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Food Industry Sales Support Executive

Food Industry Sales Support Executive


 Location: Corby, Northamptonshire

Salary:  To £25k plus benefits

Job type: Graduate


Want to launch your career in the exciting, thriving, food and drink industry? Whether you’re starting out in sales or stepping up, this is a great opportunity to get in at grass roots level.


The company:

Our client is a UK chilled foods business supplying all the leading UK Grocery retailers. They’re part of a fast-growing, globally active company with head-quarters in Paris, where they provide a wider a pan-European team.

This dynamic and successful business has grown through both acquisition and substantial dual-product category sales growth, resulting in a category leadership position.

They are now looking to further invest in their future growth strategy through 2020 with the opening of a new state-of-the-art, UK-based factory and by further strengthening their National Accounts team… exciting times ahead!


The role:

Your job will be to work as part of the UK National Accounts Sales team, supporting them from the inside on the day-to-day business of looking after the company’s key customers.

Reporting to the Sales Manager, you will get the chance to be involved in all elements of supporting and developing major customer business including:

  • Market and category analysis
  • New Product Development project management
  • Promotional planning coordination
  • New business implementation
  • Financial performance reviewing and reporting
  • Regular customer contact

This role plays an integral part in maximising sales and delivering outstanding customer service. It’s is a fantastic opportunity to substantially grow your experience and skills within a dynamic, fast-paced National Accounts team.

You’ll be given every opportunity to take responsibility, whilst being coached and fully supported to develop your career up into a future direct customer management role… plus full recognition and financial rewards!


What we need from you:

The ingredients needed to succeed here include:

  • Some sales or customer service experience (beneficial, but not essential)
  • Applied intelligence and common sense
  • Willingness to listen, learn and take responsibility
  • Ability to work as part of a motivated and collaborative cross-functional team
  • Enthusiasm, desire and passion to succeed
  • Ambition
  • A highly personable style, with the ability to influence at all levels
  • And hard work!


Apply now:

If you tick these boxes and really want to grasp this outstanding, career-shaping opportunity in the food & drink industry please write to quoting MS/2098 enclosing your CV and full benefits package details.  Alternatively, give Mark Smith a call on 07747 847214 for an initial chat about the role and your career ambitions?




Full time




To £25k + benefits


Corby, Northamptonshire

Closing Date
31 October 2019

Mark Smith

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