CUSTOMER DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE – On Trade (Drinks Industry)

Location
Field based – London & South East
Salary
Competitive, car, bonus & benefits
Posted
10 May 2018
Closes
09 Jun 2018
Ref
MM/1983
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

CUSTOMER DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE – On Trade (Drinks Industry)

Field based: London & South East

Competitive salary package incl. car, bonus & benefits

The company

An opportunity to give your career the best possible boost and be part of a fantastic organisation selling great brands in a hugely supportive environment with future career development prospects.

Our client is a highly successful division of a major FMCG food and drink family owned company operating across a number of diverse categories. Their brands have fantastic presence across the soft and alcoholic drinks categories. The business has some really exciting future growth plans for both existing and new brands, supported by significant marketing investment.

The role

They are now seeking a Customer Development Executive to join their national field sales team. The key areas of your region will include London and surrounding counties plus Brighton, therefore you should ideally live within a reasonable commutable distance to London or be prepared to relocate to this area. You must also possess a valid UK driving license.

The Customer Development Executive role will have direct responsibility for developing the company’s drinks brands in a broad mix of on-trade and foodservice accounts, including bars, restaurants, quality cafés, delis, premium leisure outlets and workplace venues. Your key responsibility will be to drive listings, distribution and sales across the product range through the activation of brand visibility and brand support initiatives at the point of purchase. The role will provide plenty of variety and challenge in terms of both customer and product responsibility.

About you

We are looking for a graduate calibre individual with c.12 months previous sales experience gained ideally in an on-trade/foodservice environment and can display a genuine passion for the drinks industry. Alternatively, you may be a recent graduate with some relevant sales or marketing work experience gained from an internship or work placement period. This is a hands-on role with real responsibility that will test your influencing skills from day one. To be successful you will need to display a confident, articulate and persuasive personality, combined with passion and drive for success.

If you think you’ve got what it takes and are ultimately keen to develop a career with a leading, growing FMCG company then please apply below or send a copy of your CV to mariam@smithcarey.co.uk quoting reference number MM/1983 or call Maria Murphy on 0774 518 4922.

Closing date for applications: 9th June 2018

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