Account Manager - German AND Dutch - Amsterdam

  • Abroad Experience Recruitment Agency
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Nov 03, 2017
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Our client, an international manufacturing company with EMEA HQ in Amsterdam, is looking for an ambitious Account Manager. The Account Manager will focus on food related industries for its sales activities in the Benelux and in Germany. The right candidate must be customer-minded and have a passion for sales. Please, note that this role is home-office based in the Netherlands.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Manage and expand the existing client portfolio, including continuous analysis of the acquired accounts
  • Identify new business opportunities and set up business packages that will highlight the strengths of the company and answer the prospect's needs
  • Sell activities to end-users and original equipment manufacturers within the Benelux and Germany
  • Develop and conduct execution of account plans, and take part in setting up and implementing strategies
  • Build and maintain relationships with key decision makers at key accounts
  • Fully responsible for the sales results within the targeted industry segments


  • Minimum Bachelor/University education preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years solid and relevant high-level sales (selling systems and solutions) experience in a B2B environment with proven track-record
  • Native level in Dutch speaker, fluent in English and German
  • Technical/mechanical background preferred
  • Knowledge and experience within the food processing industry
  • Ability to develop large accounts and thorough awareness of sales concepts/ theories/ practices
  • Eager entrepreneur constantly seeking and recognizing business opportunities
  • Self-motivated, proactive, hands-on, self-managed, well organized
  • Commercial, committed and results-driven personality, used to tight deadlines
  • Strong, clear and concise communicator and negotiator at all levels
  • Flexible, open to learning, ambitious and enthusiastic team player
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel extensively throughout the territory and abroad