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Commercial Executive | Fresh Produce | Kent

Employer
MorePeople
Location
England, Kent, Sittingbourne
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
30 Mar 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Function
Buying, National Accounts, Sales
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Commercial Executive | Fresh Produce | Kent

Salary:- Dependent on experience

About the company:-
We are working with a leading fresh produce producer who currently supply into some of the UK's largest retailers. This business champions some of the most up to date and advanced farming methods which enables them to produce top quality produce. This position has arisen due to excellent growth and is therefore a great opportunity for a recent graduate or someone with a couple of years experience and looking to progress in the fresh produce industry.

About the role:-
This position will see you assisting and learning a great deal from the incumbent commercial manager, your focus will predominantly be on driving customer relations which are the backbone of the business, but you will also get an oversight into Procurement as well. Relationships will be crucial in this role and how well you can maintain the existing clients with the most favourable terms along with building relationships with new clients to grow the business further. This will be achieved working closely with the Commercial Manager as a very efficient team whilst you learn a great deal about the sector and how the business operates.

The Successful Candidate:-
To be successful in this role you would have the following:
Educated to a degree level or similar qualification, preferably in agriculture, agribusiness or agri-food marketing. Or with some great relevant experience to the produce industry.
A very friendly and affable nature that lends itself well to getting on with people in a business and social environment. Combined with a 'Go Get 'Em' attitude will mean you thrive in the business and this role.
Great Microsoft Office, Communication and Organisational skills will enable you to be precise and efficient at all times.

How to apply:-
If you are interested and would like to find out more, please get in touch with Morten Andresen on 01780 480530 or send your CV via the link.

Company

MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Find Us
Telephone
01780 480530
Location
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
Stamford
PE9 2EF
GB
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