Head of Sales – On-Trade Drinks

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  • Vacancy Type Permanent

Job Description


  • Very competitive salary


The company:

A start up craft beer business looking to shake things up by bringing global craft beer brands to the UK market, offering a unique offering to both the UK trade and direct consumers.


The Role:

London based, this will initially be a new business focussed role whilst simultaneously creating a strategy for the on trade. Team management and recruiting new team members will also play a part.

  • The role would be based in London with scope to grow business across the UK
  • Gaining permanent listings through excellent understanding of the On-Trade
  • Understanding how to gain access into ‘champion’ accounts
  • Working across group listings to gain and grow brand awareness and volume
  • Creating and implementing strategic growth plans both short and long term
  • Ability to create and stick to budget targets, whilst using sales and business acumen to find ways of supporting listings
  • Supporting the overall business with brewery and beer ideas, supported by well thought through and attainable goals
  • The role would also require a level of management of teams throughout the UK, with initial focus on London and the South East
  • You must be London based to be considered


Company Growth:

We are looking to grow the company sustainably but strongly, with sights set on increasing capacity alongside sales and volume.

The On-Trade will provide us with the best opportunity to grow brand recognition and brand positioning. As such the company are expecting big things from the Head of On-Trade Sales.



  • 5-8 years in the drinks industry (beer or craft beer preferred)
  • Proven track record of large sustainable growth.


Ref no: V/14871/EF

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