Commercial Manager - Food Service

East Midlands
Highly Competitive
10 Aug 2018
10 Sep 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

We are currently representing one of the best known food manufacturers in the UK. Due to their continued success and expansion, they are now looking for an experienced Commercial Manager to assist them continue to drive their growth forward within some of their largest and most vital accounts. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a truly innovate institute within the sector, our client leads the way for consumer insights, ensuring that the range of products and services they offer is always aligned with wider market trends within food to go.

The Role:
As the successful Commercial Manager you will be tasked with managing and growing the profitability of food service accounts. The key to this role, as is the same with any sales role, is relationship building. Gaining the trust of the customers is vital, and as such, the successful Commercial Manager will need to be personable and presentable, nurturing these relationships and forming lasting bonds between the company and the customer. Due to the nature of the business, an understanding of the Out of Home market is essential, with a strong grasp on the different aspects of this market and how they work. The successful candidate must be able to show a strong financial knowledge of P+L responsibilities, as well are the ability to curate JBP’s and an overall understanding of the commercial environment.
The Person:
- Can work autonomously and also part of a team
- Extensive knowledge of food service
- High negotiation skills
- Great relationship builder
- A clear understanding of the OOH market and the different aspects of said market
- Experienced account management professional
- Experience in working within a high profile fast paced FMCG business

If are you looking to progress your career and believe that you have the ability to take on this role, please contact Jake Canning on 07740 421 275 .

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