Job Title: Sales Manager – Flexible Packaging

Salary: Basic Salary: Negiotable; around £55k pa with OTE

Location: UK Wide - Home Office and Field based

Reference: GYJ3616

Contact: Gary Young

Telephone: 0141 647 6688

Categories: Packaging, Sales, Flexibles, UK Wide

Our award-winning client is a recognised leader within the Flexible Packaging field having their own extrusion, converting and flexo printing facilities. 

Their high level of technical expertise allows them to focus packaging development to extend the lifecycle of products, helping reduce product and resource wastage. Together with their customers they are continually working on new, attractive sustainability focused packaging solutions.

They are looking to appoint an experienced Sales Professional with a proven track record of business development within Flexible Packaging Films.

With many decades’ experience servicing several sectors of Printed & Plain Packaging including Food Packaging, Labelling and Shrink Sleeve, they are looking for a Salesperson with a knowledge of these markets to manage current business and new business development.

The ideal candidate will be able to describe their experience in selling Printed Plastic Films within either the Food Packaging, Labelling or Shrink Sleeve sectors


  • Sourcing and winning new business selling a variety of plain / printed packaging films
  • Building new and long term relationships by delivering a highly personal & first class service.
  • Setting new sales strategies on a national level and delivering on them
  • Servicing and maintaining current business – most business is with long term customers.

Essential Attributes:

  • High level of knowledge of Flexo Printing onto a wide range of packaging film substrates.
  • Drive and determination to find and generate new business
  • Negotiation skills, excellent customer relationship building abilities & Interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills including follow-up and accountability


  • Working from home, periodically in office and with UK travel – you will be responsible for your own diary.
  • Achieve agreed sales and new business targets for the territory.
  • Consistently maintaining excellent customer service.
  • Efficient planner with excellent time management skills – working well both as an individual and as a member of an established team.

Our client is looking for a stand-out sales professional interested in working for a growing company. In return for bringing your product knowledge and market experience to the table, you will receive tangible career growth, a truly competitive basic salary and OTE offering, with company car, laptop, phone, pension and healthcare plan.

***CVs in MS Word format please, ( .doc / .docx ).

Key Words: Sales, Packaging, Film, Packaging Film, Flexibles, Flexible Packaging, Flexographic, Flexo Print, Food Packaging, Labels, Shrink Sleeve.

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