Title:  Sales Representative (Leuven - Tienen - Aarschot)

Job ID:  93881
Country:  Belgium
City:  Strombeek-Bever
Professional area:  Sales
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Strombeek-Bever, BE, 00000


LOCATION: Leuven - Tienen - Aarschot




SALES REPRESENTATIVE (m/f/d) Leuven - Tienen - Aarschot



Are you ready to join one of the most challenging FMCG sectors within an international company that offers a lot of opportunities for growth and development?

Are you passionate about sales and being in direct contact with the clients?

Then we have the perfect role for you. For our Sales team, we are looking for a full-time Sales Representative.



The person in that position will be responsible for managing a certain geographical area which consists of predefined retail shops, by following the company strategy in order to improve the availability, presence, and sales of our products.  

The main objective is to realize the volume & SOM targets in your own area through a self-designed area business plan, tailor-made approach, and retailer/staff coaching & engagement. Implement with excellence and realize the set cycle objectives on distribution, coverage, and program execution.   



  • Build up and ensure a long-term commercial relationship with fixed clients in a predetermined geographical sector (area) in order to guarantee optimal collaboration. 
  • Analyze/monitor performance on an area level and implement the necessary actions in line with the overall company strategy to achieve volume and SOM growth. Designing an area business plan.           
  • Analyze/monitor performance on the shop level and translate this into tailor-made action plans for this client. Evaluate, adapt, and steer when needed.  
  • Perform basic cycle activities (distribution, coverage, program execution) in order to ensure and improve the availability, presence, and sales of our products.
  • Transmit all market information (client, product, competition) within the legal boundaries in order to be able to evaluate current activities and strategies and to be able to quickly respond to/anticipate changing market situations. 
  • Reinforce deals and activation programs on the shop floor by coaching, educating, and engaging retailers and staff; initiate, organize, and coordinate business reviews with key retailers   
  • Control and execute daily and specific administration in order to enable the handling of predetermined activities  
  • Control the different stock movements (cigarettes, tobacco, premiums) linked to activities. Undertake, in case of errors, all the necessary corrective actions.



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent by experience                                            
  • 1-2 years of sales experience as a sales representative                                            
  • Dutch native and English on a communicative level, French is an advantage
  • Computer skills: Windows & Microsoft Office
  • Selling/negotiation skills (mini-Key Account Management)



  • Customer-oriented 
  • Analytical and well organized
  • Convincing and inspiring
  • Autonomous- solution provider
  • Result-driven and action-oriented
  • Team player



  • Working from home equipment (e.g., chair, screen, mouse, and keypad)
  • 20 legal vacation days + 12 so-called ADV days on full-time full-year base
  • Extra benefits such as an additional pension, hospitalization insurance, long-term absence insurance, and death insurance
  • Bonus scheme
  • Great development and training opportunities based on your ambitions and capabilities
  • Company car
  • Different engagement activities such as dinners, drinks, social gatherings, parties, etc.
  • Business laptop and iPhone
  • Unique Family leave policy (at least 20 weeks fully paid parental leave regardless of gender, sexual orientation, or the way of becoming parents)
  • Flexible income plan
  • Daily and monthly allowances and eco vouchers


At JTI we believe in the importance of a good work-life balance while we offer lots of opportunities for development and career progression – across functions and internationally. Maybe that’s one of the reasons why our employees stay in average impressive nine years with us and we have been certified as Top Employer over thirteen years now. Want to know more about how our employees rate us? Please visit https://www.glassdoor.nl/japantobaccointernational



We will review all applications and make sure that every candidate receives a reply within 3 weeks after the application deadline. If we find your profile matches what we are looking for, one of our Talent Advisors Katarzyna Basiewicz from Warsaw will contact you as a first step.



JTI – Japan Tobacco International – is a leading international tobacco company with headquarters in Geneva. As part of the JT-Group, JTI sells its brands in more than 120 countries with around 44,000 employees in over 70 countries worldwide.

JTI is committed to building a more sustainable future. If we are to achieve our targets, sustainability must be part of the mindset of all our employees and be part of our day-to-day decisions.

Find out more at www.jti.com



JTI is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. We celebrate the differences that make us unique, and strongly believe in a world where you have the freedom to express yourself. Where you can be proud and confident no matter who you are. A world in which we are all equal!

That’s why all applicants will receive fair consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, maternity or pregnancy. Want to know more about Diversity and Inclusion at JTI? Please visit https://www.jti.com/about-us/our-business/freedom-be-yourself


Is this not your next career step, but do you know someone who is a perfect fit? Please let us know!

JTI considers it important that this job vacancy is shared as much as possible. JTI therefore invites everyone to share this vacancy with people who might be interested and/or suitable for it. If this results in JTI hiring a suitable candidate, you can, under certain conditions, receive a referral bonus of 500 Euros, to be paid out in the form of vouchers. Ensure that your candidate mentions your referral during the application process.

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