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Manager International Sales Team (M/W/D)

Remote in Northern Europe

Our client is a leading German bicycle manufacturer with almost 1000 employees.

For their Sales department the client is looking to recruit a

Manager International Sales Team (m/f/d)

Would you like to lead a sales team, evaluate business opportunities and thus actively shape what the world of tomorrow will look like? Do you love cycling? Then this is the right job for you.

At the end of the day, you will be an important part of creating the best product together with your colleagues. 

Your responsibilities

  • You ensure the full-year sales achievement per month in the respective country
  • You are responsible for assisting in all planning and decision-making related to the marketing concept
  • You realise pre-set (short, medium and long term) sales targets/allocation goals in cooperation with the Country Group Managers in the core countries BeNeLux, France, Scandinavia (Denmark & Norway) as well as UK
  • You are responsible for the international Country Group & Account Managers, therefore you coordinate and support all activities of the international team
  • You will implemente the strategic objectives of our client together with the international Sales Team
  • You will oversee the development of relationships with key retailers and the maintenance of relationships with contracted patrons
  • You provide data for a consolidated market overview and market and competitor analysis
  • You are committed to increasing customer satisfaction and customer loyalty
  • You carry out targeted, planned new customer acquisition using tools (e.g. Worldmap)
  • You analyse sales statistics with a targeted view of the market
  • You carry out effective territory planning with a balanced relationship between A-B-C customers
  • Continuous improvement of organisational processes and procedures
  • You have budget responsibility for the international environment of the Brand
  • You conduct staff appraisals with a professional character

Your qualifications

  • You have good knowledge of the bicycle market and have already established a dealer network
  • You have strong communication skills
  • You have several years of sales experience
  • Your fluent English skills enable you to deal professionally in an international context, further language skills in French or Dutch would be desirable
  • You are very experienced in leading a team
  • You have a great passion for cycling and enthusiasm for everything related to cycling
  • You have completed professional training or similar knowledge
  • You have proven knowledge in the use of the Office package, especially Excel.
  • Travelling and trade fair events are part of your job description

The offer

  • The chance to actively help shape the (bicycle) world of tomorrow in an industry characterised by growth
  • Get a competitive salary (both fixed and flexible), a company car as well as a phone and laptop
  • Close proximity to bicycle production and the opportunity to get hands-on with the production process
  • Work in an inspiring team
  • Cool innovative products and international brand
  • Take the chance of development opportunities
  • A modern workplace in Europe's most modern bicycle factory
  • Attractive benefits such as company fitness, BAV, employee sales, bike leasing, physiotherapists on site, free drinks, canteen, etc.

If this challenge appeals to you, please send your CV, cover letter and references to