Account Manager - Dutch Speaker


Account Manager - Dutch Speaker




  • E-commerce
  • Od 250 do 2000 zaměstnanců


Account Manager - Dutch Speaker

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Who are they?

Ankorstore is on a mission to rewild retail.

With decades of experience in retail and building marketplaces, in 2019 the Ankorstore founding team knew it was time to create a global wholesale solution – one that swings the balance in favour of independents and restores retail to its natural order. They’ve created a new ecosystem that harnesses the power of modern technology to create a mutually beneficial community that reinvents the way brands and retailers work together. As a result, wild independents can thrive.

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Job description

Ankorstore is an online B2B marketplace that connects independent shop owners and specialist brands with retailers. It offers benefits for both retailers and brands. Our +250.000 retailers can discover and select from over 20.000 brands in just a few clicks, benefit from 60-day payment terms, test sales with a low minimum order quantity, and take advantage of the constantly evolving tools offered by the platform. As for brands and creators, Ankorstore allows them to sell their products to stores all over Europe, benefitting from direct contact and returns with retailers, and payment upon delivery, solving any cash flow issues.

We reached unicorn status with a valuation of €1.75 billion, and we grew to a company of +600 employees of +45 nationalities, with offices in the UK, France, Spain, Italy and Germany.

Join us if you are excited to support our vision of rewilding independent retail!

The role:

As an Account Manager at Ankorstore your #1 mission will be to convey the Ankorstore’s value proposition to the best brands in Europe to bring them live on our platform and ensure they are bringing value to our platform over time.

The Account management role is key to our company’s success as you will be growing the quality of our assortment to continually offer our European retailer network the most relevant brands for their business and thereby, help entrepreneurs in their mission.

The role will be centred around the following

  • Prospection & Qualification :
    • Identify and prospect Iconic brands relevant to our platform using a variety of tools and techniques.
    • Identify the key decision maker at the prospect company and engage to get a first meeting booked
  • Hunting and Closing the deal:
    • Conduct a discovery conversation to identify the brand’s pain points and challenges
    • Position our USPs in a relevant way, using different communication/ sales techniques, adapting your approach based on your audience
    • Present pricing, commissions and all relevant information linked to our service
    • Close the deal by summarise key benefits that our platform would bring to relief the customer from their pain points and challenges
    • Aim for a formal verbal agreement and defining clear next steps
  • Integrating the brand on the platform
    • Collect all necessary data from the brand to integrate their products to the platform in a timely and accurate manner
  • Acting as a trusted Business Partner to Iconic brands:
    • Providing effective prospection and sales strategy to your Iconic brand portfolio helping to improve their business performance
    • Set shared objectives: Accelerate their retailer acquisition in Europe by leveraging the European Ankorstore network and expertise
    • Identify key pain points, understand brand’s challenges and leverage Ankorstore features and products to provide solutions
  • Operating with Excellence
    • Lead management: Ensure progress of your leads through CRM stages via perfect mastery of the tools and processes
    • Forecasting: Own your target forecasting and manage your pipeline to achieve your monthly goals
    • Analysis & Optimization: Assess brand performance incl. conversion, re-purchasing, up-selling etc leveraging dashboards and analytics
    • Product development: Funnel brand feedback internally to help develop our product and increase our relevance to our customers
    • Team effectiveness: Constantly seek to improve our ways of working to drive team effectiveness

What we are looking for

  • At least 3 years in an Account Manager or Business Development role
  • You are resilient and always eager to go to the extra-mile : you love to understand and convince, you never take No for an answer and you are not scared of driving a high amount of calls
  • Strong relationship builder with determination to ensure your clients success, understand their pain points, and always open new business opportunities
  • Ability to adapt perfectly to their audience, shows proactivity to always find solutions and adapt to brands challenges
  • You are extremely organised, you can manage multiple relationships at a time and can easily prioritise tasks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Dutch and English
  • Passion for retailer/wholesaler/ ecommerce and the mission of Ankorstore
  • Data and impact driven: you know how to track your results and see how to get better
  • BtoB experience is a plus

What’s in for you:

  • One in a time opportunity to join one of the fastest growing European startups just after series B
  • Working with a very ambitious & mission driven team backed by powerful VCs (Tiger Global, Bain Capital)
  • Strong values, a real purpose-driven company, in an international environment
  • A highly dynamic environment in a fast scaling company at a stage where you will able to shape things autonomously and participate to the future of the organisation
  • A real playground for development with exciting career opportunities, locally or internationally, with strong mentors
  • Competitive compensation

Ankorstore is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to promoting diversity. We don’t discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.



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