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Commercial Manager – Retail

Clear Edge Search & Selection Ltd
Competitive Salary & Package
Closing date
20 Feb 2022

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
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Commercial Manager – Retail

Competitive salary and package

Office based – North London


The Company:

Reporting into the UK Sales Director, as Commercial Manager will be joining one of the UK’s leading fresh food manufacturers. Following consistent double-digit year on year growth within the organisation there is now a requirement for a Commercial Manager to join their already high performing sales and marketing division.

The key purpose of this role is to manage the agreed portfolio of retail accounts, whilst also working in conjunction with your line manager to develop and implement a new business strategy into the agreed channels.

The Role:

As the Commercial Manager, you will be expected to professionally and effectively manage an agreed portfolio of retail customers, whilst also identifying all new commercial opportunities which will enable the business to achieve and increase sales turnover and gross profit. You will be expected to maximise sales and account profitability, building long term relationships whilst also ensuring high levels of customer care and satisfaction. You will be expected to achieve sales and margin targets in line with company strategy, identifying all new business opportunities and devising proposals including the preparation of tenders to ensure achievement of agreed margins and targeted profitability. Reporting to the UK Sales Director, you will be expected to work autonomously, preparing budgets and forecasts as required and liaising with head office on a weekly basis.

Role Requirements

To be considered for this role you will be expected to have at least18 months experience working within a commercial or national accounts role. All those with a national accounts background must be able to demonstrate a proven track record of winning and or developing existing business.

In addition to the above you must have experience working with national accounts across retail channels. Whilst fresh food exposure is desirable, it is not essential. All those who have worked within the food manufacturer or distributor will be considered.

This is an exceptional opportunity for any aspiring commercial professional who is looking to progress within an exciting business and growing category. Please do not hesitate to apply if you feel you have the experience and background described or contact Clear Edge Search & Selection for further information.



Clear Edge are an executive search and selection business, specialising in roles from middle management to Board level in FMCG and Retail sectors.

Recruiting high-calibre professionals across:

  • Sales & Marketing
  • Operations, Technical & Supply Chain
  • Retail

Genuine experts in your sector:

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Health, Beauty & Household Products
  • Consumer Durables

Our specialist consultants take a highly pro-active approach on behalf of their clients and candidates, with total commitment to service and results. Using our extensive market knowledge, unrivalled network of contacts and modern day recruitment techniques, we're here to give you the clear edge over the competition.

Find Us
0113 2054970
Lister House
Lister Hill
LS18 5AZ
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