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Technical Sales Manager


Technical Sales Executive - £48,000 to £60,000 pa + OTE - UK wide

Do you have high level technical sales experience in the packaging industry?

Do you have experience of working within a highly complex corporate environment?

Or, do you have a technical/scientific degree and are looking for a sales role within one of the world's largest packaging companies?

If so, this could be the opportunity you have been looking for......

Scope of the role:

Responsible for High Performance Laminates business across UK, with a special focus Home Performance Care. Develop and implement account strategy, target new accounts, support current accounts and lead cross functional teams (R&D, Marketing and plants).

Job Dimensions:

Customers: Turnover around 4 M€
Prospective potential to reach 10 M€ in the next 3 years
European manufacturing footprint: focused on 6 plants in Italy, France, UK, and Portugal
Geographical customer spread: UK
Process: Forward thinking > 2 years

Expected Qualifications:

Business knowledge, esp. in the packaging industry
Interpersonal and communication skills
Sales/customer knowledge
Strong negotiation, influencing and decision-making skills
Results and customer oriented
Closing ability
Commercial Awareness
Managing complexity
Managerial Courage
Ability to understand complex numerical tasks, to calculate fast, to do analysis, and base on that to draw proper conclusions
Proactive, open minded, empathic
5 to 10 years' experience
Good technical expertise

Technical Sales Executive - £48,000 to £60,000 pa + OTE - UK wide

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Skills and experience

Technical, Sales, Management, UK, Complex, Corporate,

About Acorn Recruitment

Acorn Recruitment

The award-winning Acorn Group is one of the UK's leading recruitment and training companies.

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Acorn offers permanent, temporary and contract recruitment solutions to employers, supported by a portfolio of training, learning and development solutions.

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London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

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  • Salary
    £48,000 to £60,000 per year
  • Benefits
    OTE, Car, Laptop, mobile etc
  • Location
  • Company
    Acorn Recruitment
  • Posted By
    Ms Christina Harris
  • Date Posted
  • Application Closing
  • Start Date
  • Job ID
  • Employer Reference
  • Job Functions
    Business Development
    General Business
  • Industries
    Packaging and Containers
  • Career Level
    Mid-Senior level
  • Qualification Level
    Masters Degree
  • Home Working Possible?

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