French Speaking Chemical Sales Manager

Head Office Only - Croydon, South East

Ref: 4915Wednesday 10 November 2021

£45,000 + £5,000 car allowance + bonus

French speaking Sales Manager for a chemicals firm in the Croydon area, it’s a firm that is seeing huge growth, so there is great potential. Although primarily based in Croydon, this role will involve occasional travel to France and be responsible for proactively developing business in France. Fluent in both English and French for this Area Sales Manager and ideally a background in chemical sales, though a product sales background will be considered.

 

French speaking Area Sales Manager:

  • Proactively develop business in France though cold calling, networking, warm leads, client recommendations, attending trade fairs etc
  • Maintain good customer relations and secure repeat business
  • Define and propose sales budget and achieve agreed sales budget
  • Optimise area potential and actively research for new customers/applications
  • Build and maintain a good relationship with the customer to enable opportunities for extra growth – selling across the product range and ensure retention of customers
  • Ensure that market information is provided to Telesales, Purchasing and others
  • Develop action plans, agree allocation of tasks and regularly review area performance
  • Provide customer with technical support within defined limits in exchange for sales
  • Propose new products to Territory Sales Management
  • Proactively visit and communicate with customers and prospects on a regular basis
  • Analyse customer buying patterns

 

French speaking Area Sales Manager Core Competencies:  

  • Fluent in both English & French
  • Chemical sales background
  • Dynamic and entrepreneurial     
  • Result Orientated
  • Based in Croydon; be prepared to travel to Europe/France

French speaking Sales Manager for an expanding chemicals firm in the Croydon area. Although primarily based in Croydon, this role will involve occasional travel to France and be responsible for proactively developing business in France. Fluent in both English & French is essential for this Area Sales Manager and ideally a background in chemical sales, though a product sales background will be considered