A producer of single estate, locally grown craft cider is now looking for a Cider Production & Sales Manager to join its team. The Cider Production & Sales Manager will take overall responsibility for fruit picking and cider production along with the management of existing clients and the development of new business opportunities.
Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel (British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy or Royal Marines) are strongly encouraged to apply
Manage picking and pruning.
Management of the external picking and pruning team
Cider pressing activities
Some laboratory work
Working with the external bottling and kegging contractor.
Maintain sales to the existing pub network
Generate sales expansion through increased participation in festivals, food events, agricultural shows etc.
Key Qualifications and Experience
Most importantly we are looking for a hard-working, flexible, well organised and self-motivated individual with strong team leadership skills.
Previous cider making experience is not required as full training on these aspects of the role will be provided.
Must be physically fit, as the role will involve extensive lifting and carrying
A driving licence is essential
A forklift licence would be advantageous
Salary - £32,000 - £36,000, depending on experience, plus bonus
Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted. Please state your salary expectations
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