SmithCarey Recruitment
Central London office based - 3 days a week
Highly competitive + £6k car allowance, bonus and benefits
Closing date
2 Nov 2020

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
National Accounts, Sales
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Based central London 3 days per week with home-working flexibility
Highly competitive + £6k car allowance, bonus and benefits

The Company

An ambitious, branded and private-label food manufacturer is looking for career hungry COMMERCIAL EXECUTIVE!

  • Multi-national leading foods business with strong brand portfolio and private-label capability.
  • Their brand holds number 1 status within their category and the business has been very active in the last 2 years bringing new brands and innovation to market.
  • Power of large, with agility of small business; committed team with a fun, family-orientated and straightforward culture.
  • Strong track record of developing talent and progressing people through the organisation.

This is an exciting Commercial Executive role which reports to the Channel Controller for Convenience & Secondary Multiples, where you will have personal account P&L responsibility along with exposure to major Grocery Retailers.

The Role

This Commercial Executive role is a classic ‘grow’ role, where your responsibilities will develop quickly and prove to be a stepping-stone to a full Grocery National Account Manager role within c12-18 months.

Within the initial role you will personally manage and develop a portfolio of Convenience customers; along with supporting a Senior Commercial Manager within the Grocery Channel.

This is a perfect position where you will gain fantastic insight into Account Management best practice; excellent support, coaching and development; and the opportunity to deliver growth for the company which will enhance your profile for career development.

We are looking for individuals who are hungry and committed to making their mark; whether this is through acquiring new customers, developing existing business, or championing product development opportunities for the business.

About You

You will have c24 months experience at NAE/BDM or Junior NAM level, having experienced two trading cycles operating with Head Office level customer contacts; or possibly worked within a Retailer looking for a switch supplier side.

Bring branded FMCG background and training along with some experience of Private Label.

It’s crucial that you have the skills to work with cross-functional team members, adopting a collaborative working style.

Finally, you must have the energy to succeed in this FMCG industry, able to demonstrate entrepreneurial thinking, self-starter determination and that all-important desire to deliver.

Benefits & details:

  • This role is based in a Central London office 3 days a week with the rest WFH or in customer.
  • Salary ranging is dependent on experience with £6k car allowance, bonus and benefits.
  • Commitment to training and development.

So if you’re looking for a role where you can have true ‘selling’ responsibility to show what you can do, and grow your career to the next level, please forward your CV together with benefits details and quote reference MS/2158 to or call Mark Smith on 07747 847214 for a confidential discussion.

Closing date for applications 2nd November 2020

As specialists in Sales & Marketing Recruitment and Training, SmithCarey Ltd have extensive knowledge and experience of the FMCG market and all trade channels from the recruitment and corporate perspective, which together with face-to-face contact ensures that we understand both our clients and candidates needs. We are fully committed to building long-term client and candidate relationships based on trust and results, which ensures candidates can effectively manage their ‘career road map’ and get the right job, not just any job, as well as ensuring our clients select the best talent.

We are passionate and committed to helping ambitious, commercial talent achieve their potential in some of food and drink’s most progressive and respected companies.

Our services at SmithCarey embrace retained recruitment consultancy, interim management and training, with our FMCG clients ranging from major bluechips to medium and small companies across food, drink and non-food, branded and own label.

Spanning both the corporate and the recruitment viewpoint, our Consultants have an outstanding track record of knowledge and experience in the FMCG market – specifically Sales & Marketing, including; National Account Management, Category Management, Customer Marketing, Shopper Marketing, Field Sales, International Sales Management and Brand Marketing.

We take our relationship with you, the candidate - and you, the client - very seriously. What you can expect from us is honest advice and real assistance at an individual level. We understand your concerns, we can get on your wavelength, and we can produce the results you want – be it a major career move to steer you in the right direction with your future ‘career road map’ or simply some welcome guidance and support.

The SmithCarey team are passionate in their belief that companies who want to attract top talent need to invest and take a more proactive approach, even before vacancies arise, by creating an employer branding talent attraction strategy. We have invested heavily in both resource and new technology to embrace the LinkedIn/Facebook generation, through social networking tools and other media.

Everything we do is done with passion, professionalism and integrity. We operate with strict confidentiality and never send out CVs without prior consent, recommend candidates without thorough screening or market false positions to attract response.

Our message to people who have the drive and energy to be a success is to come and talk to us. We can help by advising you what’s out there, provide support with your ‘career roadmap’ for how you might progress, together with advice on how to make it happen and, who knows, we might have the perfect position for you right now!

Take a look at our current opportunities; then email with a covering letter, stating your current remuneration package and a copy of your CV to one of our Consultants.

For Recruitment:

Mark Smith - - mobile 07747 847214

Maria Murphy – – mobile 07745 184922

For Training:

Paul Carey - – mobile 07786 745165

Or for any other general enquiries call 01488 649360 or email: or visit our website

We look forward to helping you manage your future ‘career road map’ and assisting you in building a successful Sales or Marketing career in the exciting world of FMCG.

Contact Us
  • Penfold Barn
  • Westfield
  • Hungerford
  • RG17 7HD
  • GB
  • 01488 649 360
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