French Speaking Sales Representative

French Speaking Sales Representative

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    5 months ago

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French Speaking Sales Representative
Salary: Competitive + Benefits package
Location: Devon
Type: Permanent
Job Ref: SM15804
Language Recruitment Services (LRS) is currently urgently seeking an experienced and motivated French Speaking Export Sales Representative to join their client. You will need excellent communication skills as well as well-honed sales skills in order to succeed in this role, working for the export department of a large and multinational manufacturing company. 
Working with the Director and as part of the Export sales team you will be responsible for the French, Swiss, Luxembourg and Belgian markets. You will be establishing and maintaining sales targets with the view to maintaining client relationships long term.
Duties of the French Speaking Sales Representative:
Research, develop and maintain a rapport with new and existing dealer networks in the above key markets 
Identify customers who are not performing and establish relaunches of sales
Dealing with queries from clients and ensuring that they have received excellent customer service
Dealing with written communications to distributors and new potential clients
Meeting clients face to face 
Ensuring merchandising techniques are being used efficiently
Providing feedback to Customer Service, Marketing, Purchasing, and Production and Warehouse departments
Produce client reports
Attending exhibitions and helping with preparations for them
Following up on leads from exhibitions
Process personal expenses on a monthly basis
Maintaining of client files on in-house system
Requirements of the French Speaking Sales Representative:
An excellent level of French and English both written and spoken
Demonstrable previous sales experience
Strong commercial acumen and the ability to persuade and influence
Excellent prioritization skills.
Possess excellent communication skills and the ability to present products well and to train teams
Self-motivated closer
Ability to produce analyse data to produce sales reports
Flexibility to travel abroad and drive to visit customers and exhibitions 
Full clean driving license required
Strong MS Office skills.
This position involves a substantial amount of travel within the UK and Europe, candidates need to have a valid UK Driving license and need to be flexible about travel. Travel allowance provided.
Thank you for applying to Language Recruitment Services, the Language Recruitment Specialist with over 30 Years’ Experience in multilingual recruitment
Applications can only be accepted from individuals who are eligible to work in the UK.
We may not be able to reply to you due to the volume of applications received.
In the event there are no suitable roles available for you at the moment we may hold your details on our database and contact you in the future should a suitable vacancy arise.
LRS is An Equal Opportunities Employer.
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