Graduate Commercial Executive

Posted 3 weeks ago

Graduate Commercial Executive

Our client is a Group based in the EU and UK (Kent) who are well respected Fresh Produce (Fruit) Growers, Importers, Packers and Innovators with a Global reach.

Recently, they have hired Graduates for their Dutch office in commercial roles with outstanding success. They are keen to replicate this for their busy office in Kent. They are looking at one or two Graduates to join them and launch their Commercial career in this fascinating business. They are responsible for your mentoring, training, development in the early stages of your career. They are also aware; Learning is a two-way process and keen to develop and enrich their ways of working from your input. They want you to join them and grow your career within this fast-paced, ever changing and exciting business.

You learn by doing!

Areas you will be actively involved with :-

Procurement / Buying – from Growers all around the World to those on your Doorstep.

Sales & Marketing – to take up key customer facing roles and develop your Marketing, commercial and negotiating skills.

Logistics – to understand your influence in the Supply Chain, the Door to Door delivery, the Commercial Terms of shipping and haulage, the pitfalls and joy of a competitive Supply route.

Technical & Quality – The essence and integrity of a Brand / Product is the received quality. The process and systems that ensure Food Safety, ethical trading, compliance, sustainability which lead to Best Practice , a moveable feast!

Office Administration – Look under the bonnet and understand and perhaps improve the cogs and levers that make everything work.

Team – collaboration and development. Working alongside industry experts who want you to succeed and become a valuable member of the Team and have some fun!

Learning – Apart from encouraging and funding various Trade Qualifications (eg CIPS) and Training courses , you will be on that ‘on the job’ learning rollercoaster.

You – The Fruit Trade is essentially about people and relationships. It’s about Diversity involving different cultures for a common aim. It’s about taking responsibility and making things happen, discovering the unique and making it yours. It’s a Global business. You are the key element here.

Our client wants to see drive, enthusiasm, ambition, a desire to learn, an ability to communicate build rapport and to have some fun!

Please contact Frank or Georgina +44 (0) 1273 720599 or +44 (0)7734 861 080 to discuss the role and your experience. Or if you feel you have the above experience, please send over a CV and we will get back to you with some feedback and more information about the role and the company

Job Features

TypeFull Time
Salary£25k + Funded Trade Qualification (Voluntary)
Job NumberF1021

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