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Commercial Director - Social Enterprise (Belu Water)
£75000/annum Plus Pension, Bonus & Purpose
A life changing opportunity for a Commercial Director with purpose. and#x200B; Belu is an award-winning ethical business and a leading UK social enterprise. We trade with the purpose of demonstrating that there is a better way to do business. Belu supplies the UKandrsquo;s restaurant, catering and hotel industries with bottled mineral water, and in-house filtration and bottling systems. Committed to reducing our environmental impact, we are the only British bottled water to be 100% carbon neutral to PAS2060 standard and are the market leader in ethical glass recycling. This is recognised in our receiving the Queenandrsquo;s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development this year. Success at Belu is measured by the reduction of our overall environmental impact, successful and sustainable trading, and the number of lives transformed in poor countries through access to clean water. Belu donates 100% of its profits to end water poverty across the world. As the exclusive bottled water partner of the international charity WaterAid, Belu has donated over � 2.2m since launch in 2011, transforming 146,671 lives. 100% of Beluandrsquo;s revenues come from trading. As a small and agile team, we have grown the business to � 6m turnover and we are on track to hit the milestone of generating � 1m profit per annum to transform lives through access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene education. If a values-led business and a CoolBrand are what you want , this could be your perfect time to become part of our team. It will be truly lifechanging for the right person. The Job We are seeking a Commercial Director to become part of our senior leadership team to drive the growth of the business. Weandrsquo;re looking for a capable, resourceful and commercially astute individual who sees an opportunity in every problem, and is inspired by the impact of what can be delivered through growing the Belu brand and business. The successful candidate will be accountable for:
Leading the development and delivery of our primarily andlsquo;on-tradeandrsquo; strategy to deliver defined net profit targets. Managing internal and external sales resources. Developing direct relationships and business plans with our wholesaler network. Developing direct relationships with major customers in the hotel, restaurant and catering sectors. Leading the tendering processes for new business. Deputising for the COO and CEO as needed. Essential skills, qualities and experience A desire to be a leader in a values-driven organisation. Up for being part of a small team and happy to be both strategic and hands on when needed. Able to naturally live most of our values and strive to live all of them andndash; every day. Resourceful and resilient andndash; definitely a cup half full, can-do attitude. Able to spot an opportunity a mile off and focussed on the win-win, by building long term partnerships. Happy, confident and competent in financial analysis to provide insight and actions. Able to inspire and manage sales resources of varying levels and locations. Experienced in the commercial management of a premium or niche brand into wholesale. A passion for the UK hotel, restaurant and catering industries. A detailed understanding of the wholesale model serving UKandrsquo;s hotel, restaurant and catering industries. Proven track record of launching new products to market. Good understanding and experience of leading and managing end to end business development and customer management processes. Reporting:
to the CEO. South East - Open to part time and flexible working andndash; so wherever it makes most sense to be! Noting that the HQ is in Hatton Garden and most of their customers are based within the M25 and#x200B; � 75,000 plus package to include pension and performance related bonus. With feeling of purpose, reward and job satisfaction way beyond the financial. To make a job application for this job, please submit a curriculum vitae (CV) and cover letter explaining how you fit with The Job and our values to Kate Evans quoting the reference number GP111. Please note a cover letter is an essential part of the application
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