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Sales Executive / Engineer

Econowind | Zeewolde, Flevoland | North-Holland, Netherlands

The position

The Sales Executive will be the core of executing our commercial efforts. Your role is very broad as we are still a small team, ranging from making sure the customer gets a proper experience (from inbound to quotation) to support our image. Marketing and hands-on getting the reply done in time is crucial in our efforts to change the industry. The job is on-site, full-time and applicable for Junior to Mid-Experienced level.

Who we are

Econowind B.V. is a leading company that focuses on wind propulsion of seagoing vessels. Six years after its establishment, Econowind is leading in the installation of VentoFoil sail systems: A wing that works like a sail and saves about 10% fuel on sea-going vessels. We are a small company that expects to grow strongly in the coming years. Customer satisfaction, innovation and ambition are our keywords.

We offer

  • A Sales Executive job with IMPACT! We are arguably the highest reducer of CO2 per person
  • Salary is market conform
  • Great team of dedicated professionals that will revolutionize the shipping industry
  • Challenges; high but realistic
  • Flexibility in working from home
  • 40 hour workweek with 20 days of holidays
  • CAO (Collective Labour Agreement) in Metaal & Techniek
  • Learning and growing in a sustainable technology scale up
  • Teamwork that values your opinion and input on all levels

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Over-viewing Sales efforts; structure inbound requests & follow-up (teams) meetings with international setting
  • Addressing the customer in a timely matter
  • Supporting external relations such as exhibitions, conventions, etc.
  • Providing input to our look & feel and experience
  • International travel can be a part of your job (if you like)

Qualifications & Skills

  • Education and background are less important than your character. Having said that, a proven track record and proof of your dedication will make your path understandable.
  • English is a prerequisite and a technical education in Maritime & Aeronautical industry is beneficial because we have a team of people dedicated to changing the industry by having a thorough knowledge of it.
  • Education level is preferable higher education (HBO/WO) in Business/Commercial Economics/Technical Maritime or Aeronautical.
  • As a Sales Executive, you are a networker that likes being around people and engaging with them.
  • Your character is go-getting, commercial, with a proven track record.

This contract will be feasible for Dutch nationals and possibly for persons with a paid employment in the Netherlands, or a single permit that combines the residence permit and the work permit (in Dutch: gecombineerde vergunning verblijf en arbeid, GVVA).

Contact us

If the above description has sparked your interest and you would like to receive more information, please contact us. In an introductory conversation, we can explore together whether the above aligns well with your interests, ambitions and requirements.

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frank nieuwenhuis, ceo econowind

Frank Nieuwenhuis

Chief Executive Officer

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