Job Vacancies

Cellar Plan & Wine Club Assistant

Berry Bros. & Rudd’s Fine Wine department are looking for someone to take on the role of Cellar Plan & Wine Club Assistant, to address the high volume of administration required for both our Cellar Plan and Wine Club. This role will be for a fixed term period of 9 months initially, for 35 hours per week and will be based in Basingstoke.

Reporting to Lisa Loveless, Fine Wine Office Manager, this role will provide essential support to the Cellar Plan and Wine Club and will provide cover for the Wine Club Manager and the Fine Wine Office Manager in times of absence, to ensure continuity of service at all times.

This is a highly administrative and detail orientated role, which will include raising purchase orders, and liaising with customers to resolve payment related issues. The role will also include monthly reporting, assisting with the general day to day admin for both schemes, and processing and cancelling accounts.

The successful candidate should have previous experience of providing exceptional customer service, quickly picking up in-house systems, and be a highly competent user of Microsoft Excel. They should also demonstrate excellent attention to detail in their current role and have advanced organisational skills.

A proactive and flexible approach is essential for this role; combined with the ability to build positive working relationships, and communicate confidently and effectively with a variety of individuals.

A basic to intermediate level of wine knowledge is desirable for this role, along with a general passion for working and building a career in the wine industry.

Please submit applications in writing to Kat White at by close of business on Friday 16th October 2015.

FMV National Accounts Administrator

Fields, Morris & Verdin (FMV) is an Agency/Wholesale wine importer. FMV currently ships from over 250 producers on an exclusive basis and sells directly to the UK trade. Alongside Berry Bros & Rudd Wholesale, FMV forms the agency division of Berry Bros & Rudd Ltd. FMV distributes nation-wide to both on (restaurant) and off (retail) trade customers directly and ex cellars, and are looking for someone to join the team as a National Accounts Administrator.

Providing vital support to the National Accounts Managers for their designated key accounts, the individual will be required to liaise with various functions within the wider FMV team. They will be responsible for ensuring all customers’ accounts are maintained and managed, acting as the first point of contact for customer supply chain for both ex-cellar and UK orders and will be involved in monitoring and managing reserves and stock production forecasts.

The successful individual will provide the link with producers, dealing with sample requests and labels, acknowledge and process orders, and monitor invoices raised by the customers. It will be a busy and varied role, and will require someone who has excellent organisational skills, and a flexible approach.

It is imperative that candidates have a good telephone manner, with the ability to speak high standard of French. Previous experience working in an administrative position, and basic finance experience (specifically book keeping and account reconciliations) will be required. WSET qualifications/equivalent wine knowledge would also be beneficial, although not essential.

Candidates will need to be computer literate, demonstrating an intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Exceptional attention to detail is an essential requirement for a job of this nature, along with the ability to work independently as well as within a team environment.

Reporting to Andy Bayley, Head of Sales (National Accounts), this position will be based at Ingate Place, Battersea and is available immediately.

To apply for the role, please submit your CV and a covering letter to Kat White, HR Manager at by Friday 9th October 2015.

Compliance Clerk

A vacancy has arisen for a Compliance Clerk to join the Compliance team within the Service Centre.

Based in Basingstoke, the successful candidate will provide administration support across the functions within the compliance team, primarily managing the process of entering goods onto the system. They will also provide the necessary support to other areas of the business to keep the stock control and management working efficiently.

The main duties will include supporting the Returns Process, CPR and Stock, stock changes and also stock adjustments. Chase any outstanding movements with outside warehouses and exporters for both incoming and outgoing deliveries, whilst maintaining the EMCS system. They will be the main contact for queries and will assist the other members of the Compliance Team when required.

The successful candidate must be well organised, with good administration skills. As there will be a great deal of interaction between both internal and external customers, excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential.

They must have the ability to multi-task and work well under pressure within a busy and demanding environment.

The successful candidate must be proficient in Excel and Word, with a ready ability to learn other applications.

The hours will be 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm; however a degree of flexibility is required due to the varying demands of the business.

If you are interested in this role and wish to apply, please forward your CV and covering letter by Friday 9th October 2015 to Daniel Flynn, Compliance Team Leader ( or via post Daniel Flynn, Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 6YB.