National Sales Manager - Multi-Site Food Distribution

Bonus + Car + Pension
08 Nov 2018
08 Dec 2018
Nicola Hurd
Contract Type
Full Time




Attractive Salary based on level of experience + Bonus + Car + Pension + Private Healthcare

Our Client is a leading bespoke manufacturer of packaging for a wide range of markets including bakery, dairy, protein, food service, produce and non-food in the UK and throughout Europe.

They are currently looking for a National Sales Manager, to take on a portfolio of key accounts and to drive forward new business. A central / Midlands location is preferable but the role is field based 4 days a week so all other locations will be considered.

The ideal candidate will have a proven sales track record in the packaging industry, full product training will be given. Experience of selling into multi-distribution centre food processing and food retail markets would also be very advantageous.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To be the first point of contact between the company and customers.
  • Identify and qualify new opportunities within existing customer base.
  • Drive new business for specified market in line with company vision.
  • Develop leads into new business opportunities and customers.
  • Responsibility to support customer base with product selection where necessary.
  • Compiling reports on an accurate basis as required by management.
  • Establish, develop and maintain excellent relationships with potential customers through effective communication and building appropriate networks and partnerships.
  • Maintain accurate records using the agreed systems and ensures all customer files are well organised.

Key Skills:

  • Self-motivated, organised and able to prioritise in a multi-task environment.
  • Strong communication skills; to be able to listen, absorb and to clearly communicate information and ideas with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • IT literate (MS Office applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, the internet).

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