European Sales Manager - German Speaking

Venatu Consulting Ltd
Milton Keynes, UK
13 Jul 2019
25 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Distribution Sales Manager/Applications & Process Manager

Milton Keynes/Frankfurt

£40000 - £60000pa

German & French Speaking

Venatu Recruitment Group is a world leader in adhesives manufacturing. Household names across the Globe use our products to package what you buy every day and week.

Never heard of us? Think again. Any boxes you open, the mattress you sleep on, the packet of ham you opened from the fridge, breakfast cereal packaging, the table you eat from, even the label on the wine bottle you might be drinking from right now.......the adhesive was manufactured by us in one of six, soon to be seven factories, in the UK, Spain, Germany, USA and Sweden.

We are an award winning and continually growing company, which has a new opportunity for you to join us as a Distribution Sales Manager for Europe.

With a proven track record in commercial sales you will implement a sales strategy designed to maintain current knowledge of the target market, competitor activity and product offerings to ensure that we are the global leader in high quality innovative adhesive manufacturing.

Working within our Export Team, you will be the principal point of contact with our Distribution Partners by providing appropriate training, market and application expertise to meet the targets set for growing and developing the company adhesive range.

Your role will be to optimise pricing with our Business Partners to identify and target the gaps in geographical and market segments. You will also identify, filter, negotiate with and contractually engage new partners to continue company growth.

Role & Responsibilities

The successful candidate preferably will:

Have technical proficiency in adhesives or manufacturing

Have great communication skills, both written and oral

Speak English and German fluently with good knowledge of French

Be confident manner with customers

Have strategic agility

Have a proven successful sales record and be results focused, preferably in the adhesive or chemical industries

Motivate others

Be passionate about the products we invent, manufacture and sell

Manage their time effectively for administration and international visits to distribution partners

The role will be based in Milton Keynes, Frankfurt or Germany dependant on the successful applicant.

The position involves 60% travel and 40% administration

We offer many benefits including paid holidays, free private medical healthcare, bonus, pension, death in service benefits, Perkbox discounts, free parking, a fully equipped canteen area for you to cook and store your meals, plus free tea and coffee.

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