Area Manager (Wine Jobs: Sales & Marketing)

Full Time

  Pizzini Wines (

  Western Victoria, Victoria

Area Manager – West Victoria

Pizzini Wines

West Victoria  - Regional  


Pizzini Wines is a dynamic Victorian Wine Brand looking for a Wholesale Area Manager to join our sales team to optimise on premise and off premise sales opportunities to ensure Pizzini Wines are well positioned for future growth.

About the role:

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Area Manager to join our sales team. This role is focused on managing customer interactions and actively pursuing new business leads in the West of Victoria, area is West of Bendigo (both Nth & Sth) includes Geelong, West coast, through to SA boarder, with the objective to deliver sustainable sales growth and achievement of sales targets. 

Duties will include:                                                                                   

  • Maintain and expand the customer base, whilst maximising sales volumes and profitability
  • Actively seek new business opportunities in line with the brand strategies
  • Promote sales of Pizzini Wines to the on and off premise markets
  • Review customer performance
  • Prepare business plans and submissions to secure potential growth opportunities
  • Develop a territory management plan and call cycle to ensure the efficient and productive coverage of the defined sales territory
  • Organise effective promotional activity within the defined sales territory, including customer wine tastings and wine dinners
  • Work closely with the Wholesale Regional Area Manager and the National Sales Manager
  • Visit Pizzini Wines in the King Valley periodically

About you:

We are seeking a committed, enthusiastic and highly motivated sales professional, with excellent communication and customer service skills. The role requires the person to work independently and in a team environment, with the ability to take ownership of allocated work tasks, meet deadlines and have sound attention to detail. 

Previous experience in a similar role and product/market knowledge of the wine industry would be advantageous. 

To be considered for this role you must have/need the following:

  • Minimum 2 years FMCG or Liquor experience in a similar role
  • Experience in Off and/or On-Premise sales
  • Experience activating trade marketing (tastings, festivals etc.)
  • A strong ability to turn data into commercial insights
  • Full driver’s license
  • RSA Certificate
  • IT skills (Excel/Word/PowerPoint)
  • WSET Level 2 wine and spirit education (desirable)
  • Previous experience in successfully building and maintaining positive client and stakeholder relationships
  • Enthusiastic, positive and inclusive approach when working with others, including external and internal contacts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and sound understanding and implementation of compliance obligations
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills 


In reward for your hard work and dedication there is an attractive remuneration and benefits package including:

Industry competitive salary plus superannuation
Tools of trade company vehicle, tablet and mobile phone
Monthly product allowance
The opportunity to join a fantastic company with a great positive culture

Applications (resume and covering letter) should be forwarded to:

Kathy Walsh

National Sales Manager

[email protected]

Applications close 31st July 2021

How To Apply

Applications (resume and covering letter) should be forwarded to:

Kathy Walsh

National Sales Manager

[email protected]

Applications close 31st July 2021

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