German speaking Area Sales Manager

Posted 5 hours ago by French Selection

Remote job
£50,000/annum +£15,000 OTE & £5,000 car allowance


German speaking Area Sales Manager
Location: UK (remote)
Salary: £70,000 OTE
Ref: 722CV

To apply using our preferred format, please visit French Selection website, go to the vacancies page, search job reference: 722CV

The company:
A design led manufacturer producing innovative lifestyle solution for the leisure industry

Main duties:
Manage and grow key accounts and existing dealerships in Europe
Report to Sales Director based in the UK 

The role:
- Act as a strong key account manager with existing dealerships in Europe
- Drive growth across the product line and company brands
- Maintain and grow existing relationships and in turn increase sales turnover
- Increase both the product line retailer and wholesaler and EU dealer network
- Focus on award winning products within the Leisure sector
- Responsible for delivering required EU sales targets and unit quantities
- Provide retailer dealer training, regular contact and ongoing support – product, sales, aftersales
- Contribute to company's lead generation (working with sales and relationship support)
- Lead role for new business growth for all company's brands in Europe
- Effectively manage the opening of new accounts and in-store displays where relevant.
- Manage and attend of all European exhibitions

The candidate:
- Fluent in German to business level (written and spoken)
- Additional fluency in Dutch, French, Spanish or Italian - advantageous
- Proven sales outcomes against forecasts in a competitive marketplace
- Able to sell ideas, products, and services and negotiate growth outcome
- A creative thinker with a can-do attitude and ability to multi-task
- Experience organising and attending events, shows and customer days to promote product ranges
- Strong IT skills – including creating presentations for business development leads
- A solid understanding or qualification in business and marketing principles
- Demonstrate ownership of customers, products, and problem solving
- Full, clean driving license, ability to travel on a regular basis to Germany and other European countries

The salary: £50,000 plus £15,000 OTE plus £5,000 car allowance

French Selection, leading UK-based consultancy specialising in the recruitment of bilingual and multilingual professionals for international business (industries and services). We are the leading recruitment consultancy for German, French, Italian and Spanish speaking positions. Also recruiting for positions with other languages such as Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Scandinavian languages, Mandarin, Japanese and Arabic.

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