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Account Manager France

Posted 15 Jul 2024
Work experience
2 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
French (Fluent)

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Are you the eager commercial star to boost our sales?

Join our team as Account Manager France and you’ll step into our exciting world of poultry processing systems and solutions. Never a dull moment! You’ll be Marel’s closest contact to our customers; you get to interact with them one-on-one, in person, at exhibitions, demos or other occasions. This allows you to analyze their needs and offer them the best possible solutions. That’s because you understand all relevant details of the customers process and of Marel’s top-notch solutions.

Marel’s and our commitment to sustainability and inclusion make for a pleasant environment that stimulates you to develop yourself. Are you prepared to take a deep dive into our poultry processing universe and acquire the knowledge and abilities you need to hit your sales targets? Then look no further – this job will fulfill your expectations and goals.

Who we are

Marel is the leading global provider of advanced processing systems and services to the poultry, meat and fish industries. In partnership with the most forward-thinking food processors in the world, Marel is transforming the way food is processed. Our vision is of a world where quality food is produced sustainably and affordably. Our team comprises more than 7,500 employees worldwide, offices and subsidiaries in 32 countries across six continents, and a network of more than 100 agents and distributors.

Main Tasks

  • Be the customer advocate and trusted advisor for the customer in their focus market
  • Optimize customer relationships by building trust through frequent customer visits and communications
  • Meet the agreed financial targets effectively and efficiently through proactive sales of stand-alone machines
  • Analyze customer performance and needs, identify opportunities and translate this into proposals for solutions to the customer
  • Work closely together with the sales front office in the region and sales back office to manage the business with the customer and drive customer satisfaction
  • Analyze customer data, technical market data and competitor data and translate this information into valuable feedback for the service organization and other relevant functions within Marel
  • Manage and maintain pipeline of opportunities, their status, and follow up activities, as it relates to customers
  • Maintain strong customer focus to ensure outstanding customer experience, thus securing the organization’s goals for growth, sales, and profit and efficient service delivery and utilization
  • Travel frequently within the region, and internationally as and when required.

Skills and Abilities

  • Proven sales and negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A naturally outgoing individual with a profound ability to interact with customers and teams alike.
  • Ability to build lasting relationships with the clients.
  • Understanding of customer experience scores, and be able to translate that into feedback to the organization and react accordingly
  • A customer and service minded self-starting individual, who can manage time effectively and achieve agreed goals.
  • Analytic, organized, goal oriented and result driven
  • Sales experience B2B
  • Excellent skills in written and verbal English and French
  • Experience with and comfort working in a multi-cultural, multi-discipline organization is an advantage

What we offer ?

Working at Marel means working at a multinational with many chances to develop yourself, take responsibility, and show initiative. We offer an exciting job with a representative base salary, attractive secondary benefits in an international atmosphere that supports the company’s vision, and exhibit Marel’s core values of Unity, Innovation, and Excellence:

We are in the business of transformation, innovation and inspiration. We provide software, machinery, systems and solutions that help food processors gain a competitive edge and make the most of cutting edge technology such as digitization, automation and robotics. Driven by a passion for meeting the growing demand for quality protein, we create groundbreaking solutions that benefit the global population.

Active in 40 countries
1,800 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 35 years