Sales Assistant

Date:2018-10-16 End: 2018-10-30

About BYD

BYD Europe BV located in Schiedam, Netherlands is the marketing and sales HQ of BYD Co., Ltd based in Shenzhen, China. BYD Europe offers a full line of BYD electric vehicles, including all-electric cars, all-electric buses, and all-electric forklift trucks. BYD is a globally leading-edge provider of green energy technologies that specializes in the IT, automotive and new energy fields. Emerging from battery manufacturing, BYD has grown into the world's biggest rechargeable battery manufacturer and taken the largest global market share for cell-phone chargers and keypads.

About role

It is an exciting time to join the BYD Europe team as the company recently has entered various new markets – one of them being Nordic countries. In this junior Position, you acquire excellent organizing and communication skills to ensure high-quality Sales department support. You have a strong interest in automotive industry and in sustainable technology. You will be based in Schiedam, Netherlands but will be able to go on business trips if needed. Corporate language is English but we will value any additional language skills.

Your main activities include

• Planning meetings as well as organizing & distributing meeting minutes

• Updating and distributing project change documents

• Tracking the project progress and preparing project progress reports

• Reviewing technical data for compliance with specifications

• Coordinating the resources and requests among the project team

• Managing subcontractor or client invoices and payments

• Other tasks assigned by the Sales Manager

To succeed in this position you will need

• Excellent time management and organizational skills

• Strong written and verbal communication skills in the English language

• Bachelor’s Degree level education

• Good team player, able to work in remote teams

• Proactive and able to anticipate demand

• Able to travel frequently

• Chinese and/or Swedish/ Danish/ Finnish/ Norwegian language knowledge will be considered a plus

• Technical education and experience in the Automotive industry will be considered a plus

We offer

• Work in a rapidly growing company and industry which represents sustainable technology

• Performance and experience based competitive remuneration, commuting allowance

• A chance to develop new processes and grow the team in the Nordic market

• Team building events and employee learning opportunities

Growth Opportunities

BYD Europe consists of various departments that support on-going and profitable business growth. Potential growth opportunities within the Sales department may be Project Coordinator, Project Manager, Regional Project manager. You may also continue career path in another department: After-Sales, Marketing, R&D, HR, Finance, Business Operations etc.

Contact information

Please submit your CV and cover letter in the English language to inta.kola@byd.com

If you would like to know more about this vacancy, please feel free to contact by e-mail inta.kola@byd.com