Commercial Marketing Assistant

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Job Purpose

To provide administrative and digital marketing support to the UK Sales and Marketing team helping to grow Cafea UK business.

Motivate, manage, train and develop team workers.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administratively support the Sales and Marketing team to grow Cafea UK business keeping accurate and up to date records
  • Office and administrative support, as required. Including, but not exclusively, taking minutes of meetings, organising trade events, staff briefings, ordering and despatching samples.
  • Maintain and update the CAFEA UK company website
  • Manage online visibility of current vacancies alongside the HR Manager
  • Help create and post content to CAFEA UK’s LinkedIn page
  • Help create and post content to CAFEA UK’s Facebook page
  • Create regular online content for consumer, trade or coffee association blogs. Update CAFEA UK details on trade sites, such as The Grocer Company Directory etc
  • Monitor CAFEA UK customers’ web sites to ensure they have the correct Brand Bank images, descriptive text, meta tags and suggest ways of optimising taxonomy to benefit CAFEA UK
  • Be the CAFEA UK contact for trade press releases; including The Grocer, The Caterer, Asian Trader etc. Be the CAFEA UK contact for Das Neuste company magazine, ensure FFI content or editorial is submitted each quarter
  • Prepare a monthly sales report to be shared within CAFEA UK
  • Undertake regular Grocery store audits to identify new products, check retail price and maintain a high level of commercial awareness
  • Be a key contact person for existing and prospective customers. Be an ambassador for the Cafea business within our customers and in the wider UK Grocery market
  • Work collaboratively with peers from other parts of Cafea UK and the Cafea Group to ensure the growth and success of the business, including contributing ideas and sharing knowledge and experiences

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate has previous experience working in a dynamic commercial environment. Past roles they have demonstrated to be:

  • Practical experience in digital marketing, social media and web site maintenance
  • Experience using Photoshop to create mock up packaging and online visual content
  • Experience editing and creating videos and photographs
  • Excited by the idea of working within a commercial environment and being part of a fast-paced dynamic team
  • Full UK driving license, preferably with use of a car


  • High energy, passion, a good intellect and a will to win
  • An eye for detail with good time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, particularly in terms of cross functional working and internal relationships
  • Self-starter, creative problem solver who can work without supervision
  • Quick leaner who is keen to become involved in real business challenges and solutions

Key Working Relationships

Customer service support for all UK customers. Work cross functionally with Dunstable teams; Operations, Sales, Supply Chain, Marketing, Finance and Technical teams

Health and Safety

The post holder will be responsible for health and safety in the area under his/her control on a day-to-day basis, and must ensure as far as is reasonably practicable, that he/she is familiar with all relevant Health and Safety legislation and recommendations and these are observed within his/her areas of responsibility.  Attention is drawn particularly to the existence of the Company’s policy statement on Health and Safety at Work.  Any accident in the post holder’s area must be recorded in the accident book.


This job description reflects the present requirements of the post. As duties and responsibilities change, the job description will be reviewed and be subject to amendment in consultation with the post holder

By joining Cafea UK you will enjoy…

Excellent benefits such as competitive pay, generous holiday entitlement, contributory pension scheme and an Employee Assistance Programme designed to care for our employees’ and their families’ wellbeing.

Equality, Inclusion and Diversity

We actively support diversity and inclusion and ensure that all our employees are valued and treated with dignity and respect. We want everyone in our business to reach their full potential.

How to apply

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