Vacancy – Account Manager (Scotland) / Jan 20

Job Title: Account Manager
Reporting to: General Manager
Location: Scotland & Tyne Tees region
Position Details: Perm, full time

We are Spirit Cartel, the AWARD-WINNING IWSC DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR and we are GROWING. Do you want to be part of our ambitious expansion plans, work within a close knit team whilst also having the independence to make your own decisions and blaze your own trail in your area? If so, read on.

We are currently seeking a passionate and dedicated Account Manager who has expert drinks industry knowledge within the on and off trade in the Scotland and Tyne Tees region. You will be accountable for growing the distribution of core Spirit Cartel brands as well as proudly carrying the title of UK Brand Ambassador for Luksusowa Vodka. This traditional Polish Vodka is produced exclusively in Zielona Góra and is one of the oldest Polish vodka brands available today. Its outstanding quality comes from their ability to not reinvent the wheel.

This key role will suit somebody who is commercially minded and has the ability to sell within a unique and niche market. We are an exciting company and with our quality brands and your expertise we aim to continue breaking the records to achieve excellence.

You will have existing key relationships with customers in all channels, and expert knowledge of potential customers within the areas. You will have the capability of being able to deliver budgeted sales growth and volumes by brand within on and off trade accounts in both independent and groups. You will have the ability and confidence to be able to identify trade marketing opportunities and build a regional development plan. Most of all, you will be passionate about your role in bringing some of the world’s best spirits to the customers in Scotland and Tyne Tees.

This role will involve travel between key cities in Scotland, predominantly Glasgow and Edinburgh and between Newcastle/Tyne Tees to build awareness and grow your brands.

This is a full time, permanent role working 37.5 hours per week. We are looking for someone flexible to work the hours necessary to fulfil the requirements of this role. In addition, you must be willing to travel locally and nationally if required.


  • Receive a competitive salary
  • Company car
  • Company laptop
  • Company mobile phone
  • Company pension
  • A generous 25 days annual leave (rising to 26 days after 5 years’ service and 27 days after 10 years’ service) plus bank holidays
  • Discount on a range of our products
  • Become an integral part of our family business
  • We regularly fund professional qualifications and training for dedicated employees

The closing date for the role will be the 12th February 2020. This is a key role for our business, therefore if you are interested in applying email your CV and/or cover letter to as soon as possible.

Please note that should any suitable CVs be received whilst the advert is live then individuals will be invited to interview prior to the closing date. The first stage interview for this role will be a telephone interview and should you be successful, you will be invited to a face-to-face interview.

Please note that we cannot consider your application if you do not satisfy the required knowledge and experience criteria detailed above. Due to the high volume of applications we are unable to provide feedback on your application should you not be invited for interview. Should you have not heard from Spirit Cartel within 2 weeks of your application please presume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Equal consideration will be given to all candidates, irrespective of their gender, race, disability, marital status, religion, age or sexuality.

Please note we will not accept CVs sent from recruitment agencies.

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