Head of Sales (Germany)

    Universal Avenue is currently seeking a Head of Sales Germany, with unique skills in building and managing a successful Sales team.

    The position is based out of Germany but requires occasional traveling to our other offices, particularly within Europe.

    This is an opportunity to work in one of the fastest growing start-ups in Europe, working closely with the management team and building and managing your Sales team of Brand Ambassador Coaches and Brands Specialists.

    Who are you?

    At Universal Avenue we are looking for people that are exceptional at what they do best, people with the right attitude, a lot of energy and a strong entrepreneurial drive. We are looking for people driven by both profit and purpose, that value when the work they do truly matters. You are inspired to create change on a global scale and have dedication to something bigger than yourself. You are a team player that can handle a high level of flexibility and freedom. You are used to working in a high pace, sometimes with tasks way beyond your job description. If you share our vision and our values please have a look at the required skills for this specific position below.

    Required skills

    • 5+ years of successful progressive experience as sales professional.

    • 3+ years of successful experience as a sales team lead or manager.

    • 3+ years of fields sales experience (directly or indirectly)

    • Excellent sales knowledge and experience

    • Fluent English language skills

    • Result oriented whilst having the ability to think strategically and be a “big picture” thinker

    • Well organized with the ability to plan and deliver on tight deadlines

    • Extensive knowledge of online and offline commerce models and Internet/consumer/ technology

    • Strong Analytical skills

    Beneficial Skills

    • Additional languages

    • A network of industry contacts

    • Experience from Customer Support

    • Experience from working at one or multiple start-ups

    • Experience from working and/or living in multiple countries

    Job Description

    As the Head of Sales Germany you will build and manage our Sales team of Brand Ambassador Coaches and Brand Specialists. You are responsible for the market’s performance in terms of the Brand Ambassadors’ sales, performance and quality assurance, and you are also responsible for the in-house sales, as well as onboarding of new market specific brands. You will work in an exciting start-up with a global target group and international team, offering a new service connecting the on- and offline worlds.

    • Maximize Sales and Brand Ambassador performance

    • Develop and lead a team of sales professionals

    • Hiring new personnel, training new and existing personnel, and managing the execution of key productivity metrics

    • Lead the effort to identify contemporary best practices and associated technologies that will enable maximum productivity from the inside sales team

    This is Universal Avenue

    Universal Avenue enable thousands of people around world to make a living working where and when they want, as Brand Ambassadors. Our Brand Ambassadors create a global infrastructure for growth, giving the world’s top online brands the freedom to grow at any market at any time. Universal Avenue is based out of Stockholm and backed by MOOR, Northzone and Salesforce Ventures.

    If you are interested

    Please send an email to jobs@universalavenue.com with:

    • Cover letter letting us know why you’re a great fit for this position and for Universal Avenue

    • Your resume or LinkedIn profile

    • List of the 3 brands you think would be most interesting for Universal Avenue to work with

    We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

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