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International Sales Executive – Europe

An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen for an International Sales Executive for a leading UK company in the Generator and Lighting Hire and Sales market-based in Wolverhampton.

Reporting to the Global Business Development Director, the International Sales Executive is expected to develop and maximise the business levels to existing and identified customers and identify and develop new customer opportunities with throughout Europe, initially being focused on Germany.

Key Responsibilities
• Manage and develop all existing customers across Europe
• Identify, target and win new customer business in Europe, especially major accounts in line with Group global strategy.
• Identify, appoint and develop partner Distributors across key regions within Europe
• Work to existing product pricing structures as well as evolving these structures within Group strategy guidelines, to maximise business potential at existing and new customers
• Negotiate Commercial terms on an annual basis
• Make Commercial and technical sales presentations
• Conduct regular travel for customer visits throughout Europe, typically 30% of the time
• Generate and periodically update Sales Forecasts
• Report on monthly activity to the Global Business Development Director
• Fully utilise and maintain the company CRM system Salesforce
• Provide input to company new product development to ensure the company remains a leader in the Generator and Lighting Hire and Sales market

Qualifications Skills and Experience
• Experienced in an industrial/manufacturing sales or commercial role.
• Ideally experience of selling within the Generator and Lighting Hire and Sales market arenas.
• Demonstrable success in realising business development.
• International travel & sales experience would be advantageous.
• Must be willing to travel across Europe
• Good Language Skills especially German
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong account management and relationship building skills
• Experience of managing large accounts.
• Ideally some technical competence, especially Mechanics/Hydraulics.
• Computer literate, including competency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and a CRM system.
• Experience with an MRP system is an advantage

• Salary negotiable dependent upon experience.
• Pension scheme.
• Commission Structure

If you are interested in this role please forward your CV and contact details to Paul Brodhead at or for more details call +44(0)1384446155.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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