Area Sales Manager B2B
Louis Poulsen (LP) is a Danish lighting manufacturer born out of the Scandinavian design tradition, where form follows function. We are represented all over the world and now we are looking for an Area Sales Manager B2B to work in Germany for the area in South primary in Stuttgart, Munich and Nurnberg. In this position you will also be sales responsible for the areas outside the big cities.
About the Role
You will be a key person in creating an excellent design solution with outdoor products for our customers and having their requirements, image and brand in focus while using the unique products from Louis Poulsen. You will handle B2B visiting customers like landscape architects, designers or municipalities where you will have focus on creating long-term costumer relationships, maximizing sales and marked position for outdoor business. The position is a full-time position where you work from home. You will be reporting to the Country Manager in Central Europe.
- Increase sales in the BtB outdoor business
- Develop and advise Louis Poulsen’s customers – bring LP outdoor in focus
- Search for new opportunities in alignment with Corporate Strategy
- Promote Louis Poulsen outdoor products and brand – ensure LP reputation as a serious high-end lighting supplier
- Secure that customers are informed about outdoor products (existing and new), FCA, lighting philosophy, promotion activities and events
- Organize and participate in customer events in specific area
- Follow-up on sales activities and campaigns
- Maintain and up-date CRM system and establish new customers
- Participate in relevant fairs (national and international)
We are looking for an Area Sales Manager who is excited about the challenge and sees this as an opportunity for professional longterm growth. We expect you to have a design and or technical background and minimum 3 years of experience from a similar position where you had built up a wide customer network. We prefer candidates who has been working with high-end outdoor lighting. You will have a mix of these qualities and skills:
- Out-going self-starter and committed to achieving goals
- Experienced and existing network to key stakeholders in outdoor lighting
- Presentation & story telling skills
- Interest in premium design and have good lighting- and technical knowledge
- Strong communication (verbal and written in German and English) as well as good planning and presentation skills
- Experience in use of CRM systems and Power Point
We offer a challenging job in a dynamic but informal organization. An organization that emphasizes good staff conditions and relations. We ensure that you get the necessary knowledge of our company and products through introductory and training programs, where you will learn more about our lighting philosophy, as well as learn about the products and their history.
For further information about the position, please feel free to contact Country Manager, Jörg Lamers, email@example.com
Please apply through our website, www.louispoulsen.com or send a written application marked ”Area Sales Manager B2B outdoor focus” to firstname.lastname@example.org, as soon as possible as we finish the recruitment when we have the right candidate.
Country Manager: Jörg Lamers