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UK Sales Manager – Pet Food | Flexible Packaging | UK

UK – Home Based
Exceptional salary & commission + impressive bonus structure
14 Nov 2018
14 Dec 2018
Management, Sales
Full Time
Contract Type

Unrivalled opportunity to join an innovative leader in flexible consumer packaging boasting leading-edge research and production capabilities and operating on a global basis. A position offering excellent scope to inherit and manage a range of tier 1 Pet Food accounts with the view to setting and developing new sales strategy across the sector.


UK Sales Manager – Pet Food  | Flexible Packaging | UK | Exceptional Salary and Benefits


Specialists in the manufacture of flexible packaging solutions, this company services a wide variety of market sectors with co-extruded polythene films (plain & printed), multi layer laminate structures, pre-made plastic bags and pouches, and active film technology. With an outstanding R&D division, they offer high quality laminates, form fill and seal and barrier materials for stand up pouches, re-sealable bags plus microwavable packaging, with extensive capabilities in HD flexo and gravure printing.


As Senior Sales Manager your key day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Overseeing a multi-million £ client base of leading Pet Food suppliers
  • Sourcing and winning new business development opportunities across the UK and Ireland
  • Participating in customer development exercises  and assisting at a technical level where needed
  • Working in close daily liaison with internal departments/functions at international sites


Key attributes required:

  • Flexible or Rigid plastic packaging experience is considered essential 
  • A demonstrable track record of operating extensively within the Pet Food arena in a sale / key account management capacity
  • Computer literate – comfortable working with Excel Spreadsheets, MS Word, e-mail and computerised sales management systems
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to manage long term relationships
  • Based in the UK


A rare role that offers real tangible progression and advancement, this appointment has great potential to add value at a really exciting time for the company.

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