Area Sales Manager Italy f/m/d The Company Sector: Machinery Location: Germany/Italy Our client is the European sales and service company of a global manufacturer of construction machinery. Sales, service and maintenance are provided by a European network of dealers. For the sales, support and development of the sales region Italy, we are looking for an ambitious Area Sales Manager for the product division port handling machines. Your Main Tasks Implementation of sales strategies in coordination with the responsible Business Manager Acquisition and support of end customers and trade partners Identification and definition of market and customer requirements and coordination with product management Market and competition studies Planning, preparation and implementation of coordination meetings with trade partners Processing and follow-up of tenders Demonstrations and training sessions with end customers and trade partners Participation in trade fairs and collaboration in marketing activities Your Profile A degree in technical studies or business administration 3 to 5 years of professional experience in the sales of port handling equipment and, if possible, a corresponding network in the field of port logistics Good communication and presentation skills Independent, self-motivated and reliable way of working Good practical experience in preparing and negotiating tenders Very good MS-Office skills Experience with CRM systems French and Italian (fluent) The Role Offers A challenging and international working environment Efficiency, through short decision-making channels Extensive social benefits that you can expect from a progressive company Very attractive salary package and company pension scheme Contact We are looking forward to receiving your online application preferably with a cover letter to our consultant Mr. Wolfgang Reim, stating your salary expectations or your current salary and your earliest possible starting date. Please have the most important documents ready as PDF files. We will contact you as soon as possible.