifying risk & opportunities

Internal Engagement
•    Perform as a key member of the state Leadership team – including providing direction & support for the state field team
•    Develop cross-functional internal working relationships with a focus on Category, Brand, Shopper Marketing & field teams.

What you’ll bring:

•    Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in liquor sales (wine preference)
•    Demonstrated On-Premise experience, in particular securing new business
•    Demonstrated account & customer management experience including the development of customer promotional plans and activities
•    Proven ability to develop sound commercial relationships across the trade & deliver results

What you can expect:

An annual wine allowance, on top of your salary! You heard right – you’ll get money to spend on our amazing wines, as well as a fantastic range of benefits including a gym subsidy and employee assistance program. Plus a whole host of career opportunities across the world. And wine. Oh, also – wine.