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International Sales Manager - German Speaking

  • Location

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sectors:

    Account Management, Business Development

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Charlotte Smith

  • Contact email:

    CharlotteSmith@coretalent.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Ref:

    22860/001_1544031011

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-01-04

  • Job page.job details.consultant:

    Charlotte Smith

INTERNATIONAL SALES MANAGER - GERMAN SPEAKING

£competitive + CAR + FUEL CARD + Excellent Benefits

Due to internal movement, my client, a leading T1 Automotive Plastics manufacturer is looking for a German speaking Sales Manager to develop and manage new and existing accounts.

THE ROLE

The Sales Manager will be responsible for the development and performance of all sales activities, primarily across Germany, but also across other assigned countries.

Key responsibilities of the Sales Manager:

  • Establish plans to expand the customer base across assigned region

  • Arrange and attend regular visits to OEM's, wholesales, fleets and large-end users

  • Management of all sales activities including; telephone, email, e-shots, desk research, exhibitions, networking etc.

  • Attending industry trade shows - frequent international travel

  • Identifying and approaching new customers

  • Introducing new products into new markets and distributors

THE PERSON

Candidates without direct experience in manufacturing will NOT be considered for the International Sales Manager

The ideal International Sales Manager will have:

  • A manufacturing background - Automotive experience will be favoured

  • 5+ years in a field sales capacity

  • Fluent/Native German speaker

  • Knowledge of selling through distributors

  • Previous international travel and willingness to continue to do so

  • Highly computer literature

  • Clean UK driving license

DESIRABLE

  • Degree or equivalent

  • Marketing skills are beneficial

THE COMPANY

My client is a leading European manufacturer and operates across three main markets - one of which includes commercial vehicles. They have a truly global distribution remit and a very realistic expansion vision - a perfect time to join!

THE PACKAGE

£COMPETITIVE

+ COMPANY CAR

+ FUEL CARD

+ Excellent Benefits - Pension, 25 days holiday + bank holidays, free car parking, free tea/coffee, private healthcare, early Friday finish