Business Development Manager - Non Food Flexibles

Any UK Location
£50-60K + 2 months’ salary as KPI based bonus
21 Sep 2018
21 Oct 2018
Job Function
Business development, Sales
Contract Type
Full Time




£50-60K + 2 months’ salary as KPI based bonus 

Our client is a leading International flexible packaging manufacturer with a strong sales position in Europe with food and non-food brands and manufacturers. They have a growing presence in the UK and Irish markets and have a full sales, customer service and invoicing operation here. 

They are looking for a Business Development Manager to strengthen their UK sales operation by the appointment of an experienced sales professional with knowledge and contacts within industrial films: Silage / Stretch film/ Protective films / Thermal Lamination films ideally with UK market sector experience.

You will be responsible for new business development in the non-food sector. This will involve dealing with blue chip clients and household names as well as developing new emerging companies in the sector.

Location would preferably be within UK, with regular travel to the Southern offices once a week or once every 2 weeks. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right individual to make their mark in a fast growing dynamic UK market. Your objectives will be to contribute significant sales growth to the company as they grow their market share in the UK/Ireland market.

The candidate:

  • At least 10 years proven sales track record in the sector and a proven capability in developing new business.
  • A business “hunter”.
  • Preferably be working for manufacturers; but distributors is also an option. The critical point will be expertise and know-how of the products: stretch film, silage films, protective films, thermal lamination films etc.
  • Grow and maintain the customer base, using industry/market knowledge to source new business opportunities and establish new business sectors in line with the company growth strategy.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels and a skilled negotiator.
  • Methodical and well organised.
  • Provide quotations and solutions to customers’ needs and full liaison with company export sales support team and UK colleagues.
  • Attend exhibitions and follow up any leads.
  • Proficient with all normal software applications (MS Office) and ideally CRM software.
  • Take part in delivering overall business strategy.

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