Role details

Commercial Executive

Reading   •   £25,000 - £30,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Graduate level FMCG candidate
  • Food or Drink candidate

About Our Client

International FMCG Drinks client - further details can be discussed

Job Description

The new Commercial Executive will support the sales team on a daily basis and be responsible for the following:-

  • Provide sales reports and analysis on trends and consumer activity when required
  • Attend all internal sales meetings
  • Help to design and implement trade marketing materials
  • Support the sales team at Trade and Industry events and exhibitions
  • Work closely with third parties and data agencies to produce and manage weekly and monthly reporting
  • Assist and deal with general and incoming enquiries
  • Hosting / attending hospitality events (sometimes at evenings and weekends)
  • Help to coordinate where necessary with national accounts and buying teams around the UK
  • Provide excellent levels of customer service to any external stakeholders
  • To prepare and distribute all relevant POS (Point of Sale) materials
  • Be an ambassador for the brand at all times

The new Commercial Executive will also need to have a full UK driving license, be able to commute to the office in Reading on a daily basis but also be flexible on national travel for this role.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will be someone who has already gained some good commercial experience either being sat as part of a sales team or perhaps a trade marketing or brand marketing team ideally from a branded FMCG or consumer business. They will also come with the following:-

  • Degree or equivalent in Business, Business Administration, Marketing or similar discipline
  • Min 12 months experience in a commercial capacity
  • Positive can-do attitude / self-starter
  • Some experience of reporting and using data
  • Advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills
  • Ability to manage time and prioritise work load
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong written, verbal and communication skills
  • Ambitious, hungry and driven approach to their work

We are looking for someone who wants to build their career therefore success and a strong performance in this role will lead onto bigger and better things as the business and brand continues to grow, it is therefore an exceptional time for anyone to come on board.

What's on Offer

up to max £30,000 per annum salary + benefits (+career growth!)

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