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Senior account manager soft fruit

Bachelor degree

We are looking for an enthusiastic senior account manager soft fruit with knowledge of and experience in the soft fruit sector to complement our sales team in Mexico.


As Senior Account Manager Soft Fruit you are responsible for the sales of coco substrates primarily for the soft fruit market and secondarily for the vegetable market. You independently manage and visit customers and advise them in the field of coco substrates for soft fruit cultivation. You are both technically and commercially well-educated and know all the ins and outs of the soft fruit sector in the selected region. As a result, you are able to expand Van der Knaap's position within this market. Your working area is Mexico and surrounding countries.

As Senior Account Manager Soft Fruit you are part of the global sales team of the business unit Coco Substrates and you report to the Global Sales Manager. In consultation with the Global Sales Manager, you draw up an annual sales area plan. You work from our office in Queretaro, Mexico.

We are looking for

  • a commercially driven person who is professional and independent
  • a quick thinker who dares to take initiative and can accelerate with all organisational levels
  • a technical advisor with good communication skills & is well structured in his/her administration
  • someone who live in the designated area or is willing to relocate

You also have

  • a minimum of bachelor working and thinking degree
  • extensive work experience within the soft fruit sector (five to ten years) in the designated area
  • a good command of English and Spanish

What we offer

A varied and challenging position with a salary and employment conditions that fit the position. An informal corporate culture with motivated colleagues and career opportunities in a professional organisation where innovation, customer focus and collegiality are central.


Are you the Senior account manager soft fruit we are looking for? Then we cordially invite you to respond. Send your CV and a short motivation to Daniëlle den Elzen at hr@vanderknaap.info


Neem contact op met Daniëlle den Elzen:
T: +31 (0)174 296606

Neem voor vragen over de functie contact op met Jelte Veenstra T: +31(0)174 296606