We are looking to hire an

Commercial Executive - International Sales

Based in Thessaloniki | Ref: IED - 0922

About VIPA

VIPA is a European multinational company, based in Lausanne, Switzerland, with a leading position in the global recycling and recovered material trading sectors. Its Greek subsidiary, VIPA Hellas, has the country headquarters in Thessaloniki (G&G Office Complex, Mediterranean Cosmos area) and employs more than 270 people in Greece, achieving constant dynamic growth in both operations and manpower. We are looking for an experienced sales professional for our Paper & Board Division.


For us, each and every team member is special and important, and this is the reason why we invest in education, training, personal and professional growth. We offer great working conditions in a multinational environment, in a dynamic and fast-growing company.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Daily communication with existing and potential customers in order to develop sales

  • Develop and maintain relationships of trust and cooperation with existing and potential customers

  • Support corporate customers in issues they face regarding their orders, in collaboration with the Back Office department

  • Monitor the competition

  • Keep relevant records, provide reports to the management and achieve the company's goals

Qualifications & Competencies

  • At least 5 years of experience in international B2B sales, ideally in the paper sector

  • Experience in African & European market will be considered as a plus

  • Ideally, a degree in Business or Economics

  • Fluency in English

  • Knowledge of other languages will be considered a plus

  • Customer-centric approach

  • Dynamic and extroverted character

  • Very good negotiation skills

What we offer

  • Competitive salary, according to experience and qualifications

  • Sales bonus, based on targets achievement

  • Private health insurance

  • Excellent working conditions in a multinational environment

  • Flexible working schedule - option for working from home for some days of the week

  • Opportunities for professional and personal development

All applications will be considered strictly confidential

VIPA is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, or any other status protected under law.