Sales Executive

Location Dublin
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 12 months ago
Contact Ciara Connolly
Job Ref CC213_1494438473

Job Description

Our client a leading packing manufacture is looking to recruit a Sales Representative to cover all of Ireland.

The Role

Our client is based in Dublin but this will be a road based role covering all of Ireland you can be based from anywhere in Ireland.

Responsibilities will include

  • Achieving maximum sales profitability, growth and account penetration across all existing and potential accounts within assigned territory
  • Promote, sell and secure orders from existing and prospective customers, using a relationship based approach and knowledge of plastic and food industry
  • Establish, develop and maintain business relationships with current and prospective customers to generate new business for the company.
  • Develop plans to meet and exceed territory targets by effective journey planning and ensuring full and cost effective coverage of area.
  • Demonstrate all products and services to existing/potential customers and assist them in selecting those best suited to their requirements from a select portfolio of suppliers
  • Participate in trade shows and exhibitions.
  • Liaise with the Sales Support, Technical, Accounting and Quality teams to ensure orders are fulfilled according to customer requirements
  • Keep up-to-date on the technical and quality requirements of our products and advise customers accordingly
  • Prepare budgets and forecasts for existing customers.
  • Provide management with oral and written reports on customer needs, problems, potential for new products and services and competitive activities.
  • Manage IML order from customers to artwork approval to supplier to warehouse
  • Maintain good relationships with NPD departments of customer base to ensure we are included in all new product enquiries


  • 3+ years field based sales experience ideally in the food industry
  • Proven track record in over achievement on KPI's
  • Self motivated and highly organised
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Have a positive and enthusiastic can do attitude

In Return:

  • Excellent salary and bonus structure on offer
  • Company car
  • An opportunity to work with a progressive and innovative company

Why use Grafton?

We know that finding the right job can be challenging but we have to tools and resources to succeed. We are an established recruitment agency since 1983, we offer permanent and temporary clients in multiple industry sectors in Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. For further information please apply with your up to date CV by the clicking the button or call Ciara Connolly on 01 4505288.

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