πŸ“£ A bit about the role  

In this role you will be part of the founding team for the BeNeLux. This means that you will work with a team of other mission-driven people to set-up and run the business first in the Netherlands, and later Belgium and Luxembourg. You will build a team and convince people to become our beloved customers.

We are looking for a hungry and ambitious candidate who is ready to take on the responsibility for our Direct Sales activities in the Benelux. The sales manager will be responsible to deliver on an ambitious growth plan, and play a leading role in our expansion to the Benelux.

Direct sales (face-to-face) plays a huge role in the UK growth mix, and we are looking to build a team of Brand Ambassadors that can not only achieve big numbers, but represent the brand in the best possible light in the Netherlands as well, either in-house or by partnering with agencies.

In this role, you can expect to… 

  • Build and develop your own team of Brand Ambassadors.
  • Be an inspirational leader that is looking to build something special.
  • Work directly with the Country manager to achieve ambitious growth targets.
  • Own and optimise your metrics beyond sales.
  • Put the customer first, ensuring every customer leaves with a smile on their face.

You will report to the Country Manager directly, and will have a dotted line to our Head of Sales in the UK.

πŸ‘‹ A bit about you:

  • 3-7 years experience in (direct) sales & sales training 
  • A proven track record leading  and developing a team with 5+ members, and successfully helping them grow
  • Reporting comes as second nature to you - excellent excel/google sheets skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills. feeling comfortable talking to all members of the internal business and customers. 
  • Remain calm under pressure, and are someone the team looks to for advice when times get tough.
  • Have a passion for dogs 

🐢 A bit about us from our founders Dave & Kev:

 πŸ™ŒA bit about what we offer.

  • Equity option package
  • 25 days holiday and an additional day for every year of service
  • €500 personal learning & development budget
  • Butternut Box employee discount.
  • Flexible working hours and work from home options
  • Friday drinks & monthly team socials (even remotely...)
  • The oppawtunity to help dogs live healthier and happier lives.

❗️A few things to note: 

  • Butternut Box is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity and inclusion. We welcome people of different nationalities, backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives.
  • We're not afraid of putting extra weight on candidates from underrepresented groups. We want strong, diverse teams built from different backgrounds, experiences, and identities. We're ready for the ongoing work that goes into building an inclusive, supportive place for you to do the best work of your career.
  • We are not looking for external agency support with this role.

 

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