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We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Sales and Marketing Manager to join our small team based close to Dorchester, Dorset. The chosen candidate will be responsible for increasing sales and driving engagement through a range of activities.

Responsibilities

  • Increase sales across all channels, with particular responsibility for trade and online
  • Manage Tasting Room Manager and promote direct sales
  • Organise and attend events both on and off the Estate
  • Organise and conduct tours
  • Despatch orders as required
  • Work closely with our cafĂ© operators to develop events and offer
  • Manage existing trade accounts and develop new
  • Develop national distribution and export opportunities
  • Manage website and liaise with web developers
  • Respond to customer enquiries
  • General administration and office support, to include show and competition entries
  • Manage social media accounts
  • Build relationships with wine critics and journalists to ensure good media coverage
  • Work with photographers and designers to develop branded collateral
  • Create content for newsletters, social and website

Personal attributes

  • An enthusiastic and outgoing individual who is self-driven, has the ability to use their own initiative and works well with a team
  • Organised and efficient with attention to detail
  • Willingness to attend external events and work flexible hours (including some evenings and weekends) to meet the demands of the job
  • Able to act as a brand ambassador and communicate our passion for English wines and Dorset produce.

Required skills/experience

  • Sales/account management and customer service experience (ideally within the wine industry) essential
  • Marketing experience, confidence with social media platforms
  • Experience of working with ecommerce platforms
  • A people person who can build strong relationships within the industry
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Computer literate with good Microsoft office skills
  • Full, clean UK driving license essential
  • Experience of working in the wine trade and/or wine-related qualifications would be beneficial but not essential

This is a permanent, full-time position, beginning with a 6 month probationary period.

Salary commensurate with experience, please state salary expectations when applying.

Please send a CV and covering letter to justin@langhamwine.co.uk