Retail Field Sales Executive (Nestle)

Acosta Europe
United Kingdom
Closing date
24 Mar 2023

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Sales/Commercial, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Retail Field Sales Executive (Nestle)

Location: Nationwide

Salary: Competitive

Business Entity: Reach

Brand/Department: Nestlé

Contract Type: Permanent 


Your next career starts with Acosta Europe.

Acosta Europe is an exceptional business that cares about its people.  We are part of one of the largest Sales and Marketing agencies in the world and are currently seeking Field Sales Executives to represent our partner Nestlé to drive brand awareness and sales of their products.

If you can bring the passion for sales and have the enthusiasm to succeed, we can offer you the opportunity to develop your career in an engaging and rewarding environment, where no two days are ever the same!

Nestlé is the world's largest food & beverage company. Globally Nestlé has more than 2,000 brands, from global icons to local favourites. In the UK, Nestlé Confectionery has brands such as Kit Kat, Smarties, Aero, Milkybar and many more. There are also opportunities to work with Nestlé across a multi category operation covering Confectionery, Beverages, Petcare, Cereals, Waters, Food and Nutrition.

Role Details:

Salary: Basic ranges between £24,000 and £27,000 depending on location

Bonus:  Performance Related Bonus 

Equipment Provided: Company Vehicle, Fuel Card, Mobile Phone

As a Field Sales Executive for Nestlé, you will be:

  • Maximising brand awareness and communicating new product opportunities, using sales data to drive in store actions.
  • Building relationships with key retail decision makers.
  • Identifying and implementing in store merchandising opportunities to increase brand visibility and availability and ensuring stock levels are maintained.
  • Ensure client’s promotional activity is implemented and that products are on display in the correct location and with good availability.
  • Providing insightful and actionable market intelligence feedback.

What skills can I expect to develop in this role?

Relationship Building, Product Knowledge, Commercial Awareness, Influencing skills and Negotiation

Who are we looking for?

You will possess demonstrable experience within FMCG, retail or a sales environment, although we will also consider applications from motivated individuals with experience from other sectors. You will be passionate about the amazing brands we market and have the drive and tenacity to succeed.

You must hold a full manual driving licence and be able to travel within a defined territory.

What’s in it for you?

This role offers a genuine opportunity to develop your commercial skills and achieve your career ambitions in a bold and dynamic business that invests in people.  We offer flexibility and real opportunities for personal and professional development.   You will receive excellent training, a company vehicle, mobile phone, and fuel card, and enjoy superb benefits including a bonus (subject to performance), contributory pension and a discounted healthcare plan.  Working hours are flexible between 9am and 5:30pm, Monday to Friday.

Passion is at the heart of everything we do. We encourage boldness, curiosity, and new ideas. We are motivated to learn, and constantly strive to exceed expectations. We truly care, and that is what makes us exceptional.


Acosta is a global sales and marketing expert with over 30,000 employees working with hundreds of the world’s leading brands. 90 years of heritage mean that we have seen a thing or two and we have access to data and insight that spans every channel.

Our leadership team features some of the best and brightest from all areas of retail and brand and many of them grew up through the disciplines of field sales and experiential. This gives our clients access to a wide spectrum of experience and the knowledge to make a rapid impact where it matters, with consumers. Our people are our biggest asset and from our field sales executives all the way to our customer service, technology and insight teams, they are passionate, market leading and focussed on delivery for our clients.

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