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NATIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER

Deep in the heart of Devon, the Luscombe estate dates back to 1087 and features in the Doomsday Book. Today Luscombe Drinks contributes a vibrant chapter to the estate’s history, crafting and perfecting a range of premium products in the same beautiful corner of England since 1975.

Luscombe produces award-winning soft drinks and juices from uncompromising, organic ingredients, entirely free from concentrates, additives, preservatives, colourings, artificial flavourings or enhancers.

Now exporting to over 12 countries around the world and producing almost 10 million bottles per year, the family-owned business remains faithful to its principles, supplying ever more innovative natural flavours to increasingly discerning global consumers.

 This is a  fantastic opportunity to join a fast-growing business and be part of an exciting challenge in which you can make a difference.

The dedication and care put in to producing a bottle of Luscombe, has been rewarded with multiple accolades from The Soil Association, Fine Food Digest awards and Guild of Fine Food, among the many.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To manage and develop a portfolio of Food Service and Online and Key accounts, negotiating contracts to maximise revenue and profitability while maintaining excellent customer relations.

 

KEY ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong analytical ability, with excellent commercial acumen
  • Delivery of an exceptional customer experience
  • Experience of working within a target driven and performance related environment
  • Account retention and development
  • A track record in relationship management and business development
  • Regular travel across the specified sales area and nationally
  • Negotiating contractual agreements
  • Effective communication with all stakeholders
  • Management of account information
  • Regular analysis and reporting of data
  • Compiling & delivering in-depth business review with customers
  • Complete understanding of the sales and business development process across a multi-faceted account portfolio
  • Commitment and motivation to achieve goals and exceed targets
  • Comfortable working in an autonomous environment and managing a hectic schedule
  • Experience of working within a target driven and performance related environment

 

 Please apply with your CV and covering letter to our Head of HR:

nicky.ackerley@luscombe.co.uk


REGIONAL SALES MANAGER – London

Deep in the heart of Devon, the Luscombe estate dates back to 1087 and features in the Doomsday Book. Today Luscombe Drinks contributes a vibrant chapter to the estate’s history, crafting and perfecting a range of premium products in the same beautiful corner of England since 1975.

Luscombe produces award-winning soft drinks and juices from uncompromising, organic ingredients, entirely free from concentrates, additives, preservatives, colourings, artificial flavourings or enhancers.

Now exporting to over 12 countries around the world and producing almost 10 million bottles per year, the family-owned business remains faithful to its principles, supplying ever more innovative natural flavours to increasingly discerning global consumers.

This is a  fantastic opportunity to join a fast-growing business and be part of an exciting challenge in which you can make a difference.

The dedication and care put in to producing a bottle of Luscombe, has been rewarded with multiple accolades from The Soil Association, Fine Food Digest awards and Guild of Fine Food, among the many.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Fully responsible for all business in the London area including wholesale, food service, on trade and retail
  • Agree, implement and manage JBP’s with select key customers
  • Grow distribution & visibility of Luscombe in the premium sectors of each channel
  • Delivery of an exceptional customer experience including Account development and retention
  • Management and ownership of account information including analysis and reporting
  • Negotiating contractual agreements
  • Effective communication with all stakeholders
  • Recruit and manage a Business Development Executive

 

KEY ATTRIBUTES

  • Proven business development track record in London
  • Proven success working in a multi-channel environment (On trade, off trade & food service)
  • Creative & strategic mindset
  • Ideally experience of the drinks industry
  • Passionate about food and drink
  • A strong networker with proven examples of success
  • Proven excellent commercial acumen
  • Commitment and motivation to achieve goals and exceed targets
  • Comfortable working in an autonomous environment and managing own schedule
  • Experience of working within a target driven and performance related environment
  • High level of computer literacy across Microsoft Office programs and more
  • An interest in artisan products

 

Please apply with your CV and covering letter to our Head of HR:

nicky.ackerley@luscombe.co.uk


BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE – South West

An tremendous opportunity to join a fast-growing business and be part of an exciting challenge in which you can make a difference. We are now looking to add to our team in our heartland in the West Country. This is a field -based role and you will have ownership of a wide range of customers from wholesalers and farm shops to bars and high end hotels. An exciting role for someone who is passionate about award winning quality products and genuinely values provenance, flavour and fantastic ingredients.

Luscombe Drinks is a family run business, located in Buckfastleigh. We have been crafting award winning soft drinks since 1997 and now have a range of bubblies, juices and tonic waters. Luscombe produces award-winning soft drinks and juices from uncompromising, organic ingredients, entirely free from concentrates, additives, preservatives, colourings, artificial flavourings or enhancers

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Fully responsible for developing and managing new business in the West Country
  • Successfully manage a select number of 3rd Party Managed leisure/pub groups, local wholesale businesses, food led outlets & premium retail outlets
  • Management and ownership of account information including analysis and reporting
  • Negotiating contractual agreements
  • Manage and attend Customer Rara Days & trade shows
  • Effective communication with all stakeholders
  • Ownership of accounts and ability to make decisions, and holding in depth business reviews with customers

 

KEY ATTRIBUTES

  • Solid sales or account management and new business development ideally within the drinks industry
  • Passionate about food and drink
  • Proven excellent commercial acumen
  • Complete understanding of the sales and business development process across a multi-faceted account portfolio
  • Commitment and motivation to achieve goals and exceed targets
  • Comfortable working in an autonomous environment and managing own schedule
  • Experience of working within a target driven and performance related environment
  • Good level of computer literacy across Microsoft Office programs and more
  • An interest in artisan products

 

Please apply with your CV and covering letter to our Head of HR:

By email to: nicky.ackerley@luscombe.co.uk

 

 

No agencies please


We’d love to hear from you!

If one of our vacancies isn’t exactly what you’re looking for, please send your CV with a covering letter to Nicky.Ackerley@Luscombe.co.uk.

We’ll hold all CVs for six months.

We’re also not a sponsoring employer.

We like to handle our own recruitment, so no agencies please.

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Even if our current vacancies aren’t right for you, we’re always interested in hearing from you. Please send your CV to Nicky.Ackerley@Luscombe.co.uk