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Be a Graduate Account Development Executive

Build close relationships with independent retailers in your area as an ambassador for world-class brands including Absolut Vodka, Perrier-Jouet Champagne and more.


Location: West Midlands 

  • Competitive starting salary plus performance related bonuses
  • Audi, VW or Mini company car
  • Healthcare and pension schemes
  • Generous product allowance

What you will be doing

Are you a tastemaker? A mixer and shaker? Then please, pull up a chair.

We have some great opportunities with real responsibilities and rewards. All you need is the drive, convivial nature and determination to succeed in the Drinks Industry.

This is your chance to join a world-class organisation, with world recognisable brands - including Absolut Vodka, Jameson Whiskey and Perrier-Jouet Champagne - in a highly exciting and dynamic industry.

Pernod Ricard provide a progressive working environment where entrepreneurial flair, motivation and enthusiasm thrive. 

Some of your day to day duties will include the following:

  • You will develop and maintain professional customer relationships
  • You will maximise availability of Pernod Ricard brands through merchandising and management of stock and ensure availability of our products to target customers
  • You will maximise opportunities for display agreements in stores, to deliver maximum brand visibility and optimise brand marketing activity
  • You will present promotional details and obtain transfer orders within designated specialist and convenience retailers as required
  • You will educate retail staff on Pernod Ricard brands and activity
  • You will support, agree, set up and carry out consumer events in store
  • You will  monitor and feedback competitor activity
  • You will agree local promotional support for stores 
  • You will amend/adjust journey plan to meet needs of business priorities
  • You will attend team meetings
  • You will work with your Regional Business Manager at least monthly to review your performance

What you will have

We are looking for a recent graduate with a passion for our brands and the wider drinks industry. The ideal candidate would also have a background in hospitality, FMCG or drinks.

If you are excited by this opportunity or just keen to find out more, send us your CV for immediate consideration.

  • You are ambitious, results focused and fun to work with
  • You are creative and innovative – we work in a fun and trendy industry and want to offer exciting, interactive in-store experiences for consumers
  • You are eligible to work and live in the UK without restriction
  • You are an excellent negotiator
  • You are computer and systems literate, with advanced Microsoft office capabilities
  • You are highly convivial with well-developed interpersonal and influencing skills
  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • You have work experience or placement during higher education in commercial environment or customer facing role
  • You have the ability to work under pressure, independently and towards deadlines.
  • You have an aptitude for planning and a flair for figures
Onwards to our company and culture…

We are Pernod Ricard

We are a global leader within the wines and spirits market, with a presence on every continent and a portfolio of premium brands that people love.

Our Culture - What we do

Our portfolio of premium brands has made us the world number two in the spirit and wine market. Their success rests on our authentic production traditions, passed down for generations, as well as our drive to continuously improve our products.

We are real people, who value differences and believe in respect and trust. We want to achieve great things together, but we also don’t take ourselves too seriously.

Entrepreneurship is part of our DNA and history. We feel empowered to take risks and innovate in everything that we do, while still adhering to high ethical standards.

We belong to a worldwide community, while still staying close to our local roots and preserving our traditions, know-how and cultural heritages.

We work in a cool, fun and trendy industry, where we have the opportunity to be creative and offer exciting, interactive in-store experiences for our customers and consumers.

We are committed to fostering a participative style of management and rely on teams led by talented managers with strong leadership skills who inspire and motivate people. Working with us is a fulfilling, challenging and exciting experience and our people agree – we have an outstanding employee engagement score of 95% to support this.

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Pernod Ricard UK: Créateurs de Convivialité 

Together we make the perfect blend. 

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