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The Specialists in recruitment for the Wine and Spirit industry

Who We Are
My business strives to
I have over 20 years recruit- achieve excellence in recruit-
ment experience and a pas- ment. I aim to build long last-
sion for wine. Before working ing partnerships with my
for one of the largest interna- clients and candidates and
tional professional recruiters honesty and integrity are at
in the world I spent 2 years the heart of Wine and Spirit
in the wine and spirits trade recruitment international. I
and I am currently working will always put the best inter- The methodology will vary
towards becoming a Master ests of my clients and candi- depending on the level of
of Wine. dates first. appointment and the scope
of the search required. In
I started this business be- I have built my business on many cases I am able to
cause I saw a gap in the relationships and trust, this source people through my
market and a demand for rapport comes from having a own contacts but in some
specialist recruitment advice first rate understanding of my cases where a highly skilled
in the wine and spirit indus- clients and candidates needs and rare person is required
try. By offering a global serv- and utilising my extensive proven search techniques
ice I hope to be the first knowledge of the recruitment are used.
genuine recruiter that only and wine industries.
focuses on every aspect of I will work with you to under-
the wine and spirit industry. stand your business require-
ments and ensure that you
I recruit for a range of clients find the most appropriate
from large multinational food candidate for the job. At
and drinks giants to small times this can involve help-
independent growers with a ing you refine the job spec or
few staff and a need to ex- challenge your perceptions
pand. on what you really need. By
working in partnership with
By having an in depth under- Wine and Spirit Recruitment
standing of the industry from International you will have a
greater chance of realising
growers to agents, distribu- My Clients the full potential of your busi-
tors to wholesalers and re-
tailers to consumers I can I service clients all over the ness.
offer a unique perspective on world and not only require
the hunt for specialist talent product and sector knowl- My Candidates
and ensure that my clients edge but also first class skills
not only get the skills they in management, finance, As an international business
require but the right person- marketing, retailing, sales, we pride ourselves on being
alities and motivations to be production and organisation. able to move people across
successful in this increasing- countries and cultures or just
ly global and complex sector. Examples of the sorts of can- simply find a local career in
didates and roles I carry are the industry.
I offer contingency and re- listed overleaf. As you can
see they range from senior Wherever possible I try to
tained search services as
Board, President and VP meet candidates or use vid-
well as an advisory service
roles to trainees looking for eo and skype™ technology
on current market conditions
their first steps into the in- to have a ‘face to face’ con-
across every major wine re-
dustry. versation.
gion of the world.
Career and résumé advice is
given along with hints and Hospitality and Retail
tips on how to perform well
at interview. Sometimes first
Typical Roles General Managers
interviews can take place by Typical roles and candidates Retail Wine Managers
phone or using video confer- handled by Wine and Spirit Events co-ordinators
encing facilities, again good Recruitment International Sommeliers
advice is offered on how to include: Trainee Wine Advisor
maximise the chances of
getting the job of your Wine and Spirit Making General Roles linked to the
dreams. and Production industry

In short we are able to give Directors of Human Resourc-

Chief Executives
you advice on how to find the es and other VP and Mana-
Head Winemakers
right job in the industry, gerial roles
General Managers
teach you how to write a General Managers
Production Assistants
good CV and covering letter. Distribution Managers
We give advice on Assess- On-line Wine site developers
ment centres, tests, how to
Lab Managers
deal with difficult interview
questions, provide interview
Lab Technicians My Fees
Quality Control Technicians
tips and how to research
Senior Flavour Chemists As an internationally focused
companies and how to re-
Sensory Specialists business I have to ensure
sign from your current em-
ployer if appropriate. that my fees remain competi-
tive and can be tailored to
All this is free to candidates, Vineyards your individual requirements.
the only thing we ask is that Contact me for further de-
you demonstrate an interest General Managers tails.
in the wine and spirit industry Vineyard Managers
or you have a proven track Cellar Masters How to
record in it. We are a spe-
cialist recruiter so we cannot Sales and Marketing contact me
help if you are looking for a
career outside of this sector. Marketing Managers I look forward to working with
Business Unit Controllers you, for further information
National Account Managers contact me at:
Sales Representatives
Wine retail store Managers
Trainee Wine Advisors
On Trade Sales Managers

Finance Tel: + 44 (0) 7799 882355

Office: +44 (0)207 985 0710
Directors of Finance
Financial Controllers
International Tax planning
and transfer pricing Manager
Financial Analysts