Dopper
Sales Manager Retail – Germany

  • Consumer Goods
  • Sales
  • Independent (Family/Director-owner)

Sales Manager Retail – Germany

Is your goal in life ‘creating impact for a better world’? Then this is your Dream Job. As our Sales Manager Retail Germany, you are the driving force behind the Dopper mission and our presence in the retail arena in Germany.

Dopper

Every minute, a truckload of plastic waste enters our oceans. And in that exact same minute, one million single-use plastic water bottles are purchased. Coincidence? We don’t think so. This plastic problem is getting out of hand. Plastic waste never disappears. It just breaks down into smaller pieces, circulating our oceans for millennia to come.

You might know the Dopper bottle. A colorful bottle. Or actually, a bottle and a cup in one. But it’s not just any reusable water bottle. The company behind it, is making sure no more single-use plastic water bottles enter our oceans.

Dopper has developed into a strong sustainable brand with sales and distribution in various European countries. By raising awareness about plastic pollution, by offering education, stimulating research and investing in clean drinking water projects where people need it the most. So choosing reusable over single-use becomes a real option in those places as well.

As you can see, Dopper is nothing less but so much more than a water bottle. Dopper is a Benefit Corporation, a B Corp. Dopper does not just want to be the best in the world, Dopper also wants the best for the world. This means that besides profits, the organisation wants to make an actual impact as well. Major steps have already been taken, and Dopper continues to strive for a better world. Where everyone can and will choose reusable over single-use to protect our world’s water sources. The bottle is the message!

FULL-TIME · GERMANY

Sales Manager Retail Germany Dopper

Your role

  • Build lasting impact for the Dopper brand in Germany, by creating optimal retail distribution;
  • You will focus on developing German retail business and partnerships;
  • You will be supported by an Impact Marketeer Germany (member of the Marketing department) with online campaigns, social media, etc., for which budget will be available.

Key Taskes & Responsibilities

Development and roll out strategy to realize the Country sales target for retail sales

  • Maintaining dedicated partnerships with key accounts and current high potential accounts. Developing and implementing an account plan for these accounts;
  • New business: lining up new accounts that are in line with Dopper’s selective distribution strategy;
  • Making sure that no Dopper is sold without the mission by improving the instore presentation, training partners and working on (marketing) campaigns (with the impact marketeer);
  • Making sure that all partners are in line with Dopper’s selective distribution strategy and comply to ethical standards;
  • Introducing new products and working on pre-orders;
  • Creating a network of friends of other sustainable brands to share experiences and contacts.

Qualifications:

  • Higher vocational degree;
  • At least 3 years of demonstrated successful experience in an account or sales management position within a fast-paced, trend-sensitive environment;
  • Strong retail sales background and network and experience with retail chains in Germany;
  • Preferably having worked in the following channels: lifestyle, bookstores and bio supermarkets;
  • Experience in a social enterprise and/or a drive for sustainability. You want to disrupt the industry;
  • A connection with/passion for mission-driven organizations such as Dopper;
  • Result driven;
  • Commercially strong and strong networker;
  • Strong communication and presentation skills;
  • Perseverance, “a do not give up mentality”;
  • Native German speaker, fluent in English;
  • Willingness to travel in Germany and to the Netherlands (you’ll get a lease car). You will be working from home;
  • Available for 32-40 hours per week.

 

What’s in it for you?

What is so different about working at Dopper? First of all, you’re not just doing your job, you’re actually making a change in the world. We’re on a mission and that ties our team together. Kumbaya. At this moment, Dopper is growing rapidly and especially internationally. Germany is our most important growth market. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hop on board and make a lasting change.

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Do you want to join our team as our new Sales Manager Retail Germany? Then we’d love to hear about you (please apply by using the apply button below)!

 

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