Sales Development Manager - Plain or Printed Labels

Midlands / Southern England
Up to £50K + Monthly Commission (Genuine OTE over £60K)
21 Feb 2018
21 Mar 2018
Drink, Food, Labels
Job Function
Business development, Sales
Contract Type
Full Time




Up to £50K + Monthly Commission (Genuine OTE over £60K) + Car A4/3 Series + Pension

Our client is a leading privately owned labels manufacturer with 25 years of expertise in the development and manufacturing of innovative labels for the food & drink, household, personal care and industrial markets, the company is currently undertaking a significant operational investment programme and restructure of its sales and marketing strategy.

The Company therefore has an exciting opportunity for a new Business Development Manager to join the team to drive growth and profitability across a number of identified market sectors and applications.

The ideal candidate will be a confident, proactive, relationship-driven individual - an experienced business developer with a ‘must win’ attitude.

Location: Flexible

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Exceed sales and revenue targets through acquisition of new revenue in target markets (Food & drink, Personal & Household Care and Industrial)
  • Build and manage relationships with new accounts in order to develop and grow contracted revenue streams
  • Act as the point of escalation for any major commercial or operational issues
  • To deliver agreed Key Performance Indicators and Objectives as defined by the company strategy and tactical activity plans
  • To generate strategic relationships with key individuals within the current and target customer bases
  • Work with the estimating and customer service teams to guarantee customer satisfaction
  • Preparation of sales plan pipeline, targets, CRM and reporting

Ideal Experience

  • Extensive experience of selling to brands and retailers with an established personal network of contacts and relationships in target markets
  • Excellent solution sales skills with a proven track record
  • Knowledge of the packaging and/or ideally label industry supply chain

Ideal Skills

  • People oriented with excellent listening and communication skills
  • Highly organised and proactive with strong planning and time management skills
  • Able to build relationships with both external and internal stakeholders
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Educated to A Level standard min.
  • Confident in Microsoft Office Packages – Powerpoint, Word, Excel
  • Confident in use of CRM tools
  • Full clean driving license