Are your drives to help others further, connect, commercial and conceptual thinking with dealers and end users? Then aply for the vacancy Salesmanager (international).
WHAT DO WE DO AT RIDDER?
At Ridder, we work together to create a sustainable agri-food sector. Worldwide. As a major player in the international horticultural sector, we create technical solutions that help growers produce food and flowers more sustainably. We are an innovative family business, in full development, ready with the knowledge and expertise of our 350 employees for all our customers, anywhere in the world.
YOUR ROLE WITHIN RIDDER
As Sales Manager, your focus includes the development of New Business and you play a key role in the further growth of our company and strengthening the relationship with our existing (international) customers. You do this by thinking from the market inwards. You represent Ridder’s total product portfolio. Ridder all the way. This is a full-time position (40 hours per week). You work together with other (international) Sales Managers and a (technical) inside sales team and product specialists who support you in helping the customer. In this role, you will report to the Sales Director EMEA.
Your account areas will be drawn up in consultation with you and the team, so that Ridder is represented internationally. The team consists of 4 Sales managers.
WHAT DO YOU BRING IN?
A completed HBO/University (Bsc/Msc) education (technical and/or commercial)
Affinity with technology and at least 5 years of relevant work experience.
A strong business instinct, perseverance, flexible and proactive attitude.
You have a good command of the English language, both orally and in writing. A second foreign language is an advantage (example: or French, or Spanish, or Arabic).
Project-based working, whereby you are able to define the right strategy from an open market.
Dedication, courage and a competitive attitude
You get energy from thinking along with relations, commerce and conceptual thinking
You are willing to travel internationally
WHAT DO YOU BRING EXTRA?
Preferably knowledge of the climate control product range, for example climate automation, drive systems and climate screens. Of course, we will teach you everything first!
Preferably you have a network in the horticultural sector.
YOU ARE SUCCESSFUL WHEN:
– Targets are met and challenges are solved.
– Budgets and plans are created, initiated and executed on time and in full.
– New relationships are established with Business Partners.
– Satisfied customers.
WHAT WILL YOU FIND AT RIDDER?
Working with top products and in a top sales team
Hybrid working (home/office)
Ample room for your vision and initiative
Attractive terms of employment including a company car and bonus scheme
A total of 29 days’ leave (full-time)
Based in Maasdijk or Harderwijk
Fancy telling stories about innovative technology and sustainable food production and continue to build the strong Knight brand together? Apply immediately by sending your CV and motivation to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit www.ridder.com or call Jeroen Heijkoop on 06-21128380.
RIDDERFACTS: Did you know that the Netherlands is the second largest exporting country of fruit and vegetables after the United States? The whole world looks at the Dutch agri-food sector, and the Dutch agri-food sector has a presence all over the world. Also, as a family-owned company, Ridder has seven offices on three continents.