Salesperson - Bleiswijk

On behalf of Hoogsteder B.V., the Greenery B.V. is looking for a

Salesperson - Bleiswijk

Hoogsteder Groenten en Fruit B.V., a subsidiary of The Greenery, aims to secure its position as The Greenery's fruit and vegetables specialist in Southern Europe. Since its foundation in 1952, the company has garnered great success in Southern Europe, mostly because its employees are fluent in French and Italian and intimately familiar with the local culture. The young Hoogsteder team stands out due to its high level of flexibility, its innovative way of thinking and its focus on customer satisfaction and quality. Hoogsteder supplies its wares to parties including well-known French and Italian retailers such as Carrefour and Auchan, and works closely with Greenery Italia and E. van den Berg & Zoon (specialist for accounts in Switzerland). From its Bleiswijk branch, Hoogsteder also trades with the Middle East and overseas areas.

De functie

Within the portfolio, the Salesperson will be responsible for establishing (outreach) and maintaining relationships with customers through, for instance, customer visits. These activities will take place on the French market, where the Salesperson will have a free role. Furthermore, the Salesperson will engage in negotiations, as well as draw up contracts and set sales prices in consultation with customers. Finally, a key aspect of the role will be to analyse trends, competitors and developments regarding both suppliers and customers from the perspective of the portfolio.

Team & Organisatie

As a Salesperson, you will be part of a commercial team of eight employees under the supervision of the Senior Account Manager. Hoogsteder Groenten en Fruit B.V. is an organisation with short lines of communication that grants its employees considerable responsibility and freedom.

Voor wie is dit interessant?

Hoogsteder Groenten en Fruit B.V. is looking for an independent Salesperson with at least two years' experience in sales and/or the fruit and vegetables sector. You are commercially driven and think in terms of opportunities and possibilities. Furthermore, you have a flexible attitude and are highly resilient to stress and a hectic working environment.

Additionally, you should:
  • have completed a study programme at senior secondary vocational or higher professional education level, preferably in the field of Commercial Economy and/or Wholesale;
  • have a strong affinity with the cultivation of and trade in fruit and vegetables;
  • understand that fresh fruit and vegetables require quick thinking and swift action;
  • have a good command of French and English, which is a must considering the international market. A good command of Dutch is a plus.

Wat bieden wij?

You will gain work experience in a dynamic business. You will engage in challenging and varying activities in a pleasant and collegial working environment. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.