fluent German speaking Export Sales Manager, £19-£21k

Corinium Language Associates
From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum with scope for rapid progression
06 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Our client, a manufacturing company to the automotive industry, is recruiting for a fluent (to native level) German speaking Export Sales Executive to join their small multilingual team. The aim of this role is to build and maintain long term relationships with business clients across Europe, which involves regular European travel (about two or three times per month, a valid driving license is essential) to meet with customers. You will receive excellent training and support to build on your existing skills and develop new ones. There is the opportunity to progress quickly within the company for the right person. You would be joining a multilingual team within an established export department. Fluency in oral and written German to a high professional level is essential and any other additional European language skills would be an added bonus. Previous experience in working with German speaking customers is desirable, especially in a commercial environment. You need to have excellent communication skills, computer literacy, the ability to work on your own initiative and a proactive, outgoing personality. You will be dealing with all sorts of enquiries from existing and new business customers, providing quotes, processing orders, updating customer databases and identifying trends to target special offers and marketing incentives. Part of the role involves identifying new customers and making first contact to introduce the company and their specialist products as well as building and maintaining strong business relationships with existing customers. This role does involve regular travel to Europe two or three times per month to meet with customers and you must have a valid driving license (although not necessarily a car). This role would be suitable for a graduate or someone with a few years’ experience of working in a commercial environment. The offices are based in Wolverhampton near the A454, so easily accessible by car from Birmingham, Dudley, Walsall, Solihull, Kidderminster, Worcester, M5 to name just a few. To apply please send your CV in word format so that we can get in touch to discuss the role in more detail. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66810015