Our client is a fast growing British brand within the FMCG – Food sector. Due to growth on the German market they are now looking to strengthen their team in Germany and are recruiting a Sales Manager. The position can be based anywhere in Germany and you would be working from a home-office.
Sales Manager - Germany (m/f) FMCG - Food
Permanent Position/ Germany (Home-office)
Our client is looking for a Sales Manager to be based from a home-office and to help grow the German market. You will work closely together with and report to the Head of Sales for Germany & Austria. As the new Sales Manager you will be responsible for managing the relationships with existing clients and partners within the retail sector as well as acquiring new clients.
Your key-tasks will include:
• Manage the existing network of partners and clients
• Acquire new partners and clients
• Negotiate contracts
• Increase market share within your region
• Increase the brand awareness within your region
• Work closely together with marketing in regards to different promotions and marketing campaigns
• Develop market and competitor knowledge within your region
The Right Candidate
As the new Sales Manager you should ideally have some experience in a similar sales or account management role working for a FMCG company or for a retail company or having sold to the retail sector. As this is an international company, it is of advantage that you can speak a good level of English next to your fluent German.
The right candidate should also ideally have the following qualifications:
• Experience in a B2B sales role
• Retail or FMCG experience
• Very good relationship management
• Very good computer skills
• Ability to travel throughout your region
• Fluent German and good level of English
As a person you:
are a team player
are an independent worker
have drive, ability to work well under pressure, to prioritize, plan ahead and achieve deadlines
have a proven ability to inspire and motivate others and strong co-operation skills
This is a fantastic opportunity for a sales candidate to join this growing company and be part of a very successful corporation. You may expect a highly motivated team working in a dynamic international environment. You will be offered a competitive salary depending on your earlier experience that I would be more than happy to discuss with you upon receipt of your CV.
Interested? If you meet these criteria then please send your full application with the reference number GFKF:332210 via email to Karin Furberg at email@example.com or at +49 (0)69 219 32 0.
Team: Sales & Marketing - Germany
Languages: German, English & Swedish
Karin has been with Euro London Appointments since 2007 and has specialised on positions in Sales and Marketing. She recruits both junior and senior candidates for roles based across Germany. Having herself moved to Germany from Sweden in 2000, she is in a unique position to understand and be able to assist international candidates coming to Germany looking for a new job and start.