Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Senior Sales Executive, Packaging, Home based

Location: United Kingdom

County / State: UK Wide / Home based

Job type: Permanent

Category: Sales and Marketing

Reference: YEB15039

Consultant: Yasmine Baythoon

Start date: Asap

Salary: £5,000 - £45,000 GBP per annum plus Car, Commission, Pension and Healthcare

Summary

Specialist manufacturer of flexible packaging for food is recruiting for a Senior Sales Executive. Experience of chilled food, produce or bakery ideal.

Job Description

Our client is a specialist in the manufacture of printed film, laminates and pouches for the food industry.

Following significant investment in the business, it is now recruiting for a Senior Sales Executive to cover the whole of the UK. A strong technical understanding of flexible packaging is essential for this role.

Our client is particularly interested in candidates with experience of working in chilled foods/ready meals, fresh produce or bakery.

Responsibilities:

  • To actively seek and identify new business opportunities within the food industry
  • To manage and grow a portfolio of existing accounts, maximising revenue through identifying opportunities for cross selling throughout the business
  • To keep up to date with advances in technology and help to ensure that the company remains at the forefront of the industry

As a Senior Sales Executive, you must ensure that you always provide the highest level of customer service to clients and act as an ambassador for the company at all times.

Key Skills:

  • You will have previous experience working in flexible packaging sales with a comprehensive knowledge of the industry
  • You will possess strong problem solving skills
  • A thorough understanding of various print processes, in particular flexographic and gravure is essential
  • Ability to work on your own initiative
  • Ability to work well within a team, as well as alone
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and problem solving skills

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REF. YEB15039 By Focus Management

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