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Current candidate profiles...


Looking to grow your export sales within existing markets and / or new markets?

As an established provider of senior sales and marketing within the premium alcoholic beverage industry, I specialise in brand building.
Free Trade Sales Manager

Rare commodity experienced free trade sales person for on trade in the Lakes and surrounds. Full or part time...
On Trade Consultant

The candidate is strategic thinker that has an extrovert personality. They have a very keen eye for detail, underlying impact and spotting opportunities to enhance and improve business performance.
Regional Manager

A confident, self-motivated, highly successful Operational Professional with a passion for People, Customer Service, Standards, Quality and Financial Performance.
Passionate Operator & HR Professional

Tenacious in driving profitable business improvement through having clarity of strategy, developing people & having an ability to drive excellent standards & service.
Commercial Director

Accomplished Commercial Director with extensive experience of identifying underlying issues within Sales and Marketing organisations...
Digital & Retail Marketing Manager

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Marketing & Communications Consultant / Freelance Marketing Director

Skilled & forward-thinking marketing professional - extensive experience in developing, launching & nurturing successful brands & award-winning marketing strategies in the drinks & hospitality sector.
Business Development Manager

An experienced & motivational operator with a record of high achievement in Managed pubs for 20 years - a passion for people development, great service & getting results through coaching & support.
Sales Director

Over 25 years commercial experience working in blue chip companies, during this time roles have mainly involved delivering profitable growth via investment and acquisition.
Global Category Manager

I am a proven, successful category, procurement and commercial manager with extensive experience in the Food Service and Travel Industry for Retailers and Manufacturers.
Area Manager

Relationship management professional adept at optimizing commercial outcomes.
National Account Manager

An experienced national account manager with extensive business development capability built over 15 years within the Consumer (food and beverage), Leisure, Software and Catering sector.
HR Business Partner

An HR professional with extensive experience in Service/People Sector and Learning, Development, and Talent management.
FMCG Sales Director with L & D Specialism

Leading teams to deliver results through building individual and enterprise capability. Solving problems with unique people centric solutions to deliver strategic goals.
Director of Sales & Marketing

With more than 19 years Sales experience in the hospitality industry, I have always worked hard to meet and exceed goals that have always been set out for me.
Non Executive Chairman

A Fellow of the Institute of Directors, a progressive, insightful approved Financial Conduct Authority & Prudential Regulation Authority Director, Chair, Non-Executive Director and Trustee.
Marketing Analyst

Experienced professional with strong commercial, marketing and analytics background - specifically covering revenue management, pricing & promotions, trade marketing & analytics.
Senior Business Improvement Consultant

Available for projects & would consider permanent roles. Experience in Travel, Financial Services and Outsourcing - Operations, commercial & customer services.
Key Account Manager

An experienced and passionate professional with exceptional skills within sales, management, business development, negotiation and service delivery.
Brand Support & Sales

Office and Field based Account Manager for regional brewers, national and independent wholesalers. Customer contact and relationship management, extensive networking with key industry contacts.
Operations Director

A commercially driven senior-level leader with a track record for directly managing and delivering results in a diverse number of leisure and hospitality businesses.
Operations Manager

Passionate, highly motivated, experienced professional with considerable experience gained in food and drink sector. Proven track record in building profitable, new businesses.
Business Manager

I’m a senior Business Manager with proven commercial and leadership skills. I have extensive experience working on drink brands (Pernod Ricard & Diageo) & manufacturing across Europe (Formica).
International Sales Builder

I am a senior, experienced leader of people, with breadth & depth of experience in Sales, Marketing, General Management & Transformational change.
Operations Director

Highly motivated & dynamic individual with management & operations experience across numerous industries at board level. Confident negotiator able to quickly assess needs of businesses & individuals.
"Business growth using new technology"

Passionate about technology - generating breakthrough business growth through new technology solutions embracing emerging areas of innovation & understanding the opportunities & challenges involved.
Managing Director

