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Category Executive | Peterborough | Food Manufacturer

£30000 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
30 Nov 2021

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Category Executive | Peterborough | Food Manufacturer

Salary - Competitive but dependent on experience

About the company:-
We are currently working with a very highly regarded and forward thinking Fresh Food Manufacturer, who, as a result of significant growth in the last couple of years, are looking to appoint an Category Executive to support the growth. They have an extensive standing history which has seen them change and adapt to a very complex and changing market place. This has enabled them to be very fleet of foot against their competitors, which has given them a very distinct advantage.

About The Role:-
You will be working closely with the Commercial Manager and Account Managers to manage and developing a couple of their key retail accounts. They have achieved great results with these customers and are looking for someone who can continue this development. You will be responsible for negotiating customer pricing and managing the inevitable tenders. You will be acting as the customer champion for your accounts, ensuring your voice is heard and the accounts are serviced appropriately.

The Ideal Candidate:-
A background in Account management or as a previous Category Executive is preferential. Experience with one or more of the top 7 retailers is preferential to be able to understand the fast pace of the role and the clients you will be working with. Attitude however is crucial. You will need to be a team player with a lot of drive to succeed within the industry.

How to apply:-
If this role sounds of interest, please get in touch with Tor Newcomb on 01780 480530 for a confidential discussion, or apply via the job link.


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Graduates and Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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01780 480530
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
United Kingdom
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