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Head of Sales - Road Transportation Sector

Our client is a B2B logistics platform, connecting companies looking to move pallets within a network of carriers. They offer shippers a web platform to make the process of finding the right truck quick and simple with built-in track and trace. Carriers are able to accept shipments through a mobile app, letting them grow and manage their business with ease.

The company is backed by the top investors in Europe.

They are now looking for a Head of Sales for France to launch and develop their business on the French market. Candidates must have experience in the ROAD TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Your role is to lead national sales business for France and play a key role in the next phase of the company’s growth.
  • You will have responsibility for delivering top line revenue numbers from both new business and account management functions.

This means:

  • Developing and owning the sales strategy
  • Shaping the go-to-market approach for France
  • Implementing and executing the sales and marketing processes
  • Recruiting, growing and developing a team - including KPI and compensation setting
  • Working with marketing, product and finance to ensure success in top line growth
  • Key outputs will be better conversion in the sales funnel, higher value new business acquisitions with shorter ramp up times and improved retention

 

PROFILE REQUIRED

  • You have extensive experience in sales or business development.
  • You have had direct experience in transportation or logistic companies acquiring and/or retaining medium and large companies (manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors). This means having built/grown new business and account management functions in high growth organisations. We also expect you to bring a fruitful network of potential clients, and ideally, of carriers too.
  • You have experience in successful 'scale-up' environments
  • You are hands-on as well as strategic and able to balance your natural bias for action with analytical ability.
  • You want to work for a fast-paced start-up, with quick iterations, changes of direction, tight budgets
  • You are brave and ambitious enough to be able to crack the French transportation market
  • Native French speaker with fluent English

 

Salary: 70-90K€

 

Please send your CV to m.collins@eurolondon.fr


Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and that valid working papers are essential.

Consultant

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Megan Collins

Equipe : Paris

Spécialisée en : Recrutement de profils internationaux pour le marché français.

Consultante à Euro London depuis : 1999

A propos de moi :  Megan a ouvert le bureau français d’Euro London à Paris en 2001 puis en a pris la direction jusqu’en 2005. Elle a ensuite travaillé en interne pour le cabinet d’avocats Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer où elle s’est spécialisée en recrutement d’avocats, commerciaux et professionnels du marketing. Revenue au cabinet Euro London en 2011, elle s’est concentrée sur les postes internationaux pour le marché français. Megan est bilingue Français/Anglais.

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