Current Vacancies

Liberty Wines is one of the most dynamic and fastest growing wine companies in the UK, supplying a wide range of premium wines to all sectors of the trade including restaurants, regional wine merchants and multiple grocers and specialists. This growth has been driven by the award-winning quality of our wines, our service and our people.

Located in Clapham North, south west London, and accredited by Investors in People, Liberty Wines is an award-winning company that offers excellent opportunities for training and development alongside a great working environment.

We are currently recruiting for the following role(s):

Accounts Assistant

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to join our busy Finance team. The role is an integral part of the Finance team responsible for maintaining an efficient and accurate finance function within Liberty Wines.

Key responsibilities:

- Matching, batching and coding high volume purchase ledger invoices;
- Processing payment runs and issuing remittances across 5 currencies and multiple subsidiaries.
- Reconciling supplier statements and dealing with queries.
- Raising recharge invoices and monitoring supplier contra accounts
- Assisting Finance team with various duties – eg processing expenses, credit cards bills, petty cash, bank and other balance sheet reconciliations


Skills and experience:

- Experience in purchase ledger or within a Finance team essential
- Excellent organisation and attention to detail.
- High level of accuracy, proactive
- Numerate with strong IT skills including Excel.
- Ability to prioritise.
- Effective communicator to a wide range of people
- Team player

Salary and Benefits:
Salary is dependent on experience with the following:  
- Personal bonus of up to 5% of salary based on performance against key objectives
- Participation in discretionary Company bonus
- 22 days holiday
- Stakeholder pension scheme/travel insurance
- Discounted wine

Located in Clapham North, south west London, and accredited by Investors in People, Liberty Wines is an award-winning company which offers excellent opportunities for training and development alongside a great working environment.

Please apply with covering letter, CV to: [email protected]

Office Manager

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual to join our busy Office team where you will work in a team of two managing the smooth running and cover of reception and the office.

The Role:

This is a varied role and responsibilities include:

Building maintenance:

- Creation of the annual building maintenance plan, continually looking for cost efficiencies;
- Manage the Company handyman ensuring the building and surrounding areas are maintained to a high standard and necessary repairs are carried out;
- Manage the Company cleaning contract and maintain a good relationship with the Area Manager to ensure cleaning standards are at the level required;

Health and Safety:

- Be an active member of the H&S committee, responsible for taking minutes during bi-monthly meetings and follow through on action points;
- Responsible for managing office H&S policies and procedures, ensuring all legal documentation is up to date and available during inspections;

Company insurances:

- Be the first point of contact for queries related to all Company insurances;
- Liaise with brokers for renewals, ensuring that insurance quotations are competitive

Other:

- Manage office expenditure and budget, including completion of monthly credit card form for the Finance team;
- Manage contract and price negotiations with office vendors, service providers and office lease;
- Assisting the sales team with drafting of customer contracts

Essential Skills & Experience:

- Previous experience of supplier management as well as H&S knowledge would be an advantage;
- Good IT literacy including Excel and Outlook;
- WSET qualification would be an advantage;
- Confident and enthusiastic with a can-do, positive attitude;
- Well organised with excellent attention to detail;
- Excellent communication skills both internally and to our customers;

Wine knowledge is not a pre-requisite but a willingness to learn is.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is dependent on experience with the following:

- Personal bonus of up to 5% of salary based on performance against key objectives;
- Participation in discretionary Company bonus;
- 22 days’ holiday rising to 25 days;
- Stakeholder pension scheme/travel insurance;
- Discounted wine

Located in Clapham North, south west London, and accredited by Investors in People, Liberty Wines is an award-winning company which offers excellent opportunities for training and development alongside a great working environment.

Please apply with covering letter, CV and salary expectations to:

[email protected]

Junior Brand Manager

An opportunity has arisen within our Brand Management team for an ambitious candidate looking to get into the commercial brand management side of the wine trade. 

As first point of contact for a selection of key producers in the Liberty Wines Portfolio, you will be responsible for managing the relationship with suppliers including production of monthly reports and Annual Brand Planning.

You will also work closely with the Sales team to make your brands as commercially successful as possible. 

A key aspect of the role will be to support your brands at producer events and tastings, acting as an ambassador and co-ordinating with Events, Communications and Customer Business Support teams for all relevant producer activity.

This is a varied and interesting role and a great opportunity to work with some of the most respected producers in the market.

