Commercial Manager - Sports Nutrition Business

20% bonus, car allowance
09 Jan 2019
06 Feb 2019
Harry Ratcliffe
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Are you a sports player? A competitive character with a passion for nutrition and fitness? This role may be perfect for you!

  • Commercial Manager role
  • Working with elite sports people
  • Vibrant, passionate team

Do you have a strong background in consumer goods managing retail accounts? Better Placed are working with a leading global sports nutrition brand who due to consistently impressive growth are now recruiting a Commercial Manager to take full responsibility for high-profile accounts.

We are looking for a NAM or a high flying JNAM with an 'edge', someone with a real hunger to drive their career forward with an industry leading consumer focused brand.

You will be responsible for:


  • Setting a strategy, plan & budget to deliver commercial objectives
  • Managing existing accounts and bringing on new business
  • Deliver budgeted sales, spend and profit measures
  • Creating a Joint Business Plan with the customer that delivers against external & internal objectives
  • Work with Marketing & Category to close distribution gaps and deliver New Product Launch plans (distribution, display, turnover targets)
  • Manage contracts - identify & win new business; defend & retain existing business, as appropriate within business strategy

To succeed in this role, you will:


  • Passionate about sport - both playing and spectating
  • Be a creative thinker
  • Communicate with impact
  • Be proven in Category Based Selling
  • Have plenty of Commercial Awareness
  • Have proven Customer Management & Relations experience with the grocery multiples
  • Passionate about working with premium food products.
  • Self-motivated, persuasive and intuitive
  • Commutable to London

What's on offer?


  • Competitive salary and an excellent package
  • The opportunity to be part of a business with one of the strongest cultures in FMCG
  • A great working environment, with likeminded, driven individuals, who work together as a collaborative and dynamic team
  • Outstanding opportunities for development, and a business that promotes from within
  • Autonomy to manage your own accounts
  • Excellent surrounding teams, with experts in Category & Marketing to liaise with and create the best possible results

This is a unique opportunity and not one to be missed so please get in touch to find out more!


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