Sales Representative Softgoods

The challenge

You are responsible for the sales of Soft Goods and especially the clothing collection of Shimano, Pearl Izumi and Milremo in Belgium and Luxemburg. You report directly to the Field Sales Manager on a monthly basis. You work in close cooperation with your sales colleagues to service our customers to the best possible way.

What are we looking for?

You will visit dealers on a daily basis to prospect the potential in the market and to sell to the existing customers in Belgium and Luxemburg. You need a proactive attitude to look for new business opportunities, this could also include some visits outside regular working hours. Together with your sales colleagues you construct account plans to match the needs of the customers with the needs of the Shimano Benelux organisation. You will regularly give presentations about your products and maintain the displays inside the shops to help the dealer sell to the end consumers.

Must haves

  • A completed commercial education on Bachelor-level;
  • At least 1-2 years of relevant experience in a similar position possibly in an international setting;
  • Affinity with apparel and clothing market is considered a plus;
  • You have excellent communication skills, you have an analytical as well as practical mindset, you are pro-active and goal oriented;
  • You are customer oriented, you take responsibility and you are able to perform your work independently;
  • Good language skills in English, both verbally and in writing;
  • Good knowledge of Excel;

What do we have to offer?

Shimano offers a pleasant, informal working environment with colleagues who work well together, and are proud to work for Shimano. Next to good working conditions, Shimano offers you the opportunity to work in a responsible and challenging position within a dynamic, international and ambitious environment. Together we want to win therefore we have a strong focus on team achievement.

Our Team

Shimano is a worldwide supplier of highly advanced bicycle components, fishing tackle and other sports equipment. Shimano Europe Group is the umbrella for several sales offices, successfully selling, marketing and servicing high quality products for the European bicycle and fishing market. It’s headquarter is located in the Netherlands and the Italian office resides in Legnano.
The European ‘Team Shimano’ currently consists more than 600 enthusiastic colleagues spread over offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Poland and Turkey. We all share the same passion and dedication to be successful as ‘team Shimano’ despite our differences in cultural backgrounds and skills. Our mission is:
"To promote health and happiness through the enjoyment of nature and the world around us"

Do you want to join our team?

Please send your application letter and Curriculum Vitae in English via the ‘Apply’-button below.

Location

Mechelen

Publication date

19.06.2018

Contact person

J Luchtman

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