This creative-distributing French high-end group of glasses generates an international 60 million euro turnover with a staff of Protected content . By capitalizing on its traditional values and its strong corporate culture, the company wishes to develop strongly the setting-up of its ranges. For it we search a Sales Manager operating on area Germany+ Switzerland+Austria, the current holder of the post being promoted in house.
II/ THE POST: SALES MANAGER for Germany+ Switzerland+Austria
It is a position of operational direction ground, connected with the Sales Manager for Europe.
You manage, train, support, and advise a sales team of 7 salaried professional salesmen of the company which markets the various ranges of products through opticians network on the whole territories
You negotiate directly with major accounts and central purchasing departments
You assume with your team the development of the turnover ( 3,6 millions € ), the margin, the traffic and the fame.
You guarantee the realization of the fixed targets, the application of the trade policy, the respect for the values of the company and its image.
You watch the competitors policies
You pick up all enquiries about your market
III/ THE CANDIDATE
With a business school education, you have necessarily (by training or work experience) the knowledge of the concerned business sector and the experience confirmed in the function.
You have the knowledge of the sale ground in BtoB through opticians retailers
AND the experience of the management of sales team visiting these
You are a manager, a boss of your department, endowed with a strong working capacity
You know perfectly how to reconcile Management and Passion
You are enthusiast and wish to join a dynamic structure of passionate persons.
You are fluent in german and english and have good practice in French
The post requires permanent movements over the 3 countries. It can be based near Zurich or Basel or south of Germany.