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SmithCarey Recruitment
Home based, Midlands/Northern preferred
Basic c£40-50k plus bonus, Audi car & benefits
Closing date
4 Jul 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
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Basic c£40-50k plus bonus, Audi car & benefits
Home based, Midlands/Northern

The role

An outstanding opportunity to join a dynamic, well-invested, added-value food business, reporting to a Senior Commercial Business Manager who will both support and coach as well as give you the platform to ‘go sell’ to your portfolio of both existing and targeted new foodservice and industrial B2B sector customers.

You will be fully supported with top quality NPD, Marketing and development chef colleagues focused on helping you shape added-value food concept solution-based propositions that will meet the needs of your customers and their targeted consumers.

The role comes with genuine expectations of you delivering profitable sales growth, as well as stepping up to Customer Business Manager level, plus of course being well financially rewarded for your efforts and successes!

The company

e150m added-value, highly successful European food group with a number of UK multi-location-based manufacturing and Sales & Marketing teams working across the major grocery multiple retail, foodservice, independent retail and food manufacturing trade channels. The business has a strong strategy for continued sales growth with substantial investments across all business units.

The culture is team orientated, open, supportive with a ‘go out and show us what you can do’ approach that builds confidence, capability and a rewarding successful mantra.

About you

You want to sell… You want to demonstrate what you can do… You want to learn and develop your commercial skills… You want to be supported, coached and trained with modern systems and techniques… You want to be appreciated… You want to work hard, improve your earnings and have a clear vision of how you can step up to the next management level.

If this is you, we want to talk with you now about our Commercial Business Executive opportunity.

Oh, and on the experience bit, you have had around 3–5 years experience of selling own label food into any of the UK grocery industry channels and you’re pretty good at it, so come show us what you have achieved so far.

Your next career step journey starts by applying to and sending your CV quoting ref MS/2209 together with your benefits package details, or give Mark Smith a call on 07747 847214 for an initial confidential discussion.

Closing date for applications:  4th July, 2021


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.

Find Us
01488 649 360
SmithCarey Limited
PO Box 735
PE29 9PH
United Kingdom
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