Job: Commercial Manager

Title Commercial Manager
Categories Sales & Business Development
Salary £60,000 pa
Location Hull
Job Information

Due to continued growth, a leading name in food production are looking to appoint a Commercial Manager with a proven track record in the food industry.

The Role

Accountable for seeking new business opportunities for the Company.

For contacting and meeting relevant people in potential new businesses and for presenting to and securing new volume.

Responsible for building and maintaining customer relationships cross functionally at all levels in order to identify opportunities and to further develop new business

Growing volume through seeking and securing new business and through growing existing accounts

Responsible for analysis of the commercial forecast and budgets to deliver improved business performance.

To develop and maintain long-term business relationships within the selected accounts and ensure they are aligned to the company strategic objectives.

To develop profitable and meaningful long-term relationships within our national account base.

To live and breathe the business vision and values to encourage teamwork with peers and colleagues.


Experience in account management – previous work experience with a proven track record of working in similar environment.

Experience in retail, food services would be an advantage.

High level of confidence to present company NPD and the vision to new customers

Excellent numerate, analytical and data interpretation skills plus understanding of company business drivers.

Strong commercial acumen with ability to build, lead, negotiate and conclude profitable business plans

A structured negotiator with the ability to develop branded and retailer brand business.

A high level of drive and talent for building relationships internally across multi- sites and externally.

Ability to create and deliver compelling presentations.

Strong communications skills.

If you feel you have the right skills for the job, please forward your current CV at your earliest convenience.

Due to the high levels of interest we receive for our roles, we cannot always respond to each application. Therefore if you do not hear back from us, you have not been shortlisted for this role.

Search International Ltd are specialist recruiters within the Food, Drink and FMCG Sector.

We specialise in Permanent and Interim Recruitment for the following core disciplines – Technical & Quality- Research & Development – Production & Operations – Engineering- Supply Chain- Sales & Marketing – Human Resources – Finance – Graduates

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