An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Junior Sales Professional to join a leading provider of Flexible Packaging solutions in the South of England. Due continued growth and investment our client is looking to appoint a new Area Sales Manager to manage a portfolio of accounts and secure new business opportunities in the Southern UK region.
This is an excellent opportunity if you are looking to develop your career in an external field sales position and grow within a leading business. We are keen to speak with candidates who are either in a Senior Customer Service position and wish to take the next step in their career in an External sales role; or that have a maximum of 2 years field sales experience.
Manage and further develop a portfolio of existing accounts to ensure business is maintained and developed to its full potential.
Identify and generate new business at an agreed margin level supported by your mentor.
Develop new products in coordination with the technical team.
Develop and work with a solid sales pipeline in line with our client’s product portfolio.
Learn and demonstrate detailed product knowledge, training will be provided.
You will be responsible for your own budget and sustained profitable growth.
Effective use of Time Management to ensure success within your role.
Liaise with internal departments to ensure accurate and timely processing of customers orders, quotations, samples and deliveries.
Monitor market activities, opportunities and threats.
Ensure paperwork and reports are completed.
Experience & Skills
You must be relatively new to Sales with no more than 2 years’ experience gained within a field sales position or a Senior Customer Service role.
Experience within the Flexible Packaging industry, films, bags etc having worked for either a Packaging Distribution business or a manufacturer.
Ability to build relationships at all levels
You will receive a basic salary up to £30k doe, Company Car, Pension and 25 holidays plus Stats.
The focus of this role is for the ideal candidate to grow within the business, support and training will be provided.
Please apply with a copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01282 698183 for further information.
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