Significant experience across the retail sector in buying, operations, digital transformation & strategic leadership, both in the UK and internationally. Results focused and financially astute.
Procurement Manager

Purchasing experience with national companies in hospitality now supporting clients primarily on their liquor supply chain negotiating terms, agreeing supplier & brand owner stocking policies.
Account Manager

Highly motivated, results driven graduate. Adept at developing clients with spend exceeding £16 million. Strong negotiation skills - attentive to detail whilst focused on strategy & commercial issues.
Operations Manager

Passionate, highly motivated, experienced professional with considerable experience gained in food and drink sector. Proven track record in building profitable, new businesses.
Technical Manager

Experienced commercial technical dispense manager, who has a successful track record within the retail drinks & leisure industry for over 25 years, working for leading PLC brewery and pub companies.
Sales Director

A self-motivated individual with extensive sales experience across various trade channels, setting high standards for himself and others. Commercially aware with highly successful track record.
Senior Executive

Innovative commercial leader with proven track record in real estate optimization in the automotive and food retail sectors. Skilled operating in complex organisations & challenging economic periods.
Marketing Director

An experienced marketing and commercial director with both creative and negotiation skills. Experience in pubs, marketing and brewing working with both tenanted and managed business.
Sales Manager

Experienced account manager in sales & marketing in craft beer in the UK and abroad. Expert knowledge of beer with exposure to distribution, brewing & the on & off-trades. Good relationship builder.
Head of Marketing

Professional interim manager (10 years +). Senior Manager FMCG background food and non-food. Category, insight and strategic roles. Working nationally.
National Account Manager

Highly motivated and experienced within FMCG, especially in the drinks sector. A track record of success within a leading blue chip global business.
Operations Manager

An enthusiastic, outgoing person who enjoys a challenge. I work well to deadlines, both individually and within a team. Excellent communication & commercial skills, and extensive P&L understanding.
Operations Director

Business transformation expert with a pedigree of making a significant difference. Starts by building a service position of excellence, progressing to cost reduction. An impressive people person!
Business Development Manager

An experienced strategic leader who has demonstrated success in franchising and business development within the Hospitality and Retail sectors.
Strategic Marketer

Creative, hardworking and enthusiastic with very good interpersonal skills. Organised, persuasive and always willing to take responsibility. A real team asset or leader.
Senior Marketing Manager

Experienced Marketing Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the retail, hospitality and brewing industries. Skilled in Marketing Management, Customer Insight, Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (F
Regional Sales Manager

Experienced Regional Sales Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the beverages industry.
Brewing Production Team Leader

A Brewing Production Team Leader held positions in both the Quality and Brewing Production Departments. Current role as a Production Team Leader involves leadership and problem solving skills
Marketing Director

Marketing professionalwith a wealth of experience in brand marketing in corporate, franchise and start-up environments.
Head of Food Operations

A fully trained and qualified chef with over 30 years’ experience within retail, hospitality and restaurants, including 18 years’strong track record working at senior level, with responsibility for qu
Experienced Multi-Disciplined Director

History of accomplishment in director roles at three major multinational organisations.
Global Head of Supply Chain

Accomplished, adaptable & dynamic Supply Chain & Operations Professional, multi-lingual, with a with a progressive 15+ years international career developing & delivering innovative solutions...
Marketing Director

Marketing professional with a wealth of experience in brand marketing in corporate, franchise and start-up environments.
Head of Craft Partnerships

I have a wealth of drinks industry and commercial experience from senior roles across trading, marketing and sales. I’d relish the opportunity the bring my skills and experience to your business.

