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Commercial: Field Sales 93892 03/04/2024

The overview

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.

Success profile

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.

Results driven
Self starter
Relationship expert

Career path

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:

Field Sales Representative at the beginning then either Accounts Manager or Team Leader, then Sales Manager

Merchandiser - Newport (30 hours per week)

Newport, United Kingdom Commercial: Field Sales 03/04/2024 93892

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?

Location(s): Newport

Contract type: 30 hours per week

Shift pattern: Tuesday - Saturday

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 £19,863.99 per year 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
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • CCEP share plan
  • 2 Paid volunteering days per year
  • 25 days holiday per annum + bank holidays (pro rata'd to your FTC length)
  • Flexible benefits including ability to buy and sell annual leave, discounts scheme etc
  • Development opportunities and fantastic management teams to help support your career path

Day to day you will be involved in a variety of tasks including merchandising our product range within Grocery supermarkets, ensuring stock is on sale on the shop floor and displayed as agreed. You will be provided with an iPhone and iPad for use in the role, to confirm your reports and to have easy access to contacting your team and CCEP networks/apps. This can be quite a physical role as you work your way around the store and their warehouses - with manual handling included however, full training is provided, equipment to help lift is given, and we’re happy to support any reasonable adjustments where necessary!

You will have excellent communication skills and enjoy building collaborative working relationships, working closely with support from your CCEP Account Executive and the contacts in store. You will have regular meetings with your team, in addition to 1-1 career and development support from your manager.

You must have easy access to travel between your allocated stores locally; holding a full driving licence, business insurance and access to your own vehicle. You will need to be confident 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, back to your home.

Please note: You must have a right to work in the UK to be considered for this role.


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.



Meet our people

The managerial support is amazing, they really do support you in terms of your career

Emily Grocery


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The benefits

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

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