Job Description

  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Germany, Europe
  • Date Posted: Posted 7 months ago
  • Salary:Competitive + Benefits

We are Planet

 

Planet is a large international cross-border digital fin-tech payments company, operating in over 60 markets across the world and providing a range of services to over 400,000 luxury merchants and 100 acquiring banks. We have grown rapidly over the last seven years and increased seven times in value over this period based on a combination of both organic and acquisition-led growth. The travel and tourism market that we operate in continues to show consistent growth, underpinned by megatrends such as the expansion of middle classes across the world and the desire for Asian shoppers in particular to purchase authentic luxury goods outside their home countries.

 

This growth is set to continue, with ambitious plans to double the business in three years delivering market share expansion in a growing market. Now, with over 1,500 employees spread across five continents, we are an international payment services provider.

 

About the role

 

You will operate as an Area Sales Manager focusing on the area ZIP Code 7 (Stuttgart) and its touristic surroundings. The role is to further develop relationships with existing retailers, manage key account relationships and win new merchants in the shopping retail business.

 

As would be expected, a fair amount of time is spent within the region visiting customers and winning prospects. In addition, you will have local team responsibility to drive customer retention, growth and excellent service levels with our retail customers.

 

The role is home based, and you would be expected to be out in the field to a large extent. Our German Headquarters are based in Munich, Germany. You will be reporting to the Sales Director Germany.

 

What you will do

 

Visit key retail stores and ensure they have excellent knowledge of our business and service
Hold regular training sessions to increase tax free awareness and increase sales conversion
Lead and execute new client roll-outs
Plan and execute trainings and marketing campaigns for key retailers at HO level
Manage head office relationships to ensure development and growth of the business
Manage services offered by refund agents on behalf of the company
Produce and distribute statistics and information to Head Offices and stores in your region
Work with partner companies to introduce complimentary services
Work as a brand ambassador with marketing and tourism bodies in your region
Renegotiate agreements with existing customers, and win business with new stores
Who you are

 

A self-starter, but able to work as part of a team
A Sales professional with an outstanding sales track record and ability to convince
A relationship builder with strong customer service attitude
With excellent German communication and presentation skills; solid language skills in English required
Total service and ‘customer is king’ attitude
What you will need to bring to Planet

 

You will have business-to-business sales experience
Knowledge and ties into the local retail landscape is a plus
Experience in electronic payment solutions /ePOS / POS is a plus
University degree and with a minimum of 4 years job experience
Excellent ability to facilitate and lead client visits on all different organizational levels
Career experience in the Retail / Luxury Goods or Apparel & Fashion industry
We offer:

 

A strong entrepreneurial team, a leading value proposition, and a non-bureaucratic international, fast paced work environment
Very competitive compensation package
Premium brand company car
Ability to work with leading international brands
Your skills and our Values

 

We search for better

 

You are creative, curious and look for new ways of doing things
Creative intelligence is your key competency
We celebrate differences

 

You are appreciative of people, and recognize the strength in others
You inspire through appreciation
We go beyond expectations

 

You are bold, open with your ideas, and are at your best every day
You drive for results
We grow together

 

You are collaborative, you care and you are humble
You build the best teams, bringing people together
Find out more here: www.planetpayment.com

 

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