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Account Executive | Food | London

England, London
Closing date
15 Jun 2022

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
National Accounts, Sales, Supply Chain & Logistics
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Job Details

Account Exec | Food | London
Salary ~£25-35k+ DOE
Are you a commercial graduate, with 1-2 years of experience in supplying the major UK retailers? If so, this could be the role for you!

About Our Client
Our client is a leading supplier of branded and own label ambient and fresh food products. They are a major supplier to Tesco as well as other major retailers. The business is part of a wider group and there is endless potential within the business to progress your career. Despite being part of a massive group, the business unit has a family-run feel and personal touch. The team all pull together to get the job done and aren't afraid to roll up their sleeves. They import many of their products from established suppliers and business partners.

About the Role
This role will support the Senior National Account Manager with the day-to-day running of the Tesco account, as well as ad hoc activities across other customers. You will utilise your experience with retailer systems and data to support the delivery of account growth. You will be comfortable speaking with key customers and have strong rapport building skills. Your interest in the food industry will help you offer insight to data and make commercial decisions to better serve the customers and consumers.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for this role will have a relevant degree and will have 1-2 years of experience in supplying Tesco with a similar food category. You will be highly organised and possess a pro-active and curious mind. Your Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills will be on point to analyse data and present your findings to internal and external stakeholders. You will have a can-do attitude and will want to progress your career.

Minimum Requirements
To be considered for this role, as a minimum, you will need to possess relevant experience in supplying the major UK retailers and have knowledge of the different systems they use, or be a recent graduate with a relevant degree. Excel skills are highly encourgaed. You will also need to demonstrate your ability to get stuck into projects and be a team player.

Application Process
The successful applicant will move through a two-stage interview process, which will include a task/presentation.

How to Apply
If this sounds like you, please apply now. To discuss the role in more detail before submitting an application, please contact Rae on 01780 480 530 or Job reference RG14782


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
01780 480530
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
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