Ross Jones

Export Account Manager

How long have you been with Global Brands?
14 years

Why did you decide to work at Global Brands?
I wanted to begin a sales career in the drinks industry, being born and bred in Chesterfield, Global Brands was my 1st choice of employer.

How would you describe your time at Global Brands?
An amazing journey, career progression working with great people and brands.

How has your career progressed over your time at Global Brands?
I began my career at Global Brands in the marketing team, packing POS kits and sending them out to our growing On-Trade customer base. I then moved to the Sales team working as Business Development Executive for Yorkshire. After this, I managed our Telesales / Customer Services Team for 4 years. I found I had the desire to progress to Account Management and moved to the position of Key Account Manager RTM / Cash and Carry. That lead to the progression into my current role of Export Account Manager working on Global Brands’ European business.

How has Global Brands changed since you began working here?
Global Brands has evolved significantly during my time here. The company have continuously invested in the growth of the business by adding extra staff resource in all departments. The company have also invested significantly in new modern office space and larger warehousing facilities.

What is the best thing about working at Global Brands?
The best thing about Global Brands in the fast-paced entrepreneurial environment, decisions are made quickly so we can react to the market fast, particularly with NPD and entering new market sectors. This brings opportunities for hardworking employees to progress and continually develop.