Sales Executive - Packaging

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
County of Herefordshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Oct 2017
Closes
06 Nov 2017
Sector
Sales
Job Type
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
GBP30K + Excellent Uncapped Commission (10% on all new business sales) + Car + Pension + Mobile + Laptop

TERRITORY: WEST MIDLANDS AND WORCESTERSHIRE, HEREFORDSHIRE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, WILTSHIRE, BERKSHIRE, OXFORDSHIRE AND HAMPSHIRE

Our client is a well-established, family owned company who supply protective packaging systems and consumables to a range of markets including E Commerce throughout the UK. Established for over 24 years, they have successfully expanded the business into the European market.

The role is 100% new business selling the companies full product range from their Manufactured Packaging Machinery to Corrugated Protective Packaging Products.

The Role:

* Acquire, sustain and grow new business.
* Sustain and grow current business organically.
* Schedule appointments and visits as required effectively.
* Gather market information.
* Follow up all new business enquiries.
* Arrange for equipment to be supplied on trial and demonstrate company systems at all levels.
* Follow up during trial periods and close sales opportunities.
* Have a technical knowledge to deal with easy-to-fix problems.
* Assist at all necessary exhibitions and events.
* Maintain records of visits, activities and tasks in SAP CRM.
* Submit weekly reports to Sales Manager.
* Carry out other duties deemed appropriate by the Sales Manager or SMT.

Skills / Experience:

* Negotiation ability
* A sales/service background.
* IT literate (MS Office)
* Good communication ability.
* Good phone manor.
* Good organisational skills.
* Experienced in void fill/protective packaging market (2 years min.)
* Clean driving license.
* Prepared to travel.
* Experienced in both new business development and account management.
* Basic technical understanding.
* Product training experience.

Person Specification:

* Local to sales area.
* Self-starter.
* Self-motivated (Looking for the next sale/task) good energy.
* Proactive, hands on 'A Doer'.
* Sound common sense.
* Happy to travel (30k+ miles per year)
* Able to take instruction.
* Effective team member or individual as needed.
* Confident/Incisive.
* Works to high standards.
* Consistent.
* Ability to multitask/manage multiple accounts.
* Flexible approach to work.
* Logical & Methodical.
* Mature attitude.
* Tenacious and persistent