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Commercial Executive (Graduate/Sales/FMCG)

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Agriculture / Fishing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Not Specified

  • Job ref:

    2021-12-05T23

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-04-06

  • Client:

    BIGHAMS

Job Description

Our story Inspired by his travels and love of cooking, Charlie Bigham set up shop in 1996 with the sole aim of creating really delicious dishes for foodies – putting in all the care and attention that you would if you were to cook them yourself at home. Now approaching our 25th anniversary, Charlie Bigham’s is the number one brand in the chilled prepared meal category. With over 50 recipes available in major supermarkets, our distinctive wooden trays and illustrated packaging make us instantly recognisable on-shelf. Bigham’s has achieved impressive YOY growth since launch and we continue to grow in a sustainable way. We now employ over 650 people across two thriving kitchens in London and Somerset. We're a certified Great Place to Work and have achieved B-Corp status because it’s the right thing to do for our business, for our consumers and for the planet. And our award-winning company is still expanding, which is why we’re searching for like-minded individuals who share our passion for the extraordinary, to help us deliver our food philosophy - Only Delicious Will Do. Who we’re looking for We’re currently recruiting for a Commercial Executive to join our London kitchen, to be responsible for the development of enduring relationships with Bigham’s grocery customers, leveraging these relationships in order to deliver profitable business in line with the commercial strategy. What you’d be doing Reporting to the Commercial Manager, your main responsibilities will be around: Working closely with Bigham’s marketing and food team develop and deliver market beating customer growth plans through collaboration with customers Achieve sales revenue and gross profit targets aligned to business plans Manage net modelled profit on all SKUs to agreed targets Responsible for sales forecast by SKU for customers within the Bigham’s sales forecasting system to project full year Latest Estimate Responsible for reporting variance to Last Month’s estimate within Bigham’s sales forecasting system. Attend training & personal development opportunities in order to develop sales management skills and develop relevant knowledge What you’ll bring to the table We’re looking for someone who has a keen eye for detail and analysis. You’ll have the ability to communicate appropriately both internally internally and externally. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and driven as you will be working towards progressing to account manager. You’ll also be comfortable working in a fast moving and agile environment. Requisite experience and skills for this role are: Degree educated Strong Excel and PowerPoint capability Analytical thinking Highly motivated Passionate about being the best Strong communication skills Experience in a sales role is desirable but not essential Experience with grocery clients is desirable but not essential Experience in a premium or branded or chilled FMCG environment is desirable but not essential What we can offer you First and foremost, we’re offering a fellow foodie the chance to join an innovative and fast-growing company that values and rewards the great people in its teams. You’ll receive a 360° Charlie Bigham’s induction, to understand how every department contributes to the business, access to the Bigham’s Academy to progress your career, plus a competitive salary. We also offer a truly fantastic work space in Park Royal. Our London Kitchen is in an easily accessible location (just 15 minutes on the underground from Central London) with modern on-site facilities, with subsidised parking, season ticket loans and a cycle-to-work scheme available to commuters. Other benefits include: Monthly team incentives Career support in creating an individual PDP via the Bigham’s Academy Pension scheme Life insurance 10% Bonus Discounted gym membership Bigham’s discounts for hundreds of popular retail and dining outlets Given our passion for food, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that we have a fantastic team cafeteria, serving fresh subsidised meals daily. And you’ll even have the chance to take home lots of Charlie Bigham’s dishes to enjoy with family and friends. We also organise team outings, sporting tournaments and take part in community and charity events in London. Strictly no agencies please, our chosen PSL partners will be contacted.

Candidate Description

system. Attend training & personal development opportunities in order to develop sales management skills and develop relevant knowledge What you'll bring to the table We're looking for someone who has a keen eye for detail and analysis. You'll have the ability to communicate appropriately both internally internally and externally. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and driven as you will be working towards progressing to account manager. You'll also be comfortable working in a fast moving and agile environment. Requisite experience and skills for this role are: Degree educated Strong Excel and PowerPoint capability Analytical thinking Highly motivated Passionate about being the best Strong communication skills Experience in a sales role is desirable but not essential Experience with grocery clients is desirable but not essential Experience in a premium or branded or chilled FMCG environment is desirable but not essential What we can offer you First and foremost

Employer Description

Our story Inspired by his travels and love of cooking, Charlie Bigham set up shop in 1996 with the sole aim of creating really delicious dishes for foodies - putting in all the care and attention that you would if you were to cook them yourself at home. Now approaching our 25th anniversary, Charlie Bigham's is the number one brand in the chilled prepared meal category. With over 50 recipes available in major supermarkets, our distinctive wooden trays and illustrated packaging make us instantly recognisable on-shelf. Bigham's has achieved impressive YOY growth since launch and we continue to grow in a sustainable way. We now employ over 650 people across two thriving kitchens in London and Somerset. We're a certified Great Place to Work and have achieved B-Corp status because it's the right thing to do for our business, for our consumers and for the planet. And our award-winning company is still expanding, which is why we're searching for like-minded individuals who share our passion for