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Sales Representative: South Netherlands


JobReq ID:  52064
Type of work:  Hybrid
Type of contract:  Open-ended/permanent
Full/Part Time:  Full time

Rijswijk, NL



  • Promote and develop sales activities at assigned accounts in the region South Netherlands.
  • Manage relation with quality and consistency and promote actively our products and service.
  • Manage & develop customers with a high potential in the region.




  • Achieve sales ambition in target and follow up.
  • Develop potential and “in house share” at existing customers
  • Attract high potential new customers
  • Improve brand mix and high rim inch share
  • Establish and maintain current client and potential client relationships
  • Identify and resolve client concerns

Customer relations:

  • Visit existing customers on a regular base in a defined area in order to sell and promote our products
  • Follow up on possible credit issues with customers
  • Identify prospects and set up a visit plan
  • Provide interactive product training with customers

Communication internal/external:

  • gather market information and communicate towards sales manager
  • attend sales meetings in order to discuss results and strategies
  • communicate new product and service opportunities, special developments, information or feedback gathered through field activity to appropriate company staff
  • contact with sales desk & sales administration

Marketing & Promotion:

  • support promotions, campaigns and incentives
  • communication with marketing department



Qualified candidates for this important position will therefore need to demonstrate the following:

  • Agility – to work in a matrix and complex environment where change happens at a rapid pace
  • Courage – to share ideas, think out of the box
  • Ownership – to see the bigger picture and take ownership by thinking and acting beyond the role



  • Education: Higher education -> HBO level or similar due to experience.
  • Preferable professional experience within the automotive or a related relevant industry as a 1st working experience.
  • A first experience in a position as external sales representative or a related commercial role
  • Strong communication skills, commercial & social skills
  • Good negotiator
  • Profit driven
  • Gives proof of autonomy & initiative
  • Customer minded
  • Proactive & hands-on
  • Excellent level of Dutch (all customer communication will be in Dutch, both verbally and written)
  • Good knowledge of English, official language at Bridgestone.


All applications will be reviewed. Our Recruitment team will contact the suitable applicants for the next step of the recruitment process.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!


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