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Account Manager; North UK
Competitive salary. Fully expensed company car
Location: North West Sector: Packaging
Reference: GYJ1797 Sub-Sector: General Packaging
Contact: Gary Young Telephone: 0141 647 6688
Client Profile:

Market leading suppliers of high quality paper in to a variety of Markets.

The Account Manager role for the North of the UK is to focus on £multi million accounts in the premium packaging /convertor market.

Our Client is looking for an enthusiatic person with creativity, tenacity, ambition and drive to further strengthen their position in the UK market.

You will be responsible for a turnover of tens of £millions and the focal point for all activities within your portfolio of accounts.

Acting as part of a local team, you are also supported by an internal sales team and personnel at our Client's Production sites.

International travel and cooperation with your peers around Europe together with local responsibilities mean some nights away from home should be expected.

The right candidate will work from a home office - or organise themselves a small local office.

You should be comfortable dealing with people at all levels within an organisation, and excel at developing Key Contacts in a strong business relationship.

You should show natural leadership traits and have excellent communication skills.

Also amongst your responsibilities you will prepare customer reports, plans and budgets where IT skills are an important asset.

Your contacts will also extend into our specifiers and the Design Community, where education and promotion around the Company Brands can open up further opportunities.

Promotional activities such as exhibitions and the hosting of production site visits should also motivate the right person.

As the role develops you will be asked to undertake adhoc project work within the business.   


You should have excelled in your career to date and be looking for a new exciting challenge

You should be a Sales Manager now - or have a realistic expectation to take such a role within the next 2 – 3 years

Entrepreneurial style with high motivation to succeed.

Ideally located in Midlands or Northern England
Skilled in using MS Office applications


Solid backing of an established, successful company.

High degree of autonomy, as you will be working from your home-office facility

Competitive salary.

A fully expensed company car , phone, laptop etc

***CVs in Word format please.


This position has now been filled, but has been left on our website as we have other similar vacancies to this on an ongoing basis that might interest you. More importantly, we have vacancies that are not advertised due to their confidential nature therefore it would certainly be in your interest to email your CV, as a word document, depending on which sector you are in, to :-

Head of Packaging recruitment – Greg Nelson – greg@harrison-scott.co.uk

Head of Print recruitment–Neil Pearson – neil@harrison-scott.co.uk

Head Paper recruitment – Gary Young – gary@harrison-scott.co.uk

Board level, account management and all levels of sales vacancies –

George Thompson – george@harrison-scott.co.uk

Our divisional heads will then email your CV internally to the consultant who specialises in your exact sector, for example a category of packaging is cartons, a category of print is print management, in fact we have over 30 specialist categories. Our specialist consultant will contact you if we have a live vacancy that matches, or contact you in the near future as soon a good match to skill set and experience becomes available.