Business Development Manager Germany
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NederlandSales
4 words: Sales, Business development, Retail, Germany.
Are these absolute motivators that should not be missing in your career? Then we have the ultimate job for you!
We are currently looking for a Business Development Manager (B2B retail) for the German market. Together with your colleagues from the German Sales team you will continue to sell our large assortment of cool, practical and sustainable products to our Eastern neighbours. In this position you are responsible for expanding our customer base and maintaining current relationships.
Your base location will be our NL office, but we prefer for you to visit your customers as much as possible to strengthen the relation and introduce our newest items. The ratio office / customer visits will be around 70/30.
Your duties will further consist of
With pleasure you are going to expand the clientele of large retailers in Germany. You enjoy calling and visiting new prospects, but will also work actively with current customers. You maintain and expand the strong relationships we already have and of course you can get more out of it because of your knowledge and skills.
As a trendwatcher you like to follow the latest developments within the German market and you like to think along with marketing on a strategic level.
Next to that Karsten International is represented on several fairs in Germany each year, so you will be able to generate more business from the fairs.
You know how to find commercial opportunities, and with your strong drive plus a good dose of perseverance and guts, you grab them. You take every opportunity to generate revenue. You can easily convince someone else and your communication skills are therefore excellent. This is because you have already gained at least a few years of experience in a similar position and you are able to convince us with your previously delivered work.
You speak and write German absolutely fluently. And as you will work in our international team, you also speak English. Logically you get along well with Excel and various systems.
Reaching Germany by foot is not that easy, so you have a driver's license.
Who we are?
Karsten International develops a wide range of products for daily use, from the latest gadgets to sustainable beauty products. You name it, we make it. In addition to working hard and delivering quality, enjoyment and collegiality are our top priorities. The team consists of driven product developers, sales experts, logistics talents, online marketing specialists and graphic designers. Thanks to a broad international network and more than ten years of experience, we are winning the hearts of consumers all over the world with our products. Since this year Karsten International joined forces with Remalux B.V., so we are bringing even more products and services to the table. You will be given every opportunity to contribute to this.
To ensure that you stay in top condition, we offer you
- A 32, 36 or 40 hour contract
- Appropriate salary
- Room for personal growth and professional development
- An excellent pension scheme
- Laptop and phone
- Travel allowance (a car is optional)
- 13th month bonus
- 8% holiday allowance
- An extensive lunch
- Fresh fruit
- Freshly ground coffee
- Boot Camp
- Your own football team
- Discount on cool products
- A weekly Frimibo and fun parties
- An Instagram-worthy and easily accessible office in Amsterdam
- A great team of colleagues
Do you recognize yourself in the above text and does our company culture appeal to you?
Then press the application button.
Do you have any questions? Please contact Amy Groeneveld: 020-2440033.