Director of Sales SaaS

Sales · Stuttgart · Full-time · C-Level/VP/Director

Job description

Job description

About the Job

We’re looking for an experienced Director of Sales (m/f/d) to join one of our portfolio companies to manage and build the sales team.

In your day-to-day work, you’ll focus on implementing our portfolio company’s sales strategies - ensuring that you build strong relationships with stakeholders, whilst mentoring and growing the sales team.

Join our portfolio company: A German SaaS company that is on a mission to deliver and enable its customers to build, transform and manage all business critical electric and autonomous processes with the market leading cloud solution.

In this role you’ll:

  • Manage and develop the sales team with a focus on hiring, mentorship and performance
  • Develop go-to-market strategies for the German and international markets and actively shape customer growth 
  • Work with your team to build sustainable partnerships and continuously identify upselling opportunities 
  • Define KPIs to measure success and provide your team with the desired direction
  • In addition to the strategic management and development of the team, you are actively responsible for the acquisition and support of new customers and the development of new markets
  • Constantly share successes, changes and improvements with stakeholders 

Your Profile

  • 5-8 years of experience in sales or business development at a SaaS startup
  • You have several years of management experience and have already independently built up sales teams in start-ups or comparable companies
  • You have a strong understanding of business, combined with analytical skills
  • You are data-driven, curious, open-minded and motivated and can also transfer this to your team 
  • You ideally have a degree or relevant training, with a focus on sales 
  • You speak German and English fluently; any other foreign language is a plus 

Please note that we are looking for support in the German office of our portfolio company. Eligibility to work within the EU is required as well.

Benefits and Perks

  • The chance to experience the development of a newly founded company and to advance it with your own creative ideas
  • Attractive salary package
  • Company pension scheme
  • Working with a highly professional, motivated and inspiring team
  • An open and appreciative corporate culture with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • A state-of-the-art, well-equipped workplace
  • Strong investors and an attractive customer base

Apply below and become a part of our success story!

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

Project A is committed to diverse and equal opportunities hiring for all – applicants, candidates, and employees alike. We value humans – with all our glorious multifaceted backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences – and look forward to your application.

Project A ist eines der führenden Venture Capital in Europa, mit Standorten in Berlin und London. Gegründet 2012 als operatives VC, hat unser Unternehmen mittlerweile mehr als 100 Start-ups, verteilt über 17 Länder und 15 Branchen unterstützt/ hervorgebracht, darunter in Trend Branchen wie Digital Health, Fintech und Mobility. Unser engagiertes Team von über 120 Expert:Innen unterstützt unsere Portfoliounternehmen im Software Engineering, Marketing, Sales, Hiring sowie weiteren business-relevanten Serviceleistungen.

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