About the Company
Our purpose is to change the way people live in cities. By providing the means to commute or explore with a bike that you can take anywhere and store anywhere, we can make cities better places to live. We want to increase people’s freedom, improve their health, and reduce society’s impact on the environment. We make more than just a bicycle, and we are more than just a bicycle company.
We continue to make the Brompton in West London, where we started in 1975, but our product has travelled far - we now export 80% of our bicycles to 47 countries. In the past 3 years we have invested in a new purpose-built production facility, transformed our digital architecture, opened new flagship stores, and had our biggest product launch in company history and we’re not stopping there…
To truly deliver on our purpose, we need passionate, innovative, and talented people that want to challenge the status quo and make an impact. We can offer you a job you won’t find anywhere else.
We are recruiting for a Sales Coordinator – French Speaking – who can work in a busy team to provide hands on Sales support across the French Market and other Internal functions.
The Role is a Maternity Cover for a minimum of 6 months; It is both fast pace and varied. It will suit an individual who remain calm under pressure and enjoys working as part of a hard-working Team.
Reporting directly to the Sales Operations Team Leader, this Head Office London based role requires a significant degree of organisation, proactivity and most importantly, commercial awareness as you become part of the frontline Sales department.
You will be the first point of contact for French dealers and French Sales Managers making their sales and technical enquiries to Brompton.
Your principal task shall be to support the in-country Sales Managers in growing sales in France and maintaining and managing your pipeline on a weekly and monthly basis, ensuring bicycle orders are received in-line with the sales plan.
As well as maintaining an accurate data base, you will be required to understand, build, and maintain the relationship of 100+ strong retail network you have joint responsibility to provide frontline sales support via phone and email, as well as from time to time, supporting wider European sales.
You will develop a wide understanding of Brompton as you funnel information into and out of the business, bringing you in contact with most internal departments.
With the approach of our New Model Year, you shall develop an awareness of the new models launched and assist our Commercial Team responsible for the growth. You shall also support the New Model Year products through the different channels in your region.
The ideal candidate will be routine-orientated, methodical, thorough, compliant, cautious, sensitive, diplomatic, self-disciplined, amiable, and accommodating. The job involves administration, negotiating, advising and generally servicing people therefore the successful applicant will display a friendly approach and the ability to persuade others in a thorough and factual manner.
The job holder should enjoy working in structured situations, where consistent performance persistence, working within specific guidelines, rules, and procedures to see a task through conclusion are key factors.
The successful candidate will be able to listen, absorb information and at the same time build upon stable relationships, developing networks and identify resources as and when necessary. They will develop trust in people, be willing to smooth relationships, advise and assist others, adopting an accommodating and helpful attitude. They will provide simple practical solutions and tie up any loose ends, evaluating situations and calculating risks whilst justifying and defending correctness.
Personal attributes and skills:
Brompton offers you a very excellent working environment with enthusiastic colleagues who get along very well, communicate, and co-operate with each other. The working climate is informal, but we work hard. Next to good terms of employment, Brompton offers you the opportunity to work in a responsible and challenging job within a dynamic, international, and ambitious environment. We are all proud to be part of Brompton Bicycle; we all share the same passion and dedication to the company and the product, despite any differences in cultural backgrounds and skills.
Benefits will be pro-rata.