Specialist recruitment resourcing within the food & drink manufacturing sectors


Commercial Manager * £45,000 – £50,000 * Irlam

Benefits: Standard Company Benefits
Location: Irlam
Sector: Drinks
Reference: 7121

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Commercial Manager, Key Account or National Account Manager with Drinks experience to join a well-established, successful and growing UK business.


Excellent Benefits including:

  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Generous car allowance
  • Training and development
  • Health Shield – After 12 months service
  • Pension
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Staff Discounted Shop


Is the leading UK independent bottler of wines and spirits, specialising in producing quality own-label wines to the UK Multiple and Convenience Retail Sectors.


  • Managing the day-to-day business of specified Category Accounts, ensuring timely issue resolution and soliciting new business volume, where appropriate.
  • Assuming commercial responsibility for all aspects of budgeting, forecasting, sales, pricing, profitability, administration, and accurate reporting
  • Developing relationships within the existing account base to include commercial, procurement, suppliers, and supply chain
  • Mentoring, supporting, and developing your direct report (Account Manager) including conducting regular reviews, appraisals and developing a collaborative personal development plan.
  • Proactively seeking opportunities to develop new accounts, by managing external business enquiries, and identifying and approaching potential partners


You will have significant Account Management experience, gravitas, a strong background in the delivery of specific business development projects and the ability to energise your team and ensure successful outcomes. On top of this you will need:

  • A strong background in a sales, or customer-based environment
  • Experience of managing people.
  • Project management experience (Prince 2 knowledge would be an advantage)
  • Previous wines & spirits experience desirable but not essential
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proven team player

If this job is of interest and you would like to investigate further, apply TODAY!

“Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidate’s suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We do not contact unsuitable applicants.”

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