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Sales Executive
North Island, NZ
Permanent Full Time

Nurture relationships with our customers across Wellington, including locally owned supermarkets, bars, restaurants and liquor stores - you will manage a portfolio of customers and spend most of your time in these accounts working alongside them as a trusted partner.


Represent some of the most exciting brands in the market - Lion is the home to many loved NZ Adult Beverages, from Speight's and Steinlager through to Mac's, Wither Hills, Zeffer, Smirnoff, Panhead and Little Creatures and you will play an integral role in the continued growth of our enviable brand portfolio.


A day in the life -

  • Develop relationships with new and existing customers in the area
  • Partner with customers to drive mutually beneficial outcomes on all levels - from strategic business and account planning to in-store promotional execution
  • Be the face of our iconic, wide portfolio of brands in your region
  • Work independently and as part of a team to achieve objectives


This role reports to our Regional Sales Manager and is based in Wellington, looking after customers across the Wellington region with over half of our valued customers being on-prem. 


In an industry so competitive, we stand out by being different. By encouraging our teams to think differently, we openly encourage new ideas and solutions to finding innovative ways to make a genuine connections with our customers and consumers.


About You

We welcome applications from all backgrounds and experience! Bring your passion for craft products or RTDs, as well as –

  • Motivation, drive and enthusiasm to achieve great business outcomes
  • Collaborative and relationship focused
  • Commercial acumen


On Offer

  • Excellent career opportunities – 60% of our hires at Lion are internal
  • Option to work from home or the office
  • Join the #1 market leader in liquor in NZ
  • Nurture an already high performing portfolio
  • Social, collaborative and supportive / passionate, achievement focused team


At Lion, we choose to be a leader in driving inclusion, diversity and gender parity. We have an ambitious goal to reach at least 40% representation of both men and women in all teams in all areas of the business. Are you hesitating to apply because you don't think you meet all of the criteria? If you believe you are aligned with our values at Lion, we'd encourage you to still click on that apply button so we can explore your unique skill set and the value you bring.


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