We are Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) – a dedicated team working together to make and sell the world’s greatest brands across Western Europe.
We’re leaders in a category that’s set to grow by €30 billion over the next ten years. And by working in partnership with our customers, we’re keen to make the most of the opportunities that presents.
We’re constantly investing in exciting new products, innovative technologies and fresh ideas. All with a view to expanding our business in a sustainable way, while serving customers better and creating a work environment in which everyone can grow, develop and belong.
There’s no denying our own ambitions as a business. We’re also proud to give back to the communities we’re part of too. Because beyond delivering results for customers and shareholders, we’re determined to build a better future, for people and the planet.
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Inclusion and diversity sits at the heart of our people strategy. We are fostering a culture where everyone’s welcome to be themselves, be valued and belong. Our business thrives on the diversity that comes from all our people and a broad range of perspectives and backgrounds.
Working from home, with access to Uxbridge and reporting to the Director, Sales – Away from Home in Great Britain, this amazing role has full P&L responsibility for building CCEP’s business in the Workplace & Institutions, Food-on-the-Go and Travel & Transportation national environments; working closely with a number of high profile CCEP ‘Icon’ customers.
Leading a sales team of 16, you will be responsible for managing commercial relationships with customers representing approximately 10% of CCEP GB’s revenue.
This is a demanding and rewarding role which will require drive, ambition, enthusiasm and a high level of commercial acumen.
From premium brand FMCG, the successful candidate needs excellence in selling, negotiation and forecasting combined with the passion and drive to shape the culture of an inclusive, sustainable high performing team.
You must demonstrate a successful track record of sales and national account growth as a leader of a cross-functional commercial team.
You will have experience in managing complex customers and relationship building at a senior level.
You will have a win-win/can-do attitude.
You will develop creative solutions to complex problems. Bringing clarity to your team(s) to ensure focus is on those actions that have maximum positive impact.
You will support new and creative ways to engage with our customers and grow the business.
Strong / structured communication skills with a clear aptitude to listen and respond to customer needs, adapting and engaging different audiences.
As well as working in close collaboration with our clients, and the online marketplaces, we are active members of groups that have been established to combat illicit trade. These include the Scottish Anti-Illicit Trade Group, the European Intellectual Property Office, The Scottish Business Resilience Centre, the Anti-Counterfeiting Group, and the China Britain Business Council. Members of our senior management sit on the boards of ACID (Anti-Copying in Design), the Scottish Ministerial Trade Board, and the European Union Intellectual Property Office’s Observatory Panel for SMEs, amongst others.
Each team member nominates good causes or charities that are supported on both an individual and corporate basis. Wherever possible, we support the employee’s involvement whether through time or fundraising events.
We deliver purpose-driven work from an extremely welcoming environment near the City Centre. We actively encourage the responsible use of resources, from using public transport to reuse, recycling, and, of course, a minimal impact office environment. We have benefited from the advice of the Energy Saving Trust and Resource Efficient Scotland. Our waste contractor also provides us with a monthly report on volumes and types of material and the carbon emissions avoided through recycling.
Over 80% of our employees can walk or cycle to The Lair and, pre-pandemic, 10% were using public transport as their normal daily commuting mode. Without doubt, online meetings will replace considerable miles, going forward, saving resources, time and energy. Where possible, when possible, the train remains our preferred option.
Our people are our most important asset, and their mental well-being and happiness are core to our success. We love our diverse workforce, actively embrace flexible working (even pre-pandemic!) and encourage a healthy work-life balance. We have been recognised as one of the most diverse SME workplaces in the UK and are holders of the Scottish Business Pledge which exists to promote a fairer Scotland. We have also just been included in the 2021 Culture Leaders Top 25 – an accolade of which we are very proud!
We are a fully inclusive and nurturing employer and, despite being in tech, the majority of our team are women, leading to accolades in the Computing Magazine Women in IT Awards and the Amazon Growing Business Awards. We currently represent 15 nationalities and speak 20 languages. Age is no barrier, and we recruit for attitude, providing and encouraging appropriate learning and training for each and every role.
We are also proud members of IP Inclusive, a network of professionals working to make the intellectual property industry more diverse.
Our aim is to combat illicit online trade by identifying and removing counterfeits for sale. Counterfeits not only damage brands, their reputations, and revenues, but can cause significant harm to the end customer – whether as a fake toy or a fake medicine – and the consequences can be life threatening.
Counterfeiting is a significant economic and social issue.
The OECD reports that counterfeit and fake goods make up more than 3.3% of the world’s global trade. Those involved in the trade of counterfeits have been linked to people trafficking, prostitution, and drug dealing.
As such, reducing illicit trade is about much more than brand protection but also about human rights, safety, and social equity.
And this is what we do, every day.
We’re a passionate and professional team who thrive in issue-rich environment and we’re looking for Senior Communication Advisors, Communications Advisors and Communications Executives to join their fast-growing team.
You’ll have previous agency experience at Senior Account Manager or Account Manager level and be passionate about delivering excellent results for clients. You might be a specialist in PR and media relations who produces compelling editorial content across a range of topics and sectors or you might be a public affairs expert who understands the policy landscape and helps clients build influential relationships. Whatever your specialism, you’ll be an excellent writer, full of creative ideas, with proven client management experience and the ability to provide expert advice our clients.
Your key duties will include:
In addition, to be considered for this role, you must be able to demonstrate:
We’re a passionate and professional team who thrive in issue-rich environment and we’re looking to add a Communication Lead to our fast-growing team. You’ll be a trusted advisor to clients across several sectors in all aspects of communication, external affairs, marketing and issues management. Coming from an agency or consultancy environment, at Account Director level or above, you’ll report directly to the Managing Director and be responsible for a small and busy multi-disciplinary team. You’ll have first-class project management skills, be solutions-driven and excellent commercial acumen too. Alongside the senior team, you’ll work to drive the strategic growth of Aspect.
Your core duties will include:
You’ll be a skilled communicator, interested and knowledgeable about the key issues shaping the external environment. In addition, to be considered for this role, you must be able to demonstrate: