Commercial Assistant (12 months maternity cover contract)

  • Commercial
  • South Yorkshire / Notts
  • £negotiable
  • W5645
  • If you would like to discuss this job, please contact:
    Rachel - 0345 2600 737

The Company

Do you have a passion for food and a flair for developing business relationships? This established yet highly innovative business supplies delicious chilled products to prestigious retail customers. They are now seeking a Commercial Assistant who can help drive the agreed customer strategies.

The Role

In this dynamic role you’ll support National Account Managers with the day to day running of the commercial function, seeking out opportunities to exceed budgeted and targeted sales revenue, volume and contribution. You’ll liaise with all crucial functions internally whilst building strong relationships with key customer contacts at a range of levels. Ensuring awareness of customer requirements you’ll actively identify methods of improvement alongside driving, delivering and implementing the business plans. In addition you’ll be analysing sales volumes and profit targets as well as providing performance KPI’s of the site. Finally, you’ll be responsible for the maintenance of all internal commercial documents and undertaking additional supportive tasks where required.

The Person

We are looking for an outgoing and motivated individual with strong commercial acumen and a passion for keeping up to date with the latest food trends. Previous experience in a similar sales or commercial role within the food industry would be highly advantageous. Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills are also vital as you’ll be working to deadlines where you’ll be constantly assessing priorities and resolving enquiries.

So if have the drive, energy and enthusiasm to develop your commercial career with a supportive food business then apply now or call 0345 2600 737.


Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.