Commercial Executive

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Location
South East England
Salary
£negotiable
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
15 Aug 2017
Ref
Y5425
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

We're working with an exceptional branded food business who are well known and respected for their entrepreneurial ethos and innovative approach as well as their market leading products. They are now looking for a proactive and ambitious Commercial Executive to join their dynamic team in this challenging role.

The Role

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, in this diverse role you’ll be given the opportunity to enrich your commercial career through developing and managing the sales performance of major accounts, aligning annual business plans with key customer and brand objectives. You’ll use your business acumen to actively seek out profitable opportunities within the food industry that complement customer strategies whilst maximising sales and margin.

You’ll also be managing customer expectations within agreed budgets and deadlines, providing optimum levels of service and ensuring enhanced business performance for both parties. In addition you will build strong working relationships with a varied internal and external customer base where you’ll use your networking skills to establish new contacts and promote company values.

The Person

We are looking for an outgoing and motivated Commercial Executive with a food or business related degree, strong commercial acumen and a passion for keeping up to date with the latest food trends. Previous experience in a similar sales or commercial role within the food industry is advantageous. You will have developed excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and you’ll ideally have worked with food retail or major multiple accounts. Great project management and organisational skills are also vital as you’ll be working to deadlines where you’ll be constantly assessing priorities and resolving enquiries. Please note that candidates are required to hold a full UK driving licence.

So if have the drive, energy and enthusiasm to develop your commercial career with a supportive food business then apply now or call 0345 2600 737.

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Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.