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Commercial Assistant

Job Details

Harlow, Essex
Role Type
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Job Ref: J1590_1714471909

My client a super successful and long standing FMCG company are looking for a Commercial Assistant to join a very busy team.

This is a brand-new position supporting the Commercial Director, ensuring the smooth and efficient

functioning of the Commercial Department. This dynamic role is crucial for supporting a range of commercial activities, including procurement and sales.

This role is suited for a proactive, detail-oriented individual with strong analytical skills and a desire to develop a comprehensive understanding of the company's commercial functions.

5 days a week in the office

Salary paying £30,000

Based in Harlow

Daily Tasks

  • Administrative Support:
  • Prepare, organise, and maintain documents and reports related to sales, procurement, and market analysis.
  • Maintaining spreadsheets and assisting in preparation of presentations for internal and external meetings
  • Handle correspondence and communications on behalf of the Commercial Director, ensuring timely and effective responses.
  • Procurement and Sales Support:
  • Provide administrative assistance in the procurement processes, including document preparation and supplier communication.
  • Support the commercial director by managing customer-related paperwork, sales reports, and CRM database updates.
  • Assist with the coordination of marketing materials and sales promotions.
  • Market Intelligence Support:
  • Help gather and organize market research and intelligence to support strategic decisions.

If you are looking for a role with great progression this position has the capability to grow into a purchasing or procurement role. Over time, this individual is expected to develop deeper expertise in strategic sourcing, supplier management, and cost optimisation.


  • Very Proficient in Microsoft Office, with a strong emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint for data analysis and presentation preparation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to work using own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Attention to detail.

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

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