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Commercial Manager - FMCG Drinks

Michael Page Sales
England, London, South West London
£60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Closing date
9 Mar 2021
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Job Details

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a successful and driven FMCG sales professional to join a very fast-growing small client as their new Commercial Manager.

The new Commercial Manager - FMCG Drinks will oversee the sales development and growth of the business as they ramp it up over this next few years!

Client Details

A small, very fast-growing drinks client and fascinatingly exciting opportunity.


The Commercial Manager - FMCG Drinks will lead the sales function for the business, be the commercial leader working with my client's brand partners driving the potential with the existing model, but ramping up the growth through finding new ways to go to market, create new sales channels and customers.

The successful candidate will pick up responsibilities for existing sales model and systems, work very closely with marketing on continually offering the very best products and brands, and develop a multi-channel sales strategy to grow revenues outside of the traditional channels.


The Commercial Manager - FMCG Drinks will:
  • come with an entrepreneurial spirit and mindset and want to be part of something exciting, niche and growing and go on a great journey with the current senior leadership team
  • come from a blue-chip FMCG background, with a successful track record of sales growth, new product launches and full commercial and financial responsibility
  • open to look at both drinks and food background for this opportunity
  • have excellent drive and determination
  • roll their sleeves up and be very self-reliant and work with huge autonomy
  • strong negotiation skills and experience of closing large deals
  • have experience in the ecommerce and online channels
  • be able to commute to South West London

Job Offer

£competitive salary + bonus (all negotiable)


Michael Page Sales UK is a leading professional recruitment consultancy covering permanent, interim and contract recruitment. We have UK wide coverage with ten offices located in London, Weybridge, Reading, Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, St Albans, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow. The core markets we serve are Consumer, Business Services, Media, IT/Telco, Financial Services, Healthcare and Technical Sales, with a dedicated person or team in each location specialising in each of these sectors. The clients we work with are as diverse as the candidates we represent; from Blue Chips to SMEs, and Sales Execs to Sales Directors. Our Consultants are typically from relevant sales backgrounds giving first hand experience of the roles we recruit for. We pride ourselves on delivering unrivalled service levels to our candidates and our clients, our track record of success over the past 20 years means we stand out.

Within our Consumer Sales Division we have consultants within each of the 10 offices who dedicate themselves to this sector and no other. Our specialist capability is demonstrated further as we focus on sub sectors such as food, drink, household, foodservice, consumer electronics, apparel, health & beauty, consumer healthcare, pet and sports. Some of our key clients include Colgate, Beiersdorf, Dr Oetker, Johnson & Johnson, Matthew Clark, PZ Cussons, Kellogg’s, 2 Sisters, Samsung, Seven Seas, Twinings, Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, SC Johnson, Warburtons, InBev, Kettle Chips, Hallmark, Luxottica, McCain, Britvic, General Mills, and Molson Coors to name but a few!

Michael Page Sales UK is part of Michael Page International with operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. As well as looking for high quality candidates for our clients, we are also always looking for top talent to work for us

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