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Account Manager - Food Packaging
First Class Executive Package
Location: UK Wide Sector: Packaging
Reference: GYJ1967 Sub-Sector: Flexibles
Contact: Gary Young Telephone: 0141 647 6688
The territory will be dependent on the successful candidate’s location.

Ideal Candidate Profile:

Sales Development background in either Flexible or Rigid Packaging for the Food Sector ready to develop a career in Key Account / Project Management role.


You will work from home with periodic visits to the UK Sales office.

Reporting to: Sales Director.

The Person:

You will need to demonstrate the following:

Experience of developing new business, selling bespoke (Flexible & / or Rigid) packaging preferably into Food companies.
The ability to learn and communicate Technical requirements and benefits.
Excellent project management skills with experience of Key Account Management.
Knowledge of IT applications especially MS Office.
In addition you will need to have an outgoing personality with excellent communication skills.
You will be determined and resourceful and driven by results.
You must enjoy and thrive in being part of a team.

The Role:

The main objectives of the role are to evaluate customer needs and provide solutions.
You will look after our existing customer base, create sales opportunities with new customers and develop business with existing customers, allied to the Company's marketing strategy.

This will mean that you will need to develop very close relationships with customers evaluating how we can best provide what they need.

Client Profile:

Our Client is one of the most exciting Packaging Companies to deal with in the UK.

They are an established and successful £multi-million Company with plans for further growth. A Producer of Food Packaging they boast a blue chip customer base who have some of the best-known brands in their target markets.

They deliver amazing results to their Clients - which is why they continue to return and do repeat business with them.

Their area of expertise lies in working closely with their customers to produce innovative solutions to their packaging needs and providing world-class customer service and support.

They have a range of products at the leading edge of packaging technical development

The company has made substantial investment in both technology and the training and development of their employees.

Benefits Package:

Bonus scheme.
Quality Company Car
Fuel (including private mileage).
Company Pension.
28 days holiday plus bank holidays.
Laptop & mobile phone

***Please supply CV in word rather than PDF***

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.