Sales Executive/Recycling Advisor

Paper Round

£27,000 OTE

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: sustainability

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!

The Role

Are you a self-motivated, results driven individual looking for your next challenge? Are you keen to work in a fun, friendly and fast paced environment where your contribution is recognised and rewarded? If that’s a yes, then we want to hear from you!

An ethical, fast-growing recycling and resource management company with a team of exceptional people, Paper Round, are looking for a Recycling Advisor - experience in B to B solution sales an advantage. Join us, during an exciting period of change and growth, and play an integral part as part of our team.

As our Recycling Advisor, you will be responsible for converting, upselling and cross selling services, developing a pipeline within targeted sectors and opening new opportunities for the company.

You will work closely with our Business Development Director and Sales Manager, contacting clients from a variety of sectors and showing them why choosing Paper Round is the most sustainable option for their recycling and waste management. The role will see you making appointments and solution selling over the phone, face to face meetings, as well as attending industry events. We are looking for confident, engaging individuals with the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders. Are you up for the challenge?

Key Responsibilities

  • Selling our services to ensure you achieve and exceed agreed sales targets
  • Working closely with clients to ensure they understand the breadth of services we can offer and are taking advantage of all of them
  • Processing sales enquiries
  • Making appointments and preparing quotations and upselling additional services
  • Report activity within CRM

The Person

As a Business Development Executive you will have;

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with an ability to adapt your approach and style to appeal to a range of people
  • Great listening skills with the aptitude to understand and take on board the issues potential customers face and present them with the correct solution
  • A real hunger to build a career in sales
  • Confidence when meeting new people and forming relationships.
  • Knowledge of CRM and Sales Platforms preferable
  • Ability to be highly autonomous and self-motivated with a genuine passion to aim high and achieve the best results
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft suite, with advanced knowledge of excel being a bonus

The Company

Paper Round started life in 1988 as a small Friends of the Earth project. We provide total waste management, office supplies, secure data destruction, and food recycling to businesses and the public sector. From our closed-loop recycling solutions, to charity donations; our ethical stance isn't just lip service, it’s an integral part of who we are and what we do! Our clients range from facilities management firms at large multi-tenant skyscrapers, to financial institutions, charities and media firms and from SMEs to food service chains.


  • Flexible working, charity volunteering opportunities, monthly massages and social activities
  • Office has panoramic views across the capital
  • Employee pension scheme and a travel season ticket loan
  • Dedicated individual training budget
  • 22 days’ annual leave + BH
  • Structured progression opportunities

Excited about joining us and taking the next step in your career? Then please email your CV and a cover letter to and quote ‘Business Development Executive Application’ in the subject line.

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