Sales & Marketing

Regional Sales Manager

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Regional Sales Manager – Packaging – £55,000 + 20% Performance Bonus + Company Car + Benefits

Location: Sussex

The Company

The UK’s largest packaging distributor, seeking a talented individual to take charge of the sales team at one of our key distribution sites.

A provider of fully integrated and innovative packaging solutions.
Consistent year on year growth.
Keen to attract aspirational new members to their management team.The Role

Reporting to the Regional Business Manager, the Regional Sales Manager will spearhead the sales operation, managing a sales team of 6. Current turnover c£15M. The appointed Regional Sales Manager will utilise all of their leadership and management expertise to build on current success and exceed commercial targets.

Key Responsibilities

30% of the Regional Sales Manager’s time will be front line selling. Managing key client relationships and identifying new opportunities for growth within the territory.
70% will be managing and improving the sales team performance. Encouraging and maintaining excellent levels of customer service at all times.Required Experience

Prior experience in a Senior Sales role or a Player Manager role is essential.
You must be independent, driven and organised.
Experience within a distribution or manufacturing business is desirable.
Experience managing within a similar ‘high volume’ consumable product environment would be advantageous.
You will reside within an hour’s commute of the territory.The Package

In return we offer an attractive basic starting salary along with a significant

£50,000 – £55,000 Basic
Profit linked bonus scheme
Company car
Mobile phone & laptop
Flexible employee benefits incorporating the following: Up to 33 days annual leave (*includes bank holidays and service increase after five years), holiday purchasing scheme, BUPA, contributory pension, childcare vouchers & employee discount scheme

Reference: 1459913871