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Account Manager 

Smith Anderson Group Ltd has been manufacturing in Scotland since 1859 and produces over 60 million paper bags every week. We are very proud to supply market leading Quick Service Restaurants, Bakery Multiples, Pharmacies and National Distributors across the UK and Europe.

We have an opportunity for a talented and commercially focussed individual to join our Sales Team as an Account Manager.  The ideal candidate will have experience in the packaging industry however those with experience in FMCG or the food industry are also of particular interest.


Key areas of responsibility


  • Manage and develop key accounts
  • Build and develop customer and internal relationships
  • Develop new sales leads and create opportunities
  • Identify and execute cross sales opportunities
  • Deliver sales in line with budget, margin and turnover targets
  • Work with the Sales Director and Finance Team on pricing strategy


It is expected that applicants are numerically literate and have great attention to detail. Experience of ERP/MRP systems is advantageous, good knowledge of Excel is essential.

A considerable amount of travel is expected in the role with a wide geography covering most of England and regular trips to Head Office in Fife, Scotland.


This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a growing business and to make an impact. In return you’ll receive a salary of circa £45,000 (dependent on experience), company car, private medical insurance and a contributory pension scheme. You will also be eligible to participate in the company bonus scheme.

Interested applicants should submit their CV along with a cover letter to by no later than Friday 9th September







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