Sales Representative

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Datum: 18 jul. 2024

Plaats: Sassenheim, NL

Bedrijf: AkzoNobel

We supply the sustainable and innovative paints and coatings that our customers, communities – and the environment – are increasingly relying on. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from a pioneering paints company that’s committed to science-based targets and is taking genuine action to address globally relevant challenges and protect future generations.

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Job Purpose

We are looking for a Sales Representative for the professional Yacht market, (yards & applicators) outside the SuperYacht segment and responsible for acquiring new business and maintaining existing customers relations.

Key Accountabilities


  • Acquire new customers (yards & applicators) and manage a portfolio of current customer relations in the BeNeLux area.
  • Identify and develop new customer relations in line with business development plans/targets.
  • Systematically identifies business opportunities and will work on resolving existing and/or potential challenges.
  • Works in close cooperation with the distributors in the market, and pinpoints gaps and resolves these and works with the Area Sales Manager to provide a sustainable solution.
  • Monitor sales against agreed targets and implement remedial actions where necessary.
  • Deliver periodical progress reports and proactively submit recommendations regarding improvements in the approach to the marketplace.
  • Systematically updates CRM with valid, accurate and complete customer-related information.
  • Co-operates with Technical Representative in educating customers on technical requirements of available product lines, IT support tools and non-paint  assortment.


You will bring your expertise in managing customer relationships, identifying business opportunities, and resolving potential problems.


  • Application experience (spray & roll) with paint products.
  • Ability to adapt quickly the features and benefits of the available products/services.
  • Ability to educate customers on technical requirements of available product lines, IT support tools, and non-paint assortment.
  • A hands-on mentality and proactive mindset.
  • Ability to talk and walk on different levels of communication.

Become part of an outstanding company


AkzoNobel is consistently rated as one of the top employers in The Netherlands. You will join a company that is committed to achieving real sustainability.

At a personal level you will also benefit from:


  • A competitive salary with an above average number of annual holidays.
  • Participation in the AkzoNobel pension plan.
  • Travel expenses to and from work.
  • Opportunities for education that will help you to grow beyond this role.
  • Hybrid way of working.

More information and how to apply
We welcome your online application via Only online applications including resume will be considered. If you have any questions, please contact David van Gelderen Talent Acquisition Partner. E-mail



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 33328 

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