|Completed bachelor+ education in the commercial area, in business administration or similar|
|At least eight years of commercial working experience. A-label company, B2C/B2B experience, internationally oriented. Proven track record in commercially building on the business|
|At least four years of managing a (small) international team. Inspiring leader|
Based on the overall strategy, the Head of Sales Europe will shape and implement the commercial strategic plan and will ensure an effective translation of the overall strategy into a Sales strategy. Is internationally focused. He/she ensures that the strategy is translated into a clear operational approach into execution, manages his/her European team effectively, and delivers the P&L. The Head of Sales Europe will be a role model and will be a leader by example, continuously optimizing, developing and leading the sales function.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Vacu Vin, founded in 1986, is a Dutch international manufacturer known for its high-quality products in the field of premium wine and bar accessories. Ever since Vacu Vin has gained international recognition for its practical and functional designs.
One of Vacu Vin’s most famous products is the Vacuum Wine Saver, which is used to preserve the taste of wine by keeping the opened bottle under vacuum. The company offers a large variety of wine-related accessories, such as wine coolers, wine pourers, wine-related gadgets, and a large and diverse bar and cocktail accessories assortment. Their passion for wine and Dutch Design, their innovative drive, and their social consciousness define who they are – Vacu Vin.
Vacu Vin’s products are widely available in stores and online, making it a popular choice for individuals looking for innovative and convenient tools for wine and cocktail experiences. Over the years Vacu Vin has grown into a well-known, international organization with products sold in more than 80 countries.
The global goal of Vacu Vin is to increase the turnover in the coming years. In Europe, this can be achieved by expanding market share in the consumer market, tapping into new segments, and implementing new distribution channels. Therefore, it has been decided to hire a Head of Sales Europe. This is a new role within the company. You will report to the CCO, Michiel Rodrigues Pereira, and will be working from the head office, based in Delfgauw, the Netherlands.