Are you an English speaking sales professional looking for an exciting new job opportunity? Do you have B to B sales and Business development experience and passion for high-quality household goods? If you feel fascinated by the idea of managing and further developing the European client network of an esteemed global brand please continue to read.

Our client, a producer of household and laboratory goods, headquartered in Japan is opening their first office in Europe and is currently looking for talented Sales Professional to join their office in Amsterdam. If you are interested in expanding the European presence and being the engine behind the further success of a solid international organization, apply now!

Your main responsibilities

  • Account and relationship management of existing EU customers;
  • Sales activities for existing distributors and customers, which will include periodical visits outside of the Netherlands;
  • Identifying and actively generating new sales leads;
  • Acquiring new clients via cold-calling, client visits, participation in trade fairs etc;
  • Making presentations to promote new products and special deals;
  • Handling orders, sales, deliveries, billing, etc;
  • Inventory management including ordering products and sub-components, etc;
  • Periodical reporting of sales activities to the HQ (CRM, Business trip report and monthly report);
  • Focal point of contact for HQ based Quality Assurance department, Shipment department and International department;
  • Follow Sales and Marketing trends and update strategy and process accordingly.


  • Excellent sales, negotiation and communication skills;
  • Strong confidence, motivation and determination to work towards targets;
  • 3 – 8 years of B to B sales experience;
  • Affinity and passion for high-quality household goods;
  • Fluency in English;
  • Ability and willingness to travel 50 % of the time;
  • Ability to adjust to different styles of communication.

Ready for this new challenge? Apply now and let’s get in touch!

Octagon Professionals International is a full-service recruitment and HR services firm with 30 years of experience in the European and international market. Our large network of professionals across multiple functional areas, and multi-national team provide flexible solutions customized to individual client needs.

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Start Date: 01/11/2018
Salary: competitive package
Consultant: Mihiro Aoki
+31 (0)70 3249 300
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