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Graduate Job Account Development Executive - Leeds

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Pernod Ricard UK
Reference: PR-LEEDS
Salary: £20,000 – Company car, Laptop and Mobile phone.  

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  • Are you looking for a graduate job that provides opportunity, career progression and recognition for high achievement?
  • Do you have the drive, desire and determination to succeed at a high level?
  • Do you have a genuine interest in business and the ambition to be developed as a future business leader?

Have you got the bottle?

Pernod-Ricard UK a leading company in the global wines and spirits market.  With a portfolio of premium brands we have a presence on every continent. You will probably be familiar with many of the products in our portfolio that include Absolut Vodka, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Martell Cognac, Havana Club Rum, Malibu and Perrier-Jouet Champagne.

We are looking to recruit a number of graduates with flair and motivation to join our programme.  Leading from the front these are roles that carry responsibility and huge opportunities.

What is exciting about this role?

Our brands are represented by high calibre, professional sales and marketing teams and our business offers a progressive working environment within which entrepreneurial flair, motivation and enthusiasm thrive.

Our Off Trade Account Development Executives promote a positive image of our brands and our company by building mutually beneficial customer relationships at retail level.  Working closely with all the major multiples our company is made of graduates who are results focused and ambitious team players, who are fun to work with and hard to beat

Where do you come in? 

With exceptional training and ongoing support you will work on your own initiative, prioritising your visits around promotional activities and the scale of business opportunity, maximising the return for your customers and the company.

With a genuine interest in their business and through intelligent communication with key decision makers you will work hard to find suitable solutions for them providing education and practical help in store along the way.

What can we give you?

You will have the chance to work for a world-class organisation, with world class recognisable brands in a highly exciting and desirable industry.

You will benefit from a structured training and development programme and your achievements and hard work will be rewarded. 

Opportunities for rapid progression within the business, in a number of different areas exist for high achievers.

We offer a competitive starting package for graduates, including:

  • Audi, VW or Mini company car
  • Performance related bonus
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • Employee share incentive
  • Product allowance


What are we looking for?

To join us you will need to demonstrate a real desire to succeed in a commercial role. You must have strong commercial acumen and first class communication, problem solving and personal organisational skills. You will need to be self-motivated and results focused.

You will ideally be able to demonstrate a good awareness of how the Grocery and Wholesale sectors operate, be a high calibre graduate with a minimum of 300 UCAS points over three subjects at 'A' Level, and a 2:1 or above degree.

All applications will be processed through Discovery Graduates.

Discovery Graduates is one of the leading consultancies in Graduate Sales Recruitment. We understand the needs and desires of graduates aspiring to be the UK's top Sales people. All of our positions will provide you with a good basic salary, the training and support required to enable you to successfully make the first steps on your career path and in many cases bonuses, company cars and additional benefits including private healthcare.

If you’ve got the bottle to be part of our team, send your CV today.

Location: Yorkshire and Humberside

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