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Package
£35-40K depending on experience
Location
South East
Sectors
Disciplines
Posted
14/10/2021
Closed
04/11/2021

Sales Manager - Flexible Packaging (Ref: PK7060)

NEW VACANCY! (PK7060)

SALES MANAGER - FLEXIBLE PACKAGING SOUTH EAST

£35-40K depending on experience + performance bonus

Our client is a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging materials, specialising in stand-up resealable packaging, printed rewind rolls, pouches, block bottomed bags and shrink sleeves into a range of markets including food, beverage, medical, pharmaceutical, health & beauty and pet food.

Currently recruiting for a Sales Manager to cover mainly the UK. This position will be mainly office based (at least 3 days in the office) and 2 working from home.

The ideal candidate will have account management experience as well as direct B2B sales, preferably with some background or experience in flexible packaging (minimum of 3-5 years' experience)

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for seeking new business opportunities and to establish or maintain close, productive relationships with key clients
  • Development of those clients to produce net business growth
  • Responsible for managing existing customer relationships and engaging with key accounts on a weekly basis
  • Participating in UK and European trade exhibitions
  • Assisting in procurement activities
  • Co-ordinating marketing activities


Skills Set Required:

  • Commercial and technical background in all aspects of flexo or gravure print and production of flexible packaging materials (preferred not essential)
  • A proven record of building strong and productive relationships with major multinational accounts and retailers as well as small to medium sized accounts
  • An excellent communicator and negotiator with initiative and a commitment to hard work and high standards
  • Experienced in delivering presentations
  • Self-motivated and able to work effectively with little supervision
  • Sales target driven
  • Experience using MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Focus on excellent customer service
  • Ability to quickly build rapport and build strong and productive working relationships
  • The successful candidate will be highly detail-oriented, well organised, analytical, and creative and have the ability to work under tight deadlines and manage competing priorities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to think creatively and take initiative.