Sales Representative (m/f/d)

Our client is a Japanese Trading company 商社 based in Düsseldorf. The company is now looking for either a Sales Representative, Assistant Sales Manager or Sales Manager (m/f/d) depending on the respective experience.

将来的に営業チームリーダー、マネジメント層を目指す方大歓迎 (The person who is eager to take a high position, e.g. sales team leader, management position, in the future is welcome.)

Your tasks

The position holder is expected to be particularly qualified to take on the important function of a communication interface between the European customers and the Japanese supplier companies located in Japan.

You will receive a very good on-the-job-training with regard the products and the workflow in the company and will be introduced to the tasks described below:

  • 担当製品部門の既存キーアカウントの受け継ぎ、および、セールス上ケア
  • 担当製品部門の構築
  • 担当製品部門の新規顧客獲得
  • 商談(値段)上の折衝
  • 受注、インボイス作成、デリバリー手配・追及
  • 日本(サプライヤー企業)との連絡業務

Your profile


  • Japanese: Business fluent
(You need Japanese for smooth communication with the Japanese supplier companies located in Japan, who can hardly speak English.)
  • English: very good knowledge / business fluent
  • German: highly welcome

Experience in the function as the “communication hub” in interacting with different stakeholders

  • Nice to have“-Skills:
  • Experience in sales of B2B-products in general
  • Experience in working at a trade company 商社
  • General knowledge of Incoterm, acquired e.g., through employment in sales and / or logistics departments at Japanese companies, etc.)
  • Experience in dealing with products such as steel, special steel, non-ferrous metals, electrical and electronic parts, chemical products, machinery, and tools very welcome
  • Basic knowledge in dealing with VAT with regard to issue in-voices (e.g. “Invoices for companies located outside of EU don’t require VAT,” etc.)

Further skills
  • Driver’s license
  • MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Personal skills
  • 高いコムニケーション能力、異文化能力
  • チームワーク能力
  • 高いフレキシブル性、高いSelf Motivation
  • プラーニング、オルガナイズ能力に長け、自らの業務活動
  • 内容に優先順位をつけ処理を進める能力


If you are interested, please apply with your CV (English and/or Japanese) to:

Akiko Ito 伊藤朗子
+49 211 749 686-60
+49 176 410 634 64

We look forward to receiving your application!