Our client, an innovative manufacturing company, is urgently seeking a B2B Sales Manager with fluency in German and English for their expanding EMEA support team. Dealing with B2B clients in your dedicated market directly, you will be responsible for the internal and external communication with B2B clients, sales, account management, account development to direct the buying teams focus on the relevant targets.
Your responsibilities will include:
- Ensure ongoing development of category, market and competitor knowledge through utilising industry networking software, local & trade press and physical store and customer visits, to drive product and supplier wish lists for the Buying team to go after.
- Use your knowledge of customers and their market, along with your deep relationships to get them to commit to purchase items ahead of the Buyers bidding so that we guarantee a quick turn on the stock.
- Generate a pipeline of new business leads, following these through the qualification to conversion process and report on progress monthly.
- Analysing sales data to monitor your own progress and identify sales opportunities within your account portfolio.
The ideal candidate will ideally have previous experience in sales in a wholesale, distirbutors, buying sector. Our client is a market leader in their field with a global presence and excellent training and career opportunities. You would be working on a hybrid scheme 2 days a week from their Essex based office, with working hours as per following: Monday-Thursday 9am-5.30pm and Friday 9am-4pm.
- Required to be fluent in German to a native level
- Fluency in English, both written and spoken
- Experience working in sales in a wholesale environment is essential for this position
- Solid knowledge of Microsoft operating systems and Excel
- Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team and independently
To apply, please send your CV in English and in Word format to Marie-Anne.
languagematters is acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy.
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