Greencore Group

Account Executive (Fixed-Term)

Selby, North Yorkshire or Kive
27 Mar 2018
24 Apr 2018
Ms Natalia Currie
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
Contract Type

If you are looking for your next move in Sales, we’ve got a fantastic opportunity for a Business Executive to join our team in either Selby, North Yorkshire, Kiveton or Sheffield.

Your role as Business Executive will be to support the Business Manager in the day to day management of the account and delivery of sustained profitable growth for a specific customer base.

This is role will provide maternity cover for 12 months. Ideal first role for a Graduate looking to get into the food industry.

Main responsibilities

As Business Executive you will manage all day to day customer requirements to include shopper research, sampling and benchmarking sessions.  Identifying key insights and actions internally and with the customer, you will also provide category analysis to support the customer innovation and category processes.

You will own and deliver a schedule of reporting to capture all business requirements including the validation and checking of sets of data to ensure business information is aligned. 

Ideal candidate

Experience in a similar role is not necessary, we're looking for a graduate who has a marketing background or an individual from Sales/Hospitality or Recruitment. We’re prepared to develop your skills but you will need a degree level education in a commercial/business related subject.

You will also need to be personable, be confident with a range of MS office software applications and have strong analytical and communication skills. 

Not only will you be working for one of the country’s leading food manufacturers you’ll also get to work for a company that really does put people at the core. 

About the company

Greencore Group plc is a fast growing, international convenience food leader. Headquartered in Ireland, Greencore has operations in the UK and the US serving major retailers and brands in both markets.

It is a leading manufacturer of convenience food products to grocery retailers in the UK and a leading manufacturer of sandwiches, meals kits and salads to CPG, convenience retail and foodservice outlets in the US.

Greencore has a proforma Group revenue of £2.3bn and operates out of 50 locations in the UK, the US and Ireland.

Greencore Food to Go Northampton is undergoing unprecedented growth with over £30 Million invested in our site. The end result is that we have recently opened our 5th unit. Greencore always look to put people at the core, and at Northampton our Learning and Development team have delivered well over 30,000 hours of training in the past year alone. We offer a clear and well defined career path and will actively look at how we can enable our colleagues to push themselves forward.

One of the Five Reasons for joining Greencore


  • We create opportunities for our people to take responsibility early in their careers, to develop their skills and capabilities, to work in a wide variety of businesses and roles, and to make a difference.

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