Manager Sales (MT-position) at Apollo Group


As the Manager Sales you will be responsible for the European Sales team. You manage the European sales organization and you are commercially responsible for Apollo’s results. It is your job to expand Apollo's visibility on the European market. Your focus is mainly on devising and shaping the commercial activities and the necessary structure within the team. Collaboration is the main path to success. Internally you ensure a clear policy, stability and structure. In this way you lift your employees to a higher level of engagement and professionalism. You do not shy away from showing the right exemplary behavior. As a key member of Apollo’s Management Team you report to the Managing Director. Your key responsibilities:

  • Facilitate, coach and support the Sales team in developing new and maintaining existing customers and researching and preparing new markets, customers and products.
  • Developing, executing, monitoring and realizing short and long term sales plans, with the aim of creating a commercially excellent organization.
  • Initiate and implement improvement initiatives in line with the strategic direction.
  • Ensure cohesion between Sales and the other disciplines (operations, inside sales, finance, service and spare parts) in order to achieve a good joint result.
  • Leadership based on the principles of honesty, openness and communication.
  • Responsible of sales for important key accounts.


We are looking for a candidate with at least 5 years of relevant work experience, in an ultimately responsible leadership position within a sales department of an e-commerce, warehousing or beverage company. You preferably have completed a relevant HBO+ or (technical) education or have at least the academic working and thinking level. You have a proven track record in sales management and are able to create a winning atmosphere. Furthermore, you are extremely skilled in communication and negotiation and willing to travel internationally.

Het aanbod

Apollo Group offers you an important and impactful strategic position in an international environment. You can show your entrepreneurship, you will be part of an international and ambitious team, a big challenge and above all, the opportunity to really make a difference and have impact on the business.

  • A truly global team that invests in each other’s success and take pride in their work
  • An inspiring working environment grounded in ideas, teamwork and effort
  • A premium leading brand name with consistent financial results
  • Excellent salary package


Home office / Coevorden


When you fit the profile we invite you to apply. Send your CV + motivation letter in English by email to:

For more information you can contact Harrie Hidding at 0031(0)6 – 3062 9170.


Apollo Group B.V.

Apollo Group designs, manufactures, sells and services the next generation conveying solutions, both vertical and horizontal. For 6 generations and with almost 175 years of proud family tradition, Apollo supports the needs and dreams of its worldwide customers. As a company, they have to continuously adapt to this in a very dynamic world. As the global market leader, they are permanently innovating and leading the way of technological developments and innovate from a multidisciplinary perspective on the market. When their customers have a need, Apollo invents the solution. The head office is located in Coevorden and with motivated and passionate employees worldwide they help their customers grow, daily. For more information please visit