KCI Publishing B.V: part of The KCI Media Group

KCI (Knowledge Communication Information) Publishing is a technology-driven, independent multi media and information group. The company is a market leader in processing and delivering technical information with a high added value, focussing on technological topics in the global energy and process industry market.


Our speciality is building and sustaining global communities.


Our long-established, globally renowned brands (communities) are Stainless Steel World, Valve World, Fugitive Emissions, Heat Exchanger World, Green Steel World, Hydrogen Tech World  and Carbon Capture World.


We do business in more than 80 countries worldwide. Our portfolio contains over 120 media opportunities in English, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese.


Since its foundation in 1989, the company has enjoyed healthy annual growth. Our ambition is to further expand our products and services in Europe, Scandinavia, the Americas, Asia, India and the Middle East. KCI employs over 65 people representing more than 20 different nationalities. Together, we have created a powerful portfolio of multi-media communication tools, utilising printed and digital publications, websites, newsletters, video, exhibitions, conferences, workshops and training programmes, podcasts, etc.


The flexibility of this multi-media communication concept and our multi-cultural staff allow us to develop communication solutions that meet our clients’ needs. Our clients are the driving force behind our success and will further strengthen KCI’s position in new fields of applications and geographies in the future.


KCI Publishing has offices in The Netherlands (Deventer), Germany (Kleve), China (Shanghai), Canada (Toronto) and Singapore

International Sales Executive:

Due to our company’s strong organic growth, a vacancy has arisen for a full-time sales representative in the international sales & marketing department of our Netherlands (Deventer) office. They will be responsible for maintaining and expanding the sales of promotional services and products relating to our magazines, websites, conferences & exhibitions and further related products. There is plenty of scope for individual input and creativity, with excellent prospects for professional growth.

What we want you to do:

  • Build upon and further develop existing networks
  • Source new companies and instigate new business relationships
  • Contact companies by email, telephone and face-to-face to introduce and sell marketing and communication programs
  • Visit companies at their location for face-to-face discussion and sales
  • Represent KCI Publishing during our own and other industry conferences and exhibitions; introducing our portfolio and stimulating sales leads
  • Keep an overview of market relevant information which will help you identify new customers, their needs and help keep our client competitive
  • Contribute to the regular sales meeting with the team by sharing insights, results and contributing to the team spirit

What we offer you:

  • Excellent prospects for professional growth
  • 25 vacation days plus 10 ADV days
  • Laptop and mobile phone
  • The opportunity to work in a professional, international team
  • Work-related international travel
  • Opportunity to build a global network

What you can offer us:

  • Good business command of written and spoken English. Additional language skills are a bonus. Command of the Dutch Language is preferable but not essential.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Qualities: trustworthy, eager, creative, poisitive, depenadable, reliable, communicable, authentic, determined, targeted
  • A team player who is also able to work autonomously
  • Willing to go the extra mile – no 9-to-5 mentality
  • Knowledge of sales techniques and good negotiation skills
  • Experience working with B2B clientele would be a plus
  • Trustworthy, natural communicator who knows how to communicate with C-level executives and build long term relationships with clients
  • Knowledge of the publishing business is a plus
  • Basic computer skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel
  • Reside in the region, i.e. maximum 1 hour from our office in Deventer.

To apply for this position, please send an email with your CV in English to

Mr Sjoerd Hesseling: Sales Coördinator,  KCI Publishing BV,

email to: s.hesseling@kci-world.com or phone: +31 630 996 476

Valve World
Valve World Americas
Valve World Asia
Armaturen Welt
Stainless Steel World
Stainless Steel World Americas
Edelstahl Aktuell
Fugitive Emission Journal
Heat Exchanger World
Green Steel World
Hydrogen Tech World
Carbon Capture World