Commercial Specialist

Location Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Discipline: Medical & Scientific
Salary: to £45,000 | + share options and great benefits
Job ref: 665
Commercial Specialist | Sustainability | Cambridge

Company snapshot:
  • Unique opportunity to join a start-up company pioneering sustainability through technology that has never previously been used before in a commercial way
  • Exceptionally fast growing, having secured contracts with world-leading FMCG companies to help reduce their environmental impact
The role:
  • Working closely with the sales and marketing team, you will have be instrumental in establishing commercial strategies 
  • You'll collaborate with other commercial executives, attending networking events and tradeshows to help boost recognition in the market
  • Researching and identifying opportunities for penetration into new markets 
  • Assessing market activity and keeping a maintaining a constant overview of current and arising competitors 
About you:
  • 1-4 years experience in a Sales, Commercial or Business Development role, ideally within FMCG, or Biology/Chemistry related discipline 
  • Technical background, with a science or engineering related degree preferred
  •  Experience within the innovation and launch process of a technical product
  • A strong passion for sustainability and waste reduction
The package:
  • Basic salary £35,000- £45,000 depending on experience
  • Flexible working options
  • Share options
  • Unique opportunity to join an early-stage start up which will lead to permanent and positive change within the FMCG industry
This Commercial Specialist role is based in Cambridge 2-3 days per week, with remote working considered for the remaining 2-3 days, the successful candidate will likely have experience in a Sales Specialist, Business Development Representative or Sales Manager role within the environmental or sustainability sector supplying into food/FMCG.