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Territory Manager - Bay of Plenty / Waikato

Advertiser: CoLab Wine MerchantsMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
10 Jun 2019
Bay of Plenty
Work Type
Part Time
Sales, Sales Representatives/Consultants

CoLab Wine Merchants is a dynamic, fast growing, national wine distribution business representing a balanced portfolio of well known, highly respected, domestic and international brands.

The Role:

This position is being readvertised. This role is permanent, part-time (2 - 3 days per week), it covers the Bay of Plenty and Waikato regions and could be managed from either Tauranga or Hamilton.

The sales responsibilities will have a primary focus on the Off Premise and Supermarket channels.  As well as the core wine part of the portfolio, CoLab Wine Merchants also represents a leading New Zealand Olive Oil brand of which representation is a key component of the role.

Founded by leading New Zealand wine brands Alpha Domus (Bridge Pa, Hawkes Bay) and Terra Sancta (Bannockburn, Central Otago); this is an exciting opportunity for a results focussed, sales person to join a young, energetic business where you can make your mark and help shape the business.  A sales background in either the Wine Trade or FMCG would be an advantage. We place a strong emphasis on the value of our team and you will be highly supported in the role.

The Territory Manager role will see you:

  • Actively promote and develop both the Wine and Olive Oil components of our portfolio in line with our well articulated company goals and objectives

  • Maintain and grow our existing customer base and actively develop new business

  • Build strong customer relationships to ensure that CoLab Wine Merchants is viewed as a valued, trustworthy, capable, key business partner

  • Prepare effective territory plans in line with the broader company priorities

  • Manager territory budgets (sales and expenditure)

About You:

To achieve in this role you will have:

  • Highly developed time management and organisational skills with a proven ability to operate independently as part of a wider but tight team

  • Excellent communication skills with a commitment to enhancing customer engagement;

  • Strong negotiation and sound decision making skills that deliver solution based customer outcomes;

  • A commitment to deliver profitable sales growth; and

  • Energy, with a strong desire to succeed and make a difference

Our Offer:

  • Competitive remuneration;

  • Wine Allowance; and

  • Car Allowance.

If you are looking for a new challenge we would like to hear from you.  To apply for this role please email a covering letter and CV, by Monday 1st July to Jane Jackson, National Sales Manager, CoLab Wine Merchants -



The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a territory manager?
  • Do you have experience in a sales role?
  • How many years of field sales experience do you have?
  • Do you own or have regular access to a car?

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