Technical Sales Manager - Personal Care & Cosmetics

Location United Kingdom
Discipline: Personal Care & Cosmetics
Job type: Sales Manager
Salary: £Highly Competitive, Car & Bonus
Contact name: Laura Merritt

Contact email: laura@merrittrecruitment.com
Job ref: 188
Published: 4 months ago

​LOCATION: Home Based with visits to Head Office

Exciting opportunity to build a business unit focused on the personal care and health & household sectors. Our client is a long-established speciality chemicals distributor and represents leading chemical manufacturers from across Europe, the USA and Asia. They already have a portfolio of additives and specialty pigments and are looking to diversity the product range in addition to building the customer base.

They require a highly-motivated individual with experience of technically selling to the Personal Care, Health & Household markets to join our team as a Technical Sales Manager. The role will involve both technical and commercial selling, including new business development, therefore the ideal candidate with have not only a good technical understanding but also excellent relationships with customers in these markets.

Following an extensive technical and commercial training programme, the role will involve:

  • Maintaining and nurturing new and existing customers within the Personal Care, Health & Household markets

  • Developing a healthy opportunity pipeline in order to achieve sales targets

  • Maintaining and developing strong relationships with our Principals

  • Identifying areas for growth and diversification within our product portfolio

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience technically selling to the Personal Care, Health & Household markets.

  • A 2:1 BSc or higher in Chemistry or related field, or relevant industrial experience

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Full UK driving licence

The successful candidate will receive extensive training and will benefit from an attractive salary and benefits package including a company car. The role will involve both UK and International travel and the opportunity to work with some of the leading names in the chemical industry.