WestRock Business Development Manager – Healthcare Print/Packaging – based Leicester or South Midlands in Leicester, United Kingdom

Multi Packaging Solutions (MPS) is a print-based specialty packaging business within WestRock that focuses on healthcare and high-end consumer markets, including confectionery, cosmetics, premium spirits and media packaging. This business provides its customers with an extensive array of premium folding cartons, inserts, labels and rigid packaging across a variety of substrates and finishes. For more information, visit www.westrock-mps.com.

To support our sites in Bourne, Greenford, Leicester, Nottingham, Tewkesbury and Wrexham we are looking for an experienced:-

Business Development Manager – Healthcare Print/Packaging – based Leicester or South Midlands

Reporting to the Head of UK and Ireland Sales, your mission is to manage and develop existing Healthcare packaging customers (cartons, leaflets, labels); to research, identify and target new products, market sectors and customers. This role is approximately 75% farmer, 25% hunter.

How You Will Impact WestRock MPS

· Support the site General Managers / Sales Manager in the generation of the sales strategy and targets

· Implement the sales development plan, winning new business and managing resources

· Target and develop new sales relationships to increase sales volume and maximise profitability

· Provide detailed market analysis (including competitor activity and market trends) to support strategic business development

· Acquire and maintain a thorough knowledge of the relevant market sectors to identify and exploit business opportunities

· Project manage the introduction of new customers into the business ensuring their effective handover to the internal account management teams

· Provide accurate short, medium and long-term forecasts to support business planning activities

What You Need To Succeed

· 3+ years in a carton, label or leaflet print sales role

· Solid knowledge of the printing process

· Experience of a manufacturing environment

· Budget management

· Proven selling & closing skills

· Demonstrated communication & presentation skills

· Strong negotiation skills

· High commercial awareness (including estimating/pricing)

· Good PC skills (including PowerPoint/Excel)

· Project management skills

· Driven with a sense of urgency to achieve results

· Clear and effective communicator at all levels

What We Offer

Attractive salary with incentive, reflecting skills, competencies and potential

Company car

Employer contributory pension scheme

Private healthcare

A corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence

A role in which you can prove and further develop your skills

Work in a multinational context - international clients and project teams

Sales & Customer Service

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Business Development Manager – Healthcare Print/Packaging – based Leicester or South Midlands

United Kingdom-Leicester