Sales Manager

Commercial · Amsterdam, NH
Department Commercial
Employment Type Full time / Part time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

SOWISO helps university educators with the teaching of math and other STEM subjects with our online learning and testing environment. Since our establishment in 2010, we have supported tens of thousands of students and teachers in The Netherlands to realize their potential, and we have spent the last few years focussing on scaling internationally. 


Further international growth is an important aspect for our company. SOWISO is therefore looking for an experienced sales professional to lead and realize our international growth ambitions. 


By joining you will take on a leadership role in our sales team. With your experience, attention to detail and growth mindset you will set plans in motion for further international expansion. You will be helping out our junior representatives with the execution of these strategies and measuring overall campaign effectiveness. 


Secondly, you will also be taking an active role driving lead qualification, initial outreach efforts and lead nurturing. That means that your role will be two-fold. A portion of your day-to-day will be spent on improving and managing the international growth efforts, as well as fostering a proactive, and results-driven environment for the sales team. 


Your role will consist of…

  • Managing our international sales strategy, including ideating new avenues of opportunity.
  • Managing our growing sales team.
  • Setting and achieving international sales targets.
  • Driving the lead generation process.
  • Reaching out to leads and responding to their inquiries. 


Apart from the above responsibilities,  you will also work closely with your marketing colleagues to ensure that our marketing and sales efforts are perfectly aligned. This will involve participating in ideation sessions regarding marketing and branding strategies as well as giving feedback on existing campaigns. You will also be working closely with our colleagues who are responsible for customer success management and customer support. 


We are looking for someone who…

  • Has at least 3 years experience selling a SaaS tool
    • Bonus: Experience selling to the (higher) education market
  • Has at least 3 years experience with international sales
  • Has experience with managing a (small) sales team
  • Is fluent in written and spoken English
  • Is available for 32-40 hours per week
  • Is flexible
  • Is structured/organized
  • Is pro-active
  • Is communicative
  • Is able to be at our Amsterdam office at least 2 days a week
  • Has a valid work permit or is an EU citizen


Bonus points if you...

  • Have an affinity with mathematics and/or education
  • Speak Dutch, French, Spanish and/or German fluently
  • Know your way around a Nintendo GameCube ;)


You fit in at SOWISO because you…

  • Are passionate about education and/or STEM
  • Have the ability to share knowledge and experience in a structured way
  • Are creative and like to ideate new strategies and approaches
  • Are proactive and like to take initiative
  • Know your way around a SaaS-platform and are conscious about Information Security 


We offer..

  • Flexible working hours, including remote working
  • Regular team lunches and activities
  • 5 weeks holiday
  • Budget for personal development
  • Starting salary based on experience, 
  • Bonus reviews on performance and meeting sales targets
  • The opportunity to make a difference in the (now faster than ever!) changing world of online education


Only individuals are invited to response. Do not contact us for sales purposes.

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  • Location
    Amsterdam, NH
  • Department
    Commercial
  • Employment Type
    Full time / Part time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level