Account Manager DACH | Pet Care Industry | Undutchables
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Account Manager DACH | Pet Care Industry

Remote, reference 2022-01509

Job description

We are looking for an Account Manager for DACH region. The company has sales in over 50 countries, they have offices and distribution centers in the UK, USA, Australia, and The Netherlands along with the main manufacturing distribution center in China. The team is dynamic, personable, and highly driven and is growing in diversity and expertise. The account manager is responsible for building the DACH regional business, focused on building and implementing the Sales and Marketing strategy for the DACH region and supporting Key Accounts. This role is part of 4 regions that make up the European business.

You will be a self-motivated, confident, proactive, customer-service-oriented, and highly organized individual and will take on and continue to grow established customers, reinforcing the position as a category champion. Supported and advised by the European Head of Sales you will tailor and roll out the proven sales and marketing strategies and establish the company as a must-have partner in the DACH region of Europe.

Responsibilities:
  • Implement the Sales and Marketing Strategy in accordance with companies budgets and ambitions
  • Monitor & manage the day-to-day performance of DACH retailers, wholesalers, and independents
  • Research and develop new accounts/follow-up leads from shows & other points of contact
  • Report monthly to the Sales Director / Head of European Sales and present all DACH Sales activities to the team
  • Be willing to learn about the pet market in your area and conduct analysis on (potential) competitors and sales & marketing activities in the market
  • Conduct regular department communication meetings involving the Sales & Marketing team to ensure effective communication takes place for both day-to-day and strategic issues
  • To work alongside the Head of European Sales in agreeing account contracts, trading terms, and pricing
  • Support overall management of DACH activities and report directly to the UK on these activities
  • Work closely with the Marketing team to effectively deliver on growth targets and the Operations team to coordinate campaigns, promotions, forecasting, and product launches and to maintain customer service levels
  • Continuously support sales processes and systems, elevating company standards
  • Some domestic and international travel required

Requirements

  • Fluent German speaker with exceptional verbal and written communication skills relevant to the DACH region and the UK
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making along with excellent organization and time management with the ability to work under pressure
  • Self-motivated and dynamic individual with the right attitude and eagerness to learn
  • Background in sales or an area close to the sales department (e.g. high-level customer service, sales assistant, category manager etc.)
  • Develop excellent relationships with all colleagues and departments
  • Previous experience in the Pet Sector is advantageous
  • Have a love of animals

Working conditions

  • Full time position
  • Working remote in the Netherlands, some domestic and international travel required
  • On top of the salary there is a commission




Salary from: €4000,-
Salary to: €4500,-

Work location

Remote

Company description

Our client is active in Pet Care. They develop, manufacture, and master distributor of pet accessories worldwide, supplying a variety of distributor, veterinary and retail accounts.

Good to know

If you are interested in this vacancy, you can apply by clicking on the button above. Your application will be sent directly to the recruiter in charge. IMPORTANT: if you are not yet registered with Undutchables we kindly ask you to do so. Your information will be handled in the strictest confidence and your CV will not be sent to a company unless you have given prior permission.We will invite you for an extensive interview, as soon as any potential job opportunities arise. We will advise you on issues regarding employment in the Netherlands. Then, if possible, we will introduce you to a prospective company and provide support during the selection procedure.

Recruiter contact

Heleen Hermans, Undutchables Amsterdam
heleen.hermans@undutchables.nl
+31(0)6 34154087
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Recruiter contact

Heleen Hermans
Undutchables Amsterdam
E: heleen.hermans@undutchables.nl
T: +31(0)6 34154087

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