Garçon Wines are the multi award-winning British start-up that exists to make the wine industry more sustainable in a 21st century world, through innovating in wine packaging, starting with bottles which are the single largest contributor to wine’s carbon footprint. To this aim, they are the inventors of planet-friendly bottles that are uniquely flat to save space and made entirely from recycled PET, pre-existing not single-use plastic, to save weight and energy.
These shatterproof bottles are an advancement that is respectful of the wine industry's heritage and a packaging industry benchmark of shape innovation and best-in-class material.
With offices in London and San Francisco, the passionate and professional team are taking their IP-protected flat bottle portfolio and sustainable wine packaging solutions through a multi-country, -channel and -brand commercial strategy.
Following successful product launches across four Nordic countries - Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark - through collaborating with Australian giant Accolade Wines and their much-loved wine brands, Garçon Wines are now looking to have a dedicated Nordics business development role within the company. Working from their office in Central London, the chosen candidate will initiate and maximise further opportunities in this sustainability-focused region.
This role is best suited to those who have some experience in B2B business development or sales and are looking for a new challenge with a fast-paced company that can offer a rewarding and exciting career. Business development (BD) is fundamental to the speed of growth and success of the company so you will have access to all departments and team members, who will be available to support BD efforts where necessary. Your focus will be on the Nordic markets, specifically the alcohol monopolies and Danish retailer duopoly and you will be based in our London office with the core team.
Your key responsibilities will be:
- Quality lead generation and validation
- Relevant, researched and respectful outreach
- Proactive lead and opportunity engagement
Additionally, you will be conducting day-to-day sales support activities such as CRM updates and management, ad hoc tasks for the management team and working alongside the marketing team to assist with creation and distribution of quality channel/country specific communications to support business development. You will be expected to have the ability to successfully manage your responsibilities, reporting into the Commercial Director.
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To make a success of this role, candidates should:
- Be a team player but want to prove their own capabilities
- Be self-starting and confident in their decision making
- Have a thorough and accurate approach to their work
- Have a strong command of business English, both written and verbal
- Have an ability and desire to learn quickly
- Want the opportunity to be a key part of our company’s growth
- Have experience working in Salesforce
To apply for this role, please respond with your CV and a cover letter, detailing why you think you're a great fit. Please also include a short video summarising your application too. Applications without a cover letter and supporting introductory video will not be considered.