Midocean has been one of the leading wholesalers in the European premiums, promotional products, textile and business gift market for more than 50 years. More than 10.000 distributors worldwide trust midocean to ship, within 48 hours, their customers’ favourite gifts and promotional items, including their personalized message, in time for their event or campaign. Quality and safety have always been and are very prominent in our organization.
With almost 1.000 employees, the company is represented throughout the world by regional sales offices, an Asian procurement team and a Polish printing & logistics facility. Midocean’s head office is located in Ede in the Netherlands.
Country Manager UK/Ireland Haydn Willetts: “Due to our continued dramatic growth over the last two years we are looking for someone to join the UK/ Irish team who has commercial flair and a natural sales ability. In addition excellent verbal and written skills, as well as being a team player, are a must to ensure optimal service for our customers and help us to realise our ambitious goals”.
About our sales department
The Sales departments for the Benelux, UK, Ireland and Export Markets are located at our headquarters in Ede. Under the leadership of the Country Managers and Customer Care Manager, they are responsible for the entire sales process.
About the job
The Inside Sales Representative is a key position within our UK team with the responsibility to successfully advise, deliver our products and services to our customers (distributors/resellers) and contribute to the realization of our ambitious growth targets.
You will be in close contact with international customers and colleagues from our printing and logistic departments, by phone and email, to ensure an optimal on time and accurate service is provided. Your service consists of an accurate, professional and speedy response to all quotation requests and tenders and the swift resolution of any issues that may arise. A ‘can do’ and positive attitude is vital, as is the ability to integrate into a team environment.
In addition, you will also approach selected customers proactively by phone and email to advise and educate them as to what a strong supply partner we can be. Introducing them to products and services they do not currently purchase or are not aware of. We need to make sure that our customers know that we are very competitive in price and offer quick and efficient service. We would like you to act with a non-aggressive sales approach and commercial flair. Winning the customer’s confidence, understanding their needs and requirements and recommending the right product or service to fulfill those needs will lead to success and growth in sales with the customers targeted.
We also encourage candidates with the ambition to work and grow towards an International Sales Representative role to apply.
· Educated to MBO+ or bachelor level, preferably in a commercial direction
· Minimum of 3-year relevant working experience in an international environment
· Fluent in English, both written and spoken. Native level is preferred. Dutch is a plus
· Proactive, customer focused and service oriented
· Flexible, able to prioritize and cope with pressure
· Not afraid to pick up the telephone and call proactively
· Knowledge of MS Office, knowledge of SAP is beneficial
· Immediate start preferred.
We offer you a challenging and exciting job in an enthusiastic team and pleasant working environment with a competitive salary, attractive bonus scheme, good pension scheme and 28 holidays per year.
Please send your CV and covering letter, preferably by email to our HR department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about this position, please contact Neel de Wijs, HR Consultant on telephone number 0342-426905.
Please note: Acquisition regarding this vacancy is not appreciated.