Future Recruitment Ltd

Office Based Sales Executive - Rigid Packaging

Location
North West England
Salary
£22K + Bonus + Pension
Posted
19 Apr 2017
Closes
19 May 2017
Ref
PK4491
Discipline
Packaging
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

PK4491 - OFFICE BASED SALES EXECUTIVE

CHESHIRE / LANCASHIRE

£22K + Bonus + Pension​

Our client specialises in rigid packaging supplying into a wide variety of market sectors from food to pharmaceutical, chemical, janitorial, drinks, cosmetics and catering to lubricants sectors. They are currently seeking an office based Sales Executive to manage incoming enquiries, assist with order processing and also proactively seek out new business.

Day to day duties include:

  • Developing and maintaining a lasting relationship with all customers
  • Gathering market intelligence to assist in supporting sales initiatives
  • Developing and implementing strategies that will result in increased sales
  • Organising and preparation of sales presentations and quotations
  • Informing new and prospective clients of new product development
  • Briefing in colleagues on new enquiries and enquiry progress
  • Resolving customer issues quickly and effectively
  • Retention of existing customers to maximise sales revenue, new product categories and profitability
  • Monitor customer's sales performance in terms of contribution and profitability
  • Establish and develop relationships with customers at all levels and entertain clients as required
  • Negotiate long term agreements with existing customers
  • Drive existing customer business plans through to conclusion


This position is a mix of new business and managing existing accounts. You will filter incoming enquiries to deal with all relevant new orders and you will also find new customers online and convert them.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a proven track record in winning new business in a B2B environment
  • Have an understanding of manufacturing, wholesale and/or distribution
  • Have very strong negotiating skills
  • Have strong lead generation skills
  • Understanding of Excel or SAGE is a bonus
  • Full product training will be given although some understanding of packaging will also be a bonus