Sales Representative Retail in United Kingdom (d/f/m)

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Want your story to be part of our story?

When children take charming schleich® figures and playsets into their hands, they embark on adventures into wonderful fantasy worlds. Every dinosaur, every elephant, and every fairy is the beginning of an exciting new story. Our vision: Shaping storytellers for life.  And your story starts right here.
 
Let’s be inspired together by the joy of storytelling, while also continuing to tell the story of Schleich – and its journey from traditional toy manufacturer to a globally loved brand. Be part of our amazing transformation story.
 
We will support you, give you ownership, and the opportunity to work internationally and digitally in a dynamic environment. Let’s take on and master all the challenges that lie in store for us. Take the opportunity to grow with us and achieve something tangible.
 
Working at Schleich. Make your mark.

Sales Representative Midlands, and North West Region (d/f/m)
in UK: Watford, Leavesden

The following adventures await you at Schleich:

  • Develop and maintain successful relationships across allocated retail accounts
  • Develop and maintain call cycle that includes regular meetings with retailers to include, sell in’s merchandising and product training
  • Prepare annual customer plans (aligned to the company business plan), to support deliverance of all budgetary requirements, KPIs and objectives 
  • Develop a deep understanding of customer needs and their specialty area of business
  • Maintain close working relationship with the Sales Manager to ensure all objectives are achieved, particularly in the areas of pricing, promotions, customer terms and marketing
  • Work closely with customer support, logistics, development and marketing to ensure the best solutions are delivered 
  • Regular reviews with finance to appraise credit limits and PO/Invoicing relationship
  • Ensure day-to-day issues are resolved in a timely and efficient manner
  • Identify and maximise new opportunities
  • Attend conferences, exhibitions and events where required 
  • Be aware of all new developments in the marketplace (including competitor activity) and provide regular/relevant feedback to all internal stakeholders
  • Always implement best practice, ensuring first class customer service

Your story so far:

  • Pro-active and enthusiastic self-starter, with demonstrable record of success in either a similar field-based role or from a retail background
  • Excellent communication skills: Must be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and customers alike – both in written and verbal formats
  • Planning: Must have the ability to manage their time efficiently
  • Initiative: Willing to act on own initiative and take decisions, but conscious of their role within the team framework
  • Negotiation: Ability to reach a solution to the benefit of both the company and customer 
  • Attention to detail: Ensures accurate deliverance of all activities, with the ability to work to deadlines
  • Organized: Structured in all aspects to ensure all goals/objectives are achieved
  • IT Systems: Ability to use teams, word, excel and power point applications effectively, alongside Schleich’s internal systems
  • Analytical: Able to understand and interpret sales data, with the ability to present findings to both internal and external audiences
  • Flexible approach: This position can and will demand additional hours when required
  • This role requires UK travel, so job holder will possess a full UK driving license and be prepared to stay away from home when required
 
 

No kingdoms nor mountains of gold, but many other rewards:

  • No two days are the same in this career like no other. Work in a dynamic, diverse environment that offers individual career and development opportunities. All our employees also have access to numerous online courses via our training platform.
  • Let’s write the Schleich story together. Be part of a motivated team of people who support and inspire each other and celebrate success together.
  • We aim to please. We offer an attractive, fair salary with additional benefits that are regularly reviewed and updated.
  • Appetising. Depending on the location, you will receive a food allowance of up to €75.00 net per month. Our Schwäbisch Gmünd site also has a subsidised canteen. 
  • Every hero must retire one day. That’s why we offer a subsidised pension scheme. 
  • You can also enjoy great discounts on our schleich® products – a great bonus for kids and adults alike.
  • Speaking of savings, we’ll also subsidise your bicycle lease to make it easier for you to travel to our beautiful offices in Munich or Schwäbisch Gmünd.
  • And what about your adventures outside of Schleich? You can count on 30 days of paid leave per year and a hybrid working model with no core working hours.

 

WoWould you like to play a part in our story?

We look forward to receiving your online application. It’s speedy, simple, and secure – your personal data is safe with us. Your CV/resume is all we need.
 
Got questions about what the role involves? Want to check the status of your application? Alexandra will be glad to assist you further: alexandra.rosenberg@schleich-s.com