C-level Executives

Sales Director Europe

business_center 12+ years
business Breda
calendar_month 9 april 2024
Sales Director Europe

The Sales Director Europe is at the forefront of shaping and executing a robust commercial strategy that aligns seamlessly with both regional and organizational objectives. Your primary responsibility entails overseeing the Commercial P&L for Europe, meticulously managing revenue, deal margins, expenses, and overall profitability. The role involves closely monitoring key performance indicators (KPIs) to drive sustainable growth and profitability, with the authority to implement necessary corrective measures, particularly in areas like claims and accounts receivable. Your acute awareness of market dynamics, customer demands, and competitive opportunities is fundamental in guiding strategic decision-making processes. You play a vital role in devising and implementing pricing strategies and customer engagement initiatives aimed at propelling Driscoll’s achievements. Driscoll’s is looking for an entrepreneurial and ambitious Sales Director Europe who can build and nurture strong relationships with key customers and distribution partners and who fosters the development of a high-performing commercial team.

  • A leading role in international sales, implementing and realising an ambitious growth strategy within the next years
  • Managing an international team of sales professionals
  • Implementing change and a brand-new strategy, setting the path to success
  • An impactful position at a leading international A-brand company operating in the fresh produce industry
  • Fulltime position, which involves a mixture of being at the office of Breda and some travelling

  • 12+ years of relevant (sales) experience in an international dynamic environment
  • Experience and knowledge of the fresh produce market
  • Excellent leadership skills and a track record in managing and coaching a large team of sales professionals
  • Outstanding negotiation and communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial, taking initiative, result oriented, ambitious, decision maker
  • Good command of English. Proficiency in German, Spanish or French would be a plus

  • Management and coaching
  • Entrepreneurship and commercial thinking
  • Vision and strategy
  • Networking and relationship building
  • Persuasiveness and impact
  • Results and quality orientation

Only the finest berries make it as a Driscoll’s berry. This international A-brand grows its own varieties of raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, and blackberries. Driscoll’s is a family-owned company that has been operating for over a hundred years. No two days are the same at the Breda head office and the young and dynamic team is hands-on, pragmatic and flexible.

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