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Business Development Manager - Central London

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2 Sep 2022

Business Development Manager

Central London

Competitive Salary with bonus and car/travel allowance

Benefits include:

  • Private Medical and Dental plus Life Assurance and Income Protection
  • Generous, enhanced pension scheme
  • Enhanced parental leave and support for new parents
  • Structured training and development plans include external Learning Resources
  • Core product allowance

The Advocate Group are delighted to once again be working with Campari Group, supporting on the search for a BDM in their Central London Heartlands.

Gruppo Campari is a major player in the global spirits industry, with an enviable portfolio of over 50 premium and super premium brands, spreading across Global, Regional and Local priorities. Global Priorities, the Group s key focus, include Aperol, Appleton Estate, Campari, SKYY, Wild Turkey and Grand Marnier.

The Business Development Manager is responsible for the consumer s experience and interaction with our brands in the Independent Free Trade (IFT) and will be responsible for the brand distribution, menu feature, commercial deals and activation in IFT. This is a key role and an exciting opportunity to take responsibility for the consumer s experience and interaction with the brands.


  • Maintain and manage a portfolio of independent on-trade accounts and regional groups with regular sales call cycle, to achieve distribution, menu listings and elevated listings
  • Formulate and implement sales plans for the independent on trade in the Central London territory.
  • Accurately forecast annual, quarterly and monthly revenue targets from all accounts assigned
  • Seek new business opportunities within existing account and new account listings within the independent on-trade
  • Deliver world-class execution at point-of-purchase (POP) to deliver a brand experience that sets us apart from the competition

Candidate profile:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in a Sales / Commercial environment, ideally within the drinks industry
  • Extensive understanding of the on-trade channel
  • Strong network and contact base in the channel
  • Dynamic self-starter, highly motivated and eager to achieve success
  • Results and profit-orientated
  • Highly organised and takes a planned approach to work
  • Displays emotional intelligence in high-pressure situations
  • Forward-looking, focusing on continuous improvement in productivity and effectiveness

If you re a driven, motivated, and passionate commercial professional seeking an opportunity to represent globally recognised brands in the on-trade space, then we d like to speak to you.

Get in touch with Kayleigh at the Advocate Group for more information about this exciting role.

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  • Job Reference: 702714022-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: The Advocate Group
    The Advocate Group
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent