Technical Sales Manager

(Full Time/ Lyon)

Employment: Full time

03 September 2021

We are GNT, an ambitious and innovative family-run business with a colorfulcharacter! With our EXBERRY® brand, we are the market leader in the field of Coloring Foods. Our colorings are 100% natural and are made from fruits, vegetables and plants. We are world champions when it comes to utilizing the bounty of nature and strive to continuously innovate and improve natural color ingredients for the consumer. By carefully preserving all of nature’s beauty and goodness, we are able to offer our clients the highest quality and most reliable products. In the future, we also want to offer the most sustainable on the market. This is what continues to motivate us every day!

GNT France, based in Champagne au Mont D’or (Rhône) as a subsidiary of the GNT International Group, is looking to strengthen the French team through the recruitment of additional resource over the short to medium term.

We are seeking a:


Job description:

This key role offers the chance for the right individual to join a growing and future oriented business:

  • Achieving sales growth by developing and expanding sales to existing customers and ensuring that they are adequately served

  • Supporting customers with product selection for applications

  • Identifying business potential across specified categories

  • Developing and implementing business development plans for nominated markets

The role will require and provide the opportunity for travel in France and Europe.
Of course, full (internal) training will be provided.

Your profile:

The ideal candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • Graduate in food science or technology

  • 3 years+ experience of working with specialised food ingredients (BtoB)

  • Demonstrated ability to assimilate technical information, manage and carry out projects

  • Able to identify opportunities with existing customers, prospects, strategic or developing markets

  • Ability to document activities in a CRM and present them in a systematic way

  • Good communicator, with excellent interpersonal skills, strong team spirit and strong customer focus

  • Languages: fluent French and English

  • Driver’s license

What’s important for GNT?

  • We operate globally, while remaining an independent family business committed to investing in products, technology and, most importantly, our people. GNT’s values are at the center of all our activities and attention.

  • We want to maintain a harmonious working environment and therefore we welcome our future colleague with a positive vision and a promising outlook for the future.

  • We value flexibility, commitment, solidarity, over-reaching and service with a common goal, the growth of our sales and our market share while respecting our ecological and social environment.

Ready to join?

Then we look forward to receiving your motivational statement and CV, the earliest date you are available to start by e-mail to:

Baptiste Mattelin
Sales Director GNT France


Baptiste Mattelin
Regional Sales Director
Immeuble Carré d'Argent, 11 A Rue des Aulnes
69410 - Champagne-au-Mont-d'Or, France