Sales Representative – Flexible Packaging

Listgrove Ltd
France (FR)
Commensurate with experience
13 Dec 2018
13 Jan 2019
KAH /43802
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Sales Representative – Flexible Packaging
Home office in France

Job ref:    KAH /43802

Salary:    Commensurate with Experience 

We are working with a global solutions provider to the flexible packaging sector who are looking to recruit a Sales Representative to be based in France.  The successful candidate will be a consultative sales practitioner with extensive B2B sales experience within a highly technical environment, possessing exceptional presentation/communication attributes and commercial acumen. 

The primary function of the Sales Representative, France, exclusively comprises the development of business opportunities for the Company’s products; a heavy reliance on the ability to source, engage and convert new clients is thus imperative. Long-term sustainable organic growth will be necessary at subsequent phases in the commercial development of the territory.  The Sales Representative will report directly to the Export Sales Director. 


·    Designing and executing effective commercial strategies. 
·    Prospecting and targeting prospective clients within a defined sales territory. 
·    Designing and managing pricing/profitability strategies to ensure sustainable revenue growth while maintaining company profitability. 
·    Identifying specific targets and projecting the number of contacts to be made within a mutually agreed timescale. 
·    Developing and maintaining sales materials and current product knowledge. 
·    Participation in all sales presentations/negotiations. 
·    Maintaining and fostering relationships with internal departments and external suppliers/partners with regard to meeting and exceeding client requirements. 
·    Developing and maintaining all pertinent records and ad hoc reports for management reviews and strategic planning. 
·    Attendance of trade conferences and exhibitions. 

Skills and key dimensions 

·    Undergraduate degree in Economics or Physical Sciences 
·    Proven B2B sales experience (minimum 4 years) 
·    Strong evidence of lead generation and prospecting 
·    Exceptional presentation and team-organisation skills 
·    Demonstrable excellence in new business development/consultative sales 
·    Excellent networking, communication and influencing skills 
·    Teamwork 
·    Relationship-building skills 
·    Strong analytical and decision-making skills 
·    Creativity 
·    Problem-solving skills 
·    Fluent in French and English

To apply please contact Kaoutar Hilmi
0044 (0) 1789 207087

For EU roles, candidates must be eligible to work and live in the European Union.
Proof of eligibility will be required with your application.

Office Locations: Stratford-upon-Avon, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Cape Town, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Istanbul, Lyon, Göteborg, Milan, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney and Washington.


Listgrove Limited Registered in England No: 1197713
Exhibiting at: Kunststoffen, Fakuma, ScanPack, Chemplast Expo, Packaging Innovations, ArabPlast