Account Executive

Posted 14 May 2024
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Commercial
Job FunctionCommercial
Contact Namejade cook
Expiry date 21 May 2024

Job description

Why Greencore?


We are a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make everyday taste better.


We supply all the major supermarkets in the UK. We also supply convenience and travel retail outlets, discounters, coffee shops, foodservice, and other retailers. We have strong market positions in a range of categories including sandwiches, salads, sushi, chilled snacking, chilled ready meals, chilled soups and sauces, chilled quiche, ambient sauces and pickles, and frozen Yorkshire Puddings.


In FY22 we manufactured 795m sandwiches and other food to go products, 127m chilled prepared meals, and 249m bottles of cooking sauces, pickles, and condiments. We carry out more than 10,600 direct to store deliveries each day. We have 21 world-class manufacturing units across 16 locations in the UK, with industry-leading technology and supply chain capabilities. We generated revenues of £1.7bn in FY22 and employ approximately 14,000 people.


We work hard to ensure that Greencore is a great place to work, and our people truly are at the core. We’re committed to ensuring all our colleagues have development plans and strive to provide inspiring leadership – in fact, in the past year we’ve seen an 11% increase in the number of colleagues who would recommend Greencore as a place to work.


Join us and be part of our great team!


What you'll be doing

We are looking for an Account Executive to join us supporting on our Food for Later category with our valued customer, Tesco. 


As an Account Executive you will join our commercial team and support our National Account Managers in the day to day management of our customer accounts and the growth we're driving with them. You will play a pivotal part in our relationship with the customer and will work collaboratively with other teams in the business to improve our service. Your day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Manage all day to day customer requirements to include research on the shopper journey, product sampling and benchmarking sessions
  • Identify key insights on our product range and actions internally with the category and NPD teams and with the customer
  • As directed by the National Account Manager, you will be involved in the promotional process of our products and activity
  • Provides category analysis to support the customer innovation and category process
  • Validation and checking of sets of data to ensure business information is aligned (e.g. – Sales forecast)
  • Own and deliver a schedule of reporting to capture all business requirements
  • Maintain database of knowledge and data relating to our customer

What we’re looking for

This is a great role for someone that is ambitious and has great attention to detail and is comfortable working with data.

Ideally you will have experience in a similar role within the food industry, however we are happy to consider individuals with data analysis skills that wants to pursue a commercial career.

Your key attributes will need to include:

  • Willingness to learn with an enthusiastic approach
  • Computer literate with good interpersonal ability
  • Communication and analytical skill

If this sounds like you, join us and grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success.

What you’ll get in return

  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Holidays
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform
  • Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.