Skills & Experience:

-
French language skills are essential
- Wine Marketing or Brand Management Experience
- Experience in the wine trade – service, shop floor or winery
- Good industry knowledge including routes to market and on- and off-trade
- WSET qualified (Level 2 or above)
- Experience in working professionally with people of different cultures
- Good IT knowledge including PowerPoint and Excel (pivot tables/Look ups)

Salary & Benefits:

Salary is competitive and dependent on experience with the following:

- Personal Bonus of up to 5% of basic salary based on performance against key objectives
- Participation in discretionary Company bonus scheme
- 22 days rising to 25 days
- Stakeholder pension scheme
- Travel insurance/Discounted wine

Please apply with covering letter, CV and salary expectations to: 

[email protected]

National Accounts Off-trade Sales Support

An opportunity has arisen within the expanding National Accounts Off-trade team which now requires additional resource to support the increased focus on this important and dynamic channel.

We are looking for an organised and self-motivated team player to join our busy, successful team.

The Role:

This role will be the first point of contact for multiple sector enquiries as well as being responsible for supporting the National Accounts Off-trade team in all aspects of maintaining existing and developing new business.

Key Responsibilities:

- Co-ordinate all information requests from key accounts including new product forms, technical & packaging data requests;
- Monitor and analyse weekly depletion figures received from key accounts and help to ensure stocks are in the right place at the right time;
- Liaise with producers and colleagues within Liberty Wines on behalf of the department;
- Manage & monitor sample requests for National Account customers;
- Support generic, company & specific customer wine tastings;
- Manage electronic systems relating to key accounts;
- Regular store audits and range review analysis on key National Accounts        

Key Performance Indicators:

- Delivery of weekly / monthly task plan;
- Hitting key deadlines;
- Colleague, customer and supplier feedback;
- National Accounts team results

Essential Skills & Experience:

- Numerate and computer literate with excellent attention to detail;
- Flexible, responsive and efficient;
- A good level of wine knowledge, preferably minimum WSET Level 2;
- Experience of sales support role ideal but not essential;
- Commitment to a high level of customer service;
- Languages are an advantage     

Salary & Benefits:

Salary is dependent on experience with the following:

- Personal bonus of up to 5% of salary based on performance against key objectives;
- Participation in discretionary Company bonus;
- 22 days’ holiday rising to 25 days;
- Stakeholder pension scheme/travel insurance;
- Discounted wine

Located in Clapham North, south west London, and accredited by Investors in People, Liberty Wines is an award-winning company which offers excellent opportunities for training and development alongside a great working environment.

Please apply with covering letter, CV and salary expectations to:

[email protected]

Warehouse Assistant

An opportunity has arisen for a Warehouse Assistant to join our team.   Reporting directly to the Warehouse Assistant Manager, the role will have responsibility for the following:

The Role:

Warehouse

- Picking and preparation of orders for despatch
- Vehicle loading and unloading (hand ball and forklift)
- Liaison with Customer Services, and other internal departments, to ensure all queries/customer enquiries are resolved within service levels
- Ensuring service standards are maintained and work processes are followed and continually monitored to be improved

Stock Replenishment

- Stock put away from our daily stock replenishment
- Ensuring accuracy of stock put away into correct locations

General

- Working in accordance with Company Health and Safety policies and procedures
- Actively participate in continuous improvement activities
- Any other reasonable tasks as required

Skills & Experience:

- Flexi forklift licence desired but not essential
- Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
- Able to work unsupervised, and plan own workload
- Computer literate

Hours:

Early morning shift 4am – 12:30 and afternoon 1:30 – 10pm Monday to Friday (40 hours per week)

Salary & Benefits:

Salary is dependent on experience with the following:

- Discretionary personal bonus of up to 5% of basic salary based on performance against key objectives
- Participation in discretionary Company bonus scheme
- 22 days holiday rising to 25 days
- Stakeholder pension scheme/travel insurance
- Discounted wine

Please apply with covering letter and CV to [email protected]

Customer Services Assistant

An opportunity has arisen for a Customer Services Assistant to work in our vibrant Customer Services department. This role is the first point of contact for our wide range of customers and is responsible for delivering the great service that Liberty Wines takes pride in.

Reporting directly to the Customer Services Manager, the successful candidate will be tasked with sales order processing, customer support services and problem resolution. Working as part of a close-knit team, we need people who are willing to go the extra mile to ensure exemplary service to each and every customer.

Skills & Experience:

- Reliable, conscientious with the ability to take ownership of issues
- Self-motivated with a positive “can do” attitude to all tasks
- Able to work under pressure and prioritise tasks
- Team oriented and able to build good working relationships
- Good problem solving skills with the ability to work things out logically
- Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy along with good IT skills
- Great written and oral communication skills

Previous experience in an order processing or customer services role is essential. Wine knowledge is not a pre-requisite but a willingness to learn is.

Salary & Benefits:

Salary range will be dependent on experience with the following:

- Personal Bonus of up to 5% of basic salary based on performance against key objectives
- Participation in discretionary Company bonus scheme
- Individual and team incentive scheme
- 22 days’ holiday rising to 25 days
- Stakeholder pension scheme
- Travel insurance/Discounted wine

Please apply with covering letter, CV and salary expectations to: [email protected]