Commercial Executive - North West Ireland

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DIAGEO - Who are we?  

The world's leading premium drinks company. Over 200 brands, old and new, large and small, global and local - the depth and breadth of our product portfolio is second to none, with brands sold in 180 countries, at almost every price point in every category. The success of Guinness, Smirnoff, Baileys, Tanqueray and many more led to the formation of Diageo in 1997. And we only thrive today because of the talent of our people to grow our brands, old and new, and keep them strong.

A diverse workforce is essential to our success as a multi-national, multi-cultural business.  Our aim is to foster a culture that provides opportunities for all, through the variety of different personalities, experiences and perspectives, creating a stimulating and rewarding working environment.

By creating a truly inclusive workplace that recognises difference and diversity of thought, feelings and actions, we can allow our people to unleash the power of being themselves, always, to enable them to Celebrate Life, Every Day, Everywhere.

Who is the Commercial Executive?  

The role of the Commercial Executive is an exciting field sales role and crucial to ensuring the future success of a remarkable and unique 255 year old brand, namely Guinness! The history of this iconic brand and world leading stout is a compelling story of invention, passion and belief. Famous for its Irish provenance and exceptional colour, this most prestigious of black beers is brewed in over 50 countries and enjoyed in around 150 worldwide. Did you know the perfect Guinness 'two-part pour' takes 119.5 seconds? One thing is never in doubt, Guinness is worth the wait. The Commercial Executive is meant for a talented individual with initiative and positive attitude to rise to the challenge of any ambitious targets set. Being a passionate individual with a hunger to learn, you will be consistently trained by the best of the best in our business to grow within Diageo and develop our company brands in the Irish market; not only in our beer market but in our Iconic Brands such as Baileys, Tanqueray Gin, Ciroc.

The Commercial Executive is a person who acts like an owner, who will embrace the autonomy to organise their work day, make their own appointments and decide on the most effective call plan come rain or shine. Someone with great relationships skills in order to have great sales conversations with business owners on a daily basis as well as great connectivity with suppliers and internal stakeholders. Direct transactional selling, cellar checks and stock management are just the norm and will require you to have strong administration skills.

To be an outstanding Commercial Executive you will need...  
- Knowledge and passion for the beer and spirits industry

- Experience in sales is desirable, but passion for a career in sales is a must

- To have great relationship building skills so as to easily build a rapport with customers

- Very organised, analytical and problem solving person

- Ambition to grow in the world's leading drinks company

- Be based within North West Ireland or willing to relocate

You must have the right to work in Ireland, be over 21 years old and hold a full, clean driving license and proof of driving experience of at least 1 year (mandatory)

What's in it for you?  

This is just the beginning. A career with the world's leading premium spirits business is in your hands; deliver continuous great performance and expect to be rewarded with numerous opportunities in a number of functions, brands and locations around the world. Be prepared to join an amazing fast paced culture and experience money can't buy experiences. 

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