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Established Healthy Food Brand - Grocery Commercial Executive

Post Date: 04/17/2018
End Date:  04/21/2021
Location: Central London, Central London Greater London
Job category: Sales/Commercial
Employment type: Any ,
Employer or agency: Direct Employer
Job role: Established Healthy Food Brand - Grocery Commercial Executive
Job reference: 803886616

The Company We are the fastest growing premium snack brand in the industry, selling over 3.5 million bags of yummy and healthy snacks every month. It all started in a little kitchen in East London in 2011, with a ground-breaking launch into a very saturated (and not just in fats) market we introduced consumers to a brand-new way of snacking - the good kind Behind a successful product is an even more successful team (67 of us to be exact), in an incredible open plan office based on the beautiful canals in Old Street . Our office is FULL of colour , energy , funky music (mostly 80s) and of course, new and exciting ideas for our brand. Only the most ambitious , forward-thinking and brilliant minds make it through our door and there couldn't be a better time to join this dynamic team , looking to continue dominating the snack market across the globe. Think this sounds like your kind of company? Keep reading The Role We are looking for a Grocery Commercial Executive to join the commercial sales team, working directly with our Head of Grocery . The main function of this role will be to manage and maintain our key accounts in the grocery channel. Attention to detail and a high standard of service will help to ensure these relationships remain strong and to maintain our reputation as a key challenger brand in the industry. More than this you will help to build and deliver on our sales strategy for 2018 and beyond , you will become our very own expert in the grocery channel This will mean collaborating with our teams across the business (category, marketing and commercial) to ensure you are able to capitalise on new business opportunities as efficiently as possible. Further responsibilities include: Feeding back channel insight and delivering key projects . Driving our on-the-ground sales and marketing team to ensure that our presence and brand is felt with our existing retailers and consumers. Producing and delivering customer P&L management and sales forecasts Contributing to the development of our Annual Business Planning Attending key networking events and industry trade shows to maintain existing customer relationships and to build new ones. Building a strong network of non-competing companies so we can continue to learn and grow as a business The Person Candidate must be a proven self-starter, positive, bright and ambitious with a track record of exceptional delivery. Proven experience in FMCG or Retail Buying (1-2 years' sales or buying experience in the food industry preferred) Candidate must be a proven self-starter, positive, bright and ambitious with a track record of exceptional delivery. Great relationship building skills Excellent presentation skills Good organisation skills and be able to prioritise their workload Strong commercial knowledge Willingness to travel across the UK if needed Ideally, you will be from a Russell-group university , with a degree in business/economics/politics. The Basics Salary Starting salary : £24,000 Annual pay reviews: salary increase will be in line with your increased responsibility and performance Bonus: This is driven by performance of both the business and your individual performance In addition to this, we offer the following: Brand new Mac Laptop and iPhone Breakfast, lunch and snacks at work every day Individual Personal Development Plan (PDP) made and reviewed every 3 months, tailored to your requirements and ambitions Social activities - including (but certainly not limited to) a Summer Party, Christmas Party and frequent team events Holidays, work days and starting date: 20 holidays per year plus the period Christmas to New Year plus your birthday off Unlimited holiday from your 2ndanniversary at the business 2 hangover days per year Flexible working hours If this role sounds like it might suit you, then do not hesitate to apply now and one of our team will contact you accordingly. We aim to get back to all candidates within 5 working days, irrespective of the outcome of your application.

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