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Graduate Job Account Development Executive - South Coast

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Pernod Ricard UK
Reference: J950
Salary: £20,000 + company car + laptop + mobile phone  

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Graduate Commercial Roles with World Class Brands

  • 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 is 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 where 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!

So where do you come in?

With exceptional training and on-going 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.


Applications will be processed through Discovery Graduates. Please apply quickly to be considered. Assessments with Pernod Ricard will be
conducted at the end of April 2015 and you must be available to start between May and June 2015. If your application is successful then you will be contacted to conduct a telephone interview which will lead to a first stage assessment centre.

Pernod Ricard will be legally obligated to check your eligibility to work in the UK. Please check your eligibility before applying and ensure that you can provide the appropriate original documents.

We regret due to the high volume of applications we receive; only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews. In the event that you are unsuccessful for this opportunity, we may still be able to help you and we will retain your application and consider you for other opportunities.

Location: South West England

Recruiter Details

Discovery Graduates
0121 212 3111

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