Export Sales Manager (French speaking)

French Selection UK
£40,000 per annum
03 Oct 2017
01 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Export Sales Manager (French speaking)
Export, Export Sales, Account management, Client Relationship, Client Acquisition, B2B, Retail, Distribution, Customer Services, Travel, B2B, Distribution, Client Management, Client Portfolio, New Business, Business Development, Influential Skills, Negotiation Skills, Prospecting, Business Development, KPI, Targets, Fluent in French, Fluent in English, Russian language, Italian language, Spanish Language, Exhibitions, Trade Shows.
Salary: £40Kpa + Company Car + Bonus (Expected average 20% of annual salary)+ private healthcare.
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands.
At commuting distance from Birmingham Airport, Coventry, Solihull, Stonebridge, Bordesley Green.
Ref: CTZ17

***Excellent opportunity to work within a well-established company***

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The Company:
A well-established British Company manufacturing their own products and exporting to over 80 countries worldwide.

Main duties:
To contribute to the achievement of the sales and profitability as well as being responsible for the account management of a large portfolio of new and existing clients.

The Role:
- To analyse and monitor the current global markets to identify and develop new sales opportunities
- To follow up on leads in order to develop and drive export sales activity
- To manage, develop and maintain successful relationships with new and existing clients
- To organise regular overseas visits to meet with partners and develop new business opportunities
- To manage the sales budget for the defined territory
- To assist in the organising of overseas exhibitions and trade shows
- To adhere to country specific import legislation
- To acquire a good knowledge of the products and promote them to the clients
- To assist with the development of the company’s Sales and Business strategies
- To perform and present sales analysis and reporting at senior level
- Flexibility to occasionally work from home

The Candidate
- Fluent in English and French (written & spoken) - ESSENTIAL
- Russian as an additional language -STRONG ADVANTAGE (Spanish or Italian language skills are also desirable).
- Proven experience in developing accounts in international markets (B2B, Retail, Distribution) -ESSENTIAL
- Strong negotiation skills & a good relationship builder
- Excellent commercial awareness, dealing with price queries, exchange rates, account budgeting
- Flexibility to travel worldwide often at short notice (Average 11 week/ month during core trade shows/exhibitions)
- Must be Drivers licence & Passport holder
- IT literate

Salary: £40K pa + Company Car + Bonus (Expected average 20% of annual salary) + private healthcare.

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