Commercial Director CD/219/44
Retail - Sales - FMCG / Consumer Goods
up to £90k + Full Executive Package

Job Title: 
Commercial Director CD/219/44
Job sector: 
Retail
Sales
FMCG / Consumer Goods
Location: 
UK
Base Salary: 
up to £90k + Full Executive Package
Bonus: 
uncapped bonus and share options
Hours: 
Permanent
reference: 
CD/219/44
About this position: 

Our client is a privately-owned British food company who manufacturer a range of branded and private label added value frozen food products for Grocery and Foodservice markets and the UK and Ireland. They are succession planning and looking to appoint a Commercial director.

The Role: 
  • Reporting directly to the MD/ Owner and a key member of the senior leadership team you will own the company’s commercial agenda in a highly autonomous leadership position.
  • Will operate through both a hands on and strategic approach to commercial leadership and lead a multifunctional team of 20+ across sales, account management, marketing and NPD whilst working closely alongside operational peers to achieve and exceed targets.
  • With a planned investment programme to target further growth, you will engage with new and existing customers to build strong collaborative relationships across multiple business channels.
The Person: 
  • Of graduate calibre, you will have a proven track record in an added value food manufacturing environment with the ability to prove you can increase sales by leading from the front.
  • With excellent communication and presentation skills you will be keen to represent the company at the levels within industry with the confidence to engage with new and existing customers.
  • Proven you can deliver new product initiatives and launches with experience creating products alongside UK customer in either retail or foodservice markets.