Sales Account Manager - Flexibles

Location
North Lincolnshire, North Humberside, South Yorkshire
Salary
£Salary negotiable dependent upon experience
Posted
31 May 2018
Closes
30 Jun 2018
Ref
PK5462
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NEW VACANCY! (PK5462) 

SALES ACCOUNT MANAGER                                   N LINCS, N HUMBERSIDE, S YORKSHIRE

£Salary negotiable dependent upon experience

Our Client is a market leader in bespoke flexible packaging for the food industry, currently looking for a Sales Account Manager. Supplying printed retort stand-up pouches, vacuum pouches, printed film, specialist lidding films, shrink sleeves and IML.The ideal candidate will have a technical level of understanding of flexographic, gravure and digital printing.
50% of the focus of the role will be spent working seamlessly on NPD, business development and ongoing cost improvements with existing customers. The other 50% would be spent in a sales role outside of the account activity including new product activities. 

The right candidate will need technical and commercial experience as well as flexible packaging / film or laminate experience. They will be open and honest and will work to the company ethos.

Responsibilities:

  • The role requires an individual who can hit the ground running with a view to take the position forward to achieve positive results with appropriate management of customer demands and expectations.    
  • Establish, develop and maintain excellent relationships with potential customers through effective communication (telephone, email, letter, visit, etc.) and building appropriate networks and partnerships.
  • Negotiate the terms of an agreement, variations in price, delivery and specification.
  • Identify market trends to grow incremental revenue/commercial opportunities.
  • Liaise with other departments (e.g. Design, Production, Sales Administration, Credit Control and Finance) to manage new accounts. 

Requirements:

  • A technical level of understanding of flexographic, gravure and digital printing
  • Motivated, driven to succeed in sales and able to work effectively in a fast moving business
  •  Able to use own initiative and ‘think outside the box’
  • Team player and able to work in a small established team
  • Full and clean driving licence
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Excellent account management skills
  • Time management skills

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