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Maritime Sales Executive

Full Time


location_iconPiraeus, Athens, Greece

when_icon 2021-01-08

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info iconBasic Information

DIAPLOUS is one of the leading Maritime Security companies worldwide, with an impressive ten years of history. Privately owned, made inroads in the security business by escorting, arming and safeguarding the passage of vessels in the high-risk areas of the Aden Gulf and expanded in more geographies and scope thereafter.

DIAPLOUS core values are: Integrity, Safety, Quality and Trust 
The cornerstone of DIAPLOUS success was outstanding expertise (ex-Navy officers/Army Special Forces, long experienced, especially in maritime interdiction operations) and customer-centricity both resulting in consistent success, client satisfaction, trust, referrals, word of mouth and extension of services to keep clients happy and safe. 

Because of that, DIALPOUS is venturing now into 5 business areas:
1. Maritime Security (Armed & unarmed services, risk assessment, training, consulting, security escort vessels)
2. Ship Management & Yacht Security
3. Land Security 
4. Training Services
5. Cyber Security

We are seeking an ambitious Sales Executive to further expand Diaplous leading competitive position in the Maritime Risk Management and Security local & global markets driving client’s compliance, safety, and success.

job description iconResponsibilities

The daily responsibilities of the Sales Executive will include the following:

  • Clients are segmented in a multidimensional matrix and different strategies are devised in line with each segment. The incumbent organizes resources and pursuing all required actions to implement strategy, achieve the highest results & client satisfaction leading to long-lasting relationships and retention through exemplar customer service. 
  • Needs to develop a deep understanding of client's business, to craft annual plans (Key Account Plans for major clients), and a call plan (depending on client segment and importance).
  • Νeeds to propose solutions to their problems and act with agility and drive. Special focus needs to be given to the analysis of all client regular business patterns and act with necessary corrective actions.
  • Be updated regarding all client-related activities with the company across all business lines & geographies while being in a position to cross-sell and up-sell across the company`s products and services.
  • Receiving client feedback is critical and leads to expected proposals for improvements in processes or services.
  • Drafts and maintains client profiles and monitors competition activities, practices, and strategies in the area of responsibility as far as all risk management and maritime security are concerned. 
  • New client discovery & acquisition via market mapping, referrals, or any other legitimate means is expected and highly appreciated. 
  • Regular reporting weekly, monthly, annually, or Ad-hoc re clientele performance, and management updates or presentations are part of the job. 
  • Needs to be a team player within Sales but also across all departments. Promoting open, efficient, and constructive communication at all levels is necessary. 
  • Be responsible for meeting and preferably exceeding all given targets for the period while setting for long term success with each and every client.
job description iconBenefits
  • Attractive compensation package adapted to the candidate’s specific skills and career progress
  • Private health insurance
  • The opportunity to collaborate with the largest shipping companies globally
  • Travel expenses are covered
  • Free parking on our company premises
job requirements iconBasic Requirements
  • 2+ years of professional experience in a similar position dealing with Shipping, Maritime, Security, or any other service Industry
  • University degree diploma in Business, Economics or Shipping
  • Advanced knowledge of English language, strong preference for native speakers
  • Computer savvy
  • Strong communication & influence skills 
  • Sound negotiator
  • Results-Oriented & Driven
  • Well-developed ethical standards and high personal integrity
  • A people-oriented personality and collaborative style is a prerequisite
  • Strong customer orientation and understanding 
good to have iconGood to have
  • Experience in Maritime Services Industry
  • Experience with CRM tools
  • Self-motivated and a great team motivator and player
  • Priority and target setting, meeting deadlines and commitments without compromising quality or company values