Your next career starts with Acosta Europe.
As the UK’s leading pub, cider and beer business, we’re home to some of the world’s best-loved ciders and beers, and a leading player in the international drinks industry. But there’s so much more to HEINEKEN than meets the eye.
Right now, we’re looking for a Field Sales Executive to join our Off-Trade Field sales team.
Reporting into the National Field Sales Manager, you will be responsible for driving Heineken brand performance, awareness and availability across the Grocery outlets for Asda, Tesco, Morrisons and Sainsbury. You will be looking to maximise new product opportunities through the use of sales data to help guide your instore decisions. A key aspect of the role will be to build and maintain strong instore relationships with key decision makers in order to ensure that promotional activity is implemented and that our products are on display in prime locations with good availability.
This role is fast paced and requires flexibility in it’s approach. You’ll need to adapt your selling style and tools according to the customer and grocery account. This can be done by building quick, quality relationships with customers.
We need someone with a real passion for brands, able to discuss our portfolio with the enthusiasm it deserves.
If you have;
Experience in pubs, retail, beer and cider isn’t essential for this role and we actively encourage people with a passion for sales in any industry to submit an application!
We embrace learning and growth, and we anticipate there is scope to develop in this role. You are also likely to bring experiences that enhance this role that are not listed above, therefore not every box needs to be ticked when it comes to experience or skill sets.
Life at Acosta Europe on the Heineken Account
We’re building a future that embraces innovation, sustainability, diversity and, of course, the opportunity for all colleagues to make the most of their careers.
We encourage all our colleagues to grow and reach their full potential. We’re also well-aware that successful careers seldom run in a straight line, so if you’re in search of fresh opportunities mentoring or simply want to pick up a new skill, you’ll have access to all the support you need.
Our culture is at the core of everything we do. Our relationships and behaviours are interwoven with our Guiding Principles which represent who we are, what we stand for and how we conduct ourselves.
To safeguard our culture, everyone in Acosta Europe aspires to and operates in-line with our Guiding Principles:
Acosta Europe is an equal opportunities employer.
Our mission is to welcome everyone and create inclusive teams.
We celebrate difference and encourage everyone to join us and be themselves at work!
Our colleagues love life at Acosta Europe on the Heineken account, and we’re confident you’ll feel the same way – but don’t take our word for it. Search the #LifeAtHEINEKENUK hashtag on LinkedIn to hear from our colleagues about what makes HEINEKEN such a special business to be a part of.
If you like what you’ve read and want to explore this opportunity further, please apply as soon as possible.
Please note, we may close vacancies early where we receive significant numbers of applications, so don’t delay!
If you need any adjustments made to support your application, for example if you require information in different formats, or if you have any accessibility issues, then we’re more than happy to review our processes – please feel free to get in touch with us as recruitment@Acosta-Europe.com.
In all likelihood the ideal candidate for this role won’t meet every single requirement in this advert, in fact we all need the opportunity to grow and develop in role. We understand some applicants are less likely to apply to jobs unless they feel they meet every single qualification. The team at HEINEKEN would encourage you to submit an application if the advert has peaked your interest rather than ruling yourself out based on any self-limiting beliefs. You never know, you may be exactly what we’re looking for!