Business Development Representative (German Speaking) (m / f / x)

Permanent employee, Full-time · London

Job Description
commercetools is a next-generation software technology company that offers a true cloud commerce platform, providing the building blocks for the new digital commerce age. Our leading-edge API approach helps retailers create brand value by empowering commerce teams to design unique and engaging digital commerce experiences everywhere – today and in the future. Our agile, componentized architecture improves profitability by significantly reducing development time and resources required to migrate to modern commerce technology and meet new customer demands. It is the perfect starting point for customized microservices.

commercetools just received a 145M investment by Insight Partners. A major part of the investment is growing the North American market, commercetools highest rate of growth market. We will be doubling the employee count in the US over the next 12 months.

We are looking for a Business Development Representative to act as the liaison between our Marketing and Sales teams. Your role will be to develop new business opportunities by contacting and building relationships with potential customers. To be successful in this role, you should have previous experience in developing leads from marketing campaigns. You will use your communication skills to establish strong relationships with our future customers. Ultimately, you will boost sales and contribute to our long-term business growth. Are you driven, hardworking, and eager to launch your career in a high-energy, collaborative business and work environment? We want to talk to you about joining our team. This role is located in our UK office. Must be fluent in German.
About your new role
  • Qualify leads from marketing campaigns and develop them into sales opportunities
  • Contact potential clients through phone calls and emails
  • Identify client needs and suggest appropriate products/services
  • Set up meetings or calls between (prospective) clients and Account Executives
  • Present our company to potential clients
  • Engage with potential clients at our regular industry-leading events
  • Proactively seek new business opportunities in the market
  • Stay up to date with new products /services and new pricing /payment plans
Skills & Requirements
  • Proven work experience as a Business Development Representative or Sales Development Representative
  • German language skills
  • Hands-on experience with multiple sales techniques
  • Track record of successfully engaging with prospects
  • Experience with Marketing Automation and CRM software (e.g. Hubspot and Salesforce)
  • Familiarity with MS Excel (analyzing spreadsheets and charts)
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to deliver engaging presentations
  • BSC degree in Marketing, Business Administration or relevant field experience
This is how we work
  • MindsetModern methodologies and a diverse, creative workspace with an open and international culture.
  • Product. Together we create an extendable, highly scalable product with state of the art technologies. Let’s develop something with impact.
  • Growth. Learn from each other and benefit from the knowledge we concentrate in a healthy growing company.
  • Environment. Flexible and family-friendly environment, bright and good accessible offices, modern soft- and hardware.
  • Flexibility. Morning person or night owl? Need to pick up your kids from kindergarten? We believe in outcome and motivated employees rather than feeling stuck in the office.
commercetools is living a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. If your job profile aligns with our technical requirements, business needs, and company culture, we encourage you to apply. We will assess your competencies, learning ability, and passion and not your age, race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, genetics, or disability.
About us
By giving our customers and partners the most flexible commerce platform, which is based on a Microservices, API-first, true Cloud and Headless architecture (we call it the MACH architecture*), we are not only helping them maintain their competitive advantage but we are also changing the e-commerce platform market. Today, Fortune Global 500 companies across industries rely on commercetools and the commercetools platform.  

Founded in Germany in 2006, our international expansion has reached Europe (Munich, Berlin, Amsterdam, London, and Switzerland), the US (Durham, NC), and Asia Pacific (Singapore, Australia). In October 2019, with a $145M investment from global venture capital and private equity firm Insight Partner, commercetools is in full gear going forward. 


We are firm believers in our core values: Purpose, Trust, and Lifelong Learning. More than ever we need passionate talents who believe in these values and in a better future of e-commerce. Awaiting you is an employer that cares and an accomplished international team full of like-minded and friendly individuals operating from across the globe.
Thank you for your application and your interest in commercetools. We are excited to get to know you!
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