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Field Sales Executive - Packaging Supplies
Competitive Package, Car & Benefits.
Location: North East Sector: Packaging
Reference: GYJ2025 Sub-Sector: General Packaging
Contact: Gary Young Telephone: 0141 647 6688
Territory: Teeside & Sunderland Areas

Our established Client is a leading Packaging Company that offers an excellent working environment as evidenced by low staff turnover.

Person specification:
•You must have a strong field sales experience having worked for either a packaging distribution company or other type of merchant selling a variety of products to a wide range of customers.
•Packaging knowledge of corrugated, polythene films (stretch or shrink) adhesive tapes and strapping preferable - but not a prerequisite.
•Ability to identify opportunities and act appropriately is a required.
•Consultative approach to selling.
•A consistent track record in new business development

Role Function:

Plan and prioritise personal sales objectives, especially managing personal time and productivity in order to achieve and surpass agreed monthly and annual sales targets

Generate new business and develop a consistent pipeline

Manage your area and customers effectively – taking into consideration pricing, margins and service in order to achieve gross profit targets

Utilising your knowledge of the area to identify and secure new opportunities with businesses; to maintain and further develop existing accounts and accurately record business activity

Communicate on a daily basis with a designated Sales Coordinator ensuring they are aware of your business activity and any developments

Plan and participate in marketing/training exercises e.g. product launches, promotions, advertising, exhibitions, seminars, telemarketing etc to strengthen sales efforts and knowledge

Monitor and report on market and competitor activities; and provide relevant reports.

***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.