The Last Word with Emma Woods, General Manager at Horatio Todd’s Bar & Restaurant

The Last Word with Emma Woods, General Manager at Horatio Todd’s Bar & Restaurant

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THIS ROLE? Five months DESCRIBE A TYPICAL DAY? Busy! My main priority is to make sure our customers are happy, that there’s plenty of stock behind the bar and our staff are performing at their best. No day is ever the same, which keeps... View Article

The Last Word with Rose Rea, PA to Managing Director Steve Snoddon at Diamond Electronic Systems Limited

The Last Word with Rose Rea, PA to Managing Director Steve Snoddon at Diamond Electronic Systems Limited

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THIS ROLE? 10 months DESCRIBE A TYPICAL DAY? Every day is different; it can range from organising CPD seminars, attending events, running sales reports and sourcing project opportunities to generating the Diamond Systems e-newsletter and recently we have launched our e commerce website so... View Article

The Last Word with Aodhan McCullough, key accounts and business development manager at United Wine Merchants

The Last Word with Aodhan McCullough, key accounts and business development manager at United Wine Merchants

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THIS ROLE? 6 years DESCRIBE A TYPICAL DAY? Every Day is different but a typical day centres around being out visiting new and existing customers, this is the part of my job I enjoy the most. WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST JOB? First ever job... View Article

The Last Word from Philip Morgan, NAE of Molson Coors Brewing Company

The Last Word from Philip Morgan, NAE of Molson Coors Brewing Company

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THIS ROLE? Eight months DESCRIBE A TYPICAL DAY? Thankfully I don’t have a typical day; my role is all about developing relationships with key stakeholders within the On trade which means its constantly varied. Supporting our sales teams with key accounts and developing new... View Article

The Last Word from Jim O’Neill, managing director of Botl Wine & Spirit Merchants

The Last Word from Jim O’Neill, managing director of Botl Wine & Spirit Merchants

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THIS ROLE? I’ve been in the drinks trade a lifetime, but I founded Botl back in 2007. DESCRIBE A TYPICAL DAY? No two days are ever the same but a working day usually revolves around going from one meeting to the next. At the... View Article

The Last Word from Daniela Morelli-Kerr, sales and marketing manager, Morelli’s Ice Cream

The Last Word from Daniela Morelli-Kerr, sales and marketing manager, Morelli’s Ice Cream

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THIS ROLE? I was born with a scoop in my hand! DESCRIBE A TYPICAL DAY? In the office by 9am. Check emails and have a brief chat with my brother about general operations. I’ll then head out for appointments and try to get back... View Article

The Last Word from Michelle Doogan, on trade sales executive, Diageo NI

The Last Word from Michelle Doogan, on trade sales executive, Diageo NI

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THIS ROLE? 15 months DESCRIBE A TYPICAL DAY? Busy and varied! My days involve anything from customer visits, cocktail list development and staff training to new business proposals and delivering Diageo brand passion training sessions. WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST JOB? Interior designer ENTERTAINMENT: FAVOURITE... View Article

The Last Word from Mark Fry, sales manager at Stephens Catering Equipment

The Last Word from Mark Fry, sales manager at Stephens Catering Equipment

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THIS ROLE? Two years DESCRIBE A TYPICAL DAY? Not long enough WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST JOB? Falcon Gas Range installed in Lisburn ENTERTAINMENT: FAVOURITE TV SHOW: Only fools and horses FAVOURITE FILM: The Shawshank Redemption ALBUM CURRENTLY LISTENING TO: Coldplay FAVOURITE BAND: Coldplay LAST... View Article

The Last Word from Roisin McErlean, bar manager at Rita’s / Sweet Afton

The Last Word from Roisin McErlean, bar manager at Rita’s / Sweet Afton

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THIS ROLE? Just over a year.   DESCRIBE A TYPICAL DAY? Every day is different; typically I alternate between serving customers, training staff, creating new cocktail menus and anything in between.   WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST JOB? Waitressing in The Wild Duck, Portglenone.   ENTERTAINMENT: FAVOURITE TV SHOW:... View Article

The Last Word from Rosaleen Thompson, new business development, LA Drinks

The Last Word from Rosaleen Thompson, new business development, LA Drinks

Rosaleen Thompson, New Business Development at LA Drinks answers our quickfire questions. HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN
 IN THIS ROLE?  Just over six months. DESCRIBE A TYPICAL DAY? Check Twitter, read and reply to all emails and then it’s out on the road! No two days are the same but over the past... View Article