Inside Sales Manager (Based in the Netherlands)

(Based the Netherlands)

The Inside Sales Manager leads a team of Inside Sales Representatives (12 employees) who are responsible for quoting activities, developing new prospects and interacting with existing customers to increase the sales of our company’s products and services. During an average day, the Inside Sales Manager reviews the KPI’s and results of the previous work day. Based on this information, he or she assigns actions and tasks to the individual team members. Hereafter, the Inside Sales Manager responds to emails and works on ongoing innovation/ improvement projects. In the afternoon, the manager has brief 1-1 meetings with the individual team members.


We are looking for a manager with strong people skills who has the ability to steer commercially drive the team members and ensuring they continuously and proactively approach our customers before and after quoting. This candidate will stimulate collaboration within the team  to ensure the team acts like a single unit marching in the same direction. Moreover, the manager embraces change and has the ability to ensure the team members respond positively and efficiently in unity.

The Inside Sales Manager reports into the Director of Sales.


Within this position you:

  • are responsible for planning and implementing sales activities to meet company targets, maintain profitability, establish customer relationships, and work towards growth and the continuous improvement of all aspects of the Inside Sales function. 
  • support the strategic vision and goals of our company and ensure that the Inside Sales strategy is well-communicated;
  • ensure employee performance outcomes and behavior are in alignment;
  • champion individual professional development within the team and make time to mentor;
  • empower the team with what they need to complete their daily tasks via servant leadership principles; and
  • ensure there is proper and complete communication between internal team members and external stakeholders.




Our ideal candidate

  • has a bachelor degree or similar level due to work experience within the industry and other professional (business) training;
  • has 2-3 Years leadership experience, leading a multi-cultural team;
  • has 5 Years of related sales experience in an international trade organization, experience in technical sales, preferably has Aviation Industry knowledge;
  • is generally proficient with ERP Software and Salesforce or Similar CRM Applications;
  • has great rapport building skills and relationship management skills;
  • has extensive experience in Consultative Selling;
  • Has fluent Dutch and English written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.


We offer

  • a challenging and dynamic (international) environment where you can develop yourself depending on your ambitions & interests;
  • fulltime employment in Alphen aan den Rijn;
  • a market conform salary + 8% holiday allowance;
  • a pension scheme;
  • a profit sharing plan;
  • a phantom stock option plan;
  • travel cost allowance;
  • 28 holidays or more;
  • access to a fantastic e-learning system.


Response to this vacancy

Are you excited by this job opportunity? Please respond to this job opening by submitting your CV and letter of motivation by e-mail before the 28th of September 2018 FAO the Human Resource Department, For more information, please contact Arne Daudeij, Director of Sales +31 172 449705 or Suzanne Sepers, HR +31 172 449721. An aptitude and/or ability tests may be part of the selection procedure.



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