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Sales Executive: Stretch Film - UK Wide
Up to £40k (depending on experience). Car, bonus
Location: UK Wide Sector: Packaging
Reference: GY1969 Sub-Sector: Flexibles
Contact: Gary Young Telephone: 0141 647 6688
The territory will be dependent on the successful candidate’s location.

Company overview

Our Client is a producer of innovative packaging films for Industrial and Agricultural Markets.

Supplying end customers direct from their local stock and servicing end customers’ needs through their UK Sales Office.

They are a growing company with a strong focus on product development and product innovation.

With a secure stable workforce the company is looking to add further talent to its organisation to strengthen the company and provide the resources needed for future growth.

Job Description

Reporting to the UK Sales Manager this business development role is focused on sales of the company’s products to Industrial and Agricultural end customers.

The prime focus of the position is to identify prospects to sell the company’s products to, select the correct product, demonstrate the product, provide quotation and usage reports & close the sale.

The company prides itself in providing value added products and therefore the sales process is one of a consultative sell, by creating need and demonstrating value.

The role requires 80% of the working week to be spent visiting prospects and existing customers, limited foreign travel may be required and overnight stays will be necessary.

The company has an existing portfolio of customers and it is expected that the Sales Executive will manage the external relationship with these clients and this will form <10% of the job.

This is a target focussed role with long term plans to achieve specific volumes and grow market share whilst maintaining profitability levels.

Full product training and support will be provided to assist the successful candidate achieve success.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will be a commercially astute, highly self-motivated sales professional with experience of B2B value added sales in the packaging sector.

Additionally familiarity with working across a broad geographic territory is desirable.

As the company’s products work hand in glove with machinery, a practical approach is required.

The ability to create and deal with a broad pipeline of opportunities with many different clients at the same time is essential.

Effective time management is a requirement of this position, together with a very high degree of competency in MS Office is a must.

Attention to detail is a clear prerequisite with the ability to maintain clear and concise customer records.

Candidates will be able to demonstrate a strong work ethic together with the continuity of employment in their previous career.


Up to £40k basic Salary
25% bonus paid with quarterly and annual elements
Contributory pension scheme
Company Car
I Phone & IPAD

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

Your CV will be reviewed by the consultant handling the assignment within 24 hours from the time you apply. Should you not hear back within 7 days it means that on this occasion your experience/ skill set didn’t match what our client is looking for. We would love to go back to every applicant and explain why it is not a good match however unfortunately in today’s market, even with the 7 day operating we introduced 2 years ago, it is administratively impossible to do this. Please rest assured that if you match the criteria you will be contacted, usually within 1 day, but no later than 3 days from the time of your application.

Key Words: Harrison Scott Associates, Print Recruitment, Packaging Recruitment, Paper Recruitment.

Key words: Stretch Film, Stretch Wrap, Pallet Wrap, Transit Packaging, Logistics Packaging, Flexible Packaging.

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.