SALES MANAGER BE/NL

Mechelen, Belgi√ę

Gili is looking for the perfect blend between drive, enthusiasm, and creativity to help expand our sales in this fast-growing market! 

You will be the face of Gili in Flanders & the Netherlands. Your main responsibility will be to develop the brand in your markets, identify new opportunities, and determine a business development strategy. By promoting Gili on the field, you will be responsible for expanding the current market as well as tapping into new possible markets. Next to that you will also maintain relationships with existing customers.

What clients will you focus on? In short: specialty stores and premium shops (retailers, concept stores, little chains, garden centers, etc.)

You will lead your own projects and join an enthusiastic team that will support you in creating the perfect work atmosphere. 

Customer Relationship
Personal Evolution
Autonomy
Administrative Work
Technical Expertise

Responsibilities

  • Represent¬†Gili¬†as a brand and product with a purpose¬†and guarantee optimal customer service, manage your customer database, and help determine a strategy for business development
  • Lead the entire sales cycle
  • Identifying new opportunities and sales markets & developing a strategy for aproaching them
  • Spotting market trends (and translating them into new propositions + developing these)
  • Besides generating new leads, you will care for our customers for upselling & relationship building
  • Build brand visibility & awareness via events, partnerships, fairs, tastings, etc.
  • Manage our ERP system to follow-up on leads and manage orders
  • Introduce new products to the market

Must Have

  • Bachelor Degree or Higher
  • Full profieciency in Dutch & English
  • Affinity with the Food & Beverage industry or passionate about lifestyle, organic, luxury products
  • Highly driven and autonomous (sense of ownership & independence)
  • You can drive a car full of Gili goodness
  • Strong interpersional skills: communication (you are a born sales man)

Nice to have

  • Sales experience (in the beverage industry)
  • Additional languages¬†is a plus
  • Structured
  • Energetic, driven, social¬†are just a few of your best known qualities.¬†You are highly enthusiastic, spontaneous and don‚Äôt take no for an answer.
  • You're brave enough to shot our elixir in one gulp or sniff our tea without sneezing

What's great about the job?

  • The¬†challenge to conquer the market for Gili and have a big impact on a young start-up!
  • Great¬†team of qualified people, in a friendly and open culture
  • No waste of time in enterprise processes, no rigid working hours
  • Flexible commercial job at a fast-growing start-up
  • Learning opportunities in Sales & Marketing
  • Real responsibilities and autonomy
  • An HQ¬†in Mechelen but also the possibility to work remotely.
  • Lots of free road trips across your markets (and more)
  • FriYAYs: exploring new recipes, including COCKTAILS, MOCKTAILS, POWER SMOOTHIES, and many more ways to finish Fridays in style¬†
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What We Offer


Each employee has a chance to see the impact of his/her work. You can make a real contribution to the success of Gili. 
Several activities are organized all over the year, to strengthen the team, better the workload, and optimize personal developement.

Perks

A full-time position
Attractive salary bonuses.

Trainings

Lot's of growing opportunities, responsibilities, and freedom.

FriYAYs

Finish your Friday in style with afterworks (& Gili drinks).

Eat & Drink

Lots of ginger juice and tea provided, next to coffee & water.

It only pays a pittance, but fame will follow if you succeed.