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Junior Sales Manager (m/f/d)

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3 Step IT is a Finnish forerunner in the field of IT device lifecycle management, with an international operating history of more than 20 years. The service portfolio helps customers manage IT devices from financing to use and renewal in a cost-efficient manner, that is transparent and ecological. It is a fast-growing and internationally expanding company, with a revenue of 676 million euros in 2018. It has affiliates in 10 countries and some 400 employees.
BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions and 3 Step IT have agreed to create a European strategic alliance with the ambition to provide complete, sustainable, technology lifecycle management solutions internationally. This service offer, deeply rooted in the circular economy, will meet organizations' demands for more flexible and sustainable products as a service solutions.
At the earliest possible date we are looking for a 

Junior Sales Manager (m/f/d)


As a Junior Sales Manager, you will use your consultative sales approach to define priorities, identify customer needs and propose our IT equipment fleet management services solutions.



Your key activities:

  • proactively prospect through various routes to the market (direct and indirect) and meet new accounts, source and develop new business through direct contacts and via vendor relationships
  • achieve agreed sales targets in terms of volume and gross margin
  • drive your sales territory, identify key targets and prioritize prospects using a range of business development skills
  • execute the agreed sales strategy for the business
  • identify new business opportunities in existing collaborations with customers
  • support and facilitate expansion of existing international accounts to other geographies
  • demonstrate BNP Paribas 3 Step IT’s services and concept to customers / partners / key stakeholders
  • research, develop and present customized sales proposals; negotiate contract terms, prices and services
  • work with the Business Development Manager and report to the 3 Step IT Country Sales Manager
  • develop relations with top decision makers and seek to strengthen customer relationship and maximize share of wallet, utilize CRM to manage activity, contact strategy and relationships
  • ongoing contact with customers and internal teams to solve problems, answer questions and create added value maintaining a high level of satisfaction
  • travel across geographies of a specified region to meet with prospects and customers when required



Your qualifications:


  • Bachelor‘s degree in business, financing or sales related field
  • up to 5 years experience in sales position preferably in financial institutions, consulting, and IT equipment market
  • ideally first experience within the Operational Leasing Industry as well as experience from working with international customers
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills in German and English language
  • good teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • good at planning, organizing and coordinating
  • excellent selling, positioning and negotiation skills as well as customer focus (developing effective and professional relationships)
  • understanding of the key aspects of business (e.g. business models, competitive positioning)
  • financial understanding to identify how financial decisions impact business success; ability to read balance sheets
  • excellent technical knowledge of IT service model, pricing and sales process

Join us to create and develop our new unit in Germany.


Please address your application via our applicants tool to the responsible HR Business Partner Johanna Knabbe. It should include your CV as well as cover letter in English including information regarding your earliest possible starting date and salary expectation.






Primary Location: DE-NW-KölnJob Type: FestanstellungJob: SALES DEVELOPMENTEducation Level: Bachelor Abschluss oder vergleichbarExperience Level: Mindestens 3 JahreSchedule: Vollzeit