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French and/or German speaking Business Development Manager (Retail sector)
France or Germany up to OTE €60,000 pa
Status Date Added Reference

Vacant 16/09/2019 382BD
Company Profile:

Our client is a well-established producer and retailers company on the European market.


French and/or German speaking Business Development Manager (Retail sector)
European Sales, Business Development, Export, Sales, Retailers, Wholesalers, Web shop, B2B, Account Management, Influential Skills, Negotiation Skills, Presentation skills, Marketing Strategy, Sales Strategy, Field based, Work from Home, Travelling,  France, Germany, Fluent in French, Fluent in German, Fluent in English.
Salary: OTE €60,000 (basic is between € 40-50K p.a. + Bonus)
Location: France or Germany (field based position combined with home office)
Ref: 382BD

Main duties:
Reporting directly to the Sales Director in the UK, you will develop, maximise and manage the Retailer and Wholesaler Channels and New Business Sales Opportunities across all European channels.

The Role:
- To sell the products portfolio to existing Retailers and Wholesalers in the Central European Market
- To develop the business in France, Germany, Austria, Netherlands, Belgium, Italy and Switzerland
- To analyse sales, performance by category and communicate weekly updates on progress
- To Analyse range profile at retail level and through the range review process using sales data
- To make range suggestions to grow mutual sales of retailer/wholesaler and company business
- To visit clients on a daily basis to ensure future trading business plan
- To forecast stock and order fulfilment to make the business efficient and timely manner

Candidate's Profile:

- Fluent in English (written and spoken)
- Fluent in French or German (written & spoken)
- Fluent in Italian (written & spoken) is would be beneficial
- Proven track record in European Sales management, Senior Key Account Management
- Experience working in Retail / Wholesale sector within Life Style / Fashion / Pet related products is ESSENTIAL
- Able to demonstrate negotiation techniques and successes
- Fully competent and confident Word, Excel and PowerPoint user
- Has good analytical skills to support business decisions for the management
- Ideally Self employed has own car and happy to travel extensively on the European Market


OTE €60,000 (basic is between € 40-50K p.a. + Bonus)