S5 Agency World

Sales Manager - Rotterdam

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Active since 18-08-2017 Job category Sales - Account Management
Location Rotterdam Level Professional
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Fixed term contract with option...
Hours 38 - 0 Salary To be discussed
Working @ S5 - Work hard, play hard!

At S5, we don’t expect our customers to settle for second-best and you shouldn’t either. Like you, we have great ambitions: to become the world’s leading shipping agency service. Challenging for sure, and hard work but also interesting, dynamic, satisfying and definitely fun. Always with our corporate values as a solid foundation, of course.

Our no-nonsense approach is to-the-point and clear, hands-on and can-do. From communicating with worldwide customers to having a nest of poisonous spiders removed from a shipment - never a dull moment! Fortunately, you always have your colleagues to fall back on who are dedicated professionals like yourself. Independent team players who together want to make a difference to our customers and help improve our shipping industry.

Everything at S5 is new and we are open to any innovation or change which might benefit our customers. If you see a new opportunity, we will encourage you to seize it. We will also encourage you to grow along with us, with plenty of career opportunities and a strong focus on professional training.

From day one, you are an integral part of our team, both inside and outside the office. More than anything we need team spirit to realize our international ambitions. In a dynamic world, we aim to grow fast. To become the best because only the best will do!

Expecting the unexpected?

For our team in Rotterdam, S5 is looking for a:

Sales Manager

Job Description
In this role you will develop and implement sales activity plans in the area of responsibility, including business development. You are responsible for empowering and spreading the S5 vision, discovering new clients and building a solid relationship with the existing ones. Last but not least you won't settle for less than maintaining high service regarding sales and expanding the opportunities for S5.

  • Participate in setting the sales strategy of S5 North Europe;
  • Prepare and implement sales activities plans in area in line with sales strategy and sales vision of S5 North Europe;
  • Responsible for the sales budget for customers within the region;
  • Reporting and review of the sales performance to ensure we meet sales targets (monthly, quarterly and annually);
  • Prospect and build sales pipeline within the area;
  • Ensure sales leads are identified and progressed along sales pipeline;
  • Identify, develop, negotiate and close new business opportunities;
  • Work closely with client managers within the area to grow existing business organically;
  • Arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect new business (business development);
  • Arrange and represent S5 on trade exhibitions and other events within the area along with the Marketing departement.
The Sales team is based in Rotterdam and regionally responsible for sales within Europe.

Taking initiative
Able to work within an international environment and willingness to travel internationally on a regular basis 
Meets our core values: Service, Innovation, Integrity and No-Nonsense.

Education & experience
  • Have a degree in Shipping, Commerce or Business Management;
  • You have 5-10 years’ experience in a similar role;
  • You have a proven track record of success in the shipping business;
  • Have good knowledge of Dutch and English, both verbally and in writing;
Our offer
S5 offers a challenging job with good opportunities to develop yourself within a growing international and professional environment.

Salary and other benefits
Competitive salary
Personal development and training opportunities
Mobile phone
Pension, contribution to health insurance, travel expenses, etc.

Yes, I want this job
We invite you to apply! Please send us your CV and cover letter. In this cover letter let us know why you want to work for S5 and why you think you are suitable for this position. Do you have any questions regarding this position, please feel free to contact our Human Resources department at +31(0)10 506 20 00.

More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Sales - Account Management
Industry / Industries Maritime
Region Netherlands
Keywords Sales, Shipping, Agency, Account Manager, Relatiebeheer, Agentschap, Haven, Marketing, Commercie,

Contact information

Name Sophia Griffioen