Commercial Executive

Michael Page Sales
England, Yorkshire and the Humber
£27000 - £32000 per annum + flexible home working, pension
Closing date
23 Mar 2021

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
National Accounts

Job Details

Commercial Executive position for an up and coming health and beauty brand who are growing from strength to strength.

Client Details

As a relatively new brand, the business have caused huge disruption in their sector and have celebrated incredible success since they launched around 6 years ago. Supplying multiple sectors including healthcare, pharmacy and retail, the opportunities for them to grow further are endless. They have built an unrivalled reputation and a loyal customer base, and are now looking to add a Commercial Executive to their team.


As Commercial Executive, you will report into the Sales Director. Some of your day to day responsibilities will include:

· Working across all customer accounts, across all channels, to drive sales opportunities and deliver to plan.

· Creation and management of quarterly and annual activity plans across customer account portfolio

· Detailed and accurate reporting across all channels providing analysis and insights from sales, in stock levels, sell through, promotional execution and evaluation, providing any insights/trends to support with forecasting.

· Build collaborative and cross functional relationships with operations and supply to further improve forecasting and planning process across all accounts.

· Promotional set up, tracking and analysis across key customer accounts

· Lead collaborative relationship with Marketing to build, plan and successfully activate all shopper marketing and NPD launches across customer accounts.

· Lead cross functionally, the smooth onboarding of new customer accounts

· Lead the maintenance of customer merchandising assets.

· Build and report against agreed KPIs

· Support internal/external customer communications/presentations

· Build collaborative relationships with customers and resolve any issues quickly


To be successful in the role of Commercial Exeucitve, you must have an element of sales experience in an FMCG business. Health and beauty experience would be a huge benefit but not a requirement. It is essential you have had some exposure to assisting with customer relationships and have a desire to prrogress into a National Account Manager role.

Desireable experience includes:

· Driven, results focused and ambitious looking to make an impact and progress

· Excellent commercial understanding with experience and passion to deliver results

· Familiar with JBP/JMP, activity planning and reporting

· Exceptional numerical and analytical skills with ability to compile and collate data to provide actionable insights

· Good understanding of e-commerce, especially Amazon, would be advantageous.

· Excellent technical skills with Excel and Power Point

· Ability to provide regular reporting against KPIs

· Detailed, organised, adaptable with very good time management skills

· Outstanding relationship building and communication skills, internally and externally

· Confident and enthusiastic, you will have a passion to learn and develop with ability to find solutions in collaboration with others in a fast-paced environment.

· Proactive, self-motivated individual and highly resourceful

Job Offer

Upto £32,000. You will be expected to be in the Yorkshire office 2 days a week.


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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