National Account Executive - Bibendum

  • Department / Function
  • Sales
  • Location
  • London
  • Contract Type
  • Permanent
  • Working Pattern
  • Full-time
  • Job Advert Summary
  • Looking to take your career in sales to the next level?  Are you passionate about the drinks industry and delivering top class service to customers?  Look no further, this is an opportunity not to be missed!

  • Job Advert Description
  • Have a passion for Wine and Spirits?  Want to work for the UK's most dynamic and innovative wine business?  Bibendum (part of C&C Group) was founded in 1982 by a group of wine-loving friends who started selling specialist wines to private clients

    Ask our employees to describe Bibendum, and they might tell you that Bibendum lives and breathes its customer and team focused values and is an award-winning company that ‘represents wine like no other company in the world’.  Awarded with Investors In People (IIP) status, Bibendum is always on the lookout for great people who can join the team and who have the passion and skills to help us succeed.  

    About the role

    Bibendum is looking for a National Account Executive to join their fast pace moving team covering London! You will be supporting the National Account Director/Managers across multiple channels to achieve agreed profit, volume, revenue and margin budgets by supporting and implementing a multi-contact strategy with all customers.

    Core accountabilities

    You will be ensuring all forecasting and planning tasks are completed within agreed timelines, whilst developing and enhancing relationships with each customer.

    By using your drinks industry experience and knowledge, you will be ensuring that each customer has the most appropriate range of products, and or stocks product according to account plan objectives.

    You’ll be delivering site level training across all categories where relevant with a particular focus on wine.

    Effectively launch all relevant NPD/wine/drink list reviews in each customer.

    You’ll implement promotional plans which meet both the customers' needs and those of Bibendum.

    About you

    You will have a strong record of delivery in a previous sales role with strong communication and influencing skills.

    You will have financial understanding and a strong analytical capability.

    You have a strong ability to build and leverage relationships with customers, consultants and with internal teams.

    You’ll have a WSET qualification, degree or equivalent.

    You have a great understanding of computer literacy.

    Travel will mainly be contained within the account base area with occasional late evenings. Head office contact/meetings in London and occasional overnight requirement. Occasional business travel to Europe.

    What we offer

    • 25 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays) with the option to buy holiday.
    • Pension scheme
    • Health insurance
    • Life assurance, plus access to staff sales, a cycle to work scheme, and a whole lot more!


    Sounds Interesting? 

    Send us a CV that demonstrates your experience and we’ll aim to get back to you ASAP! 

    C&C Group (and inclusive companies) do not accept unsolicited CV’s from recruiters or employment agencies in response to any of our roles – we will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee relating to unsolicited CVs including those submitted to hiring managers. C&C Group explicitly reserves the right to hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. 
  • Full job description
  • National_Account_Executive.pdf