Sales Executive - Protective Packaging

Greaves Recruitment Solutions
West Midlands Region
40000.00 GBP Annual
02 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type

Company Profile:

  • A leading manufacturer of protective packaging who are looking to recruit a Sales Executive to cover The Midlands

Job Title:

  • Sales Executive


  • The Midlands
  • The successful candidate must also reside anywhere from Doncaster to Buckinghamshire

Reporting To:

  • Sales Director

Purpose of the Role:

  • To promote company products, through effective distribution management or via direct access to the end user, in order to develop a sales region covering The Midlands.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Create a demand for company products, and generate territory growth in line with targets defined by the National Business Manager.
  • Manage existing company distributors and end users on the territory. The current t/o for this region is GBP2m and you will expected to grow this by 10% pa via new business.
  • Identify sales opportunities and effectively present key features and benefits of the company products and services to help secure new business.
  • Ability to analyse and problem solve, and to sell a technical consultative package to the customer.
  • Mechanical aptitude and working knowledge of all company products, plus those of their competitors.
  • Implement effective and efficient time management to meet goals for the territory.
  • Select effective and reputable distributors to service target markets and provide support to the distributor through training, sales visits and lead generation.
  • Good communication with Distributor Managers / Representatives and Direct Users to satisfy the expectations of all customers.
  • To provide design, demonstration and application support to the customer.
  • Ability to handle all situations with discretion and sensitivity to any customer needs.
  • To perform all assignments in a determined fashion aligned by the needs of the business.

Experience & Key Skills:

  • Preferably educated to degree standard or with a minimum 2 years proven technical sales track record.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven analytical and interpretive skills
  • IT/PC literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Internet applications
  • Appropriate clean driving licence and willingness to travel.
  • Ability to lift 25kg periodically. e.g: lifting paper rolls andmachines.


  • Up to GBP45,000 depending on experience + bonus, car, laptop, phone & pension

If you feel you have the right skill set and attributes for this role and that it's the challenge you are looking for then please contact