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Field Sales Academy

Field Sales Academy

Kite Packaging are proud to launch their 2021 Field Sales Academy, designed for those who have a talent for selling and want to develop a career in field sales. From its start in 2001, Kite Packaging has grown to a £100m company and through the Academy is recruiting 10 candidates to join its existing 40 strong field sales team.

We are looking for ambitious candidates to join the Field Sales Academy with the potential to progress into Kite Business Development Managers.

Running over a 24-month period, the successful candidates will participate in a comprehensive sales training programme, designed to give exposure to a wide range of Kite’s sales functions and activities.

Applications are now open for candidates looking to progress in a dynamic, entrepreneurial and employee-owned company.

Candidates must:

  • Have work experience within a customer interfacing business environment
  • Be highly self-motivated and have hunger to succeed
  • Be able to self-manage and plan effectively
  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills in order to create rapport
  • Be driven by targets and be passionate about what they do
  • Have a full UK driver’s licence
  • Operate out of their local Kite Regional Distribution Centre and be prepared to re-locate to within 40 minutes of it
  • Location options: Gateshead, Rotherham, Coventry, Letchworth, Swindon, Portsmouth, Sittingbourne

What you’ll get

  • £25,000 basic per annum
  • Bonus at the end of each module
  • Company car with business mileage
  • Company laptop
  • Mobile
  • 20 days paid annual leave, plus all bank holidays
  • After 6 months a range of benefits: life insurance; pension and an optional healthcare scheme

To apply email your CV with a covering letter to: