Marine Coatings Sales Executive, Cote d'Azur France

Location Nicey Sur Aire
Salary €35K - €40k basic; €50K OTE
Job type Permanent
Discipline Sales and Marketing
Reference J7781
Sales Executive, Marine Coatings - South of France

A leading distributor of marine coatings are looking to hire an experienced Sales Executive to increase the sales and distribution of of their products in France.

This leading distributor specialises in particular in the distribution of marine paints, coatings and cleaning products; as well as engine and mechanical parts.

They are looking to hire an experienced Sales person to promote one specific (market leader globally) brand of paints and coatings for boats.

This role will require extensive travel throughout France and neighbouring countries; and a presence will be required at certain international fairs including Monaco and METS (when the fairs return).

It is ESSENTIAL that this person is fluent at a business level in French.

The ideal person will have a sales orientated mentality with a proven skill set and track record of creating, selling and closing new business.

They must be hands on and be happy to get under a boat to demontrate how to apply products to boats.

They will be a results orientated self starter, excellent networker, enjoy customer service and have a proven track record (minimum two years experience) of sales into the leisure marine sector including yards, marinas, distributors, manufacturers etc.

This person MUST have experience of selling into the marine sector ideally of paints and/or coatings; but it could include powertrain solutions, stearn gear and/or stabilizers, electronics, deck hardware etc.

This is a field based role and the successful candidate will be based from home but will spend the majority of their time out visiting customers and (in normal circumstances) attending shows and events.

The ideal person will be a genuine self starter who really can think outside of the box.

They will also have particularly strong administration and reporting skills, including being able to maintain the CRM system accurately.

Package: €35K - €40K basic + plus car; €45K - €50K OTE.

Please contact Robert Hannan at Marine Resources to find out more about this opportunity via the email below or on +44 7776 598 452.

All applications will be in strict confidence.


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