Technical Sales - Cosmetics/Toiletries

South East England
20000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP20000 - GBP40000/annum OTE
06 Feb 2017
20 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Technical Sales - Cosmetics/Toiletries
Ref: 19384

Our South East based client is a distributor of specialty Cosmetic and Toiletry products and raw materials. They are actively seeking to recruit for a Technical Sales person.

Duties for this role will include:

•Regularly visiting new and existing customers to develop long-term working relationships with their R&D teams. This will involve extensive travel within the UK.
•Maximising the full potential of each customer by developing a broad range of contacts at all levels.
•Understanding the technical and commercial needs of each customer, to ensure that interactions with customers meet their requirements.
•Developing strong technical understanding of our wide range of products, their benefits and formulation characteristics, in order to present this information to customers in an understandable fashion at all levels - R&D, marketing, commercial, manufacture etc.
•Communicating complex technical information clearly and concisely in presentations to customers on a wide range of products, tailored to suit their specific needs.
•Continuing to provide technical support to customers throughout their development process.
•Working with our Technical Development Chemists on formulations to demonstrate the benefits of our products to customers.
•Identifying and exploiting new business opportunities
•Using knowledge of the Personal Care industry to influence the strategic direction of the business.
•Attending relevant Cosmetic and Toiletry industry meetings, seminars, exhibitions and symposia to increase knowledge of the Personal Care industry and identify opportunities.

Candidates should possess the following skills/attributes:

•A degree in a Chemistry related subject area
•Sales experience, with a business/commercial aptitude
•A full UK driving licence is essential for this position
•Ideally based in Northern Home Counties or M4 Corridor

Role: Permanent
Location: South East
Salary: GBP20,000 to GBP40,000 OTE