OPDRACHT INGEVULD: Sales Manager @ PBM Express

Job description


For one of our clients, PBM Express, we are looking for a Sales Manager (M / V). A strong man or woman who, based on his or her network, experience or effort, really enters clients and knows how to move his or her people. He/she knows how to convert the energy of sales colleagues into a customer-oriented approach that really benefits the customer.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a Sales Manager who has an eye for developments in the market. The Sales Manager has made planning & organizing all activities to find these potential customers a second nature. He/she can anticipate setbacks but also sticks out his / her neck. We highly value entrepreneurship. With vision? Even better.

We are looking for a real leader who inspires the team of 2 Account Managers, 3 office staff and 2 agents by being an example. Someone who gives confidence by coaching the team. That gives room to the insights of the team but also requires commitment. We are looking for someone who wants to be responsible for his team. Finally, we expect super result-driven.


With 20 employees, PBM Express serves many customers in Europe, with the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain as the spearhead. The employees are driven, professional and have a lot of knowledge and experience. The client sees the employees as a force behind the success and the growth achieved. In addition, there are well-organized processes, but also supported data, which support this.

PBM Express has in recent years developed into a major player in the European market for "licensed merchandise" and is an official distributor of various brands. The market for licensed merchandise is growing but is constantly changing. The client must constantly respond to this by finding new products and developing new services and using new channels. Space has been created in the commercial team. This requires a new Commercial Leader who can provide the team with new insights, inspire and motivate. This can ensure that the challenges for the team remain real challenges.

What is your background?

  • A completed HBO education (or at least HBO + work and thinking level)
  • At least 10 years of demonstrable leadership and sales experience. If that is in our industry, or an adjacent industry, then that is an advantage.
  • The Netherlands, Germany, Belgium & Luxembourg as a working area, experience in that environment is an advantage.
  • Stayer on the roll but not someone who fits the store
  • Coaching skills
  • Positive persuasiveness and effective negotiation and closing techniques
  • Solid connecting force and high sharpness on results
  • A good dose of ambition, drive, perseverance and commercially intuitive
  • A healthy dose of humor and team spirit
  • You bring structure and independence to your work
  • Strong analytical skills and creativity in solving complex customer questions


PBM Express is located in Dordrecht. Your field of work is Europe, with the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, Italy and Spain as spearhead.

What does the client offer you?

A challenging job with lots of room for initiative and independence in a dynamic customer environment. And a lot of responsibility for the result and the team. Of course, there is also something in return. You can count on an extensive package of employment conditions, including:

  • An excellent salary of a maximum of € 6,500 per month and a result-dependent bonus.
  • Telephone, Laptop
  • 25 vacation days
  • Pension plan
  • Travel allowance at € 0.19 / km, also for commuting, provided that 15 km or more
  • Space for personal development and growth

What is the procedure?

After a successful introduction to the recruiter, you have at least 2 conversations with the client. A possible assessment can be part of the procedure.

Are you this Sales manager?

Please contact Sven Fremeijer sven@accelerationgroup.nl or 0631932830

Job requirements

What do we expect from you?

The "sheep with the 5 legs" does not exist, but the point is that you largely recognize yourself in the profile outlined:

  • Daily management of the commercial department (7 FTE)
  • Customer responsibility for the large accounts
  • Vision and goal orientation
  • Result counts, people even more.
  • Interested in data, and translate this into information
  • Connecting the triangle: the sales team - customers - the organization
  • Creativity with regard to finding new opportunities ("out of the box", if necessary)
  • Developing and implementing a Development, Retention and Acquisition plan with associated costs and revenues.
  • Proactive attitude for generating leads, qualifying and converting leads
  • Adjust and optimize the above point based on developments and results
  • Foreman in contracting assignments
  • Responsible for fitting the assignments within the internal procedures
  • Active forecasting