Export Manager Footwear


Job Description Export Manager Footwear

In this fantastic opportunity as an International Account Manager you get the ultimate chance to grow within this ambitious and growing company! You will be responsible for managing international accounts, maintaining long term relationships, maximizing sales opportunities and generating new business. Does this sounds like an interesting opportunity to you? Please read the following!

Main tasks and responsibilities of the Export Manager:

  • You will approach potential relationships with the aim of optimizing and increasing the turnover targets
  • Monitor developments in the client market, activities of competitors and customer needs
  • Together with your manager you will formulate and then implement sales strategies to further develop new and existing markets (Global except Benelux, DACH and the USA)
  • You actively travel and visit the clients you work with, be present at exhibitions, visit stores and other branche specific events

Company Profile

This company is a Dutch wholesale company that operates in footwear market since the 80's. They design, manufactures and distributes fashionable shoes for women, men and kids. They service footwear, fashion retailers and private label partners in more than 50 countries worldwide and have more than 30 years of experience with the footwear business. Design, purchasing, sales, logistics and marketing are managed from their Dutch head office, the production is outsourced internationally, in which they are closely involved. Besides their own brandsthey distribute also licensing brands. Within this company you will work with a young and driven team. Their culture can be described as informal, customer-oriented, dynamic, ambitious and no-nonsense. They value people who work hard, are flexible and have a hands-on mentality.

Job Criteria Export Manager Footwear

  • A Bachelor’s degree or similar
  • At least 5 years work experience in a successful international sales position within the Footwear industry
  • Excellent Dutch and English communication skills, all other languages are a plus
  • Good knowledge and skills of MS Office
  • You have a Driving License B
  • High personal impact, drive, resilience and calmness under pressure
  • Excellent team working and developing abilities
  • Strong listening and negotiation skills
  • Outstanding social, communication and interpersonal skills & multicultural understanding
  • Determine client needs and deliver custom mader solutions
  • Strong analytically with organizational and planning skills
  • You are willing to travel frequently, approx. 50% of your time (international)
  • You live and breathe fashion and can tell us all about it!

Fulltime position


North Brabant

Contact person

Ananda Erich

Ananda Erich
Ananda Erich
Phone +31 (06) 2935 3482
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