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Sales Manager DACH | Mid Market

  • Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  • Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
  • Cologne, Berlin, Munich, Leipzig, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
  • Munich, Bayern, Germany
  • London, England, United Kingdom
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Meet DeepL

DeepL, Europe's leading AI company since 2009, is dedicated to breaking down language barriers and bringing cultures closer together. Our expertise in AI and neural networks has enabled us to create cutting-edge communication technologies for businesses, including the acclaimed DeepL Translator which offers 30+ languages, and DeepL Write, our AI writing companion. Our core offering includes a suite of products and tools made for businesses to communicate more effectively, both internally and with their customers around the globe.

Our goal is to become the global leader in Language AI and build products that help drive better communication, drive connection, and make real-life impact. To do that, we need talented people, like you, who want to be a part of this exciting journey. If you're ready to work with a dynamic team and build your career in the fast-moving AI space, DeepL is your next destination.

What sets us apart?

We are committed to innovation and to a nurturing work environment. Founded by developers and researchers, we spend a lot of time actively reviewing the latest trends in generative AI and software engineering. Known for pioneering AI technologies, we dive deep into cutting-edge research to create not only translations, but advanced language solutions. Combining our use of modern technology, comprehensive employee benefits with our open and welcoming work culture is what sets us apart.

When we tell people about DeepL as an employer, the reactions are overwhelmingly positive. Maybe it's because of the products that have helped countless people worldwide, or maybe it's because of our shared goal of improving communication for individuals and businesses worldwide. What we're certain of is this: being part of DeepL means joining a team committed to innovation and the well-being of its employees.

What will you be doing at DeepL?

We’re looking for a passionate sales management professional to help us as we continue to expand our DACH footprint. You'll be responsible for building relationships with businesses within our core DACH market, with a focus on both winning new clients and nurturing expansion within existing accounts. We are looking for you to have a proven track record as an experienced leader, someone who is passionate about our vision of a world without language barriers! 

Your responsibilities

  • Provide strong leadership, vision and direction for the sales team and broader DeepL sales organisation
  • Lead ongoing growth and development including hiring, onboarding, training, and coaching reps
  • Participate in C-level customer and prospect meetings and help execution closing them with appropriate timeline
  • Maintain a high level knowledge of DeepL product and solutions while staying current in understanding the competitive landscape and industry trends
  • Be accountable for the attainment of your sales representative’s performance targets
  • Partner with Sales Development, Solution Consultant, Customer Success and other cross-functional teams to drive success and prioritize where DeepL invests its resources
  • Track and analyze sales pipelines and activities to understand and capitalize on buying trends and patterns
  • Report accurately to senior management on progress/obstacles including regular sales forecast
  • Establish policies, processes and procedures that will ensure revenue growth
  • Roll up your sleeves and do what is necessary for the customer and your team

What we offer

Diverse and internationally distributed team: joining our team means becoming part of a large, global community with people of more than 90 nationalities. We're more than just colleagues; we're a group of professionals with a shared mission to connect diverse cultures. Our global presence is growing–we've doubled in size nearly every year, with our employees based in the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, the US, and Japan, and we continue to expand our network.

Open communication, regular feedback: as a language-focused company, we value the importance of clear, honest communication. We value smooth collaboration, direct and actionable feedback, and believe that leading with empathy makes us better together.

Remote work, flexible hours: whether you're near or in our hubs in cities like Cologne, Berlin, Amsterdam, London, or prefer the comfort of your own home, you decide where your office is. We offer remote opportunities, flexible working hours and trust in your productivity, all in sync with your team's general locations and time zones to foster effective and seamless collaboration. Our aim is to integrate your work with your lifestyle, ensuring a balance that respects both your needs and our operational requirements.

Regular in-person team events: we bond over vibrant events that are as unique as our team, from local team and business unit gatherings, to new-joiner onboardings, to company-wide events that bring us all together–literally.

Monthly full-day hacking sessions: every month, we have Hack Fridays, where you can spend your time diving into a project you're passionate about and get the opportunity to work with other teams–we value your initiatives, impact, and creativity.

Comprehensive health insurance: your health comes first. With our comprehensive insurance, we'll make sure you're covered from head to toe.

30 days of annual leave: we value your peace of mind. With 30 days off (excluding public holidays) and access to mental health resources, we make sure you're as strong mentally as you are professionally.

Annual learning budget: because we never stop learning, we’ve set up an annual budget for your professional development—pick a learning path which contributes to your career development and we'll back you up.


Qualities we look for

  • Significant Account Executive management experience
  • Strong sales background preferably within an Mid-Market and/or Enterprise SaaS organization
  • Currently and successfully leading a team of Mid Market Account Executives in B2B SaaS solution sales environment
  • Solid understanding of B2B SaaS applications and collaboration technology
  • Consistent track record of achieving personal and team goals
  • Excellent coaching, mentoring, executing, discovery and presentation skills
  • History of thriving in a rapidly changing environment
  • Enthusiasm for increasing customer happiness and deepening customer relationships
  • Results-oriented, self-directed with a passion to succeed
  • Fluency in English and German (both reading and writing) is required in order to succeed within this management role!

If this role and our mission resonate with you, but you're hesitant because you don't check all the boxes, don't let that hold you back. At DeepL, it's all about the value you bring and the growth we can foster together. Go ahead, apply—let's discover your potential together. We can't wait to meet you!

Please make sure to send your application in English.

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