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Export Sales Manager - DACH

Michael Page Sales
£50000 - £60000 per annum + £20k - £40k OTE
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

My client, a manufacturer of consumer travel products, are looking to add a hungry, driven export sales manager to their global team.

Client Details

My client are a marketing leading manufacturer of consumer travel products who have built and developed a very successful, global customer base. Selling in over 110 countries worldwide and based out of 12 global offices (including England, Germany, USA and India) they have delivered excellent year on year results for the last 30 years, growing rapidly and expanding to around 200 products.

As much as possible, within their manufacturing process, my client uses recycled plastic and where possible they use alternative materials to plastic, as sustainability is very important to them and they want to have a positive effect on the environment.

This is a great opportunity for a driven export sales manager to grow their career and earn some very good commission.


The Export Sales Manager - DACH:
  • Manage the DACH region, working with retailers, distributors and wholesalers / agents to maximise sales.
  • Develop and implement effective sales strategies to maximise revenue.
  • Identify new business opportunities and expansion possibilities.
  • Analyse market / industry trends / opportunities and competitor activities.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with key clients and partners.
  • Provide the necessary tools to achieve sales closure.
  • Ensure exceptional customer satisfaction through effective communication and service.
  • Seek out and develop new business sales opportunities in underdeveloped regions.
  • Develop excellent, sustainable business relationships.
  • Ensure brand image.
  • Build and maintain business relationships with managers and key people to ensure continued support for the brand
  • Travel to meet customers and new potential customers across the DACH region.


The Successful Export Sales Manager - DACH:
  • Proven track record within an export / international sales role
  • Experience working within / selling into the DACH region
  • Fluent German Speaker
  • Experience dealing with international distributors / retailers / agents / wholesalers
  • Experience selling consumer products / consumer electronics / consumer durables / consumer accessories
  • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities.
  • In-depth knowledge of sales strategies and techniques.
  • Proven track record within international business, delivering sales growth and the development of excellent, sustainable business relationships.
  • Proven track record developing new international accounts / international distribution partners
  • Entrepreneur profile, you will be very autonomous and a self - starter
  • Happy to travel to see customers within your DACH region
  • Understanding impact of sales activities and customer's demands in admin, finance, logistics areas mainly.
  • Team building and empathetic profile to build long term sustainable business relationships with customers, suppliers, and employees.

Job Offer

The Successful Export Sales Manager - DACH:
  • £50,000 - £60,000 per annum base salary
  • £20,000 - £40,000 commission (very realistic and achievable, based on sales targets)
  • Other company benefits

If you are interested, please apply or reach out to Jon Dolbear at Michael Page on 07780 005638.


Michael Page Sales UK is a leading professional recruitment consultancy covering permanent, interim and contract recruitment. We have UK wide coverage with ten offices located in London, Weybridge, Reading, Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, St Albans, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow. The core markets we serve are Consumer, Business Services, Media, IT/Telco, Financial Services, Healthcare and Technical Sales, with a dedicated person or team in each location specialising in each of these sectors. The clients we work with are as diverse as the candidates we represent; from Blue Chips to SMEs, and Sales Execs to Sales Directors. Our Consultants are typically from relevant sales backgrounds giving first hand experience of the roles we recruit for. We pride ourselves on delivering unrivalled service levels to our candidates and our clients, our track record of success over the past 20 years means we stand out.

Within our Consumer Sales Division we have consultants within each of the 10 offices who dedicate themselves to this sector and no other. Our specialist capability is demonstrated further as we focus on sub sectors such as food, drink, household, foodservice, consumer electronics, apparel, health & beauty, consumer healthcare, pet and sports. Some of our key clients include Colgate, Beiersdorf, Dr Oetker, Johnson & Johnson, Matthew Clark, PZ Cussons, Kellogg’s, 2 Sisters, Samsung, Seven Seas, Twinings, Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, SC Johnson, Warburtons, InBev, Kettle Chips, Hallmark, Luxottica, McCain, Britvic, General Mills, and Molson Coors to name but a few!

Michael Page Sales UK is part of Michael Page International with operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. As well as looking for high quality candidates for our clients, we are also always looking for top talent to work for us

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