A Commercially focused CEO with 16 years' experience running PE owned businesses. A structured & efficient sector agnostic operator of multi-site businesses with a strong track record of sales growth
Business Development Manager

A driven, results oriented Business Development Manager with a knack for identifying problems or weaknesses in a team and implementing training plans & performance actions plans.
Senior Executive

Experienced communications professional with a passion for campaigning & building momentum for change. Experience with all areas of marketing including digital, social & with strength in PR & Comm...
Operations Manager

An experienced Operational Director & Manager with an established & proven track record in Pub Restaurant & Hotel sector. Passionate about people, team building & delivering financial success...
Materials Manager

An experienced Materials Manager, familiar with MRP processes & related supplier negotiations, with a successful track record of designing & implementing MRP supply chain operational control process..
Sales Development Manager

A talented individual who is effective at mutli-tasking & balancing customer needs & new sales. A believer in loyalty & long-term relationships with customers while consistently reaching targets
Business Development Manager

A focused and self-motivated individual with a wealth of experience in a multi=site management, audit and control, people development and a passion for customer service. Excellent communication skills
Operations Manager

A forward thinking operator who can get the best results out of a diverse business, with a good mix of wet led & strong food presence, with the ability to build relationships quickly.
Marketing Manager

An innovative, passionate & pragmatic commercial marketing professional, driven by identifying opportunity, devising strategies & delivering results (ATL/BTL/POS/Digital/NPD from concept to launch)
Business Development Manager

A uniquely broad-based operations manager with a hands-on early career profile developing new project flagship bar and casual dining businesses in entrepreneurial & plc environments...

Highly experienced executive with experience running businesses up to £65m turnover, 650 staff in international professional services environment. CFO experience in fast growing technology based SME.
National Account Executive

An experienced account manager with experience working on-trade for the UK's largest leased & tenanted company. Proven in hitting targets and developing relationships to ensure company growth.
Business Development Manager

Multi-site operator in the UK drinks industry, with responsibility for delivering P&L targets, a passion for developing customer relationships whilst giving strong commercial business advice.
Operations Manager

A General Manager with 13 years experience, 3 of those as Operations Manager and 1 year HOD in Yorkshires only AA 5* Hotel, with experience of both branded and independent businesses
Managing Director

An experienced Managing Director responsible for strategic business planning & development, sales/marketing & operations excellence, revenue growth & product/service expansion, strategy formulation.
Sales Director

An experienced Sales Director responsible for Forecasting & Budget Setting, KPI setting & monitoring Reactive & Pro-active Selling, Developing Strategy, tactics, sales plans & profit targets
National Account Manager

A sales and marketing professional with 20 years commercial and customer relationship management experience. Trained by a Global Blue-Chip FMCG Organisation in Account Management & Customer Service.
National Account Controller

A determined & motivated individual who takes energy from enjoying work both individually & as part of a team. Extensive experience of growing sales portfolio through strong relationships & strategy.
Property Manager

A dynamic, organized, result driven Hospitality and F&B executive with a proven track record of success. Very hands-on with a strong focus on driving revenue, and increasing profitability.
Operations Director

A strong leader with a wide knowledge of the licensed retail business with skills that cover all sides of operations and property with strong people management and development skills.
Key Account Manager

As an ambitious and customer focused individual confident in own ability to communicate and build a rapport at all levels along with a willingness to learn that would be well suited to any team.
Sales Director

A high impact Executive and Entrepreneur with success in Multinational corporations, AbInBev, PepsiCo, FMCL, Neslte in India & Nigeria. Awarded for achievement.
Sales Director

An accomplished and results-oriented Specification Sales Management Professional with a wealth of experience selling Building Products into the UK specification market place, including architects.
Sales Director

An experienced leader with patience and the ability to recognise that everyone has their own personality, motivations, ability and understanding.
Operations Consultant

An experienced operator who has the skills, personal and professional reputation and experience to benefit any licensed retailing business.
National Account Executive

My strengths are, Managing people, budgets and target, customer service, team building, self-motivated, mobile traveler, creative thinker, always looking for ways to improve, organised.
Commercial Finance Director

Commercial Finance Director with many years experience in driving improved reporting/insights, processes and business performance in a number of well known drinks/leisure businesses.
General Manager

A driven leader with more than 10 years' experience in the food and drink industry, with a proven track record of transforming the fortunes of pubs and eateries.
General Manager

