Sales Assistant in München

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 7/17/2018

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Job Description


To actively assist the German Sales team to maximise sales activity in the company’s key customers for 


Job Responsibilities:

 To provide a robust administration function for the Sales team including; sales data analysis/forecasting, stock control liaison, order chasing

  • To be the principal interface with the buying assistants of key accounts dealing with any situation that arises as a result
  • To ensure the accurate and timely completion of the quotes and spec forms for accounts in the time limit specified by the customer
  • To ensure the timely preparation for customer meetings and previews


Principal Tasks:


  • Sales Support
  • Stock control
    • To provide a supportive role and a communication link between Stock Control and the Sales Team for all accounts
    • To chase stock control for orders as required in line with forecasts
  • Meetings
    • Preparation for meetings – Agendas, sales data, stock levels, presentations as required
    • Internal – Sales & Marketing and Stock Meetings
    • External – Stock meetings and account meetings as required to take minutes and to provide a suitably detailed contact report on the outcomes of the meeting, to include an action plan for either / both parties
    • To follow up action points to ensure achievement and closure following the meeting
  • Forecasting
    • Compiling of seasons forecast sheet
    • Assisting as required with forecasting
    • Analysing sales out data to assist with planned intakes
    • Chasing stock controllers for orders in line with demand forecasts
  • Selections
    • Produce domestic quotes, collating dimensions, images, and prices for customers as required.
    • Contact with Finance re: pricing and MOQ’s
    • Compiling of seasons listing sheet
    • Requesting of Price/Discount set ups as required
  • Samples
    • Work in conjunction with marketing to get stock, mock ups, images and samples to customers


    • Sales & Marketing
    • General Sales Requests
    • Dimensions
    • Meeting Notes
    • To analyse other promotional activity in stores and to recommend appropriate action to prevent the loss of opportunity
    • To be aware of retail product pricing and to communicate this to the marketing team as appropriate
  • To be aware of product placement stocking and to make suggestions to the Sales Team regarding the weighting of future ordering
  • To act as a point of contact for the sales team in their absence
  • To undertake any ad hoc duties as may be required from time to time by the Directors
  • To undertake any of the above tasks in an appropriately professional and timely manner at all times



Job Requirements



  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in similar role in the CPG or Toy industry preferred
  • Degree in Business, Marketing or related area desirable
  • Retail Experience either at store level or retail planning experience an asset
  • Customer driven approach and a “go-getter” attitude
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships, both externally and internally
  • Proficiency in MS Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), SAP, Salesforce an asset
  • Demonstrated organization, planning and communication skills
  • Ability to create and maintain business presentations, Excel files, read POS reports
  • Full clean driving license


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