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Sales Manager - Flexible Packaging



£35-40K depending on experience + performance bonus

Our client is a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging materials, specialising in stand-up resealable packaging, printed rewind rolls, pouches, block bottomed bags and shrink sleeves into a range of markets including food, beverage, medical, pharmaceutical, health & beauty and pet food.

Currently recruiting for a Sales Manager to cover mainly the UK. This position will be mainly office based (at least 3 days in the office) and 2 working from home.

The ideal candidate will have account management experience as well as direct B2B sales, preferably with some background or experience in flexible packaging (minimum of 3-5 years' experience)


  • Responsible for seeking new business opportunities and to establish or maintain close, productive relationships with key clients
  • Development of those clients to produce net business growth
  • Responsible for managing existing customer relationships and engaging with key accounts on a weekly basis
  • Participating in UK and European trade exhibitions
  • Assisting in procurement activities
  • Co-ordinating marketing activities

Skills Set Required:

  • Commercial and technical background in all aspects of flexo or gravure print and production of flexible packaging materials (preferred not essential)
  • A proven record of building strong and productive relationships with major multinational accounts and retailers as well as small to medium sized accounts
  • An excellent communicator and negotiator with initiative and a commitment to hard work and high standards
  • Experienced in delivering presentations
  • Self-motivated and able to work effectively with little supervision
  • Sales target driven
  • Experience using MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Focus on excellent customer service
  • Ability to quickly build rapport and build strong and productive working relationships
  • The successful candidate will be highly detail-oriented, well organised, analytical, and creative and have the ability to work under tight deadlines and manage competing priorities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to think creatively and take initiative.

Sales Manager - Flexible Packaging

South East England
no work experience required
High school
£40,000 - £49,999

Published on 14 Oct 2021

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