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German Country Manager

  • Sector:

    Tech/Fintech Sales

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact phone:

    ORLAITH O'MAHONY

  • Contact email:

    orlaith@phoenixsearch.com

  • Contact phone:

    +353 19609451

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-30

Our Client: 

  • A venture-backed innovative global FinTech start-up revolutionizing the lending industry and on track for unicorn status in the coming years.

  • Our client provides eCommerce founders the insights and funds to accelerate their growth.

  • Founded in 2020 they already have operations across Europe, London, Sydney, and New York and have lent upwards of $100m to fast-growing e-commerce businesses across the world.

The Opportunity: 

  • Influence & have a direct impact within the business globally.

  • Unrivaled career development opportunities.

  • Join a highly ambitious & hugely personable team that welcomes innovative ideas. 

  • Fantastic learning & development opportunities, exposure to various functions of the business with a chance to use your creativity. 

  • Working across different functions and cross-selling with the opportunity of setting up a Micro Office in Germany.

  • Excellent remuneration package and benefits including Equity Shares, Pension, Full Healthcare, Generous Commission Structure.

The Ideal Candidate: 

  • Entrepreneurial & ambitious mindset with a genuine interest in start-ups and eCommerce. 

  • Strong track record of exceeding targets in Outbound Sales as an Account Executive.

  • 3+ years of experience within Sales, preferably to SMBs, preferably in the Dutch, French or Spanish market.

  • Fluent in German & English. 

  • Target-driven, strong sales instincts with a track record of closing deals. 

  • Phenomenal verbal and written communications skills.

  • Prior start-up experience is highly advantageous. 

  • Enthusiastic, can-do attitude with a drive to succeed both personally and professionally.

  • An ownership mentality always seeks innovative ways to improve business prospects across the board. 

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Prospect & Close viable leads in your allocated market (German).

  • Help our client with the growth of the business within this territory, hit targets that align with this growth.

  • Set up a MIcro-office in Frankfurt, Germany, and help to build out a team in this territory.

  • Assist in setting your own targets with the guidance of the Sales VP and EU Sales Director.

  • Help our client own the allocated market for financing eCommerce companies.

  • Optimize the full Sales cycle process of the allocated country’s customers, from prospecting through to closing the deal.

  • Liaise closely with marketing to develop your own devices to help improve conversion rates. 

  • Have a thorough understanding of processes and job functions from the bottom up with the view of tailoring them to the allocated market.