Account Executive - 6 month FTC

South East England
£22500 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus, Car Allowance, Flex Time and more
15 Aug 2019
12 Sep 2019
Chris Pickles
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type
About you
A recent graduate or completed your placement year and exploring other options.
You are interested in the FMCG space.
Keen to gain valuable experience at a head office level working with top accounts.
In order to be considered for my client's role, you would possess:
  • Degree educated
  • Ability to absorb and apply information
  • Very organised with a good level of analytical curiosity and capability
  • Ambitious and keen to get a foothold in the business world
  • Some experience in a sales, customer facing role would be desireable
  • Personable with a team orientated approach 

Your New Company
Two large FMCG businesses, internationally recognised, know separately with excellent reputations and renowned for their vibrant cultures. A joint venture has brought them together since 2006, focused on vision to grow UK retailer business within private label and brands. Favourite products for all ages and a rich history.
Very proud of their employee development, through personal sucession plans.
Needing to cover for shared parental leave, a 6-8 month contract for an Account Executive.
What Success Looks Like:
Tesco and Waitrose, well established and growing further within the grocery channels.

This role would require supporting the Account Manager and helping with the implementation of strategy. Bringing your ideas to the table would not fall on deaf ears and allowing for excellent head office exposure, as well as sitting in on these meets would be invaluable. 
The role would start toward the end of October and run through to mid July 2020. 

About Vertical Advantage
We are the only specialist recruiter in the consumer marketplace that work in niches across Sales, Marketing, Digital, E-Commerce, Supply Chain, Logistics and Procurement giving us far greater reach than our competitors.

Vertical Advantage has been around for nearly a decade. We know and understand our markets. It’s what we do best. 

We are here for you for the long term and will always work with your best interests at heart. We work to transform your career by acting as your trusted right hand in what can be a tricky market to navigate.

We invest the time in really getting to know you. If you want a partner to offer you the best professional advice to help your career development, then drop us a line for a chat.

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