Area External Sales Executive

Area External Sales Executive opportunity in Kings Lynn with Southgate Packaging
Are you an experienced Sales Executive looking for an exciting new challenge, and to work for a market leading organisation?

Then this may just be the job for you..

Southgate Packaging have evolved through organic growth and strategic acquisitions to become the UK’s largest trade supplier of machinery, tools and consumables to the packaging sector. Their investment in exclusive supply chain relationships with global manufacturers has created an unequalled range of products that offer outstanding value. Due to this continued growth they are seeking to appoint an Area External Sales Executive to join their fast-growing team.

The Area External Sales Executive will be a competent and ambitious sales professional, customer service driven, a strong communicator, confident in rapidly delivering and over achieving on targets. You must be organised, detail orientated and able to manage key stakeholder expectations, to ensure needs are being met. You will be responsible for managing and growing existing accounts and developing and winning new accounts and building on existing and new client relationships.

This role requires the successful candidate to have good attention to detail, be presentable, competent in sales, including negotiating, cross-selling, up-selling and closing sales. Be able to work as part of a team and motivate colleagues. To be successful in this role you will need to have a positive “can do” attitude and previous experience in a business development role working within a sales environment is essential. You will be driven, self-motivated and passionate about sales. Previous experience and knowledge of using SAP or similar ERP system’s is desirable but not essential, however strong IT skills including Microsoft Office or equivalent is essential.

In return Southgate Packaging are offering a competitive salary depending on experience, bonus scheme, free lunch provided every day, free car parking plus additional benefits including career progression for the right candidate.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a sales professional who is looking to work for a progressive and innovative market leading organisation, who believe their people are their business.

If you would like to be a part of their team and you share their values and have the drive and enthusiasm to help them fulfil their vision, we would like to hear from you.

For more information about this exciting opportunity please visit: or contact Tracie Levitt on T: +44 (0)1553 600243 who is the retained consultant working in partnership with Southgate Packaging.

All third party & direct applicants will be forwarded directly to Tracie Levitt at Hays Office Support to be screened as part of the recruitment process.


Job type:
Manufacturing & Production
Kings Lynn
Business Development
Circa £30,000 (doe) + bonus + benefits
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Talk to Tracie Levitt, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Kings Lynn

Chequer House, 10 – 12 King Street, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, United Kingdom, PE30 1ES

Telephone: 01553600242

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