Flexible Packaging Sales Account Manager

Location
England, Cheshire / England, Greater Manchester / England, Greater Manchester, Tameside
Salary
Bonus Scheme + Christmas Bonus
Posted
23 May 2019
Closes
22 Jun 2019
Ref
PK5986
Contact
Nicola Hurd
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NEW VACANCY (PK5986)

SALES ACCOUNT MANAGER - FLEXIBLE PACKAGING (PRE-MADE BAGS & POUCHES)

COMMUTABLE AREAS: CHESHIRE, GREATER MANCHESTER, TAMESIDE, THE WIRRAL

Circa £25K depending on experience + Bonus Scheme + Christmas Bonus + expensed Company Car + 28 days holiday

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8.30-17.00

Our client is a growing international packaging supply company based in Cheshire. They supply a wide range of primary and secondary packaging. These include films, laminates, pre-formed bags and pouches - doypack and retort, high quality print in flexo or gravure up to 10.

They are looking for a Sales Account Manager for the Pre-made Bags and Pouches sector of the company, with sales office based experience and a very personable attitude to fit within a dynamic team. This is an excellent opportunity for the right applicant to pursue a career within Sales. The role will include a variety of account management tasks, external sales activities and some travelling in the UK & overseas, which will require someone with an open mind and a professional attitude at all times.

Position Role:

  • Managing house and own customer accounts on a daily basis
  • Liaising with customers (UK & Europe) and factories overseas (Europe & Asia)
  • Updating sales budgets per account and helping the sales team to meet the monthly target
  • Prospecting new markets and following up sales enquiries
  • Visiting customers
  • Working closely with the sales admin team to follow up processes from order to delivery
  • Pre-press / post-press artwork liaison
  • Attending trade shows and travel to factories as required

Key Responsibilities:

  • Finding new customers and developing own portfolio of business accounts
  • Responsible for managing existing and new customers with the support of the admin team
  • Achieving company and individual sales targets
  • Liaising with the admin and logistics teams to ensure deliveries of orders on time
  • Reporting to Sales Manager and Sales & Marketing Director

Essential Skills:

  • Ability to prioritise and work both independently and within a team
  • Highly organised with excellent communication skills
  • Attention to details
  • Self-motivated
  • Keen interest in building business relationships
  • Proficient with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) and databases (in-house CRM system)
  • Full driving licence

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