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Area Sales Manager Textiles (Globetrotter mindset!)

Location: Antwerpen
Reference code: AVD-14727
Type: Sales, Sales & Marketing
Date added: 04/02/2019

About our client

Our Client is a leading en fast growing player in the Textiles Industry.  The company develops exclusive fabrics for renowned interior design companies in over 100 countries around the world. The company promotes an atmosphere rich in entrepreneurial spirit, where creative people share ideas and take ownership in the success of their career and the company.

They are looking for an entrepreneurial Area Sales Manager with an international mindset. A perfect role for someone who wants to combine his/her commercial-strategic skills with business development power. You will become part of  a hands-on environment where people, ambition and quality are vital!

Job description

As an Area Sales Manager you are responsible to create new customers and grow existing customers while increasing customer satisfaction globally. In this role you use your track record in Sales & Marketing to build and maintain successful business partnerships.

Main tasks and responsibilities are:

Explore market potentials and Achieve sales growth

  • Definition of sales targets; obtain orders and establish new accounts; plan and organize daily work; visit and/or call existing and potential customers; evaluate customer’s needs; recommend solutions with the company’s products; keep management informed through regular activity reports and communications
  • Focus on customer retention and new business penetration

 Ensure customer service and satisfaction

  • Regularly visit points of Sales and develop a thorough understanding of customer’s business; advise customers on the product portfolio, new products and technical evolutions.

Develop your company’s image and brand

  • Participate to promotional and commercial activities
  • Recommend changes in products and service by evaluating product results and competitive developments
  • Provide ongoing information regarding market trends, issues and requests related to products


The ideal candidate can rely on:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, post graduate degree is a strong asset
  • minimum 5 years of experience in a direct sales role
  • Passion for International Business
  • Passion for Textiles!
  • Healthy sales drive and hunting power!
  • Affinity for technically complex products
  • Focus on developing and maintaining client relationships
  • Excellent communicator, fluent in Dutch, English and at least 1 other language
  • Inquisitive personality with strong business mindset
  • Mature self-starter with sense of ownership and willing to invest in personal growth
  • Up to 50% of travelling



  • Prestigious, entrepreneurial and international environment
  • Competitive Salary + car + extralegal advantages



sales/Commercial/commercieel/international/key/AreaSales/export/Europa/Europe/Marketing/brand/product/ textiel/textile/private label/wholesale/industry/innovatie/innovation/solution sales/product development/ Business Development/Market development/FMCG/Consumer goods/Wholesale/Hunting/Hunter/entrepreneur/ ambitie/ambition/travel/ Antwerp/Antwerpen

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