Senior Sales Consultant - German-speaking (Freelancer)

🏆 6+ years of xp • 💰 based on contract / year • 🚀 DE, Leipzig • 🗣 German + English • 📅 ASAP

Key Facts

  • The company: producer of customized plant-fiber packaging solutions.
  • Your profile: experienced freelance sales consultant.
  • Your mission: grow the portfolio of clients in Germany.

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Job Details & Company Facts

Who will you be working for?

Our partner is a company that designs and produces customized plant-fiber solutions to replace plastic based food packaging.

Their mission: replace single-use plastic food packaging with 100% compostable products.


What is this job about?

In this position as Sales Consultant your goal is to generate new sales opportunities and build a great network of distributors on the German market.

On a daily basis, you talk to potential clients via LinkedIn, phone, emails, etc. and build strong relationships with them.

Your challenges

  • Drive new business opportunities across Germany
  • Develop a sales strategy for the German market
  • Identify, target, and establish new accounts through cold-calling, networking, etc.
  • Generate a high-value pipeline through strategic and targeted prospecting
  • Connect with food service packaging distributor and nurture these relationships
  • Negotiate with your prospects, tell them about your product, and close the deal
  • Manage leads and provide great customer experience
  • Prepare offers and follow up on your clients/projects
  • Develop and reinforce the company's position on the German market
  • Develop a business plan to meet or exceed sales, marketing, and customer satisfaction objectives
  • Provide innovative solutions to meet and exceed expectations

After 4-6 months you will be in charge of hiring and managing a team to help you grow the business!


Who is this job made for?

This job is especially great for self employed sales consultants looking for a job opportunity that doesn't take 100% of their time.


What do you need to apply?

  • Language skills: proficient level in German & English
  • 2+ years of experience in sales
  • 6+ years of experience working with restaurants or distributors
  • Recent experience in the food packaging industry
  • Great communication & listening skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Driving licence and own car
  • Great knowledge of the Office pack
  • High interest in ecology and eco friendly products
  • Ability to work with a self-employed/freelance contract
  • Willingness to work at least 3 days with the company

Working mindset

  • Organized & autonomous
  • Goal-oriented & responsible
  • Energetic & flexible

And if you already have experience in sustainable packaging you are the perfect fit!

Important: For this position you need to live in Germany.


Are you ready to start a new project and help the environment? It's time to apply! Or tell a friend about this position :).