Sales Executive - Packaging

Lincolnshire (Humberside down to Kings Lynn and across to Peterborough) 
£Up to £35K + Commission + Company Car + Laptop - the salary is negotiable
09 Oct 2017
09 Nov 2017
Job Function
Business development, Sales
Contract Type
Full Time

LINCOLNSHIRE (Humberside down to Kings Lynn and across to Peterborough) 
£Up to £35K + Commission + Company Car + Laptop - the salary is negotiable reflecting on the below options.

Our client is currently looking to recruit a Sales Candidate to cover Lincolnshire, the role is approximately 60% generating new business and 40% managing existing accounts.
The chosen candidate will be looking after £1.5m worth of accounts with spend between £10K and £100K.
My client is looking for a candidate with good new business ability and a good local knowledge of accounts who are using transit packaging.

Responsibilities / Requirements:

  • Applicants must live on patch 
  • The successful candidate must have a packaging consumables background. 
  • Reporting to the Sales Manager
  • To achieve monthly Sales and Gross Profit Targets
  • Monthly review Sales and Gross Profit against Target
  • As in all sales positions the hours of work are that which is required to achieve Sales, Gross Profit targets and a superior level of Customer Care
  • Ensure developing prospects and new customers receive Field Sales calls as and when required which will be dictated by prospects or new customers ordering pattern or by Customer Services
  • Encouraging all customers to receive regular Customer Service calls
  • To play an active role in developing Customer communication, such as cold telephone canvassing, appointment making, Company introduction letters, quotations and quotation follow-up, product sample and demonstrations and the opening and administration of new accounts.
  • Liaison with other team members of staff, such as Customer Services, Purchasing, Credit Control, Print and Artwork Departments and Administration
  • Managing commercial agreements and arranging the stocking of non-standard stock products
  • Play an active role in the improvement and efficiency of the sales role, account management and development
  • Handle customer complaints, arrange product returns and credit notes
  • In conjunction with Customer Services, organise, follow-up and monitor mailshots on existing or new product developments, services and general customer communication
  • To design and monitor, Field Sales visits by customer, prospect and geographical area
  • Monitor and feedback competitor information
  • Demonstrate practical user awareness and accurate capabilities of Microsoft Products and a front end Database system

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