Cellar Door Business Development Manager (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  Howard Park Wines

  Sydney, NSW

About the business

Our family-owned company of over 30 years has crafted brands including MadFish, Howard Park and Marchand & Burch. We adopt a friendly working environment with an ethos of dedication, commitment & enjoyment.

About the role

As a Cellar Door Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for creating and implementing sales strategies for the company, with the goal of promoting a range of different wines to customers in a designated market.  You will be instrumental in developing new international business, sales leads and highly motivated.

Tasks will include:

  • Manage all parts of the Cellar Door, including opening and closing of the shop and supervising the casual employees
  • Represent the company and our wine brands with knowledge and enthusiasm
  • Market, manage and organise wine functions at the Cellar Door and other venues
  • Develop and maintain an online customer database of Cellar Door visitors
  • Engage with the local Sydney Chinese community
  • Develop & manage wine business development opportunities within the Sydney Chinese community
  • Develop & manage wine business development opportunities in China if required
  • Work closely with our state distributor to assist them in the sale of our wines in retail and on-premise accounts, including Marchand & Burch (our French connection).
  • Develop and manage VIP wine tours to our Margaret River winery
  • Being a direct contact for the company for sales to China
  • Provide regular reporting on status of sales and activities.
  • Work closely with our management team to help drive our company's objectives

Skills and experience

The right applicant will:

  • Be able to read and speak Mandarin and English (and ideally be fluent in French).
  • Demonstrate diverse wine industry international sales experience over at least 5 years with relevant tertiary studies
  • Have excellent sales and negotiation skills
  • Understand Chinese culture and Guanxi
  • Have a detailed working knowledge & wine business experience in Asia, particularly selling premium wines into China
  • Have a good wine palate and understand wine styles, winemaking and regional influences.
  • Have good verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Have the ability to work with a variety of stakeholders
  • Show financial discipline

Applications close 28 June 2018

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