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Are innovative leaders in fine-wine.  Activity includes organizing a wine competition, promotions, events, brand awareness, digital activity with a strong sales and transaction focus.  The companies enjoy local and global reach and activity.  They trade actively and continually seek both fast and sustainable growth.


The person

You are young, enthusiastic and organized, possibly a graduate. You enjoy research and data capture. You think and work in a methodical, organized and accurate fashion with an eye for detail.  Challenge and pressure make you tick.  You capture information quickly and maintain it with diligence and precision.

You want to make a difference and be part of an entrepreneurial team, fast moving and successful.  You do this by proactive data use, seeking ways to message that aid flow and sales opportunities. Think front end – back end mix.  You thrive on feedback proving the value-add of your own as well as team activity.  You are proud to invent effective, measurable strategies to source and capture new data suitable to the business needs.


The skills

Excellent two-way communication is required, as is the ability to interpret business pressures and to prioritize organization activity to help achieve business goals.  A creative and persistent approach to develop media messages is vital.  Tuned into social media, statistics and analytics, you see through the clutter, introducing effective multi-media delivery and growing the daily footprint of the brand. Computer literacy and typing skills should be excellent.  A firm command of grammatically correct English is essential.  (Sound) wine knowledge would be advantageous.

Report to:  Robin von Holdt    Remuneration:  Commensurate


The work

You will be responsible for the interactive multimedia content.  Data management and growth will fall into your remit.  You will develop sales offers, lead smart stakeholder communication and generally develop and protect the brands effectiveness.   Involvement with specific enquiries and planning for and organizing the media aspects of events will be your responsibility. You will also manage the data of the annual wine challenge.

Key responsibilities:

  1. Maintain data  – Vineyards, wine  industry, restaurants, hotels, press & consumers
  2. Database content – maintain impeccable, secure & accessible data.  Apply consistent and established protocols. Record agreed correspondence and results
  3. Content management – Manage the  website content  daily featuring news, updates and offers; link to SM
  4. Proactive use – understand the business and sales needs and proactively support
  5. Bulk mail – prepare offers, upgrade  templates
  6. Grow data – develop prioritized ways to acquire additional data
  7. Template and standards – maintain& improve the efficient use of repeat templates
  8. Web stats, Google analytics and MI – ensure that useful statistics are captured, shared  and applied to influence plans and future strategy
  9. Challenges – prepare, collate and manage the two Top 100 annual Challenges including electronic entries, data updates, APP updates, statistics &  results
  10. Research – prioritize research that aids company sales, brand development, marketing, intellectual capital and competitors
  11. Develop UK  database – assess and implement a growth plan
  12. Media communication & timetable – ensure pre planning; develop copy; develop further the social media plan and related activity

Individual behaviors that required from all colleagues:

  • Accountable:  Take responsibility for tasks and meet the brief
  • Accurate:  Be precise and correct; get it right first time
  • Commercial:  Generate key results and outputs; add tangible value to stakeholders
  • Fast:  Speed is essential; work to tight deadlines and achieve these
  • Prioritize sales and revenue: If it generates cash flow, do it now; then invoice & collect
  • Solution seeking:  Present solutions to issues; do not present, nor dwell, on problems
  • High performance: Refer to yourself and colleagues as high performing; act similarly
  • Team work:  Understand and actively support the broader business efforts; recognize your colleague’s pressures; give support and organize around collective delivery
  • Friendly:  Be collegial; add to a positive, friendly, work place despite work pressure

Applicants: Email your CV and covering motivation to

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