9. March 2012–
Looking for a new job? Want it to be in the Coolest City on the Planet™? Of course you do, that's why you're here, right? But before we offer up some of the hottest startup positions on the market, here's a few tips: you'll need a large scarf, a cool pair of shades, a liking for strange non-sweet energy drinks – oh, have limitless resources of energy, talent and creativity.
Here's a few pointers of what NOT to say when you step off the plane... And yes, we already know that "beer is cheaper than soda"...
cloudControl: B2B Partner Sales Manager
cloudControl is a leading European Cloud Computing company building the future platform for Cloud application development (Platform as a Service/PaaS). They're looking for a B2B Sales Manager for its young and professional team headquartered in Berlin to take ownership of this key role in the company.
Who do they want? Someone with relevant previous knowledge and experience, who's willing to take personal responsibility in exchange for the corresponding autonomy and freedom to shape an important part of thieir business.
It will be your job to develop strong partnerships with leading European software development companies, agencies and other potential sales partners for our product. Please apply if you want to leverage your existing skills in the exciting and challenging startup environment of one of Berlin’s hottest and fastest growing technology startups.
- Identify, contact, negotiate and close deals with agencies and partners
- Identify strategic sales verticals and find appropriate partners
- Qualify joint customer budgets
- 3-4 years experience in B2B key account / partner management
- Be a startup person
- Agency network preferable
- We value an interest in software development
How to apply
To apply, please send an email to email@example.com with a relevant CV or linked online profile. After review be ready for a call or a coffee. No freelancers.
Zendesk is looking for a *London-based* Customer Enablement Consultant
UK readers, this one's for you. Want a new job in London? Zendesk is the leading provider of proven, cloud-based helpdesk software with partners like Adobe, MSNBC, Sony, OpenTable and Groupon and backed by Charles River Ventures and Benchmark Capital.
Your responsibilities? You'll support their Sales team by leading the development of services proposals, statements of work, and contract negotiations. You'll manage executive-level client relationships and provide team oversight during the delivery of services engagements. You'll also support account management team with minor customisation requests from strategic accounts.
If interested, email CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
GetYourGuide is looking for a Product & Sales Manager Internship
GetYourGuide.com, the online booking website for tours and activities, and one of the fastest growing startups in travel (from bus sightseeing in London to shark-diving in Cape Town) is looking for a smart, forward-thinking problem-solver to join their Berlin team. In the paid, three-month internship, you'd have the chance to convince them of a full-time position and you'd also get pizza every Friday.
You'd be in charge of establishing successful relationships with key tour and activity suppliers from around the world via phone and email, supporting and educating suppliers about how to use platform, and attending travel expos and workshops to meet with people active in the tourism industry.
Who do they want? An Internet-savvy and travel enthusiast who's approachable, confident, and (ideally) well-travelled and experienced in client-interaction such as customer service. If you're interested, email your CV as well as a letter of motivation (describing your sales personality) to email@example.com with the subject line “VV Product Management”.
VentureVillage is looking for an awesome News Editor
VentureVillage is on a the lookout for a new member of the team. An absolute natural, you’ll know how to scour the zeitgeist in order to find the best stories from the best sources. We also need you to be able to write clever, original copy with a unique spin that almost always goes viral. This is the job for a die-hard tech and startup fan, who also happens to be a kick-ass journalist with loads of compelling writing experience.
If you’re interested, send a brief email, CV, links to published material, one news article in Venture Village style (150-200 words) and 3x News feature treatment ideas (these don’t need to be long, just rough outlines of some ideas for cool articles) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Let the race begin!
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