Commercial Executive | Fresh Produce | Chichester

Chichester, West Sussex
£25000 - £32000 per annum
Closing date
3 Apr 2023

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Sales/Commercial, Fresh Produce
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

About Our Client

Our client supplies leading UK and Spanish retailers with a wide range of cut, bunched and potted fresh herbs. Entering the herb market in 2012 our client built on their long history and expertise in innovation, growing, packing and supply of fresh produce to reinvigorate the herb category. From supplying under a million packs of cut herbs in its first year they now supply more than 40 million packs to retailers across the UK and Spain.

About the Role

Our client is looking for a passionate graduate or young professional who is looking to make a name for themselves within the fresh produce industry. While your main responsibilities for this role will include supporting the delivery of budgeted volume & profit targets for a given customer account, you will be exploring the different aspects of commercial roles within the industry. You will be supporting senior team members in the delivery of superior & winning customer relationship management and providing accurate customer intelligence data to key internal business contacts.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have a passion for the fresh produce industry and the commercial end of the supply chain. You will have good communication & influencing skills, and comfortable working well within an external sales environment, and possess selling, time management, and organizational skills. Ideally, you will possess a general enthusiasm, operate under pressure, work tight deadlines and be a strong team player. This role is set up to help you grow within the commercial side of the supply chain, while some industry experience would be ideal, someone who is passionate and driven enough doesn't need to come from an agricultural/fresh produce background.

Minimum Requirements

To be considered for this role, at a minimum, you will need to have a relevant degree in agriculture or business and be genuinely passionate about a establishing a career in the fresh produce industry.

Application Process

The successful applicant will move through a two-stage interview process.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you, please apply below. To discuss the role in more detail before submitting your application, please contact Rae Goss on 01780 480 530 or Job reference RG15930.


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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