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Quintessential Brands are the name behind some of the best loved spirits brands including Greenalls, Opihr and BLOOM gin, Dubliner Whiskey and Feeneys Irish cream, not to mention and enviable portfolio of retailer brands. You might not know our name but you'll definitely recognise our products and behind those products is a talented team that we're looking to expand and develop as our business grows. Our Off Trade Sales team are at the centre of our sales operation, working with our grocery, convenience and discounter customers to bring our products to the consumer and we are now looking for a National Account Executive to support them. This is where you come in!
A Taste of The Job
Reporting to our Head of Discounters, the National Account Executive will be tasked with managing promotional calendars with each customer, ensuring timely submissions of promotional activities and internal measurement of all activities. They will ensure the development and maintenance of positive customer relationships to enable successful implementation of customers’ business plans and support the Head of Channel in co-ordinating and communicating all commercial activities that drive any changes to the products supplied by Quintessential Brands.
You will be responsible for monitoring customer-related expenditure and identifying optimisation opportunities, and for delivering planned/budgeted price increases against key commercial KPI’s. Communication is key to this role and you will work with our forecasting team to update them on any changes to the product mix/profile as part of S&OP and the brands teams to build and implement plans to maximise our visibility in key partners. This is a great role to take the first steps in to FMCG Account Management in a fast paced, busy company where you will be given the opportunity to work on projects that have a real impact within the business.
A Flavour of the Business
We are a unique blend, a 10 year-old business with a 250+ year heritage, a pioneering company with ambitions to grow and share our passion for spirits with generations to come. We’re not perfect, we still have processes and systems to implement and improve and as a company we operate in a lean and agile way, but we are getting there. Joining QB (as we’re known to our friends) is a unique opportunity to roll your sleeves up, get stuck in and really help to shape the business as we expand. Are you ready for the challenge?
The Perfect Serve - A Bit About You
A strong communicator with great commercial skills, you will ideally have experience of working in an FMCG business.
You will have a great head for numbers and data with a strong analytical mindset, including advanced Excel skills
Ability to share plans and presentations with cross functional teams, clearly and concisely
Our Culture - The Essence of Quintessential Brands
We're an 'all hands on deck' kind of place where you'll have the opportunity to get involved in end to end projects, implement systems and process. We're fast, agile and entrepreneurial but, most importantly, our people are at the heart of what we do.
While we do work hard, we do it with a sense of fun, pride and passion that you won't find anywhere else.
Are you never shaken and very rarely stirred? More Cosmopolitan than Old Fashioned? Approach everything you do with a dash of creativity and a squeeze of positivity? Then we need you!
About Quintessential Brands Group
Established in 2011, Quintessential Brands Group is one of the most successful spirits companies to emerge from the UK in the last decade. The company offers a complete range of services and products to its customers across the world; producing and distributing some of the world's most-loved spirits brands, including Greenall's, the Original London Dry Gin, Opihr Spiced Gin and BLOOM Gin, as well as developing and producing some of the most commercially successful retailer brands of recent years for trade customers, and co-packing for some of the world’s most well-known spirits brands.
Recognised by the industry as International Spirits Challenge Gin Distiller of the Year five times in the last six years, Quintessential Brands is renowned for its unrivalled gin distilling capabilities heritage dating back to 1761 and is emerging as one of the most dynamic new entrants in the Irish whiskey market with the Dublin Liberties Distillery. With world-class product development and manufacturing at four world-class production sites across Europe and an award-winning premium brand portfolio comprised of English Gins, Irish Whiskeys, Irish Creams and Liqueurs, Quintessential Brands is committed to being the indispensable spirits partner of choice to its customers across the world, with customers and insights at the heart of everything we do.
National Account Executive
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