People know and love our brands like Coca-Cola, Fanta, Dr Pepper and Sprite. As an ambassador for CCEP, you’ll bring them alive, making sure they are always available to consumers and providing a fantastic experience to our customers. They could be supermarket chains, local convenience stores, wholesalers, restaurants, cafés… or many other outlets.
Along with the ability to build a great rapport with customers, you’ll need a solution-focused approach to business problems. We also look for the determination to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment A driving licence is essential, and you’ll need to be eligible to work in your chosen location.
Many Field Sales Representatives and Merchandisers are happy to stay in the role, giving their best and earning high rewards. But it can also be a springboard to move into national and key account management, or a sales management or merchandising team leader role. An example of a potential career path is here:
Merchandiser - SittingbourneCanterbury, United Kingdom Commercial: Field Sales 19/09/2023 90000
Are you looking for new challenges and personal growth within Coca-Cola Europacific Partners? Then we have a great opportunity for you!
Do you have a personality with the power to influence and connect?
Can you sustain the pace to keep on growing?
Will you make an impact with your desire to win?
At Coca-Cola Europacific Partners, we have an exciting opportunity available for you to come and join one of the world's most recognisable brands as a Merchandiser within our growing Field Sales team. This entry-level position will provide the perfect starting point for a career with CCEP, enabling you to develop your skills with best-in-class training and support.
In return for your commitment, you will receive a base salary of £23,392 plus a SIP bonus of up to £1500 per year (OTE) and the following benefits:
- A fuel card and the ability to claim back 45 pence per business mile for the first 10,000 miles and then 25p per mile after that
- An iPhone & iPad for use with this role
- Various flexible benefits, including pension and our share plan
- Development opportunities and fantastic management teams to help support your career path
If you are sociable, enjoy meeting new people and love always being out and about, this is the role for you! As a flexible Merchandiser, you will do daily visits to our customers across our Grocery stores, where you will build and maintain excellent working relationships.
In addition to that, here are some things you could expect to be doing:
- Merchandising CCEP products, ensuring stock is on sale on the shop floor and displayed as agreed
- Having regular meetings with your team and manager to keep up to date on any challenges and highlights
To succeed in this Merchandiser role, you should be self-motivated and enjoy being in the car behind the wheel as there can be quite a lot of travelling involved (however, your mileage expense is covered from home and back to home). You must also have a full driving license, business insurance, use of your own car, and eligibility to work in the UK. In addition, you will enjoy tech and learning new systems/processes as there are many apps to use in your day to day. Please note that this can also be quite a physical role with manual handling; however, full training is provided, and equipment to help lift is given.
Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) is a major fast-moving consumer goods business and the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler. We’re a dedicated team of 33,200 people, serving 2 million customers in 29 countries. We make, sell and distribute the world’s most loved drinks brands - including Coca-Cola®, Fanta®, Sprite®, Costa Coffee® and Monster®. We’ve also expanded into alcohol with ready to drink Jack Daniel’s and Coca-Cola. We want a workforce that is as diverse as our products – with a culture that fosters belonging and inclusivity.
From gender, age and ethnicity to sexual orientation and different abilities, we welcome people from all walks of life and empower unique perspectives. We recognise we’ve got some way to go, but we’ll get there with the support of our people. It’s them who drive our future growth. To find out more about what it’s like to work at and our culture we would welcome you to speak to one of our employees on our live chat platform, just click here to speak to an insider.
We recognise some people prefer not to participate in alcohol related sales, interactions, or promotions. If that’s true for you – please raise this with your talent acquisition contact who will advise you on whether this role includes activities related to our alcohol portfolio.
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There are great benefits for hitting your targets and delivering a great customer experience. You can look forward to:
A market-competitive basic salary plus sales bonus to give you every incentive to excel
Phone, iPad and laptop, dependent on role. Company car for you to visit your customer base (not applicable to Merchandisers)
Flexible benefits programme for you and your family, covering savings and finance, wellbeing and lifestyle
Pension and share plan to help you prepare for the future