Several years ago, as part of a leading and innovative approach in the Russia recruitment market, Antal Russia began to focus on discipline based recruitment. Sales is one of several market segments where Antal Russis sees itself as a market leader. Our team boasts more than 20 experts who are exclusively placing sales experts across a wide range of industries. We have developed leading teams in key areas; Fast Moving Consumer Goods sales (FMCG), Business to Business sales (B2B), Retail Sales (operations & store management) and Service Sales which includes Consulting and Banking Sales.
Our consultants have often worked in the sales industries such as Retail and FMCG, meaning that when trained in modern recruitment techniques, our sales consultants offer unrivalled expertise in the sector. Their industry knowledge with the latest technologies in recruitment.
Undoubtedly the backbone of any leading recruitment firm, FMCG has helped many Russian and international companies to expand their businesses across the CIS. We fill a variety of placements ranging from key account managers to sales directors. We cover FMCG food and non-food as well as Direct Sales companies and Consumer Electronics and placed high quality candidates into roles varying from Key Account managers to Sales Directors.
The majority of international investors in Russia are small to medium sized companies selling business to business. Their business range from the sales of services, equipment, produce or consultancy. The typical size of our clients in this area are international firms with between 10-50 staff operating initially as a satellite office in Russia but developing into extensive production networks. Our B2B sales team has an excellent understanding when it comes to sourcing top Sales Managers and Directors in the sector. One of the biggest industry challenges finding strong sales candidates with a good combination of soft and language skills. Our database has over 15 years of history, allowing us to source candidates quickly and efficiently.
IT & Telecoms Sales
Antal Russia specialises in mid-to-senior level executive recruitment for international technology vendor companies, system integrators, telecommunication companies, and big local companies producing hardware and software. Typical positions include Channel/Partner Sales Representative, Direct Sales Manager for key verticals (telecoms, energy/mining, government/utilities, banking/finance, transportation, and manufacturing), Marketing Manager, Pre-sales Engineer, but also managerial positions such as Sales Director or Country Manager for mid-sized organisations.
With per capita sales area rations still considerably lower than in many other parts of the world, this sector of the economy has been growing at double digit rates and looks set to continue this way. Antal Russia has an excellent track record in sourcing international and local retail sales experts into the food and non-food chains. The next few years will see a further expansion of fashion and supermarket retail in Russia and we have the consultants to help you find your next sales role in retail.
Due to growing demand we have expanding our capacity to deal with service sales positions in areas such as Banking and Consulting. These roles are typically corporate sales and require candidates with relevant experience.