Area Sales Manager - Switzerland

Portwest (Switzerland Switzerland , Schweiz) Vor 5 Tagen veröffentlicht

PORTWEST, a leading global manufacturer of safety clothing, work clothing and PPE, is currently seeking applications for the position of Area Sales Manager for Switzerland to strengthen our established Sales team. Portwest is one of the fastest growing workwear companies in the world, currently employing over 4,500 people worldwide and with customer service representatives in over 130 countries. We design, produce and sell work clothing, safety clothing and PPE in our own production facilities.


As the Area Sales Manager for Switzerland you will be on the road to contribute your experience with PPE/workwear and to sell Portwest products to dealers. Ideally you will be based around Neuchâtel, Friborg, Bern or it's surrounding areas to be within easy reach of customers. You will report to the Regional Sales Manager. We have grown strongly in recent years and we are looking for you to continue on this growth path. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Establishing successful business relationships with new and existing customers
  • Conduct daily face-to-face sales calls to maintain and develop relationships with dealers, resellers and end users
  • Identifying new business opportunities and fulfilling the sales plan
  • Applying strategies for the continuous and consistent acquisition of new business
  • Finding existing customers with high growth potential and creating a roadmap for their further development
  • Serving your customers ideally by identifying their needs and offering a Portwest solution to meet these requirements
  • Development of offers for existing and potential customers
  • Preparing to sell new Portwest products, preferably with samples
  • Ensure an effective post-meeting follow-up to close sales
  • Ongoing development of market information, including marketing events such as trade shows, seminars, exhibitions and trade magazines.
  • Promotion of retailer promotions for our products among end consumers 


In order to become Area Sales Manager for Switzerland, you ideally need:

  • 3-5 years of experience in the sale of PPE, work clothing or safety clothing
  • Sales experience for a manufacturer or distributor is ideal
  • Motivation to continue Portwest's revenue growth
  • Possession of a valid driver's license and the willingness to travel too intensively in their area
  • Residency is preferred in the area
  • Knowledge of English, German and French required


We offer a competitive package depending on experience. You will receive extensive product training through our online learning platform and weekly webinars with our product managers. You will become part of an established team that understands our products, our sales approach and our target market. You and your customers are supported with an app for customer orders and an excellent supply chain that ensures a high level of customer satisfaction.


Please apply today with an up-to-date résumé and a cover letter describing your experience with this position.


  • EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017
  • Deloitte Best Managed Companies 2016-2019
  • Exporter of the year 2018
  • Private Irish Business of the Year Export Industry Awards 2019
  • Safety Awards Customer Service Winner 2016
  • All Stars Export Company of the Year 2017

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