AG Barr
graduate job
Expires2 days

Business Development Representative

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

Do you want to put some sparkle into your new sales career? Would you love to work with iconic brands such as Irn Bru, Rubicon and KA? Are you an enthusiastic, self-starter looking for a new challenge with a company that can offer great training and career development?

If the answer is yes, then come and join our dynamic new Field Sales team selling our fabulous products to independent retailers within your defined territory. We are looking for results-driven individuals with great communication skills who want a career that doesn’t tie them to a desk.

AG Barr are looking for a Business Development Representative to drive increased sales of the various AG Barr brands in the key geographies UK wide. BDR’s will be educating the retailers about AG Barr core brands within a given territory of 300 outlets, as well as merchandising our brands in the best way in each outlet to build maximum rate of sale. You will be creating impactful visibility to drive consumer awareness and impulse purchase as well as carrying out active selling support on key customer trade days in wholesale accounts and identifying suitable and viable accounts.

As Business Development Representative your responsibilities will include;

  • Presenting brands via a prepared presentation and securing a commitment to purchase
  • Completing admin for each completed call
  • Build brand awareness through excellent execution at the point of purchase
  • Build distribution that matches our brand portfolio to the customer type
  • Improving the scorecard score of your overall territory
  • Improving the outlet score of each call on your territory from its baseline
  • Improving the distribution of key brands in line with the company marketing plan

We look after our employees by offering a competitive salary and benefits package which includes;

  • Salary; £20,000 (37.5 hour week).
  • Fully expensed company car, smartphone and Chromebook
  • 30 days paid holiday (optional bank holidays taken from this)
  • Performance bonus for hitting targets up to a maximum of 10% of salary to be paid quarterly
  • Commission paid on Barr Direct account conversions
  • Lunch allowance per working day
  • Full sales and brand training given
  • And much more

We are about Being Brilliant. We are always learning. We are results driven and we build relationships that matter.

If you have the passion to succeed in this challenging, but highly rewarding and key role please apply now.

What we are looking for

  • Full driving licence essential
  • Strong communication skills, ability to work in a team and good personal leadership
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Ability to present at a good standard internally, using account performance data and in store execution
  • Fluent in English
  • Flexibility to attend monthly team meetings that may require overnights


Ideally been educated to degree level or equivalent

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

Newcastle upon Tyne
 · Must live in these geographies.

plus excellent benefits including car, bonus, commission etc

Contract, dates and working times


How to apply

Interviews will be conducted via Google Meet so you will need a google account and access to the Internet.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 22 October 2020

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Closing date:  22 October 2020

Expires2 days

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