Do you have excellent communication skills in Japanese and English? Do you have a strong sales mentality and an ability to build close relationships with distributors? If so, continue reading!

Our client, a Japanese cosmetics company, is looking for a full-time Sales Representative to join their driven and ambitious team in Amsterdam. You would be responsible for visiting clients throughout Europe and maintaining close relationships with them.


  • Service existing accounts, obtain orders, manage AP/AR and establishes new accounts by planning and calling on existing and potential shops, wholesalers and distributors;
  • Gather current market information and propose future business model (plan);
  • Keep the management informed by reporting monthly sales and activities plans, and results etc. in a timely manner;
  • Resolve clients’ complaints by investigating matters, preparing reports, and developing solutions;
  • Contribute to teamwork by filling given assignments and developing business and marketing skills through weekly market visits, meeting with clients and studying the market;
  • Manage the client database.


  • Fluent English and Japanese;
  • Sales and/or Marketing experience is strongly preferred;
  • Good communications skills are a must;
  • A hands-on, sales mentality;
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with distributors;
  • Willingness to travel within Europe.


  • Attractive salary package and annual bonus;
  • Opportunity for training and to grow within the company into a full-fledged Sales Manager;
  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • 13th-month bonus;
  • 26 paid vacation days;
  • Commuting allowance;
  • Pension.

Ready for this new challenge? Apply now and let’s get in touch!

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Consultant: Andrea Asirwatham
+31 (0)70 3249 300
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