Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Sales Manager, Homebased

Location: South East and London

County / State: London

Job type: Permanent

Category: Sales and Marketing

Reference: AJS15338

Consultant: Amy Shurden

Start date: Asap

Salary: £25,000 - £45,000 per annum plus DOE Plus Commision, Co. Car and Package


We are looking for experienced flexible packaging Sales Managers! Experience of food and retail markets is of particular interest.

Job Description

With an impressive client base of blue chip food manufacturers and food retailers, this is a business well-known for producing high quality, bespoke flexible packaging solutions out of its global state of the art manufacturing facilities.

Offering a range of products including bags, cartons, corrugated boxes, film and laminates, it has an excellent reputation for service, striking the perfect balance between competitively priced and practical packaging which also excites the customer.

Due to expansion plans, there is a new opportunity for a Sales Manager to be based from home, covering the whole of the UK. With an existing portfolio of accounts for you to inherit, you will be targeted to effectively manage these accounts as well as generate new business.

The successful candidate will have a proven background selling flexible packaging solutions into retail and/or foodservice markets, either from a manufacturing or distribution background.


  • Arranging new business meetings with potential clients
  • Build strong working relationships with both new and existing customers
  • Identify opportunities for growth within existing accounts
  • Keep up to date with competitor activity to stay ahead of the competition
  • Provide a high level of service, representing the company at all times

Key Skills:

  • You will have a proven background selling flexible packaging solutions into food and / or retail markets
  • Applicants with a background in paper or plastic bags would be of particular interest
  • You will be a strong negotiator with good problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated and driven to succeed
  • Strong communication
  • Good IT skills

If this Sales Manager role is of interest to you then apply now.

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REF. AJS15338 By Focus Management

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Focus Management Consultants Ltd, Tel: +44 (0) 1625 560778

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