Wholesale Manager - Devon & Cornwall (Maternity Cover)

at Origin Coffee

Date Posted:
02 Sep
England, GB
Job Type:
Dependent on Experience, Competitive
Salary Type:

The Role:

Origin is looking for an experienced account manager to provide maternity cover for our existing wholesale manager. Opportunities will exist beyond this for the right candidate. We are looking for someone from the world of speciality coffee to drive immediate business growth in the Cornwall and Devon region. The successful candidate will be required to support customers with onsite barista training.

This is a high profile and key role with one of the UK’s leading speciality coffee roasters and we are looking for a professional and highly driven individual with a proven success rate. We are looking for someone who can bring a well organised and structured approach to sales management and training. We aspire to work with only the best customers in the region and therefore need a tenacious individual that can inspire sales growth; by selecting those customers where there is a clear commitment to brewing incredible coffee.

The Company:

Origin Coffee roasters are one of the UK’s leading and most progressive speciality coffee roasters. Through our direct trade practice, we’re able to support our farm and mill partners directly, giving our drinkers full traceability of the coffee in their cup. In addition to wholesale, Origin also operates six coffee shops in London and Cornwall.

We are a Certified B Corp that puts people and the environment at the core of our business culture. The B Impact Assessment evaluates how a company’s operations and business model impact their workers, community, environment, and customers. It interrogates everything from supply chains and input materials to charitable giving and employee benefits. It’s the gold standard of sustainability. Of a company balancing profit and purpose.

Objectives and Experience Required:

• Opening new wholesale accounts and driving new sales; with an emphasis on independents and multi-site accounts including hotels, restaurants, speciality coffee shops, high-end retail, and cafes.

• Account management of existing customer base including barista training to ensure ongoing retention of business, proven ability to upsell existing products to existing customers to increase average customer order values.

• Illustrate the ability to work and consistently deliver to targets and KPIs

• Machine sales as ancillary equipment for brewed coffee, including La Marzocco espresso machines, BUNN filter brewers, and Simonelli coffee grinders.


Please send your CV and a formal covering letter outlining why you feel you are suitable for the role to Andy Phillips at andy@origincoffee.co.uk