Junior Packaging Executive - Food sector

Commutable to South East London
£25,672 to £29,127, plus bonus plus benefits
08 Apr 2019
08 May 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Junior Packaging Executive.

Our client already enjoys an enviable reputation in the spices and seasonings category, however they are about to launch an exciting new range of ready-made and semi-made sauces, having been designed with the foodservice channel specifically in mind. The sauces have been designed to appeal to the cost conscious and busy chef, and is anticipated that take up of the new products will be both substantial and rapid, alongside the existing product range which is already well received. We have been briefed to identify and recruit an outstanding individual for the role of junior packaging executive to ensure that the packaging is entirely consistent with the brand message and target markets.

To be considered for this exciting role you should have had some experience of dealing with packaging agencies / manufacturers, ideally in a B2B environment ( food packaging would be an advantage ).

You will also have considerable amount of day to day contact with senior members of both the category and marketing team, so you should be able to operate credibly and effectively at a senior level across all disciplines and all departments within the business. An understanding of marketing and / or category disciplines would also be beneficial however not essential as there will be considerable on the job training available from day one. There may also be the occasional customer facing visit.

In return for you dedication and effort, our client is prepared to pay a basic salary of between £25,672 to £29,127, plus bonus. Career prospects, and opportunities for personal development are excellent.

The role is based in the company’s smart new UK offices which are currently being relocated to Croydon ( opening May 2019 ). You may also be required to travel to head office in Holland up to twice a year ( no more than three days at a time ).

Please send your application / CV in the first instance to richard@houghton-mckenzie.com

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