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Job Reference : VAC10361
Cloud 9 Recruitment is a specialist Search & Selection Recruitment Agency. I am an independent Head Hunter working with mainly Corrugated Packaging businesses throughout the UK recruiting for roles within Field Sales, Managerial, Design and Director level positions.
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Job Reference : Sales Representative
Job Title Sales Representative
Start Date Immediate
Employment Type Permanent
Hours of Work Full Time
Salary Details HIGH + Executive car, Healthcare, Pension
Salary Type Annual
Salary Amount £Negotiable
Region Nationwide

Our client is a supplier of services to the worldwide packaging industry and they are looking to appoint a Sales Representative to manage existing accounts and proactively secure new business opportunities in the UK and Europe

Core Objectives

• To sell their full suite of products and services
• To support existing customers to ensure continued annual maintenance and support

The Role

Working as part of a small team within the UK and Germany; reporting to the Business Unit Manager you will be responsible for managing a portfolio of existing accounts primarily within the UK though overseas travel to Scandinavia and other European countries will be required from time to time. Building upon the existing customer base which purely consists of Packaging Manufacturing businesses you will also be responsible for identifying, approaching and securing new business opportunities whilst developing long term relationships quickly within these organisations, gaining a sound knowledge and understanding of when the opportunity will arise for them to be a position to buy. Full training will be provided on their products and services, plus the opportunity to progress your career further for the right person.

Person Specification

You must have field sales experience and previous success in Account Management and Business Development with a good understanding of the Corrugated, Carton Board, Flexible Packaging or other packaging sectors would be considered. You are a team player who will build relationships easily and naturally both with your colleagues and clients. You can show stability over your career within the Packaging sectors and that you are knowledgeable with Sales processes ideally having had some formal training at some point over your career.
It is important that you are familiar with long sales processes given the nature of our client’s businesses; it is not uncommon that relationships are developed and maintained over long periods of time with the total sales cycle spanning in some instances over 18 months. We are particularly keen to talk with candidates who are bilingual (German/Italian) with the above background/experience. You may be selling Packaging currently or ideally be selling into the Packaging Industry.
This is a National field sales position with some European travel, therefor candidates must have a Full Driver’s license and be prepared to travel.

The Package

You will receive a High Basic salary expected with this calibre of position, along with a high end Executive company car, home office (were needed) Healthcare, Contributory Pension Scheme.

Is it for you?

If you have a good knowledge of business development, understand the Packaging industry and can show you have had stability over your career, are a good long term relationships builder, want to work in a small, friendly successful team for a well know Brand name within the Packaging Industry, want lots of travel, are bilingual (fingers crossed!) want to make a mark for yourself and progress your career this could be the right position for you! My client rarely recruits as they have a very long standing employee work force. Please don’t hesitate to apply or get in touch for more information as pre-screen interviews commence week commencing 24th April.

Cloud 9 is acting as a Recruitment Agency
Industry Sector Other Packaging - Other
Job Level Operational
Job Function External Sales

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Cloud 9 Sales Training & Recruitment Ltd  |  Company Reg. Address - 1 Bond Street, Colne, Lancashire, BB8 9DG |  Company Reg. No - 06351567