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Opportunity Details

M2 Urban Sales Manager

Posted: 2018-01-30
United Kingdom, Luton, Porter T
About the role:
At the heart of our dynamic global growth is a simple belief: nothing should come between incredibly talented people and an accelerated career.

That’s why we dream big. Why we look to the future, not the past. Why we value talent over title. And why we hire people that can be better than ourselves.

At AB InBev you’ll join a driven team that shares your desire to grow, your courage to challenge and commitment to act. In return, we’ll reward your achievements.

The opportunity is here. Make it yours!

M2 Field Sales Manager – Rest of Country


Leadership role within the UK On-Trade Field Sales team, responsible for leading a team of 7 direct reports to deliver distribution and volume targets in independent free-trade outlets and groups across major cities in the UK. A strong candidate will be able to demonstrate strong leadership competencies, commercial acumen, and a great fit with AB InBev’s 10 principles. If successful in this role, it will equip you with the skills to move into key account management within sales, or leadership roles across multiple functions. 

Key Responsibilities 
  • Delivering team distribution, volume and other commercial metrics 
  • Line-managing 7 direct reports, coaching sales competencies, and developing future talents 
  • Supporting on negotiations and commercial proposals with large customers 
  • Managing internal budgets for team expenses and investments 
  • Supporting the implementation of cross-functional projects 
Core Skills 
  • Account Management 
  • Sales 
  • Negotiation 
  • Line Management 
  • Leadership  
  • Budget Management 
  • Internal and External Stakeholder Management 
  • Strategic Thinking 
  • Creative Problem Solving 
  • Presenting 
  • Microsoft Excel 
Additional Skills 
  • P&L Management 
  • Data Analysis 
  • Trade Marketing 
  • Brands Dispense 
  • Zythology 
  • Brewing
About the candidate:
  • Degree (Or Equivalent)
  • A-Levels A-C (Or Equivalent)
  • GCSEs A-C (Or Equivalent)

Career Path
  • On-Trade Key Account Management
  • Off-Trade Key Account Management
  • Leadership Roles
  • Trade Marketing
  • Marketing
  • Hospitality

About the Company

We are AB InBev.   Committed to driving growth that leads to better living for more people, in more places.  Through brands and experiences that bring people together.  Through our dedication to brewing the best beer with the best ingredients.  And through our commitment to helping farmers, retailers, entrepreneurs and communities grow.   We are building a company to last. Not just for a decade, but for the next 100 years. Through our brands and our investment in communities, we will bring more people together, making our company an integral part of our consumers’ lives for generations to come.
Our brewing heritage dates back more than 600 years, spanning continents and generations. From our European roots at the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium; to the pioneering spirit of the Anheuser & Co brewery in St. Louis, US;  and  the creation of the Castle Brewery in South Africa during the Johannesburg gold rush. Now, with operations in over 50 countries, and our brands sold in over 100, we are truly a world leader, and our diverse portfolio of well over 400 beer brands includes global brands Budweiser®, Corona® and Stella Artois®.