Netherlands, Nieuwegein, Henkel Consumer Brands

Junior Account Manager / Sales Assistant

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of over 47.000 pioneers around the globe. Our teams at Henkel Consumer Brands continuously drive the evolution in dynamic categories: Laundry & Home Care and Hair. With our trusted brands, including Persil and Schwarzkopf, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

Dare to make an impact?

If you share a passion for A-brand products Henkel might be the place to start or continue your career.
Today, we are looking for a Junior Account Manager / Sales assistant for our offices in Nieuwegein (Utrecht) in the Netherlands within the Henkel Consumer Brands organization. This means that you will be responsible for the Sales of brands like Taft, Witte Reus, Syoss, Fleuril and many more.


  • Your first step within the organization is to work in a Sales Assistant role where it will be your responsibility to support the Sales team.
  • Within this Sales Assistant role you will be in direct contact with the client in making sure that our products are delivered to the client in the right time, for the right price and in the right volume. You will furthermore support the Account Managers with analyses.
  • In this first period, you will also already start having direct client responsibility within the e-commerce team. Therefore, you will also start with an own client portfolio. For you own portfolio, you will be responsible for the achievement of profitable sales with some of the pure player customer accounts.
  • You will also develop new online business opportunities to maximize sales
  • Be the link between marketing, sales and digital on E-commerce topics
  • Responsible for distribution, continuous improvement and follow-up of the brand and product content.
  • Being involved in setting up, executing and evaluating online campaigns.
  • This role reports to the Sales Manager within the Ahold team.


  • Masters degree required
  • Fluent in Dutch & English 
  • Knowledge of working in Excel and if possible in SAP systems
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills and effective time management
  • Analytical skills
  • Proactive attitude
  • Hands-on approach

At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We welcome all applications across different genders, origins, cultures, religions, sexual orientations, disabilities, and generations.

JOB ID: 24066753
Contract & Job type: Regular - Full Time
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