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Field Merchandising Manager

Cavendish Maine
Competitive Basic + Bonus + Car
Closing date
16 Jun 2022

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Job Title: Field Merchandising Manager

Location: Manchester

Salary: Competitive Basic + Bonus + Car

Sector: Non Food Consumer Goods

Job Type: Permanent

Job Reference: RG/23608


The Company:

  • An absolute market leader in their industry, our client has excellent market presence and reputation supplying an impressive and large portfolio of well known, branded non food consumer products to independent and key retailers.
  • They are well respected and recognised as a market leading business.


The Role:

  • As Merchandising Manager, you will be responsible for maximising sales and productivity through the effective management of a field-based, part time merchandising team.
  • The area covered will be East Manchester, comprising of: Oldham, Ashton Under Lyne, Glossop, Stockport, Cheadle and you should live ideally in, or close to, the Oldham, Ashton or Stockport area.

The Managers Role Includes: 

  • Implementing directives on all aspects of customer service, compliance, store standards and product installation for the effective sell through of products.
  • This will involve ongoing implementation of store call coverage, both on a weekly basis and during display seasonal periods.
  • You will be required to closely monitor the performance of your territory against KPIs, including merchandiser call compliance, on shelf availability and sales performance.
  • People management is at the heart of this role, and you must demonstrate you can effectively manage and motivate a remote based team.
  • You will also be involved in the successful selection, recruitment and training of all Part Time Merchandisers for your territory.


The Person:

  • Being an excellent communicator is key as the role will involve verbal and electronic communication with internal teams and customer colleagues in stores.
  • A flexible and highly organised approach, with the ability to easily adapt to changing situations in a challenging and fast paced environment is essential.
  • You should be proficient user of Microsoft Office with a keenness to learn and adapt to new technology on an ongoing basis.
  • A laptop, tablet and mobile phone are provided, and a company car comes with the role as travel around the territory will be required on a weekly basis.
  • Proven experience of building and developing field based sales or merchandising teams is required for this exciting position.



Rina Gokani

Reference: RG/23608


Candidate Care:

By responding to this advert you consent to Cavendish Maine processing the personal data included within this application.


If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail, within 48 hours of receiving your application.


Should you not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may keep your details in our hold file for 6 months, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies.  If you do not want us to do this please call us to advise.



In the meantime, we would like to thank you for your interest in Cavendish Maine.





Established in 1991 Cavendish Maine is a specialist sales, marketing and management recruitment consultancy with 25 consultants based in offices in Portishead. Covering the whole of the UK, we work with suppliers of food and non-food products to retail, hospitality and leisure markets and our impressive client portfolio ranges from global brand leaders to fast growing private companies.

Our team is experienced, professional and knowledgeable and each consultant has a specific market focus. This means that we know our clients intimately and our candidates are well briefed and well prepared for all interviews.In addition we have one consultant who specialises in export and international roles and separate teams that bring the same recruitment processes to accountancy and financial services employers.

Find Us
01275 813000
Wessex House
4 Greystoke Business Centre
High Street
BS20 6PY
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