National Account Executive - Coles

Date: 13-May-2022

Location: Melbourne, 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 National Account Executive to support Coles Liquor. In this role, you will support the team to deliver against financial goals and develop long term collaborative relationships with the Coles retailer. This role has an abundance of customer interaction and exposure across both Coles Liqour (Liqourland, Vintage Cellars & First Choice) and Coles Supermarkets (non-alcoholic products). In addition, this role works with digital and online channels within each of the retailers including uber eats. 

This role is based in our Melbourne CBD office, and has the flexibility to work from home. 

This role is full-time and permanent.

Key responsibilities include:

•    Promotional slotting and submissions
•    Trade spend management
•    Volume Forecasting 
•    Business performance tracking & reporting
•    Fortnightly/Monthly customer WIP’s 
•    New Line form/private label tender submission management 
•    Management of sample process

What you’ll bring:

•    1 – 2 years experience as Account Executive or Sales Representative 
•    Bachelors Degree in Business, Finance or Economics
•    Previous interactions with Coles/Coles liquor/Woolworths/Endeavour Group advantageous but not required.

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.