Here at Futures we are working exclusively with a South London based food produce producer who are looking to bring in an ambitious and driven Commercial Manager to aid with the next stage of growth.
This client provides products to the ‘Top 4’ retailers and need somebody to maintain and develop existing accounts so experience liaising with large retailers will be advantageous.
The successful Commercial Manager will take responsibility of building and maintaining relationships with retailers.You will be responsible for upselling existing products and driving sales of new products. You will expected to learn the business inside out to ensure the company is being represented in a professional and educated manner to the market.
Develop and grow existing retail clients.
To be a pivotal point of contact for the customer, working in close alignment with all supporting departments and functions.
Consistently hit/exceed an annual budget.
Establish and deliver a robust business plan in accordance with both site and customer
Use market knowledge to anticipate change and help the business to adapt and seize commercial opportunities.
Ensure our clients are fully aware of new products and our full product range.
Full P & L responsibility
To track key account spending and monitor growth and loss.
Achieving favourable commercial terms with third party manufacturers
Representing the business at trade and consumer events.
The Successful Commercial Manager will…
This successful candidate will have a strong business acumen and always be looking for commercial opportunities
Proven experience of managing top 4 accounts
5+ years experience in a similar role
Food experience is essential and meat experience would be advantageous
Have the ability to liaise with all levels of management on a professional level
Organisational skills are essential as you will be responsible for managing your own workload
Be prepared to travel and occasional work unsociable hours to suit the business
Someone who can maintain the friendly and professional atmosphere in the office.
Enthusiasm , passion and ambition
The role is to encompass all aspects of Account Management and will require both phone conversations and face to face meetings.
The nature of the role demands a flexible approach to working hours.
Potential travel to meet with clients will be a feature of this role.
If this sounds like it could be the role for you then please apply for a confidential chat about the role.Apply now