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Primary Location: 

France - Valbonne, FR

Function:  Sales & Marketing
Job Category:  Sales & Marketing

Sales Coordinator

Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and leading the industry's transformation towards a Smart Marine Ecosystem. With the world’s widest portfolio and service network, we – Wärtsilians - deliver efficient, safe and sustainable integrated products and solutions to enhance the business of our customers. The opportunities presented through digitalisation and new technologies are offering a new era of shipping. Did you know that shipping is the world’s most efficient mode of transportation and that approximately 90% of world trade is carried by sea?

We want to change the course towards an interconnected and cleaner maritime future and are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Sales Coordinator to join the team based in Valbonne, FR


What are your main tasks and responsibilities?
Inside Sales Team:
o Directly contribute to Order Intake value targets in assigned region / accounts
o Pro-actively provide account management (from the office) to selected Customers. Advice in a consultative way, strengthen long term relationships and increase Order Intake / Revenue by selling up or upgrading solutions
o Under the Sales Manager guidance, engage to prospective customers from the office when possible
o Under the guidance of the Sales Manager create proposition, quotations, conduct negotiations and close deals using company strategy and management guidelines
o Prepare the administrative part of a tender under Sales Manager / Sales Expert guidance. Liaise internally where necessary to collect the relevant and up-to-date information
o    Register and update sales information such as leads, contact information or opportunities in the company business systems (CRM)
o    Handle customer calls and email requests and send sales information to customers (e.g. lead times, product descriptions)
o    Monitor generic email inboxes for customer requests
Order handling:
o    Check order upon receipt
o    Register orders in the company business systems (CRM, Navision)
o    Communicate with the customer on the order handling process and status
Support Reporting:
o    Ensure that all information is entered in the company business systems for a timely reporting to keep the organisation informed
o    Strong CRM Management
Support Marketing:
o    Gather market information by active search and registering in the company business systems
o    Send out marketing information to customers as per marketing strategy
What do we expect from you?
International Sales education
Fluent spoken and written French and English
3 years of sales support experience in B2B is considered an advantage
You have a good working knowledge of MS Office (essential), ERP and CRM (advantage) applications.
You have a strong work ethic and are autonomous to fulfil tasks
You are open to new technology and environment that is in a constant change.
You are a team player with good interpersonal and communication skills and are dedicated to customer focus.
Knowledge of the maritime environment and products is an advantage.
What we offer you
We highly care for employability of all our employees hence employees are encouraged to utilize the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials. The opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within an international working environment, in an ambitious, growth orientated organisation. We offer excellent primary and secondary terms of employment and a healthy work-life balance. We foster openness, respect and trust. The culture can be described as down to earth and decisive.
We drive an inclusive corporate culture by respecting diversity. Success requires a mix of employees - diversity in nationality, gender, age, personality and educational background.
If you feel excited by being part of this dynamic working environment and you think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receive your job application, together with a Curriculum Vitae.

Last application date: 30/08/2020

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2019, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com