German speaking Sales Manager

  • Job Reference: D4335
  • Date Posted: 24 May 2018
  • Recruiter: The Language Business
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £24,000 to £30,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £10,000 commission
  • Sector: Sales
  • Language(s): German
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jonathan Grimes
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 020 8503 7766

Job Description

Our client is a media and exhibition production company, organising and producing a range of internatioanl trade fairs and exhibitions across Europe. 

In order to develop sales of their events, exhibition space and event sponsorship, they wish to recruit a German speaking Sales Manager. Your role will include the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Deliver exhibition sales revenue
  • Develop New Business through the show cycle
  • Extract additional sponsorship revenue from retained clients
  • Schedule and attend sales meetings with customers and prospects
  • Attend competitor events
  • Maintain customer records, event ledger and floorplan
  • Provide timely and accurate sales reports and forecasts
  • Develop content proposition by working with exhibitors and sponsors to get their customers to speak in our programme


  • Fluency in German
  • Excellent telephone sales skills and ability to sell face to face
  • Good questioning and listening skills
  • Relationship building skills
  • Ability to write sales proposalsKnowledge of Microsoft office and able to use a contact management system
  • Understanding of the value of large scale events and the benefits to all stakeholders

£24,000 - £30,000 basic salary + Commission