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Sales Assistant

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Job Description :
Sales Assistant

Location: Amsterdam

Language requirements: fluent Dutch and English

Diageo is the world's leading premium drinks company with an outstanding collection of brands, such as Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and Guinness. Our purpose - celebrating life, every day, everywhere - plays an important role in our company, for our people, our diversity, our brands, in how we perform and how we create shared value.

At Diageo, character is everything. So if you share our sense of adventure, you'll have the chance to learn a huge range of skills and build an exceptional career with us.

About the Role

Diageo Netherlands is part of Diageo Northern Europe: a cluster of markets consisting of Benelux, GASP & Nordics. It is a diverse and exciting business with local and global customers operating across Off-Trade, On-Trade, E-Commerce and RTM. Reporting into the Commercial Head of Off-Trade Netherlands, the Sales Assistant Netherlands will be primarily responsible for providing operational support to commercial teams and their respective customers across Off- & On-Trade channels in the Netherlands.

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If you are looking for a role that offers fantastic exposure to the commercial arena and the opportunity to make a real contribution to the delivery of Diageo's business ambitions, this one is for you!

Your Responsibilities
  • Business partner to Key Account and wider commercial teams.
  • Coordination and ownership of various internal and customer-related administrative and operational tasks across Off- & On-Trade - providing close support to Key Account Managers.
  • Direct customer contact, proactively and independently tackling day-to-day queries.
  • Data input and processing including promotional planning & forecasts, invoicing, price approvals - whilst maintaining overview and ensuring internal / customer alignment.
  • Support on management and administration of commercial budgets.
  • Support on various reporting flows - both internally and externally.
  • Support on commercial planning & analyses - proactively sharing data-driven insights and recommendations across commercial teams.
  • Proactively seek ways to optimize internal and external ways-of-working.

About You
  • Customer-first approach, balanced against Diageo priorities.
  • Overcomes obstacles with can-do, proactive, and hands-on attitude.
  • Strong commercial thinking, fast-learner, adaptable and agile.
  • Demonstrates passion, tenacity, and resilience to get the job done.
  • Ability to work well both independently and with a diverse set of partners.
  • Ability to navigate fast-paced and ambiguous environment - through strong relationship-building, prioritizing and staying organized to deliver high quality and on time.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strives to be the best - is critical and goes above and beyond.
  • Personal growth is a priority - seeks and takes on coaching and feedback whilst taking ownership of development journey.

Celebrating our inclusive and diverse culture is core to Diageo's purpose of "celebrating life every day everywhere". This purpose is, in itself, inclusive in nature, as it values everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender identity, sexuality or ethnicity.

We know that for Diageo to thrive and for us to realize its ambition, we depend on having diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which we operate and to reflect our broad consumer base. We view diversity as one of the key enablers that helps our business to grow and our values, purpose and standards set the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution each person brings.

Flexibility is key to success in our business and many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours, flexible location. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don't let anything stop you from applying.

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Client-provided location(s): Amsterdam, Netherlands
Job ID: Diageo-JR1093950
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • Adoption Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • Pension
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Woman founded/led

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