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Sales Executive - Halifax


Halifax, United Kingdom

The world's leading premium drinks company. Over 200 brands, old and new, large and small, global and local - the depth and breadth of our product portfolio is second to none, with brands sold in 180 countries, at almost every price point in every category. The success of Guinness®, Smirnoff®, Johnnie Walker®, Tanqueray® and many more led to the formation Diageo in 1997. And we only thrive today because of the talent of our people to grow our brands, old and new, and keep them strong.

Our purpose, Celebrating life, every day, everywhere means that our brands are part of celebrations big and small.

Who is the Sales Executive?

The role of the Sales Executive is an exciting role and crucial Famous for its Irish provenance and exceptional colour, this most prestigious of black beers is brewed in over 50 countries and enjoyed in around 150 worldwide. Did you know the perfect Guinness 'two-part pour' takes 119.5 seconds? One thing is never in doubt, Guinness is worth the wait.

As territory manager your number one priority is to grow the share and sales of Guinness in diverse and exciting venues that you will be responsible for in Halifax. This role in meant for a talented individual with initiative and positive attitude to rise to the challenge of any ambitious targets set. Being a passionate individual with a hunger to learn, you will be consistently trained by the best of the best in our business to grow within Diageo and develop our company brands in the market; think about Guinness's new exciting product launches such as Guinness Golden Ale and Hop House 13!

We are looking for people who act like an owners, who will embrace the autonomy to organise their work day, make their own appointments and decide on the most effective call plan come rain or shine. Individuals with great relationships skills in order to have great sales conversations with businesses owners on a daily basis as well as great connectivity with suppliers and internal stakeholders. The role requires direct transactional selling, cellar checks and stock management are just the norm and will require strong administration skills.

To be an outstanding Sales Executive you will need…

  • Knowledge and passion for the beer industry (especially Guinness!)

  • Know your territory and be based in Halifax or willing to relocate there

  • Experience in sales is desirable, but passion for a career in sales is a must

  • To have great relationship building skills so as to easily build a rapport with customers

  • Very organised, analytical and problem solving person

  • Ambition to grow in the world's leading drinks company

  • The right to work in the UK, be over 21 years old and a full, clean driving license (mandatory)

What it is in for you?

This is just the beginning. A career with the world's leading premium spirits business is in your hands; deliver continuous great performance and expect to be rewarded with numerous opportunities in a number of functions, brands and locations around the world. We also will provide industry leading training in the form a 12 week sales induction programme when you first start and ongoing to enable you to grow in your desired career path. Be prepared to join an amazing fast paced culture and experience money can't buy experiences.


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