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Outbound sales and account manager – French speaking

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Discipline:

    Customer Contact

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30,000 p/a + uncapped commission

  • Consultant:

    Melissa Hughes

  • Email:

    mhughes@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    MH/17543

  • Published:

    20 days ago

We are a fast growing and dynamic Sales Business, looking for someone to further develop the French market.  This is an opportunity to grow one of the key global markets.

We require a candidate who is fluent native of the French language.

The Role

The purpose of this role is to maintain and build existing business and develop new accounts in a challenging market via outbound sales. The successful candidate does not need sales experience as such, as full training will be given, however, the candidate does need to have a strong desire to win, tenacity and resilience to win the business from their competitor.

The successful candidate will have a positive and friendly telephone manner and confidence when dealing with business clients, both over the phone and face to face. You will also need to possess excellent listening and communication skills, whilst also having the ability to “think on your feet”.

Reporting to the Sales Director within a small and focused Sales team, the role will involve establishing contact, growing sales and building long-term relationships with customers.  The candidate will be selling global, market leading brands in a purely business to business capacity.  Once further developed, commission will exceed the base salary. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Maintaining and growing trade with existing customers.
  • Initiating contact with new customers.
  • Developing long-term sales partners.

We are looking for individuals who meet the following criteria:

Confident and self-motivated.

  • A strong relationship builder.
  • Ambitious and driven.
  • Highly organized.

Energetic and keen to develop a career.

Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.