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Junior Area Sales Manager in France

Hästens is looking for a Junior Area Sales Manager in Paris

We are on a mission to improve people’s quality of life and we are looking for a Junior Area Sales Manager in Paris, France. As a Junior Area Sales Manager, you will take full reasonability for the profit and growth over a specific area or region. You will mainly focus on New Business Development by setting up meetings with new potential partners to drive sales within your responsible area. 

You will also work with current partners and meet with the continuously to gain trust, manage performance and growth as well as build long lasting relationships over time. The Junior Area sales Manager will represent Hästens in all possible ways and meet our world-class standard. 

This position is based in Paris, France and will report to our Reginal Director of South Europe.


Key areas of responsibility

  • Develop a strategic business plan for the area and in alignment with the growth and profitability plan of the market focusing on everything from business development, PR and marketing material on a local level. 
  • Understand the market and focus on identifying and develop potential partners in the area. Relentlessly seek for new opportunities and keep all leads warm by continuously follow up with potentials and keep a pipeline of a numerous of potential partners – focus on networking.
  • Establish and maintain good and strong relationships with partners and their stores. Relentlessly look for new ways to improve the partners sales and ensure long-term sustainability for all their stores.
  • Ensure all administrative tasks are handled with and resolved efficiently and satisfies all involved.
  • Make sure that the stores act with the customers in mind and provide them with world-class service, follow guidelines and store design. Ensure to guard the brand from being used the wrong way.
  • Communicate new products, service opportunities, problems, special developments, information and feedback.
  • Be responsible for training, competence and knowledge for our sales representatives in our partner stores. Educate them about sleep according to Hästens standards.


Desired Skills, Experience and personality traits

For this position we are looking for someone that can be counted on to exceed goals successfully, fast and that pushes self and others for results. Someone that can work aligned with Hästens ethics and values both in good times and bad. A person who always put the end customer in first hand and focuses on exceptional service, long lasting relationships and those in line with our standards.

The person in this position will be successful if he/she is organized and has good presentations skills. Someone who’s inspiring and uses the time effectively.

  • 3+ years’ experience in sales management within the retail industry
  • Preferable experience within premium or home furnishings, with competencies in brand building
  • Computer literacy required (Word, Excel, Outlook, e.g.). Retail Solution experience helpful.
  • Excellent communication skills in both French and English, written and spoken.
  • Continues improver and easy adapter in changing environment.
  • High level of structure, adaptive and flexible to new “ways of working”.
  • Strong network with an outgoing personality with the ability to take own initiatives.


Interested in joining our team?

We offer you a full time position, in an international, fast-phased environment. If you believe you are the person for the job and cannot wait to get started, then please visit www.hastens.com and send your application as soon as possible


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!




Here at Hästen we invest in the people, whether it's about a communication course, leadership training or a Christmas gift - we want you to feel appreciated!

We have our own Executive Coach and also our Sales Trainer. They are here to help our team-members perform at the highest level both inside and outside of Hästens.


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