Feb 23, 2024

Herts, GB, WD3 3TH

Sales Representative - UK Nationwide

Sales Representatives - UK Nationwide

 

At STG, we always encourage you to craft a career that makes you more.

Scandinavian Tobacco Group is the global leader in Cigars and pipe Tobacco production, with a significant presence in Europe and the US, boasting over 10,000 employees across 4 continents. In the UK, we proudly hold a dominant No.1 market share position, with ownership of 5 out of the top 10 cigar brands. Our portfolio includes the best-selling cigar, Signature (formerly Café Crème), and its thriving cigarillo counterpart, Signature Action, experiencing double-digit growth. Additionally, our company is actively expanding its portfolio within the emerging nicotine pouch category, spurred on by the recent acquisition of XQS.

 

Summary:

We're expanding our UK Sales Department and are on the lookout for Sales Representatives to join us in multiple locations in the UK. You'll enjoy a high degree of independence, designing your day in alignment with quarterly activities and objectives. You'll also collaborate closely with peers from other districts and your Field Sales Manager.

 

The areas we are hiring for are:

 

  • London - Central
  • West Midlands 
  • East Midlands
  • M4 Corridor
  • Essex
  • South-West
  • Norfolk

 

What can you expect as a Sales Representative at Scandinavian Tobacco Group?

 

Sales and Relationship Building:

  • Foster strong and enduring relationships with independent retailers in your designated territory.

  • Actively champion our exceptional range of nicotine pouches and cigars from Scandinavian Tobacco, striving to exceed distribution and volume sales goals.

  • Be at the forefront of new product and category launches.

 

Product Mastery:

  • Become a product expert on Scandinavian Tobacco's impressive portfolio, intimately understanding its unique features, benefits, and market positioning.

  • Elevate retailers' confidence in our products through engaging product demonstrations and training sessions.

 

Market Insight:

  • Stay ahead of the curve on market trends, competitor moves, and industry advancements.

  • Share your insights with our management team, helping us adapt to market conditions, meet customer demands, and seize exciting opportunities.

 

Territory Excellence:

  • Skillfully manage and prioritize your assigned territory to unlock maximum sales potential.

  • Craft and execute strategic plans to drive territory growth.

 

Efficient Order Processing:

  • Ensure seamless and prompt order processing, collaborating closely with internal teams to meet customer needs.

 

Reporting Superstar:

  • Keep meticulous records of your sales adventures, including customer interactions, sales calls, and order statuses.

  • Provide regular, insightful reports to our Sales Manager, shedding light on your impressive sales performance, market trends, and competitive moves.

 

Your areas of knowledge and expertise (that matter the most for this role):

  • We're in search of an individual brimming with enthusiasm and passion, armed with a positive attitude and a fearless approach to thriving in a demanding market environment. If you're ambitious, dynamic, result-driven, and have a knack for challenging the status quo, we'd like to meet you.

  • While we'll gladly impart our product knowledge and sales techniques, we believe in building upon a strong foundation. It's essential that you see yourself in the following:

  • You've honed your skills in handling store-level data and are well-versed in CRM or similar reporting systems is a plus.

  • Prior experience as a sales consultant in the grocery industry and/or FMCG is a plus.

  • A history of working in a grocery store with a keen interest in tobacco is also a plus.

  • You will have a full drivers license. The only location this is not needed is Central London. 

 

What happens next?

  • You Apply - Join a world-leading manufacturer of cigars and pipe tobacco.

  • We carefully review your application (over a nice cup of coffee). The important thing to know is that we process applications on an ongoing basis, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

  • If we are a match, you’ll receive an email or a call from our HR team.

  • And a final note for you to know - We'll get back to you — even if it's a no (for now).