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Head of Sales m/f/x for B2B/mSME Scaleup

Build your own dream sales team from scratch and establish Sendify as the #1 shipping platform for SME in Germany

NOTE: Fluent German is required for this role

Founded 2016, Sendify quickly gained traction in Sweden and is now one of the fastest-growing startups in logistics looking to scale up even further in Germany. 

About the role

Write history and lead Sendify’s first expansion into the heart of Europe. Build your own dream sales team from scratch and take the successful shipping platform to new heights. Backed by some of the most distinguished investors in Europe, such as Atlantic Labs (Soundcloud, Gorillas, Getyourguide), Ryder (Forto, Byrd, Voi)  we aim to become market leaders in Germany within just years of market entry.

We believe in autonomy, and as Head of Sales for Germany, you will be fully responsible for setting up all operations, building your own sales team, developing the business activities, and gaining market leadership –  with the support of the founding team.

You will own Germany’s Outbound Sales efforts, report directly to the Country Manager. At the same time you will be a part of our international network, and help shape the future of this young company as we quickly scale up in additional international markets. 

About Sendify 

In 2016, Sendify was founded, with the mission to empower small businesses through simplified shipping experiences. With Sendify, small shippers can access affordable shipping solutions and book shipments with world-leading carriers – all in one transport management system (TMS). Through the combined buying power of small shippers, Sendify provides up to 85 % discounted rates and the choice to decide whether price or lead time should determine the choice of a freight solution. Pretty cool, right?

Our German HQ is located at Rosenthaler Platz, Berlin, where we are currently 6 employees (and growing rapidly to >30 this year!), encouraged to help small companies succeed through smart logistics. We strive for inspiring and inclusive startup culture, and we are extra proud of our initiative Women’s Startup Club and being recognized at, for instance, Slush.

About you

We believe that your entrepreneurial spirit has influenced your career choices and led you to gain valuable SME sales and management experiences from positions within Logistics, Telekom, Insurance, Finance or other established industries and are ready to truly test your skills by developing your very own sales organisation. Qualifications: 

  1. You have experience that proves that you are an entrepreneur at heart, willing to get your hands dirty and take on any challenge thrown your way
  2. You have gained a min. of +2 years of work experience in a managerial role within B2B mSME
  3. You are deeply passionate about building and scaling sales strategies towards a micro/small businesses through inside sales (Clients with <20 employees)
  4. You have successfully built up and managed a sales team of up to 5-10 FTE's 
  5. You value social sustainability and you’re excited to help make the Startup/Tech industry more diversified and inclusive
  6. You are deeply passionate about doing 'the startup journey': scaling the business from scratch, and delivering 3x YoY for the following years

What you’ll be responsible for

  1. Gaining Market Leadership
    1. Setting up and executing on SME Inside Sales strategies
    2. Develop Local Sales Strategies
    3. Continuously iterating and double down on the winners
    4. You will coordinate closely with Marketing and Operations in order to optimize cross-departmental processes and collaboration
  2. #1 Place to work
    1. Attracting and retaining top talents (10-20 the first year)
    2. Create highly efficient autonomous teams 
    3. Lead, motivate, promote and continuously develop your employees
    4. Maintaining high employee satisfaction (eNPS 50+)

Before applying to Sendify, I would like you to answer these questions for yourself

Is this the role that you are looking for?

Is this where most of your experience/strengths lie? 

Is this the area that you are most passionate about developing in?

Working at Sendify means

  • 💰  Competitive compensation (possibly incl. shares)
  • 🏳️‍🌈  Diversified and inclusive environment
  • 💃  A talented, international team
  • 🌴  Flexible working hours
  • 🥳  Regular team events
  • 🏙  Modern offices in Berlin-mitte


Quick facts about Sendify 😍

Founded: 2016
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/life... 
HQ: Gothenburg (Sweden), Berlin (Germany)
Number of employees: 39 

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Berlin

Rosenthaler Str. 13
10119 Berlin Directions career@sendify.de

Life at Sendify

Based in Gothenburg with a global mindset – Sendify is a fast growing team, consisting of hungry people with curious minds. We’re all part of a journey, building a company we love.

 

 

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