- 28 April 2022
Sales Support Lyon
Air & Ocean | Lyon, France
ABOUT THE ROLE
With a fantastic opportunity available, we are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team as SALES SUPPORT to support our successful sales team. Ideally the successful candidate will have sales in their DNA and is now looking for an opportunity to move into a sales role with the view to move into a Sales Executive role and beyond in the future. We will tailor a development path for future success out on the road proudly selling the Mainfreight brand and culture that we are so proud of!
You will be exposed to our branches globally giving you the best opportunity to develop your professional network to further fuel your career.
Stijn Vliegen and Tom Slabbers are a great examples of team who have previously held this role, developed their sales skills and are now two of our youngest Branch Managers in Europe! Are you the next… ?
Based in our Lyon Air & Ocean freight branch, the role will have a heavy focus on supporting all functions of the sales process working closely with our sales team as we look to flood our branch with new business. We are not a branch satisfied with status quo so we are looking for a person that is willing make the role their own and put their own touch on it – someone who isn’t afraid to change process!
Along with supporting the sales team, there will be opportunities to manage accounts and look for new business opportunities of your own as we develop your sales skills to ready you for success as a future Sales Executive.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Attitude and appetite for success
Willingness to learn and grow
Self-motivated, dynamic and confident
A genuine interest in sales, supply chain and logistics
Strategic thinker / ability to think outside the square
Analytical and attention to detail
Customer is King mindset
Our business can be broken down into three core areas:
We have a 100-year vision, that means every person and every decision we make today will leave an imprint on this company now and for 100 years to come. This long-term vision guides us as a business and determines both our decisions and actions every day.
As we extend our operations across the major trading nations of the world, we continue to stand out for the right reasons. It is our uncompromising quality, agility and unique culture which sets us apart.
We believe in working hard but we also have fun and a laugh while we do it. Our team is empowered to make decisions and have a say in how we do things.
Once you have learnt the fundamentals of Mainfreight on the operations floor, you will move into other areas of the business where you will get the right mix of autonomy and support. We believe that smart people can learn the specifics of any role so our focus is on helping you develop personal and professional skills that will allow you take on any role in the business.
We are an ever-changing business and we are constantly reviewing new ways to help our team develop the world-class skills that will lead our business into the future.
Our ongoing team development programs around the world currently includes:
- A full induction program
- Learning the business from the operations floor-up
- Structured leadership programmes
- Personal development courses
Marine Deniau | HR Manager
T: +33 160 217 409