Jebsen & Jessen Life Science GmbH

Sales Manager (m/f/d) - Personal Care

  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • Hamburg Kehrwieder

The trading company Jebsen & Jessen has been active in import and export worldwide for over 100 years. Today, our expertise lies in chemicals, textiles, Australian garnet, steel, transportation / e-mobility and export financing. As part of a global group of companies, we operate independently from Hamburg through our German-based companies, with direct business connections to customers and suppliers in more than 80 countries.

For our subsidiary Jebsen & Jessen Life Science GmbH we are currently looking for a Sales Manager (m/f/d) Home & Personal Care for the earliest possible start date.

Your Tasks

  • establishment of Jebsen & Jessen Life Science in the personal care industry
  • execution of market analyses and competitive intelligence 
  • development of marketing strategies and product variants in cooperation with customers and manufacturers
  • establishment and expansion of the product portfolio as well as the existing customer portfolio
  • establishment/expansion of international supplier relationships and principals using our existing sourcing setups 
  • national and european trade of the customer specific product range 
  • budget and sales planning as well as pricing
  • business trips and participation in trade fairs

Your Profile

  • at least. 5 years of experience in trading raw materials for the cosmetics/household and personal care industry
  • existing network (customer and/or supplier side) 
  • existing customer base (preferably end customers) - small customer base is available
  • high sales affinity and communication skills
  • structured, efficient and independent way of working and acting
  • team player mentality, social competence, high flexibility and self-motivation
  • business fluent in German or English, further language skills would be an advantage
  • confident handling of the MS-Office package and merchandise management systems; SAP knowledge would be an advantage
  • apprenticeship or studies in foreign trade, if necessary with corresponding further qualification

We Offer

  Employer subsidy for public transportation

For environmentally friendly way to work, we subsidize the public transportation ticket with 40 €.

  Corporate Benefits

Via this portal you get discounts for various products.

  Ergonomic workplaces

To support your health preventively, all workplaces are equipped with ergonomic office chairs and height-adjustable desks.

  Company fitness

With a monthly contribution of 21 €, we offer a Wellpass membership that gives our employees access to well-known and popular sports facilities and gyms


You put together the bike of your choice and we lease it via deferred compensation. This way you can keep fit on your way to work or in your free time.

  Home Office

To support a good work-life balance, we offer the possibility to work 2 days/week from home.

  Vacation bonus/13th salary

Our employees receive a 13th salary and an additional vacation bonus of 650 €.

  Capital formation benefits

Whether building savings contract, fund or company pension plan. Our employees receive an employer allowance of 27 €.

  Training measures

Your individual development is important to us. That's why we offer training for professional and personal development, from language courses to communication workshops.


Katja Pallasch
HR Business Partner


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