Regional Account Manager – Corrugated

Location
Homebased - North West
Salary
£35K - £45K+ Bonus + Car / Car Allowance + Laptop + 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays + Pension
Posted
05 Apr 2018
Closes
05 May 2018
Ref
PK5359
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

REGIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER – CORRUGATED - PK5359

HOMEBASED – NORTH WEST

                                                 

£35K - £45K+ Bonus + Car / Car Allowance + Laptop + 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays + Pension

Our client is a specialist in the manufacture of high quality conventional corrugated packaging.

They are currently looking to recruit a Regional Account Manager to join their team. The role will involve 80% managing an existing sales territory worth around £10 Million and will also involve 20% new business development and growth of the area.

The successful candidate will be selling to FMCG customers therefore experience of dealing with these companies would be an advantage.

Territory: North West down to Staffordshire and into Yorkshire

Corrugated packaging experience would be advantageous. Our client will consider candidates from any Packaging Background, full product training will be provided.

Responsibilities:

  • Permanently advise customers about new products solutions and services
  • Personalised attention and visits to customers to find out what their needs are and provide solutions
  • Ongoing co-ordination with customer services to monitor orders, claims, planning of visits, and contacts with customers, collection arrangements etc
  • Participate in the definition of new customer search strategies, carrying out the necessary prospecting
  • Propose sales forecasts and monitor them
  • Propose the account plans and stakeholder analysis for customers and monitor them
  • Promote health and safety best practice
  • Attend meetings, together with customer services, Sales Managers and other relevant members of the team
  • Keep up to date with all of the technical characteristics of the products in order to be able to advise customers on their applications
  • Participate in the planning of commercial activities with the Sales Manager
  • Collect customer information both to maintain databases and also to be aware of competitors, prices, new products and formats etc
  • Fulfil Management guidelines in relation to prices, minimum orders, production qualities etc
  • Handling of orders (regular, new references or modifications)
  • Maintain customer working platforms in line with business needs
  • Maintain and exceed sales target
  • Work with internal stakeholders to develop best practise profitability

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