Sales & Bid Specialist - Delft

Closing Date
8 October 2021
Location
Delft, The Netherlands
Salary
Competitive

ABOUT AAC CLYDE SPACE

The group AAC Clyde Space offers turnkey solutions and services from mission design to on-orbit operations, including reliable customizable satellite platforms in the range of 1 to 50 Kg and a full range of subsystems for cube and small satellites. With unrivalled flight heritage and end-to-end service, AAC Clyde Space enables customers to reach their mission goals through a single, trusted point of contact.

We are looking for an experienced Sales Manager to join our international Business Development team to support the Company Strategic vision for growth. This is a varied role, ideal for someone seeking a challenge in a dynamic working environment as you will work with our customers and operational delivery teams to secure commercial contracts for the delivery of space-based missions and services. We are looking for an enthusiastic, well-organised person who demonstrates the essence of entrepreneurism in their approach to work.

You will be responsible for building close relationships with our customers and you love delivering compelling & solid proposals for new and exciting missions and services. An ability to understand existing and new technology coupled with a demonstrable commercial mindset is essential for this role. Ideally you can apply your analytical as well as out-of-the-box thinking to match our products to customer needs. You are an approachable personality who is not shy to pick up the phone or meet clients at a conference, and is willing to learn and grow with our organisation.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

  • Lead key customer engagement and relationship building
  • Translate customer requirements into clear, tailored value propositions for products and services
  • Interact with the technical and operational team, to match the products and services to the customer requests
  • Prepare technical, financial, and programmatic proposals
  • Assist in monitoring the competitive landscape, gathering market intelligence, and convert insights into new leads
  • Assist with the development of marketing material
  • Identify and attend appropriate conferences, industry events, and customer visits

SUCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST:

  • Have a demonstratable capability to deliver results
  • Have an outgoing and engaging personality
  • Demonstrate focused tenacity
  • Be able to work autonomously
  • Work to ensure our customers receive an awesome level of service
  • Preferably have a relevant network in the space industry
  • Have working experience of Office365 and Online Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tools

EXPERIENCE:

  • The successful candidate should have a background in aerospace engineering or similar
  • The successful candidate should have a minimum of 3 years of experience in the Space Industry.
  • The successful candidate should have a minimum of 3 years of experience in delivering impactful proposals, client relationship management or sales

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive salary
  • Being part of a dynamic international team

This position is available to fill immediately, so applicants are encouraged to reply promptly.

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Please note that if you have not heard anything from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, your application has on this occasion been unsuccessful. You will be sent an email by our recruitment team acknowledging receipt of your application and we would welcome that you follow up with them for feedback.

Closing date 8 October 2021

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