As International Sales Support Specialist, you are jointly responsible for the sales of Batavia products mainly to importers, distributors, retailers and online players. You will co-support and initiate the activities required for sales & profit growth from the commercial back office in the Netherlands. Customer satisfaction and acquisition are elementary in sales and for growth, […]
Batavia is an international tool brand that was founded in 2009. We are specialized in the development of DIY- and garden tools, which we create and design ourselves. We try to surprise the market with out of the box tools for DIY enthusiasts, garden enthusiasts, the automotive market, and the health and sport market. You can find all these products in Europe, the USA, Australia, and China. Take a look at our job openings and see which job suits you.
As International Sales Support Specialist, you are jointly responsible for the sales of Batavia products mainly to importers, distributors, retailers and online players.
You will co-support and initiate the activities required for sales & profit growth from the commercial back office in the Netherlands. Customer satisfaction and acquisition are elementary in sales and for growth, your cooperation with colleagues and perseverance in combination with excellent communication skills and knowledge of the market are necessary to succeed.
In this position, you will have a clear role with responsibility within Batavia International’s growth plans, but also a great opportunity to develop yourself as a person.
Your daily work will be a combination of sales-specific administration and preparing many quotations, following up on customer visits by the Sales Manager or international sales agents, performing sales/relationship management for a group of customers (online and physical shops) and therefore looking for more customers yourself.
You cooperate intensively with other departments such as product management, purchasing, administration and logistics for the sake of a good end result.
You are enterprising and understand that you need to seek out and force business in the world of intense competition. You are a Batavian and a Challenger as we say.
The Sales department consists of a Sales director, 2 sales managers, 3 sales support colleagues and a trainee. This is truly a dynamic international sales & marketing focused environment.
The company culture can be described as open, entrepreneurial and innovative. There is room for development and the company is also constantly looking to improve and grow internationally. Here you get a wonderful opportunity to develop on an international commercial level.
Your work location is easily accessible from Hoogeveen and Zwolle via the A28 and via Heerenveen and Steenwijk via the N32. Free parking is available. There is no train station directly nearby, but it is 7 km away in Meppel.
We are looking for an enthusiastic commercial candidate with a winner’s mentality, who speaks at least excellent English and preferably German. You have a commercial drive through your work experience, education and/or talent; You have strong and communicative skills and are the point of contact for customers;
You are structured, have an eye for detail and pick things up; You are a team motivator and think in terms of solutions; You are confident and you are communication & computer literate.
You can expect a varied Full-time position for 32 to 40 hours with many own responsibilities and opportunities. Batavia Nld is housed in a brand new office with sit/stand workstations with nice canteen, lunch spot on the waterfront jetty and free parking. You can start your working day between 08.00 and 09.00 and have a half-hour lunch break.
There are good primary and secondary working conditions, in line also with your education and experience.
In a nutshell: A challenging position with a lot of your own commercial responsibility in a super fun company with potential!
If the role and working at Batavia excites you, we encourage you to apply via the application form. Even if you do not meet all the qualifications, we still encourage you to apply. We are standing by for your cover letter and resume and will come back to you as soon as possible!
If you have any questions before applying or would like to have a general conversation about Batavia, you can send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org