Careers at
Berry Bros. & Rudd

Do you want to write the next chapter in the story of Britain's oldest wine and spirits merchant? Here is your chance.

Our current vacancies


Cellar Manager


With two Royal Warrants, Masters of Wine and more than 318 years of history, Berry Bros. & Rudd is Britain’s original wine & spirits merchant.

We are currently recruiting for a Cellar Manager based at No.3 St. James’s, London to lead a small team of Cellar support staff ensuring comprehensive operational support is provided to various key departments. This is a hands-on role; therefore, previous experience of a busy warehouse/cellar and logistical environment will be preferable.

The role involves:

  • Line management of a small team, including completion of performance plans, managing absence, on-the-job training, coaching and mentoring
  • Liaising with key managers to ensure cellar requirements and support is understood and delivered by the team
  • Ensuring stock levels are accurate and added onto the system in a timely fashion
  • Undertaking regular stock takes
  • Unloading delivery vans and ensuring correct wines are delivered according to order numbers and received paperwork
  • Recording and controlling customers collection via bespoke system and processing returns of wines from events
  • Providing ad-hoc support for internal events
  • Acting as a key holder and fire warden when/if required

 

Skills, knowledge and personal attributes:

  • An empathetic and supportive leader
  • Ability to motivate team during times of increase pressure
  • A professional and positive can-do attitude
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office tools, mainly Excel
  • Strong problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Drive to learn new skills and improve current processes
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure
  • A flexible approach
  • An understanding and respect for our products

If you wish to apply for this role, please send your CV to Michaela Cloke, People Business Partner, at careers@bbr.com by Sunday 25th February 2018.

The start date in this role will be April 2018.

Please note that the employee referral scheme applies to this vacancy


Digital Assets Coordinator


We currently have a vacancy for a Digital Assets Coordinator to join our Marketing team on a permanent basis. The role, which will be based in Basingstoke, will involve managing our digital asset archive and responding to the daily digital asset management needs of the business.

The successful candidate will administer, organise and file our ever-growing portfolio of digital assets, maintain a library of other photography commissioned by the business and help coordinate the move to a new digital asset management (DAM) system.

The role involves:

  • Liaising with the Buying and Warehouse teams to organise new stock samples and bottles to be photographed
  • Running weekly and monthly missing imagery reports
  • Working with the Design team to re-touch photos
  • Liaising with the rest of the Marketing team on imagery requirements, shoots and clipping paths
  • Updating the DAM with new assets, organising historic digital assets, documentation and photography
  • Acting as a quality manager to ensure all digital assets meet the company’s high standards

 

Skills, knowledge and personal attributes:

  • Experience in a similar role, preferably with digital libraries and meta data
  • Experience in digital marketing is essential
  • Highly organised and pro-active
  • Confidence to build and retain relationships
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A creative flair and keen eye for detail
  • Interest in the newest technology and the drive to learn and improve in it
  • Ability to project manage tasks and prioritise accordingly
  • Analytical mind and basic reporting knowledge
  • An interest in wine is desirable

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a CV and covering letter to Michaela Cloke at careers@bbr.com by Sunday 4th March 2018.


Personal Wine Advisor


At Berry Bros. & Rudd we offer an unparalleled range of wines and services. In response to growing customer demand, we are seeking to recruit three new Personal Wine Advisors to join our Outbound Sales Department. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an expanding, entrepreneurial team within our company.

In a pro-active sales environment, energy and drive will be key to success. But more than that, Wine Advisors are required to be highly knowledgeable in their field, with a genuine enthusiasm for connecting wine and people. Thoroughly confident communication skills are a must (over the phone and in print), as is a commitment to providing the high-level of service our customers expect.

Key responsibilities in the role will include: actively contacting and forging relationships with customers, providing tailored advice on our extensive range of wines & spirits, maximising commercial opportunities and working to achieve personal and departmental performance targets.

The successful candidate must have a proven track record in sales and customer service. WSET Diploma is preferred though not essential; a willingness to develop strong, producer-level knowledge and continue learning is what we value most.

If you are interested in being considered for this position, a covering letter and CV should be sent to Peter Bishop, Wine Advisor Manager at careers@bbr.com by Friday, 9th March.