Greencore

Account Executive

4 days left

Recruiter
Greencore
Location
Manton 110
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Jul 2018
Closes
21 Aug 2018
Ref
greencore/TP/22308/2500
Contact
Ms Holly Healey
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

As the world’s largest sandwich manufacturer, Greencore Food to Go are seeking an Account Executive to join their Commercial team.

As our new ASDA Account Executive, you will be working with our Account Manager supporting them in the day to day Account Management and Delivery of sustained profitable growth for one of our top customers!

Full training and career development will be offered along every step of the way.

Not only will you be working for one of the country’s leading food manufacturers you’ll also get to work for a company that really does put people at the core.

Main responsibilities

As our Account Executive in the Commercial Team customer collaboration is key. You would be working across different departments, linking with areas such as Finance, Supply Chain, Marketing and NPD to maintain the brilliant communication and overall relationship the Greencore ASDA team have both internally and externally.

Asda products are produced across 5 sites within Greencore which allows multiple opportunities for relationship building and excellent overall knowledge and experience within the role. Travel to other sites is also welcome.

The role will include Daily use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and internal systems to create reports for business updates at all levels. Opportunities will be available for face to face customer meetings across all functions for a wide breadth of experiences.

Ideal candidate

Experience in a similar role is not necessary, we’re prepared to develop your skills but we do ask that you have a degree level education, ideally in a commercial / business related subject.

You will need to be personable with strong communication skills and have keen eye for detail with the ability to understand and interpret data to develop commercial plans. 

Other key requirements: 

  • Relationship building skills: ability to build effective cross-functional relationships internally and externally, able to understand and overcome objections in order to land strong commercial plans
  • Negotiation and selling skills: Demonstrates strong negotiation skills and works effectively with the retailers’ economic model
  • Efficiency: highly organised, works at pace to meet agreed timescales, keen eye for attention to detail.
  • Passion: visible enthusiasm for products, brands and retail.
  • Business competency: strong literacy and numeracy skills, proficient user of Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
About the company

Greencore Group is a fast growing, international convenience food leader, having doubled our sales over the past 5 years. We’re looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too. 

We value our people and we expect our people to work the Greencore Way (check out our LinkedIn page or https://www.greencore.com/about-us/the-greencore-way for more information on this)

If you think you have what it takes to make a career out of your passion for food, apply now!

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