German speaking International Export Sales Manager

The Language Business
Harlow, Essex
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

NEW JOB - German speaking International Export Sales Manager - £50,000 pa ote - fantastic opportunity to join a world leading designer and manufacturer of a world class range of products

German and English are essential. Fluency also in French or Spanish is an advantage but not essential

Harlow, Essex (30 mins north of central London) + regular EMEA travel

Our client is a hugely successful, international business. They design and manufacture their own unique range of products that are successfully exported across the world.

In order to manage and grow sales across Western and Northern Europe (mainly the DACH territory, France, Benelux, Scandinavia, Italy and Spain) they wish to recruit a German speaking International Export Sales Manager. Your job will include the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Research and build brand in targeted sectors in Western & Northern Europe
  • Identify and contact potential customers from detailed research by telephone or email introducing the product range, understanding their needs and likely objections
  • Contribute to developing a coherent Sales and Marketing plan using research and contacts for the region to execute and secure future growth
  • Achieve and exceed agreed sales targets according to the Sales and Marketing Plan
  • Prepare detailed sales budgets, pipelines, forecasts and reports on progress
  • Develop strong relationships with existing clients in Western Europe to maximise long term revenue and market understanding and to drive additional revenue streams
  • To undertake any other responsibilities as requested


  • Fluency in German and English is essential. Fluency also in another language (ideally France or Spanish) is an advantage but not essential
  • A successful track record in international export sales
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate at all levels with colleagues internally and externally with customers and potential customers verbally and in writing
  • Robust track record of successful B2B channel sales experience, catalogue sales an advantage
  • Proven ability to build positive relationships both internally and externally
  • A self-motivated team player
  • Be very sales and target motivated, self-driven and goals oriented

On offer is a salary of c£40,000 basic + sales commission

To be considered for this excellent opportunity as a German speaking International Export Sales Manager to join an award winning, international business, please click the Apply Now button and send your CV to us.

Contact: Jonathan Grimes