Area Sales Manager (m/f/x) Printing Inks

Independent control of sales activities, acquisition of new customers, identify market trends, support of existing customers

for our Italian team

About the role

  • Independent control of sales activities in the assigned sales area to achieve goals and key figures
  • Independent acquisition of new customers and support of existing customers
  • Technical support and complaint processing involving product managers, business unit sales managers and, if necessary, application engineers
  • Project work with other internal departments for the sustainable success of submitted projects
  • Market observation to identify market trends
  • Preparation of framework agreements for long-term customer loyalty

What makes you stand out

  • Completed business or technical studies or comparable qualification
  • Several years of professional experience (at least > 3 years) in a comparable position in the sales of products requiring explanation
  • chemical/technical affinity as well as good knowledge of printing inks
  • Negotiation skills, assertiveness, conceptual strength, high resilience and strong communication skills
  • Willingness to travel
  • Italian level at least C1, English level at least B2

We offer

  • Zeller+Gmelin offers you all the advantages of a successful, growing, global company: dynamic work environment, open corporate culture and excellent development opportunities with flat hierarchies

Apply now

Apply now under the reference number HRV-24-010 by e-mail to

Your benefits

For tariff employees

Attractive remuneration according to chemical tariff

Company fitness program: 2 variants to choose from at low monthly fees

37.5 hours per week

Free use of our ZG company parking spaces & ideal public transport connections

Annual benefit: 100 % of a gross monthly salary ("13th salary")
Holiday allowance: € 1,200 gross per calendar year

Company canteen: daily changing dishes

30 days vacation per calendar year
5days "additional vacation", payout also possible

"Corporate Benefits" program : special conditions and attractive discounts for products/services from well-known providers

Company pension scheme: employer contribution of at least € 1,454.55 per year
Supplementary long-term care insurance: € 33.65 per month
Company doctor on site

Company events: e.g. summer party/Christmas party, open day, health day

We look forward to receiving your application

Please send your complete application documents, stating the reference number HRV-24-010, your earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations, by e-mail to We will be happy to answer any questions you may have.