Job Title: UK Head of Sales

Salary: Negotiable / DOE

Location: Midlands / Northern England

Reference: J3399


A number of our clients are putting steps in place to prepare for life once it gets back to normal. This client, like many others, has instructed us to begin the process of identifying potential candidates for the following role:  

A leading manufacturer of Packaging products for the Logistics / Transit / Protective Packaging sectors has a key opening within the organisation. They are searching for a stand out candidate to lead a small sales team, and ideally will be located in the Midlands / North of England with the ability to report to the UK Sales office on a weekly basis.

This an outstanding opportunity to join a company that has remained at the forefront of innovation since first established. Our client is looking for an individual hungry for new business, to come on board and take them to the next stage of their expansion plans.

The objective of this role is to drive organisational business development objectives in relation to sales, revenue and growth. It has 2 functions: Sales Team Management; and Key Account Management; for both Packaging Distributors / Merchants and End User Customers. You will also be required to supervise the UK operation and ensure high quality output.

This critical role within the company will set the direction of sales and revenue strategies, ensuring alignment with the company’s overall strategy.

A rare opportunity like this is perfect for a highly motivated individual who is results, customer oriented and whose goal is to further develop their career within a stable and growth-oriented organisation.

Our market-leading client needs someone with strong man management skills who can lead from the front and positively influence a team. Your objective will be to develop your team into experts in turning leads and prospects into loyal, long-standing customers. Our client believes that an employee’s relationship with the senior management team really sets the tone for the success of their business, so finding the right person who can foster a loyal and dedicated team is crucial.

This role requires someone with the following skills / experience:

  • Sales Team Management.
  • A Flexible Packaging Sales background within a Logistics / Transport / Protective Packaging context.
  • Experience of either Distributor Sales Management or End User Business Development / Key Account Management.

Business Communication:

  • High degree of competency in MS Office
  • Competency in utilizing ERP systems & applications
  • Knowledge of CRM (Customer relationship systems)

If you are an experienced, passionate and motivated Sales Leader capable of driving our client’s business success by implementing a strong and sustainable sales strategy then we would love to hear from you.

Benefits Package includes Bonus scheme,  pension contribution, company car, mobile.

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CVs in MS Word format (.doc / .docx)

Please provide summarised supporting information:

  • Notice period
  • Current and / or Salary expectations
  • Relevant Product Category / Sales Channel and Sales Team Management experience

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