Business Development Manager - Electrolux Professional
Sales
Full Time
Alphen, Netherlands
2018-09-15

Create the relationships that create better experiences.

For us going to work everyday has an even greater purpose than putting the latest product or technology on the market. It’s about improving the everyday lives of millions. By staying humble and open for new ideas – we can push the boundaries for Food, Beverage and Laundry equipment. But to keep doing so, we need more people who want to innovate and re-imagine what life at home can be.

For our office in Alphen a/d Rijn (the Netherlands), we are urgently looking for an experienced and highly motivated Business Development Manager for Electrolux Professional – Foodservice equipment (fulltime position – 40 hours on a weekly basis).

With strong brands, a unique heritage and an outstanding reputation, Electrolux Professional provides excellence in commercial kitchens, beverage and laundry solutions. That doesn’t prevent us from striving to be better tomorrow than we are today, so we continue to innovate, to be even more competitive and build our business around our customers. 

A day at work

You will work in partnership with our organization to create opportunities within the hospitality industry, mainly focusing on the hotel, fine dining and luxury segments. You will do this with our premium brands Electrolux and Molteni. The work involves collaborating with consultants, general contracting companies and business investors, with result to own and build a client relationship that delivers mutual success and continues to grow in order to meet the assigned objectives (revenue, profitability and visibility for the brands). 

You will develop and monitor a prospect portfolio for the projects in the coming years, mainly in the Randstad area. You will hit targets your way, always with the customer experience front of mind.

You are

• Curious - You want to know everything about everything. You are interested in what our professional customers and competitors do and you have a good idea of what’s happening in the hospitality market. 
• Self-starting - With lots of initiative, you always have something to do and thrive on being productive.
• Resilient - You seek out the opportunities and set about realising them with a customer first mindset.
• Influential - You know your stuff and can articulate it well; building a case that is sound and people can buy into.
• Open-minded - For you, every challenge offers opportunity and potential. You just have to find it. 

Education & experience

• You hold a higher degree (HBO level), preferably in a commercial or foodservice related orientation. 
• You have a solid working experience in a business- and project-oriented position with a successful track record within our sector. You might have previous work experience as an interior architect or designer, or have experience as a professional kitchen chef, restaurant owner or hotel manager. 
• You have a good knowledge of the project development market within the hospitality industry and you are able to build up your network with your excellent relationship skills. 
• You have outstanding communication skills (fluently spoken and written both in Dutch and in English). 
• You are willing to travel to different locations within the Netherlands.

More info

In case of any questions or doubts, reach out to Gregory Deschuyteneer, Talent Acquisition Partner Benelux. 
E-mail: gregory.deschuyteneer@electrolux.com.