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Sales & Accountmanager Events

Posted 19 May 2024
Work experience
3 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
€3,130 - €3,700 per month
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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VIV is the worldwide top brand within VNU Exhibitions/Jaarbeurs (Vakbeurs Innovatieve Veehouderij). The brand is an absolute leader internationally in the field of livestock farming and the production of egg, meat, fish and milk. The portfolio currently consists of the following trade fairs: the international Flagships VIV Europe, VIV Asia, VIV MEA, VIV Africa and the "nationals" VIV Select China, VIV Turkey and ILDEX.. In addition to this, new industry sectors are being developed, such as AgriBITs and Horti Agri Next. All is combined in the VIV online platform, which engages the global network 24/7. In Utrecht VNU Exhibitions is the international branch of Jaarbeurs. In addition VNU has offices in Bangkok and Shanghai.

What are you going to do

In the office in Utrecht, which is your regular place of employment, you will find yourself in a challenging environment where no two days are the same. You are responsible for sales, relationship management and acquisition. You keep abreast of developments in international livestock farming and both traditional/alternative protein production. You recruit prospects and help existing customers make connections with their target group. Connections that have content and contribute maximally to the success of their company or organization. Whether the solution is physical, digital or cross-media. You have a lot of contact in the market with strategic partners and of course your customers, who you also visit abroad.

The Sales & Account Manager VIV Worldwide at Jaarbeurs is constantly looking for commercial opportunities, is customer and result-oriented and an expert in relationship management. You are also proactive and a professionally focused business partner who has a solution orientated mind when it comes to cross-selling our products.

Desired skills and experience

  • Way of working & thinking at Higher professional education (hbo) level
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a commercial environment
  • You naturally have the following competencies: customer focus, initiative, persuasiveness, result orientation and commercial action
  • Excellent command of the English language in speech and writing
  • Ability to travel occasionally
  • Knowledge of international agribusiness is not a must but an advantage

Our offer to you

In addition to this varied and challenging job, Jaarbeurs offers:

  • A good salary between €3.130 and €3.700 per month, depending on your knowledge and expertise
  • A top location. Jaarbeurs is located directly at Utrecht Central with a shopping mall attached
  • 27 vacation days per annum with a full-time appointment
  • 8% holiday pay and a pension scheme
  • A position at a company with great development capacity for over 100 years
  • Plenty of room for creativity, knowledge sharing and new initiatives and ideas
  • An informal work atmosphere with cozy drinks in our own bar and endless lunch options
  • Good secondary conditions such as laptop, telephone, access to several Jaarbeurs’ events
  • Travel allowance: including public transport 100% reimbursed and the option to lease a bicycle
  • Opportunity to work from home in consultation with manager

Bij Jaarbeurs draait het om waardevolle ontmoetingen, zowel offline op de vele events als online op onze digitale platformen. Wij geloven in de kracht van echte aandacht. We doen het voor de succesvolle deals, knappe ideeën, knetterende energie en blije mensen. We willen blijven groeien. En daar kom jij in beeld.

Active in 3 countries
300 employees
50% men - 50% women
Average age is 37 years