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European Account Executive

NEW VACANCY! (PK6644)

EUROPEAN ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

NETHERLANDS

Between €30K and €40K (Experience Dependant)

Our Client is a global manufacturer and supplier of a wide range of packaging products

They are currently looking to recruit European Account Executive to join their team, you will be based in the Netherlands and have a solid print background, a knowledge of blown film / flexible packaging would be advantageous but not essential.

The Role:

  • Operate as a point of contact for assigned accounts.
  • Make sure clients receive requested products and services.
  • Communicate client needs and demands to management.
  • Coordinate with staff members working on the same account to ensure consistent service.
  • Collaborate with local sales teams to reach prospective clients.
  • Support local sales teams with local projects.
  • Maintain accurate records relating to individual projects.
  • Works closely with all production sites and customers to provide forecasts and reports.
  • Provides assistance to production sites with regards to stock management.
  • Prepare briefs for quotation and assist with subsequent cost analysis and bid preparation.
  • Communicate regularly with the European sales team and the sister companies to ensure good information and work flow.
  • Maintain accurate records using the agreed systems and ensure all customer files are well organised.
  • Develop products according to customer needs.
  • Execute and monitor projects, ensuring key milestones are achieved on time.
  • Manage the creation and maintenance of packaging / labelling artwork and specifications. Co-ordinate sampling with production sites and submit samples for approval, once they have been carefully checked.
  • Maintain a library of approved samples.
  • Liaise closely with artworkers and designers, as well as with all production sites.
  • Liaise closely with all customers (retailers, manufacturers, agents and buying offices).
  • Work closely with all production sites and customers to provide forecasts and reports.
  • Assist production sites with production planning and stock management.
  • Provide new project briefs to the relevant production sites.
  • Help with the ongoing management of new and established projects.
  • Coordinate with external suppliers for European projects.

Skills and Experience

  • Reasonable level of packaging knowledge / experience (products, technology, market).
  • Good project management skills.
  • Sales focussed.
  • Fluent English language skills.
  • Conscientious with accurate attention to detail.
  • Excellent team working skills, essential in a global business
  • Self-motivated, organised and able to prioritise in a multi-task environment.
  • Ability to work proactively and on own initiative and actively solve problems when needed.
  • IT literate (MS Office applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, the internet).
  • Commitment to, and empathy with, the aims and objectives of the group.
  • Flexibility - willingness to travel both in EU and further afield if required.
  • Current driving licence.
  • Able to manage own time effectively to ensure the smooth running of accounts.

European Account Executive

North Brabant
Permanent, Full Time
no work experience required
High school

Published on 22 Dec 2020

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