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Sales Facilitator - Food Service, Sluseholmen, Copenhagen

Are you ready to leave your mark on the International Distributor Sales organization based in our Copenhagen office, and do you want to develop Arla’s business prospects in a highly commercial Distributor Sales team ? We are looking for a new Export Sales Facilitator to support our Food Service business in selected markets.


About the job


You will join our diverse International Distributor team of 40 dedicated colleagues. You will be working specifically in our Food Service unit, helping to grow, service and build our businesses directly with partners and direct customers across many markets and regions. The Food Service team drives the overall development, selling and providing solutions in more than 50 countries.


Your main task will be to support daily sales and give customer support for the distributor business, market portfolio, and ensure to short and long-term customer agreements. You will coordinate daily and weekly business routines with customers and serve minor accounts, markets,  individually and in alignment with foodservice responsible.


You will be in close contact and be the main problem solver towards the customers, e.g. provide co-ordination resolve daily challenges and find solutions. We therefore expect you to be able to ensure professional management of all customer related matters.


To be successful in this role, you have to provide high service level towards customers and sales colleagues, always trying to think two steps ahead for the benefit of our business.


Who are you?


For this role, we imagine that:


  • You thrive with working in a structured and logical manner and enjoys creating order and detail where ever it is required . 
  • You naturally love complexity and in a market with huge growth potential, you manage ambiguity calmly and patiently.
  • You are outgoing, proactive and a good communicator both written and verbally.
  • You have experience in similar FMCG export sales roles, commerce or an equivalent area, e.g. in customer service or supply chain.
  • Moreover, you are comfortable maneuvering in an international and multi-cultural setting where the social, cultural and working standards are quite different from what you are used to. This calls for personal integrity and a strong sense of occasion combined with the ability to interpret different cultures.
  • You must be proficient in written and spoken English while knowledge of Spanish or German comes in handy.
  • Finally, you have good financial and IT skills. 


Application and Contact


If you want to seize this exciting opportunity, please apply as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until right candidate is found. If you have any questions before applying, please write to Head of Food Service, Bøje Johansen, on bojj@arlafoods.com


We have a purpose for Good

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?



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