Design led innovators at heart. A creative and bold family business, proud of our heritage and Made In Sweden commitment. Free thinkers, occupying a unique space between art, industry and architecture.
THIS IS BOLON
Bolon is a Swedish design company, managed by sisters Annica and Marie Eklund, the third generation of the family to own the company. Under their leadership, Bolon has transformed from a traditional weaving mill into an international design brand with a list of clientele that includes Armani, Google, Volvo Cars, Adidas, Skype, Missoni and Radisson Red. With a strong commitment to sustainability, we design and manufacture all our products at our facility in Ulricehamn, Sweden. Today, Bolon is recognized worldwide for our award-winning flooring and our collaborations with some of the world’s most acclaimed innovators and creatives.
YOU ARE NEEDED
In recent years, Bolon has shown strong growth on the Finnish market. To further strengthen our position and presence, we’re now hiring an Area/Project Sales Manager in Finland. Are you a passionate, ambitious team player who truly wants to make a difference in an interesting and rapidly growing company? Have you got experience in B2B & relations- and project sales? Are you interested in design and good quality products? Have you got an established network integrated within the field of architecture, design, building and installations? If so, you may be the person who we are looking for.
Before we look at relevant experience and qualifications, we always consider the person.
We do this because our success is built on our people and this role is no exception. Like everyone else in our team, we expect you to be sociable, personable and able to work both in a group and on your own initiative. A positive approach, even when the pressure is on would be appreciated – as would an ability to freely contribute your opinions and ideas. In the role of an Area Sales Manager, you are expected to be an energetic and creative person with an entrepreneurial spirit. We are looking for a team player who is driven to perform, passionate about their job and appreciates transparency. You understand the needs of the clients and the importance of building and maintaining strong relationships with them. You also see the value in maintaining a very high level of service and you have previous sales experience from the design and B2B market. Fluency in English and Finnish is expected and knowledge of the Swedish language is considered as a merit . You live in the capital region.
THIS IS WHAT’S EXPECTED
This role will include the tasks of:
• Together with the rest of the Finnish Sales team further develop and increase Bolon’s sales by implementing and following up sales activities focused on our target audiences.
• Build and further develop strong relationships with architects, designers, end-users and installers.
• Responsible for implementing and following up sales activities.
• Responsible for customer travel to Bolon HQ as well as to fairs and exhibitions. This role includes a lot of travelling.
• You will report to the Sales Manager in Finland.
WHAT CAN WE DO FOR YOU
For the right person, Bolon can offer an exciting and stimulating career opportunity in a creative and inspiring environment. We are based in a beautiful building including a showroom and a working space, in the center of Helsinki design district, Punavuorenkatu 1. You get the chance to work in one of Sweden’s most successful companies, enjoying a competitive salary and a great opportunity to influence your day-to-day work.
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit your application to Johanna.firstname.lastname@example.org including your resume no later than December 31, 2017. We review the submitted applications as we receive them.
Looking forward to receiving your application!
Sales Manager Finland
Tel +358 50 524 6114