Direct Sales Medewerker

  • Sales
  • De Lier, Netherlands

Direct Sales Medewerker

Job description

Climate for growth

It is Priva's mission to create an optimal environment where people can work, grow and develop. We offer global solutions for horticulture and building automation.


Our ambition is to be known as the leading technology and service provider for sustainable urban deltas. We are proud that our solutions result in lower consumption of natural resources and contribute to several of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


To fulfill our mission and ambition, we are looking for dedicated colleagues.


Your future ecosystem
Between Rotterdam and The Hague, you find the greenhouse capital of the world: “Het Westland”, where our campus is located in The Lier. A region that has a great contribution to The Netherlands as food exporter number 2 worldwide, right after the US.


In these 100 square kilometers, Priva was founded in the fifties. An innovative second-generation owned family business. Today we are a high-tech company that develops hardware, software and digital services in the field of climate control, energy-saving and optimal reuse of water. We do this for horticulture, indoor and city farming, as well as utility buildings such as offices, retail, hotels and hospitals.


We are proud that we are working with 500 colleagues, in 15 international branch offices divided over 12 countries together with over 400 international installation partners to deliver our sustainable solutions and services in more than 100 countries.

The role of Direct Sales Representative is within our Sales desk that exists of a front office and a back office in which a total of 14 people work. The front office supports the Direct Sales Representees and Account Managers. You’ll be working with two direct colleagues in order to enhance our revenue.


How you add value

There are multiple ways to add value to this challenging role. First of all, you’ll be responsible for growing revenue by direct selling additional products and services to our European clients by picking up the phone and call them or via direct mailings in order to get incoming calls. One of our additional services is to help our current clients with connecting them to Priva Connected. This way they are connected to our cloud to take the next step towards a digital future.

Together with your two colleagues, you will execute the marketing plan set for this year and participate in writing the plan for the upcoming years. This means you will advise us on how to position our new services into the market including pricing and marketing campaigns. Of course, in good collaboration with our marketing communication department. This also means that you’ll have close contact with our Account Managers to share knowledge about the market, actions and results and pinpoint new possibilities

Job requirements

Who you are

You are a communicative sales-minded person with good insight in the processes of marketing. Furthermore, we will read your resume to find:

  • A finished Bachelor degree with a commercial character;
  • 2 years of experience in a commercial role;
  • Excellent communication in Dutch and English, an extra (European) language is nice to have (French or German);
  • Working experience in a technical or IT environment is a nice to have;

If you don’t check all boxes but you are convinced you fit in this role, feel free to react and convince us.

What you get

In numbers:

  • A gross salary based on your experience in the range of € 2.600,- and € 4.000,- based on 40 hours a week and max 5% variable income based on performance and personal development;
  • We find a healthy work-life balance important: working flexible hours combined with 30 vacation days a year and the option to buy more;
  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • Travel allowance of 0,19 a km with a daily maximum of 150 kilometer.

For your own sustainability:

  • Join our collective health insurance;
  • Be secured with our pension plan;
  • Feel engaged and join our participation plan;
  • Keep on learning with your personal education possibilities and budget;
  • Be happy and fit by using our healthy cafeteria, our free on-premises fitness where you can participate in Crossfit, Pilates and Spinning classes or play table tennis or football.


Does all of this make you smile? Feel free to apply below or contact us for further information. We are keen to tell you more about us, our vision and future.


A screening procedure can be part of our selection process.