Sales Manager - Chemicals for Inks, Coatings & Adhesives

Location United Kingdom
Discipline: Chemicals, Coatings
Job type: Sales Manager
Salary: £Highly Competitive, Car Allowance & Bonus
Contact name: Laura Merritt

Contact email:
Job ref: 230
Published: 4 months ago

​Location: Home Based with regular visits to Office

Our client is the partner for a major manufacturer of a range of specialty chemicals, additives, resins and monomers. Due to the growth of the business in Europe and UK, they are seeking sales executives to join the sales team. You will be responsible for business relationships and sales in the UK and Europe and be based from the UK office with travel. You will take ownership of the speciality chemicals range and focus on the coatings, inks, paints, adhesives etc.

Key responsibilities

  • Support the company in its strategy to develop within the European market

  • Maintain strong relationships with key customers, understanding their needs, addressing inquiries, and providing exceptional customer service

  • Pro-actively search for new customers in the European market

  • Stay ahead of industry trends, market dynamics, and competitor activities. Conduct market research and analysis to identify potential growth areas, customer demands, and emerging opportunities

  • Assist with tracking sales performance, analysing key metrics, and preparing regular reports on sales activities and revenue forecasts

  • Produce product/ company presentations and assist in presenting to potential and current customers

  • Assists with the production of technical presentations with the support of formulation and research teams

  • Act as a brand ambassador at industry events, trade shows, and conferences, representing the company professionally, networking with key stakeholders, and promoting the company's products and services

  • Continuously evaluate and improve sales processes, tools, and methodologies to enhance efficiency, productivity, and customer satisfaction

  • Visit customers, distributors and suppliers as required

  • Implement and fulfil the tasks given by sales director.

Essential requirements for the role:

  • You are an enthusiastic sales/ technical executive with an interest in the inks, coatings and adhesives market

  • You are educated to a degree-level in a scientific discipline.

  • Proficient in English, and comfortable understanding from a technical level

  • ·ou are able to analyse the market, marketing and sales planning.

  • Strong business acumen ad B2B experience

  • You have high interpersonal competence and negotiation skill.

  • Willingness to travel in Europe to meet customers when possible

  • You are able to work independently under remote management

  • You are self-driven and proactive

Our client is offering a competitive salary, bonus and car allowance plus many benefits. This is an outstanding opportunity to build the business, fully supported by an established organisation.