Sales Representative Dublin and Surrounding Area

Job Title

Sales Representative

Sales Region

Dublin and surrounding area

About Us

JJ O’Toole Ltd, established in 1914, is Ireland’s oldest and leading supplier of packaging and design. We provide the highest quality packaging throughout Ireland and the UK. We are proud to be the approved packaging suppliers to many blue chip retailers within Ireland and the UK. Our Key Success Drivers are:

  • Our culture – “ We are Passionate about Packaging”
  • Our client always comes first
  • Product innovation, design and flair
  • Delivery of excellent quality product combined with a professional service
  • Full Turn Key Service
  • Strong Marketing and Sales Presence
  • Honesty

The ideal candidate will have a hunter’s mentality; high energy and the ability to develop a new or existing sales territory. They will be comfortable prospecting, presenting and closing opportunities in a highly competitive and creative environment. The successful candidate will be able to prospect using multiple channels including networking, internet and cold calling. An ability to source potential clients, make presentations to high-level decision makers and close business contracts is required. You will be dealing with professional personnel, many of them business owners and managers. You must ensure that you have an excellent product knowledge and understanding of the packaging business. Preparation and follow up and attention to detail are crucial.

The Role

This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a dynamic sales team working for a multi-award winning company.

To contribute to a successful team that is dedicated to servicing the Client account and, in particular, to maximising the volume of revenue generated from all clients

Plan strategic development of core client base and prospecting for new clients

Articulate client’s vision by offering creative packaging solutions to suit their brand and budget

Working with sales colleagues and the management team to establish budget, strategies and tactical sales by product, customer and market

Maintain a high level of industry knowledge and remain up-to-date on new product development and related industry issues

To achieve pre-agreed performance targets, both quantitative and qualitative, for you as an individual and, where applicable for specific Client Accounts.

Building excellent relationships with clients


A minimum of 3-5 years sales experience in the packaging Industry is essential.

Ideally we would require a qualification in business or sales.

In addition, candidates should have a proven track record of developing new accounts whilst maintaining and developing existing relationships.

Computer literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, E-mail and CRM systems.

We are seeking candidates that are self-motivated, enthusiastic and have a genuine interest in Sales.

They will be able to work on their own initiative while also having creative flair with an instinct for product and design.

The successful candidate will be required to work as part of a well-established and dynamic team, but predominantly as an individual representing the Company. We require the candidate to be confident in their own professional capabilities.

Job Type: Full-time