Area Sales Manager - South West

South West England
£30-45K depending on experience + fully funded Company Car + Contribution Pension + Bonus + Laptop
22 Jun 2018
22 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


£30-45K depending on experience + fully funded Company Car + Contribution Pension + Bonus + Laptop

Our client is a leading packaging manufacturer producing a range of extruded, printed and converted products for a wide range of uses and applications working in all the major market sectors. Fully BRC/ IoP and ISO:9001 accredited.

They are currently looking to recruit an Area Sales Manager to cover a territory in the South West of the UK from Wiltshire to West Wales and from Cornwall up to Gloucestershire. The role is to manage existing business and customer accounts with a focus on development of new accounts in the region.

The candidate would be expected to be based from their home. They will need to attend the Company offices on a monthly basis.

Our client is a dynamic organisation that prides itself on its flexible and proactive approach to business. This role will suit a person who has had experience inside a sales organisation and also some experience outside. Probably been on the road for a couple of years, knows what it’s about and is looking for a change, someone who is hungry to succeed and also learn more about their business.

Experience in some form of packaging is preferred.


  • To manage and develop a portfolio of existing accounts and develop new business where possible.
  • Ability to build and develop relationships with customers.
  • A self-starter who is versatile and flexible to new situations.
  • Ability to work under pressure to high standards and expectations to meet tight deadlines.
  • Able to use own initiative in decision making and adapt effectively / work well both in a team environment and individually.
  • Professional and motivated with the necessary drive to succeed in all aspects of business.
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels with strong negotiation and problem solving skills.