Area Sales Managers (m/f/d) for the Northern or Central European Region

Job description

Our customer, Kärcher Municipal is one of the world's leading manufacturers of municipal technology. The product range covers all requirements in municipal use: from winter service, sweeping and cleaning, mowing and maintenance to weed control and numerous special applications. As an independent subsidiary within the Kärcher Group, Kärcher Municipal stands for high quality and technical excellence.

Due to the expansion of their international sales management team in their headquarters in Reutlingen / Germany, we are currently hiring two ambitious

Area Sales Managers (m/f/d)

for the Northern or Central European Region

Main Position Responsibilities

In this position, you will either be responsible for the existing key sales region in Northern Europe (e.g. Baltics, Sweden, Norway, Finland) or Central Europe (e.g. Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia) and you will have the opportunity to expand the business in other growth regions. Your main residence will be in the area of Reutlingen / Germany.

  • As part of the area sales management team (3 colleagues based in Germany), you will drive our business growth in the municipal product range in your dedicated region.

  • You are the central sparring partner (m/f/d) for our Kärcher subsidiaries, owning the sales strategy with strong growth as a key goal. You develop annual business plans and drive execution towards clear and measurable targets.

  • Your key target customer segments are municipalities, governments, and large contractors. With your sales expertise, market and product knowledge, you enable the local Kärcher teams to successfully sell our products & services.

  • You support the local sales teams in key account visits and conducting product demonstrations to develop a clear value proposition for our products. You will attend international fairs to represent Kärcher Municipal.

Job requirements

  • A successfully completed commercial degree (e.g. business administration, sales, industrial engineering, or related field).
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in international B2B-sales related to industries like municipalities, vehicles, construction or agricultural machinery, professional cleaning, landscaping appliances, forklifts, or similar.

  • Proven track record in sales within a global organization, especially in public tendering.

  • Willingness to travel throughout Europe (approx. 50%).

  • Fluency in English, German and every additional local language is certainly a plus.

  • Strong customer and service orientation combined with negotiation skills and a solid technical understanding of our products.

  • A strong coaching and business partnering mentality combined with a self-starting attitude and drive.

Our offer

Kärcher Municipal is growing and you can be part of it. In this position, you have the chance to take regional responsibility, while being in a supportive structure.


As the designated HR consultancy of Kärcher Municipal, we would like to invite you to use the "Apply" button to apply with your CV in English or German in just a few steps. If you have any questions, please contact Katharina Goertz (+49 30 40 50 416 20) or Dagmar Adu-Atwere (+49 71 95 14 58 51).