Sales Manager

£Attractive salary and bonus package based on experience
10 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

PK4551 - SALES MANAGER                                                                                        


£Attractive salary and bonus package based on experience  
Our client is a well-established distributor selling into Food Processors a range of food packaging from thermoformed trays, rigid and flexible films both printed, plain and assorted disposables. All suppliers are BRC approved. Due to increased demand they now require a Field based Sales Manager in England to work from their satellite office in Leeds. This appointment is primarily to grow business in England. In addition, to lead and develop the external team in England and to play a major role in the strategic development and growth of business in this territory. 


  • Implementation of a new strategic plan to deliver sales growth and improved margin performance via own activities and the team. 
  • Market analysis to identify and deliver new product and market opportunities.
  • Utilise key contacts and relationships within the food industry to expand the business. 
  • Negotiating in highly price sensitive environments but also practiced in solution led added value selling.
  • Management of the external sales team to drive the business development process and deliver innovative/value added products into specified markets. 
  • Long term recruitment of additional sales personnel to target sales growth in new market sectors.

Requirements for the role:

  • The successful candidate will be a specialist in packaging for direct contact food sectors or be a manager within the food processing industry itself. 
  • Be able to work autonomously at a senior level to grow and develop a successful business unit.
  • You will have bags of ambition and drive and will have an entrepreneurial attitude to making this job your own.
  • You will be a confident door opener and a strong communicator.
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels with strong negotiation and problem solving skills.

The Package:

  • A genuinely attractive basic salary and generous bonus scheme is on offer for the right candidate. All the tools required to complete the job to a high standard are also included. Ultimately this role has clear progression opportunities with options to become a Director and shareholder of the business.

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