Junior Account Manager

Home or office based

Job summary

Depending on Experience
Packaging, Printing
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Are you looking for your next packaging sales role? Has your product lost its appeal? Are you an exceptional sales professional who can negotiate, plan and influence? If so, imagine working for a leading European packaging company who “make it happen” in the Food Service packaging sector.

Our Food Service products range is presently a successful industry leading business unit, we are looking for you to formulate a strategic plan to enhance this with existing and prospective customers across the UK. You will work with key stakeholders across the organisation to pull together your strategy and deliver profitable growth of the Food Service range.

 As a commercially led individual you will work, with the Category Director towards the business goal of developing new relationships with medium and large food service distributors and brand owners and ultimately contribute to strategic planning in the Food Service category. You will understand your market and ideally have had exposure to these or similar niche products. 

All the usual benefits come with the role as well as the requirement for travel therefore, a flexible approach is required. The role is home or office based however, frequent UK travel to link in with our sites and customers will be a requirement of the role. 

If you are ready for this exciting career move and want to have a confidential discussion regarding the role, please contact our recruitment team on 01775 717351. 

Key Areas of Responsibility: 

• Achieving key objectives behind account growth and retention within the small to medium FOTM customer base. The role will require you to increase both share of wallet and profitability by meeting the customer needs from a service and quality perspective as well as development of new ideas. 

• Responsible for the delivery of key business metrics; turnover, product portfolio, NPD development, process development through the formation and execution of a detailed Account Plan across all pack formats. 

• Continually strives to improve ways of working for both businesses and works on ensuring key projects are in place to ensure continuous improvement for both parties. 

• Responsible for delivering new sales within either existing or new accounts to an agreed target. 

• Work with the Category Director on a new business plan. 

• New Product Development. 

• Manage customer relationships with key customers. 

Key Requirements:

• Strong communication skills. 

• Build relationships with both internal and external customers whilst understanding expectations. 

• Must be target driven. 

• Strong business development skills to navigate in to growing areas. 

• It would be an advantage although not essential to have a back ground in the following areas; Food on the Move or Cartonboard. 

• Excellent project management skills. 

• Travel is essential and therefore a full driving license is essential. 


Should you feel that your skills and experience match the specification, please forward your covering letter and CV along with your salary expectations to our team. 

Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately we are unable to provide individual feedback. If you have not heard from us within 7 days after the closing date, then please assume that your application has not been successful

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