German speaking Sales Manager

  • Job Reference: P93443
  • Date Posted: 21 March 2024
  • Recruiter: The Language Business
  • Location: Yeovil, Somerset
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £25,000 to £27,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent commission and benefits
  • Sector: Customer Service, Sales
  • Language(s): German
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jonathan Grimes
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 07902 635 305

Job Description

We are hiring for a German speaking Sales Manager to join a successful, international eCommerce and distribution company and manage their growing sales activity in the DACH countries of Europe. 

Location of the job

Yeovil, Somerset (South West England) - Hybrid: 3 days a week office, 2 days a week remote. You must live close or within a reasonable distance to Yeovil.

Language requirements for the job
Fluent in German & English

Company background

Our client is successful eCommerce and distribution company trading internationally with a specialist range of products. 

Job responsibilities of the German speaking Sales Manager 

In order to maximise sales revenue within the DACH countries of Europe (Germany, Switzerland and Austria) they wish to hire a German speaking Sales Manager. You will focus on growing your existing accounts whilst also looking for new sales opportunities to deliver new business. 

Your role will have the following responsibilities:

  • Sales lead generation and building a pipeline of high-quality prospects
  • Achieving against set Sales targets
  • Completing required customer calls per day
  • Utilising the promotional support information available to target and promote new ranges and initiatives to drive further sales
  • Building an engaging, positive relationship with their customers through maintaining high standards of customer service and care during and between interactions
  • Driving, developing and delivering sales opportunities through new accounts across the portfolio
  • Actively managing designated accounts to drive commercial sales and build customer retention
  • Ensuring their account base continues to consistently grow


The successful candidate background

  • Fluency in English and German
  • Previous customer sales experience or customer service experience
  • Results/target driven
  • Experience of working in a role making outbound calls
  • Ability to use Word and Excel and learn new systems as required
  • Tenacity - the determination to close a sale and see through to a conclusion
  • Ability to manage personal workload and prioritise accordingly
  • Great communication skills with the ability to build positive relationships and to influence others in a polite, engaging and positive manner.

Salary, benefits and working hours
£25,000 - £26,500 per year, commission, company pension, employee discount, life insurance, On-site parking, Sick pay, Store discount

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send your CV to us immediately.