Job ref: CST/57158

Sales Manager (Leadership Role)

Sales Manager (Leadership role)
Packaging Distribution
Based South East (Essex, North London, Hertfordshire, Suffolk, Bedfordshire)

Job ref: CST/57158

Salary/Benefits: Commensurate with experience

The client:

The company is one of the UK’s foremost packaging distributors and a leader in its field. Working from a national network, the business is benefiting from excellent growth and has a very positive future to look forward to. Operating across a range of industries, the company provides packaging solutions to a diverse customer base. Dynamism, proactive support, exceptional customer service and innovation are hallmarks of its culture.

A new role has been created to take responsibility for the external sales teams across their Sudbury and Harlow distribution centres. If you enjoy working within a positive sales distribution culture, operating with autonomy and leading a motivated sales team selling value added solutions then this role could be for you. There are also excellent opportunities for personal career development.

Primary role:

Manage, coach and develop external sales teams, ensuring sales activities are maximised, and the Regional Sales and Profit targets are achieved and exceeded. Responsible for setting and monitoring all individual and team targets, full performance management and development to include coaching and training. Ensuring the highest standards of account management and new business sales at all times. Reports directly into Regional Business Manager but with dotted reporting line to Regional Sales Director. Works closely with local Sales Office Manager/Coordinators, Purchasing & Logistics Team

Person profile:

Well established experience of managing external sales teams
Strong nurturing leadership style with experience of coaching, training and development
Credible sales track record straddling both new business sales and account management
Experienced in strategic sales planning, with ability to effectively forecast
Experience of working with a sales distribution organisation
Strong communication skills (verbal & written)
Ability to handle matters with sensitivity, diplomacy and integrity
Strong IT skills (including intermediate Excel), MS Office, Internet & CRM systems
Strong numeric, analysis & data interpretation ability

To apply please contact Conrad Taylor
0044 (0) 1789 207070

Listgrove is more than a global recruitment partner to its clients in the plastics, packaging, recycling and chemical industries. For over 45 years, we have supported companies with professional advice and successful HR solutions. All assignments are tailored to the client’s needs and delivered by expert consultants.

Why select Listgrove?
⦁ Established in 1975
⦁ Recruited in 68 countries
⦁ Recognised International brand
⦁ Exhibited around the world; in Russia, China, India, USA, Middle East, North Africa and extensively throughout Europe
⦁ Global network of candidates and talent data
⦁ Search projects completed across all functions and at all levels of seniority
⦁ Access to a network of offices across the world

For more information and access to a range of testimonials, please visit our website:

For EU roles, candidates must be eligible to work and live in the European Union. Proof of eligibility will be required with your application.

Listgrove Limited Registered in England No: 01197713

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