The Covid-19 crisis is sadly still here, but… there are many career opportunities available!

SmithCarey Recruitment
Various locations available
Closing date
2 Nov 2020

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We are all in this together, so come and speak with us to see how we can help you develop your career roadmap. 

Many of our clients are performing strongly in these troubled times and are looking for top FMCG sales and marketing talent — here’s some of the key opportunities available right now:

Category Manager
A very rare opportunity to shape and set up a brand new Category Management function in a fast growing chilled food business within a brand new £15m state of the art factory-Midlands based.

Senior Category Manager
£500m household-name, brand-leading and own-label food business based West London, paying to £60k basic.

Commercial Executives/Junior NAM
Brand-leading, London-based, added-valued food business looking for a high-potential performer who can develop up to NAM level within c12-18 months, paying to £40k basic plus benefits.

National Account Managers
A variety of NAM and SNAM-level roles in Grocery, Convenience, Wholesale and Foodservice channels paying £50-80k basic salaries, within small and large branded/own-label food and drink companies based across the UK, all with home working flexibility.

Commercial Finance Controller-Interim
Major branded drinks company based south west paying c £60k basic plus benefits

Foodservice National Account Manager
Respected UK-based, added-value food solution-based manufacturer supplying major pub groups, QSR, contract catering and wholesale seeks high performing NAM. Based M1 corridor south to Midlands. Basic to £55k plus benefits.

Our clients are demanding and are looking to attract the best commercial talent who can perform in these roles but also develop further into more senior future roles and so offer you great ‘Career Roadmap’ development opportunities.

If you find yourself out of work and are looking for some support to find the right role, OR currently in a role but want to burst through and develop your career NOW, then apply here! Or call or email Mark Smith or Maria Murphy to see if we can help you move your career forward, we’re here to help and support where we can in these trying times! or call 07747 847214 or call 07745 184922

Closing date 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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