Inside Sales Manager

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Are you commercially-driven, service minded, enthusiastic and do you have experience in sales management? Are you customer driven and do you like to interact with your colleagues from marketing, sales and production? Would you like to join a team which works closely together and where you have commercial responsibility for the entire product portfolio within various international markets? Then you are the person we are looking for!

As a result of our growing business, Cosun Biobased Experts is looking to expand its business support team with an Inside Sales Manager.

Job description

  • You are in charge of sales processes – overseeing & managing regular business;
  • Manage the relationship with purchasing of recurring customers and distributors;
  • Handle logistics and planning for our supply chain including overseas (third party) warehouses;
  • Discuss the sales forecast with business teams and supply with production;
  • Coordinate setup of new customers in SAP and CRM;
  • Periodically provide reports on the, internal, sales activities of the company;
  • Develop targets for the internal sales team and ensure its implementation;
  • Manage customer questionnaire type requests in collaboration with Regulatory;
  • Follow up on leads that come in through the website, databases, etc.;
  • Handle the first level of operational support to customers.


You have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience. In addition…

  • You have a minimum of 5 years experience in the specialty chemical business;
  • You have an education in commerce or international business, technological affinity is a plus;
  • You are commercially driven and service minded;
  • You like to interact pro-actively with customers and within the team;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Dutch and English , additional languages are a plus;
  • You have working experience with CRM-systems and MS Office; Experience with SAP is a plus,
  • Important competences: entrepreneurship, boldness, networking, customer orientation, confidence, communication and persuasion.


We are offering a fulltime position with responsibility for the development and expansion of our customer base with the objective to support sales activities and enhance sales. You will be actively involved in defining and the execution of our commercial strategy. This is a great opportunity to grow your career within the company. We have our own CAO (Collective Labor Agreement) and an attractive total package of employment conditions. Among other things, a good salary (€3500,- up to €5300,- based on 40 hours a week), extensive pension scheme, a 13th month, 25 holidays and 23 ADV (Working time reduction) days. Remuneration is dependent on knowledge and experience.

Cosun Biobased Experts is part of Cosun Beet Company and is based in the newly build Cosun innovation center in Dinteloord (NL).

Enquiries and applications

For more information about this position please contact Olaf Kleine, Manager Business Support tel. 076-5303333.

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