Export Sales Executive

Posted 24 January by Linguists Direct

Prestigious exporter to the catering trade has an excellent opportunity for a German and/or French speaker (with other languages being an advantage).

You will work within the export department alongside the current Sales Executive to identify and open new markets while also developing existing retail accounts. Reporting directly to the Commercial Director and supported by a dedicated Customer Services team, you will demonstrate your entrepreneurial abilities as you will be given the freedom to develop new and existing markets.

Currently, Export is the fastest growing sector within the Company and this appointment is designed to dramatically increase this growth.

You will be enthusiastic and motivated and will thrive on the responsibility of managing your customers and prospects. You will have had a career that demonstrates entrepreneurial skills within a sales environment and while export experience will be helpful, it is not essential. Ideally, you will be fluent in both German and French although other languages will be considered.

You are an adventurer, rather than someone who enjoys driving a desk. You do things on your own initiative, rather than waiting to be told to do them. You work well under pressure and you are a problem solver for both your customers and your employer. You are content to be rewarded more for the results you bring than for just turning up to work. A sense of humour is essential, as there will be challenges all along the way, as well as triumphs. You will be happy to travel widely.

The role will be based in West Sussex is full time and permanent. You will attend international trade shows and travel to selected customers throughout your International area.

Starting salary to £24,000 plus 20% of basic, giving an OTE of £28,800

Required skills

  • Export
  • French
  • German

Reference: 34309571

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