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Account Manager DACH

2+ years
Rotterdam | 07 feb

Job description

As an Account Manager DACH, you work on expanding the business of VS Food Sales in the German market, with a particular focus on further growth in the retail market. Johnny Doodle's chocolate is already on the shelves and it's up to you to generate more sales in this market. You are also responsible for the introduction of new brands. Your customer portfolio consists of a mix of large and small organizations in food and non-food retail and wholesale. In this role you take the lead in further expanding the collaboration with existing and new customers. In addition, you will also pioneer with the products at drugstores and in the catering industry. At first, you will spend 80 percent of your time acquiring new customers and 20 percent investing in the relationship with existing customers. In addition to the German market, you expand the business in Austria and Switzerland. VS Food Sales is looking for an energetic and results-oriented Account Manager DACH, fluent in German, who will proactively expand the business.

The organisation offers

  • Generating new business in the German market with a lot of responsibility and freedom
  • Frequent travels to the DACH countries, at least 2 weeks per month
  • Working with an A-brand portfolio at a super ambitious and very enterpreneurial player
  • A compact, hands-on and ambitious team that likes to work together and loves food
  • Full-time position (hybrid work options) with good career opportunities
  • Joint lunches, drinks and a chocolate package for the holidays and your birthday

Candidate profile

  • 2+ years of relevant sales experience in FMCG and/or with an A-brand
  • Good understanding of the German language and business culture
  • Passion for food and travel
  • Results-driven and customer focused, good at business and relationship building
  • Enterpreneurial, sales driven, winning mentality, guts
  • Strong communication skills, proactive, independent, connector, team player
  • Good understanding of the English language


  • An Account Manager who wants to independently expand the business in this market and is fluent in German
  • A candidate who loves to travel, stands their ground, and has a passion for A-brands and food. You know how to create new business


About the organisation

VS Food Sales produces great food for consumers. It all started with the chunky chocolate from the Johnny Doodle brand in 2015, but more brands will follow soon. In addition, the organization produces all kinds of delicious chocolate and confectionery products as a private label. They are already on the shelves in the Netherlands and the goal is now to conquer the world.

Read more about VS Food Sales

“This role is perfect for a results-oriented account manager who will further expand the business in the DACH countries.”
Indra Stas
Head of Sales

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