UK Sales Manager | Paper and Board Packaging | UK – North

UK – North

Job summary

Mercury Search and Selection
Excellent Salary and Benefits Package; Global market leader; Lucrative bonus; Prestigious clientele;
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Looking for a senior sales role? With a balance of autonomy and support? Offering a lean organisational structure and low hierarchy, an opportunity for a high performing Sales Manager to take advantage of a senior position within a global group. Alongside developing sales for new innovative products for barrier board and solid board packaging, manage multi million pound accounts and drive key relationships forward!


UK Sales Manager | Paper and Board Packaging | UK – North | Excellent Salary and Benefits Package

A thriving producer of technical barrier/solid board packaging, specialising in the production of fibre - based, intelligent, multi-laminate products. Offering value to customers in multiple markets; from sustainable materials for packaging applications to energy saving performance materials.

As UK Sales Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Setting and delivering the sales strategy across UK & Ireland (with occasional European coverage)
  • Having full responsibility for sales for the site and managing accounts
  • Selling a full range of packaging including unprinted coated paper, board packaging and straws
  • Selling to the food sector and also personal care/pet care markets
  • Developing sales for new specialist products including innovative plastic replacement products 

Key attributes required:

  • Must have experience within packaging manufacturing
  • Proven new business development expertise
  • Background selling to the Food/Retail sector advantageous
  • Knowledge of folding carton board market
  • High level of relationship building skills to nurture and stabilise accounts
  • Home based with the ability to travel to site in the North West when required


If you have experience managing and developing a multi million pound portfolio contact Mercury Search and Selection for more information.

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