Packaging Design
& Manufacture
Packaging Design
& Manufacture

Sales Manager

Sales Manager
Based: Cricklade (near Swindon)
Package: Annual salary up to £45,000 (dependent on experience) car,  commission, bonus and other Company benefits
Hours: 37.5 Hours per week (Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00)
Sector: Packaging
The Company
GWP, one of the UK's leading packaging manufacturers, are looking for a Sales Manager to join our established team. You will become part of a business established for more than 30 years, with a strong history of producing sustainable and environmentally friendly packaging.  Being part of Macfarlane PLC (the UK's largest packaging distributor) and experiencing strong growth over the past three years.
The Sales Manager Role
The Sales Manager role is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing organisation where you will be a key member of a small and conscientious sales team.
Key Responsibilities
Reporting to the Sales Director, your role will involve the following activities:

  • Dealing with Major customers
  • Developing existing & new customers
  • Managing the sales team & involved in setting targets.
  • Budget management
  • Developing sales strategies, identifying key markets
  • Monitoring the team’s performance & motivating them to achieve targets.
  • Work closely with Internal sales Manager
  • Compiling & analysing sales figures
  • Reporting back to the senior Management Team
  • Liaise with marketing where appropriate on any specific Sales projects

About You
If you have any or all of the following skills and experience, you will be a good fit for this position. However, if you have similar experience working within a Sales environment and can demonstrate transferrable skills, please get in touch.

  • Excellent Sales & Negotiation Skills
  • Recognise excellence in customer services
  • Proven Sales experience with a solid record of achieving targets
  • Ability to motive & lead a Team.
  • Good business sense
  • Negotiate at multiple levels
  • Honesty & integrity
  • Tenacious , enthusiastic & determined
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Good planning & Organisational skill
  • Work calmy under pressure
  • Good IT
  • Budget & reporting skills

Benefits You’ll Receive
You will earn a competitive basic starting salary alongside a generous and achievable annual bonus scheme.
Additional benefits you will receive include:

  • Company Car
  • Sales commission scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Healthcare insurance and death in service benefit (on successful completion of probation)
  • 23 days annual leave plus all public/bank holidays
  • Long service awards (10-40 years)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Employee assistance programme (EAP) to support and advise with well-being and any issues

How to Apply / Next Steps:
The Sales Manager position is a crucial position within the business.  As such, GWP will be working to swiftly identify and review the very best applicants to select the ideal candidate to commence as soon as possible. Please click 'Apply' to make an application, ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant.
All applications will be acknowledged, and shortlisted applicants will typically hear from us within two to three weeks.
Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified at the end of the process. However, if you haven't heard from us within four weeks of applying, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.