Careers

At Creed Foodservice, we’re creating a great place to work, with great people

Passion, core values and a great customer experience are at the heart of our business

Established in 1972, we are an ambitious family business within the foodservice industry. We deliver a great range of multi-temperature food products, including our butchery and fresh range to caterers across the country from our bases in Gloucestershire, Derbyshire, and Buckinghamshire. It’s a great place to be and we are proud of our role in supporting our local community. We are dedicated to creating a great place to work and have achieved a best companies one to watch status for two consecutive years, followed by a best companies one star in 2017. Our people are committed to our values of commercial, friendly, nurturing and proud. We work hard and are committed to providing a great service but we ensure we have fun and continue to develop our people along the way. Our employees often get involved in charity events, attend the Director breakfasts, put forward their ideas for improvement and contribute in the team briefings.

 The benefits of working for us

Living Wage Employer, Life Assurance, Childcare Voucher Scheme, Savings Scheme, Training Opportunities, Discounted Staff Purchases, Staff Lottery, Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme, Minimum of 24 Days Holiday (Pro-Rata) Plus Bank Holidays, An Additional Day Off to Support a Charity of Your Choice, Long Service Awards & Many More.

Development and Progression at Creed Foodservice

Foodservice is an exciting, fast-paced and challenging industry to work in, and we’re proud to support, encourage and reward our people and teams at all levels across all departments to progress with ongoing development, training and recognition. Recent internal training initiatives include the ‘Creed Exceed’ Development Programme, LEAD, Sales Training, and Drivers Academy. With a broad range of business functions dedicated to delivering quality products, high service levels and added value to internal and external customers, we are able to offer clear progression internally for those who are keen to pursue a career, learn new skills and bring their knowledge to other areas of the business.

Armed Forces Covenant

armed forces covenant logoWe signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant in 2015 to show our support for the UK’s armed forces community. Signing the corporate covenant marked Creed’s recognition of the value that serving regular and reservist personnel, veterans and military families contribute to its business and to the UK. The company aims to offer employment where possible to ex-servicemen and women, and support any reservists.

Read our full ‘Armed Forces Covenant’ here

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age, as outlined in our equal opportunities policy.

Please see our current opportunities below. If you would like to be part of a growing, dynamic business and share our values, please send your CV to us with a covering email, to: jobs@creedfoodservice.co.uk and we’ll keep your CV on file.

Content Marketing Executive

Job Type

Content Marketing Executive, 40 hours per week (5 out of 7 days)

Location(s)

Cheltenham, GL51 6TQ

Salary

DOE

Closing Date

Job Description

The role of Content Marketing Executive is an extremely varied and vital role to the business. The successful candidate will need demonstrable experience of strong written and verbal communication with a passion for writing and editing content.

Some responsibilities of the role are:

  • Content writing emails, landing pages, document downloads and other marketing communications targeted at our key sectors, to use within a newly trialled CRM system – for acquisition and nurture campaigns to generate leads and new customers.
  • Support with content writing for our external Crunch magazine.
  • To work closely with our external PR agency in briefing and managing PR communications to generate coverage in trade press off and online to support the annual marketing plan. Includes proofing press releases.
  • To oversee the design, content, print and distribution of our bi-monthly internal newsletter including sourcing, collating and writing information, and working with external designers. Content includes; new customer accounts, positive customer feedback, notable Creed stories and staff achievements.
  • To develop a portfolio of case studies that showcases our customers in key sectors and Creed’s ‘Believe in more’ approach.
  • Liaising with group/corporate customer contacts where required to support joint content communication plans (PR, Social Media), in conjunction with our PR agency.
  • To assist in managing external sponsorship arrangements, maximising return on investment and building relationships.
  • Managing the utilisation of affiliated influential stakeholders to maximise our exposure in the industry and across our key sectors – across various communication platforms including press, website and social media
  • Carrying out regular market, competitor and product research.
To apply, please send your CV with covering email to jobs@creedfoodservice.co.uk

Telesales Executive

Job Type

Telesales Executive 40 per week (5 out of 7 days)

Location(s)

Ilkeston, DE7

Salary

£18,200

Closing Date

Job Description

The role of Telesales Executive is an exciting and customer focused role. The day to day duties of the role is to manage a daily call schedule for our existing customers, taking orders by phone or fax and up-selling where possible.

Some responsibilities of the role are:

• Answer incoming calls
• Input customer orders
• Deal with general customer enquiries.
• Liaise with other departments to resolve queries.
• Complete credit/collection requests and liaise with the relevant departments involved.
• Manage customer sales history and update their purchase preferences as required.
• Set up appointments for the Sales Team
• Establish and maintain good working relationships with internal and external customers, including suppliers.

The successful candidate must have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, be keen to learn new skills and have a desire to make a difference. Successful candidates will also be required to have the flexibility to work extra hours in line with the business needs.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@creedfoodservice.co.uk detailing why you are perfect for this role and what value you can add to the business. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age, as outlined in our equal opportunities policy.

To apply, please send your CV with covering email to jobs@creedfoodservice.co.uk

Business Support Administrator

Job Type

Business Support Administrator, 40 per week - 5 out of 7 days (Monday to Friday)

Location(s)

Staverton, GL51

Salary

DOE

Closing Date

Job Description

The role of Business Support Administrator is a crucial support role within the commercial team at Creed. The successful candidate will be providing administration support to the sales team, including the production of accurate reports and margin management to support the continual growth of the business. This role would suit an individual who is computer literate, with intermediate-advanced capabilities on Microsoft Excel and a keen eye for detail.

Some responsibilities of the role are:

  • Timely management of all Pricing administration, including regular price reviews.
  • Completion and timely submission of accurate KPI reports to key customers.
  • Support Sales with new customer process, to include product and pricing reviews.
  • Generate ad-hoc reports when requested by BDM’s or Sales Director.
  • Support induction of new Sales starters into Creed.

Identify areas for continual improvement of our processes.

The successful candidate must have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, be keen to learn new skills and have a desire to make a difference. Successful candidates will also be required to have the flexibility to work extra hours in line with business needs.

To apply, please send your CV with covering email to jobs@creedfoodservice.co.uk

Class 2 Driver Part-Time x 3

Job Type

Class 2 Driver Part-Time x 5, 9 hours (Saturday only)

Location(s)

Ilkeston

Salary

£10.97 per hour

Closing Date

Job Description

At Creed the role of Driver is essential to the business. It is vital that the successful candidate has a positive, ‘can do’ attitude, whilst maintaining a professional service to both their internal and external customers. The role requires a highly motivated individual who is not afraid to get stuck in!

Some responsibilities of the role are:

  • To ensure that vehicles are driven with due care and attention.
  • To complete all paperwork and daily checks accurately.
  • To promote the company and maintain the company image through presentable appearance and behaviour, whilst ensuring our customers are always treated with trust and integrity.
  • To ensure vehicles and freezers are fuelled.
  • To park vehicles in accordance with the designated plans.
  • To establish and maintain good working relationships with other employees and visitor’s.
  • To adhere to the procedures relating to the proper use and care of equipment.
  • To comply with all company policies and procedures, specifically surrounding health and safety and other duties as required, according to the needs of the business.

The successful candidate must have be keen to learn new skills, have a desire to make a difference and have the flexibility to work extra hours in line with the business needs. Knowledge of the food industry would be advantageous.

To apply, please send your CV with covering email to jobs@creedfoodservice.co.uk

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Owner
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