Commercial Graduate Opportunities

Sales & Marketing Maidenhead Full-time United Kingdom

Job Description


What to expect

Successful applicants will join JDE at our head office near Maidenhead, UK in an entry level commercial position of National Account Executive in Summer 2022. Flexible working to blend the benefits of focussing at home and collaborating together is encouraged.

Backed by a broad onboarding programme and with a strong support network behind you, you will be directly involved in managing relationships with the biggest national retailers and online stores right from the start. Learning the core of our business is a critical foundational experience and you will get stuck into everything from meeting buyers, tracking customer sales data and invoicing to supporting the forecasting process and coordinating field sales resources to execute the promotional strategy.

This role is a fantastic starting point to launch your career, offering direct progression to junior National Account Manager and the chance to branch out into category management, revenue management or explore a cross functional move to marketing, supply chain and beyond.

Our strength comes from our diversity and we believe that everyone deserves a chance to shine. From day 1 your manager will help you craft and work on a professional development plan designed to help you drive your career forward as well as providing feedback so you know where you stand. Each of our associates has different needs and we believe a personalised approach to learning and development produces the best results. That is why we offer permanent employment contracts and help you shape your own career path. No forced rotations, 100% what you want on a timescale that works for you.


  • Graduate calibre or equivalent
  • Strong motivation to progress within a commercial organisation
  • Ability to collaborate well within supportive team environment
  • Structured, proactive thinking with communication skills to verbalise clearly & concisely
  • Commercially savvy with good analytical, numeracy and excel skills
  • Self-starter with strong decision making ability to prioritise & get things done

Additional Information

£30,000 Salary + £2,500 sign on bonus!

Successful applicants will be invited to submit a video interview, subsequent assessment centres will follow before the end of year.

Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) is the worlds largest pure-play coffee company, home to some of the leading brands in Coffee and Tea – Kenco, L’OR, Douwe Egberts, TASSIMO, Maxwell House and Jacobs to name but a few. Formed as a new €5 billion global company in 2015, we’re a young challenger with a long legacy, fiercely proud of our progressive company culture.

As an established top 5 global market, JDE UK is focussed on premiumisation and investing behind new pools of growth. We work together to understand, innovate and create value for us and our retail partners and while forming strong trading relationships and holding ourselves accountable towards our environmental responsibilities throughout our supply chain.

A career at JDE is a hugely rewarding experience and working with us means you’ll be making an immediate impact in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Our associates are a diverse community working with a focussed culture of innovation committed to doing the right thing across the globe. From those just starting out to our Leadership Team, every associate is stretched and challenged to provide an environment for their talent to flourish and achieve the best results. Our strong culture of promotion from within coupled with our emphasis on core fundamentals, leadership development and functional excellence equips our associates to push the boundaries and show they are truly #madetostandout

As we look to find the next generation of talent to push the organisation forward, we are looking for the entrepreneurs, the pioneers and the collaborators to take on our opportunities and make them their own. We are stand out people making outstanding coffee - are you?