Open Position

UK & Ireland Sales Manager, Retail Packaging

Are you interested in helping the retail sector reduce its reliance on plastics and other non-sustainable packaging materials? Do you want to be part of an exciting and fast-paced journey bringing to market new innovative packaging solutions that will help preserve the planet for the generations to come?

Join us at Paptic!

We at Paptic are reinforcing our European sales team and are currently looking for an ambitious UK-based sales representative to work closely with the local retail markets to drive the change.

What will you do?

You are responsible for the sales of the entire Paptic portfolio of packaging materials on the UK market- you will work closely with retailers, brands as well as packaging converters, resellers, agencies involved in the design, production, and supply of packaging solutions such as carrier bags, e-commerce mailers and flexible packaging to retail markets.

You are passionate about packaging and sustainability matters and act as an advisor on these topics to your clients and the wider packaging community- you will identify the main forums and events on the packaging and contribute to the discussion around packaging and sustainability together with the head office sustainability and marketing teams; you will support the development of impact communication and training material for local partners (especially resellers and converters).

You will be part of an international Paptic sales team and support cross-border business opportunities and projects. You will work closely with the Paptic Key Accounts team to identify new business opportunities and help develop strategic key accounts.

WHAT HELPS TO SUCCEED IN THE TASK:

You have experience and a successful track record in selling innovative new packaging solutions or materials

You are familiar with retail markets such as fashion, household, and food, as well as knowledgeable about the related packaging and sustainability topics

You are familiar with the packaging design and production processes and are comfortable engaging with supply chain actors also at an international level as needed

You have an international outlook, a solutions-oriented approach, and a can-do attitude- you can work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with peers and colleagues, as well as perform independently.

About Paptic

Paptic Ltd was founded in 2015 to help replace oil-based plastics with new renewable, recyclable, and reusable Paptic® materials. Paptic provides a solution to global brand owners facing the multi-billion challenge and requirement of switching to more sustainable packaging materials and solutions.

Paptic is Headquartered in Finland, Helsinki, and currently employs a team of 30 passionate professionals. The production of Paptic materials is done by established factories in Europe employing over 600 persons. Paptic has tripled its turnover during the past years, and this is our targeted growth rate also for the years to come.

We are very proud of our company culture. The hierarchy is low, and the decision-making is fast. We work as a team and respect openness- the atmosphere is encouraging and inspiring.

Apply Now

We aim to fill the position as soon as possible. Please send your application and CV via e-mail at and mark UK sales as the subject of your message.

For more information, please contact:

Mr. Jukka Rovamaa

+44(0)7831259803