Bilingual Head of Sales


Ref: 4200SF1

Company Profile

An award-winning British designer and manufacturer of packaging solutions providing innovative products to a variety of industries


Bilingual Head of Sales
Location: Bedford
Hybrid work with 2 days a week in the office
Salary: between £60,000 and £80,000 depending on experience plus car allowance and bonus
Ref: 4200SF1

Main duties:
Working within the European territories, using your language skills (bilingual or trilingual in either German/French/ Italian/Spanish) you will lead and manage the sales team to ensure sales targets are met and exceeded ensuring customers are acquired and provided with outstanding service.

The role:
– Be in charge for the European Territories which include dealing with distributors and end users
– Direct management of key accounts and act at point of escalation if needed
– Develop sales strategies ensuring these are successfully executed
– Be responsible for the growth and expansion of the customer base within Europe identifying prospective new markets
– Understand customer needs building strong relationships presenting products and services as needed
– Be in charge of direct sales for the European Territories
– Increase sales opportunities through proposals and presentations
– Liaise with internal departments and teams to ensuring effective and efficient sales, marketing, service and credit is upheld
– Be responsible for all cost evaluations, budgets, pipeline development and business retention
– Provide detailed sales forecasting and reports to management
– Continuously research and maintain knowledge of products, market trends and competitors
– Ensure policies, terms and conditions are adhered to
– Participate and attend event and tradeshows
– Be responsible for the selection, developing and training team members ensuring regular reviews and feedback are held

Candidate's Profile

– Fluent in one or more: German, French, Italian or Spanish essential
– Trilingual candidates have an advantage
– Degree educated
– Background in the food or packaging sector required
– Experience in Sales working either as a Sales Executive or Sales Manager needed
– Experience in leading or managing a team necessary
– Proven track record of increasing sales and exceeding targets
– Excellent communication skills with the ability to negotiate and present
– Driven, ambitious and motivated


Between £60,000 and £80,000 depending on experience plus car allowance and bonus




Between 60,000 - 80,000





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