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Sales Manager at Pillars Brewery

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Job Description:

Job Title: London Sales Manager
Reports to: Director of Operations
Responsibilities: Build new relationships and manage existing business
Hours of work: 45 hours per week
Salary: Based on experience + Bonus Scheme + Expenses + Pension + Beer Allowance + Stock Options

Since 2016 Pillars Brewery has developed into a successful, independent lager brewery with a reputation for great quality lagers having just won the UK’s best Pilsner and UK’s best Strong Lager in the World Beer Awards 2021. Pillars are expanding production in 2022 and are looking for a London Sales Manager to support this growth.

Pillars Brewery are seeking a highly motivated, self-starter to be responsible for direct sales across London. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years beer sales experience in London, be well organised and a strong knowledge of craft beer.

The London Sales Manager will report directly into the Director of Operations. Bonuses will be paid based on performance. For an exceptional candidate, there will be an opportunity to obtain stock options in the Company following an initial period.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Identify prospects
  • Generate new leads
  • Build new customer relationships Manage and maintain existing accounts Build detailed and targeted sales plans
  • Maintain CRM
  • Attend activations, events and trade shows Follow pricing structure set out by finance director Work to sales targets
  • Provide weekly sales & activity reports

Qualifications & Experience

Qualifications & Training:

  • Essential
    • A-Level in Science, Maths or Business related course
  • Desirable
    • University Degree


  • Essential
    • > 3 years beer sales experience
    • Contract negotiations
  • ​​​​​​​Desirable
    • ​​​​​​​London beer sales experience
    • Working to budgets

​​​​​​​Note: This job description is not exhaustive and will be subject to periodic review. It may be amended to meet the changing needs of the business. The post-holder will be expected to participate in this process and we would aim to reach agreement on any changes.​​​​