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Laake Equestrian Construction Systems is a manufacturer of high quality construction products for primarily equestrian applications. For more than 75 years Laake has been synonymous with quality in equestrian sports. All our products are individually customized and manufactured in Germany. We sell through sales partners around the world. The company is based in 49770 Herzlake, Germany and belongs to the international Berkshire Hathaway group form the USA.

We are seeking to expand our team of committed professionals and are looking for a

International Sales Manager (m/f)

Your Tasks:

  • Sales responsibility in the background of project oriented sales.
  • Represent the company with potential customers, sales partners and at exhibitions, fairs and horse events.
  • Processing of projects from quotation through to contracting.
  • Close collaboration with architects, building firms and contractors.
  • Performing negotiation discussions with potential customers and sales partners.
  • Initiating and maintaining long-term, culturally appropriate and ethically sound business relationships.

Your Profile:
  • Technical undergraduate or graduate, preferably in construction or architecture.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in international B2C sales, ideally in the sale of technical products in the project business.
  • Technical expertise ideally from the building industry, preferably in real estate or construction.
  • Experience in project management and good business skills to sell based on quantified benefit arguments.
  • Used to introduce and sell new product solutions to market.
  • Experience to negotiate to achieve long-term value maximization, in a structured and result-oriented manner.
  • Assertive and secure communication level.
  • Completely reliable, committed above average and very independent but remain a team player who operates flexible.
  • Solid working experience of the marketing tool box.
  • Proficient in German and English both orally and in writing.

We look forward to receiving your curriculum vitae (preferably by e-mail) with your salary expectations and your earliest possible starting date to the following address:

Laake Equestrian Construction Systems
Mr. Wilko van Kampen
Industriestraße 7
D-48465 Schüttorf
Tel.: +49 5923 / 98832-0

  • Recognition of customer needs and the consequent presentation of optimal solutions.
  • Support of sales evaluations and statistics.
  • Close collaboration with internal Engineering, Project Management and Technical Services.
  • Develop and manage direct and indirect sales.
  • Exploration of the competitive environment.
  • Support and execution of our sales strategies and marketing strategy.

Your Characteristics:
  • Pleasant, stable and genuine personality.
  • Self-motivated, self-driven, self-directed.
  • Able to work in a small and flexible team.
  • Analytical skills
  • Attached to work details.
  • Well-structured with a can-do work attitude.
  • Mobile and ready to travel internationally.