German speaking Head of Sales


Ref: 4200SF

Company Profile

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


German speaking 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: 4200SF

Main duties:
Working within the European territories, 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 German essential
- Fluent in another European language beneficial - either French, Italian or Spanish
- 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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