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Kickstart - Business Development Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 14 October 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 30 December 2021
Location: Sevenoaks (Tonbridge), TN158HE
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000342809

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Summary


To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

EMPLOYER
CANTIUM SPIRIT LTD

JOB SUMMARY
Are you excited to work for a Craft Gin brand?

Cantium is a multi-award winning contemporary Dry Gin from Kent. They use iconic Kentish botanicals to make an incredibly smooth gin that has won several awards in the UK and internationally.

Cantium was the World’s first gin to be presented in a reusable flask bottle that can be used to keep other drinks hot or cold long after the gin has gone.

The role will include -
Researching new potential wholesale customers
Reaching out to and building relationships with potential wholesale customers
Sending samples to potential wholesale customers as required
Securing sales (sales related bonus scheme to be introduced)
Preparing and sending invoices
Following up with new and existing wholesale clients to encourage further sales
Building and maintaining database of wholesale customers

SKILLS NEEDED
• Confident
• Self-starter
• Good at building relationships
• Good telephone manner
• Organised nature
• Hard-working
• Reliable
• IT literate and able to use Microsoft programmes such as Excel and Word

WORKING HOURS
flexible

HOURLY RATE
National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage. Higher rate will be considered based on experience.

ADDITIONAL EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
Employability Support will be offered to each participant by Foodchain Recruitment as soon as you apply for a position.

You will be supported during the entire recruitment process to help you find the right opportunity.

Once you start a placement you will receive Employability Training.

The programme will include several workshops, to be attended remotely.

These will include: Key Strengths Discovery, CV Preparation, Job Application,
Linkedin, Interview Preparation (including Mock Interviews)

Participants will be assigned a manager / mentor based in the company they join and receive further support and on the job training.

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