Job vacancies: Business Development Executive


Location: Darlington and Doncaster

Contract: Permanent

Closing date: 26/11/2021

Your role


To work with new and existing customers to deliver business growth through exceptional service.

The position will involve working closely with the existing business development managers to assist in the ongoing development and support of printed packaging & POS display business, for both the Darlington & Doncaster sites.

This will include;- Developing products and solutions, managing opportunities, preparing for and attending both customer and internal meetings.

They will also be directly responsible for a small portfolio of their own customers.

This position offers clear progression into a Key account manager or Business development manager for the right candidate.


As a business development executive, this person will be responsible for the ongoing development of business opportunities, that will form part of a robust sales pipeline.

Working to agreed targets. They will help us deliver and exceed our sales targets per customer.

Utilising our CRM and sales development tools to effectively manage projects from initial brief through to order and invoice.

Working closely with the external sales team to ensure excellent customer service is delivered and opportunities are converted.


  • Some design, customer service or technical print experience from the paper base packaging industry would be advantageous
  • Have a desire to progress in a dynamic sales environment
  • Be confident in communicating with customers, via email, phone, social media, video or in person
  • Strong organisational skills, capable of project managing and administering their own activities in a CRM system
  • Be able to listen and interpret client requirements
  • Self-motivated & driven to succeed
  • Proactive & attentive
  • Capable of working to set objectives and to deadlines

Mandatory Skills

  • Excellent verbal, presentation and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft office, Outlook, CRM, LinkedIn
  • Clean driving license
  • Strong relationship, communication, and presentation skills
  • Goals and objective driven
  • An ability to listen and translate customer needs in to design briefs and to engage support from internal personnel
  • As part of your role we will put you through a Level 4 Sales Executive Apprenticeship. Sitting this qualification is mandatory.

Desirable Skills

  • A knowledge of print or packaging would be beneficial, but not essential.
  • Some experience of FMCG products, retail or Ecommerce environments would also be beneficial



Works with internal & external teams successfully, building relationships across all departments, in order to maximise effectiveness in the role.


Primarily the successful candidate’s external communication requirements will be focused on existing customers. The position will work closely with the customer to deliver exceptional service.


  • Competitive salary
  • Car allowance
  • Bonus scheme
  • Pension
  • Private medical

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