Commercial Account Executive - Key Customers

We drive our own success. 

Proud to deliver high quality products and develop a high-quality career. 


Commercial Account Executive

Competitive Salary

Site - Predominately Newark with 1-2 Days per month at Crewe

Hybrid - 3 office 2 working at home


Why join us? 

We’re constantly evolving, progressing and diversifying. And we want our people to do so too. For everyone to feel empowered, engaged and enabled. To create opportunities to move forward, climb higher and push for more. 


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Team as a Commercial Account Executive. Reporting to the Commercial Controller and working alongside the Commercial Manager this role will support the Commercial Team and is key in terms of supporting the administration and analysis for the function.


For the right individual the role gives real opportunity to interact with all elements of the business, building and growing Commercial knowledge and acumen. This role will build the foundation of Commercial understanding which could lead to potential career progression within the commercial team.


Key Areas of Responsibilities


  • Commercial document owner - ensuring all information is always correct - Promotions, New Launches, Amends and Delists / Key Customer Commercial Bible ownership - updating as required
  • Collation of weekly reporting data for Key Customer commercial team, attendance of weekly sales and operation meetings & providing associated analysis on performance.
  • In conjunction with Commercial Controller and Commercial Manager responsible for updating required price changes on the internal systems
  • Consist accurate product change communication to relevant parties
  • Supports team on invoice / pricing queries 
  • Supports the team with price changes on customer system
  • Works with wider team to generate and manage Brexit coding systems
  • Supports the team with new product set up and price changes on customer system, signs off artwork for new products / product changes
  • Supports Commercial Controller(s) with NPD projects / Costing analysis and commentary. Sets up templates and coordinates Post Launch Review Meetings
  • In conjunction with Commercial team work cross functionally on specific projects to deliver a benefit for Bakkavor / Key customers
  • Supports wider Key Customer team with group collation of information
  • Builds relationship with relevant site contacts to ensure promotions, product launch and systems set up for launches and manages day to day queries



Key Skills:


  • Highly effective team player
  • Ideally similar experience working in a busy team.
  • Excel / IT skills
  • Highly analytical & able to understand data
  • Good communicator
  • Organised and methodical
  • Positive attitude and excellent attention to detail
  • Pride and passion in all they do



What you’ll receive. 


As an equal opportunity employer, we’re committed to providing a safe and rewarding environment for you to thrive in. This is why we work hard to deliver benefits, rewards and wellbeing offerings that are important to you.  


You’ll enjoy: 


  • Life Assurance (1 x salary)
  • 25 days holiday
  • Staff Shop
  • Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • MyBargains Discount Platform
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Free Independent Mortgage Advice
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • A Range of voluntary benefits (holiday purchase scheme, additional life assurance, dental & hospital cash plans)
  • Discounted tutoring for children
  • Access to financial learning tools and affordable loans via your salary
  • Private Medical Insurance (after 5 years service)
  • Free Carparking




Proud to be Bakkavor 


We’re proud to be the market leader in the UK fresh prepared food industry. We’re proud to supply meals, salads, desserts, pizza and bread to leading grocery retailers including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose. We’re driven by the hard work and passion of our people and are delighted to offer a wide range of careers across our business – come and join our dedicated Bakkavor team! 


Find out more and apply. 





We are the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, and our presence in the US and China positions the Group well in these high-growth markets. We leverage our consumer insight and scale to provide innovative food that offers quality, choice, convenience, and freshness. Around 18,000 colleagues operate from 44 sites across our three markets supplying a portfolio of over 3,000 products across meals, pizza & bread, salads and desserts to leading grocery retailers in the UK and US, and international food brands in China.


Category:  Commercial

Newark, GB, NG24 2ER

Date:  4 Jul 2024
Req ID:  19819