Sales Manager

We are looking for an experienced Sales Manager to develop our business. We operate in a competitive environment, so we are looking for a strong professional with a winner’s mentality. You are constantly looking for the next opportunity, while building strong relationships with our clients at multi-level. Your experience in solution selling with a consultative approach helps you to be successful and you are able to turn each opportunity into a success. To always be there for our clients, consumers and colleagues we will need you to travel frequently within Japan.

Your team and responsibilities

  • Develop new business within the assigned country and grow the current client portfolio within the food retail industry and drive sales according to strategy and budget;
  • Continuously identify, create structured plans and execute sales activities to achieve sales forecasts and net margin targets for the region;
  • Create strong relationships at multi-level within the client’s organization and be able to successfully turn this into a strategic long-term partnership at the highest level;
  • Support the Sales Director with negotiations and sell-through of client programmes;
  • Liaising closely with multiple teams to ensure consistency and continuity in the delivery of loyalty programmes.


Requirements

What qualities do you bring?

  • Bachelor/ University degree;
  • Entrepreneurial Sales Manager with 5+ years of experience in solution selling and consultancy. It is an advantage if you have experience within the loyalty, (food) retail and/ or FMCG industry in an international environment;
  • Proven track record in successful new business development due to your consultative approach with a focus on clients and consumers;
  • Excellent communication, presentation and advisory skills – Fluent in English and Japanese
  • Opportunistic personality with great problem-solving skills and a persistent and persuasive approach;
  • Self-motivated professional with a winner’s mentality;
  • Hands-on approach, take initiative and driven to go the extra mile;
  • Constantly challenge yourself and your colleagues to deliver the best results and be a reliable partner;
  • Willing to travel frequently.

Interpersonal Competencies

  • Charismatic, well presented and articulate
  • Likable/Fun to work with - able to rally people
  • Tenacious, quick learner, self-motivated
  • Strong integrity, always striving for excellence
  • Collaborative team player with an ability to work autonomously
  • Confidence, passion and the determination to succeed within a fast-paced organization

What do we offer?

Are you up for the challenge? BrandLoyalty wants you to have fun in your work, contribute to our growth and share the successes with your team/company. This is just a short list of what BrandLoyalty can offer you:

  • Happy people: happy colleagues, happy customers, happy clients!
  • Personal & professional development opportunities within a multinational growth business.
  • Work a team with 50+ nationalities in over 55 countries around the world.
  • Part of a Fortune 500 company

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