A high calibre General Manager with a rich history filled with proven results in financial & talent development. Standout turnaround performances as well as event management & mutli-site experience
Project Manager with 25 years' experience

A “hands on ”, energetic and versatile Project Manager with 25 years’ experience of International & UK projects within the Building & Film set industry – A record of delivery, on time, within budget,
Experienced Business Development Manager

Direct operational responsibility for 16 Branded Pub Restaurants and 4 Hotels including; three Premier Inn franchises with a total annual net turnover in excess of £25m. Accountable for driving sales
Experienced Commercial Senior Operator with multi-site operational expertise

Expertise with Pubs, Restaurants, Hotels & all sectors in the contract catering business, with very strong brand development & new business development skills. Facilities Management sector experience
Restaurant Operations Director with extensive experience across the industry in fast casual dining, fine dining and bar operations.

Experience in project management, food & menu development, new store openings & multi-site management. Concepts developed, launched & managed including all aspects of franchise operations & licensing
A Multi-lingual, inspirational, innovative Ex Managing Director with 25+ years of marketing and commercial experience

Experience with P&G, Nestle, Coca-Cola, United Biscuits & others.Looking for non-executive position and part-time advisory role. Global experience with emphasis on China, India, Africa & Europe
An experienced board member, a catalyst for change in companies across many sectors, introducing the voice of the customer to household name branded companies in retail and FMCG.

Using customer insight to generate detailed understanding of customer needs and how they can be best met. Key USP is the ability to apply insight and delivering simple pragmatic commercial solutions.
Strong Team player with over 16 years drinks industry experience with both multinational and family owned businesses.

2 years experience being self-employed before returning to the wine category working for a family run business developing their sales in the independent market. Passionate about independent businesses
Highly experienced Account and People Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the consumer goods industry.

Skilled in FMCG Account Management, Negotiation, Data Analysis and Insight, Joint Business Planning, Consultative Selling, People Management, Cross Functional Leadership, Change Management and Process
A senior National Account Controller, working for some of the biggest drink brands

A passion for improving effectiveness and efficiency to help people to do their jobs better.
A passionate and determined regional manager with a proven track record in the strategic and operational management in a competitive customer facing environment.

A Very effective team leader and mentor with a proven ability of increasing revenue and profitability in a highly pressured environment. Eager to find a suitably challenging and rewarding position.
Top ranking area manager with extensive expertise and knowledge of the hospitality and leisure markets

An inspiring and passionate multi-site manager and leader with a demonstrable track record of success in the achievement of financial results, K.P.I.’s, and balanced scorecard deliverables.
Succesful consultant providing illuminating assessment and creative solutions.

Focused in the food service and on trade markets and dedicated to: helping brands achieve their sales & marketing targets with their customers.
Experienced Operations Director

A highly experienced operations professional with previous roles at senior level with David Lloyd Leisure , Vintage Inns , Harvester and Miller & Carter.
An experienced sales professional in the off and on trade drinks market place with a network of key contacts in these sectors.

A proven track record of success in developing new opportunities to facilitate growth - exceptional account management & new business development skills to consistently improve business profitability.
Developing talented individuals & team - A strategic and commercially focused leader.

F&B background, senior leadership roles in sales, trading, procurement, category management, marketing and customer experience.
Retail & marketing professional

A multichannel professional with an international MBA interested in an international career.
Business Development Manager

Senior Operations Manager, achieved strong sales and profit performances in all roles to date. Innovation and growth through investment launches and passionate about people development.
Business Development Manager

A dedicated, sales driven manager with a strong consultative management style. Passionate about customer service, real ale, staff training, people management, and area management.
Marketing Director

Commercial Marketing Expertise and Leadership. Experienced, authentic and credible senior marketer. Blue-chip Food, Drinks and Restaurant background. Seeks Senior Marketing/Commercial leadership role.
Chief Operating Officer

Specialises in helping organisations with digital transformation. 25 years of C-suite commercial career experience at world-leading multinationals and 9 years entrepreneurial experience. Bilingual.