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Sales Development Representative - German Speaking

On-site, Hybrid
  • Ghent, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium
  • Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
  • Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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Job description

  • Role: Sales Development Representative (SDR) - German Speaking

  • Scope: International expansion for Teamleader Orbit in the German market

  • Language requirement: Fluent in both English and German (hard requirement)

  • Level: Junior/ Medior (not a managerial/ leadership position)

  • Location: Ghent, Belgium, or Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with hybrid working model; or fully remote from Germany

  • Timing: ASAP

Who are we and why should you care?

Teamleader is a SaaS scale-up founded in 2012 in Ghent, Belgium and since 2022, part of the Visma Group. Our goal is to automate and simplify work for small and medium European businesses. With Teamleader Focus, we simplify work for small businesses by offering an all-in-one solution for CRM, project management and invoicing. Teamleader Orbit, acquired in 2019, focuses on helping medium-sized agencies thrive. In 2022, we acquired Vectera, which provided our Customer Meeting add-on. Find out more about Teamleader as a company, our products and why you should consider applying, here.

We're looking for a Sales Development Representative to join us on our mission

As a Sales Development Representative at Teamleader

You’ll have a key role in the international expansion of Teamleader Orbit sales cycle. While generating potential leads and following up on them, you'll be speaking with key stakeholders in the agency market on a daily basis.

  • You will explore ways to generate sales growth

  • You inspire companies to digitize their workflow. You can use different methods to reach your audience (phone calls, social selling, mails, WhatsApp, LinkedIn, etc.). We will provide you with the tools and training to excel in your job.

  • You will also be working together with the marketing team to help them identify and pursue the right targets and prospects.

  • You'll work closely together with our Account Executives as you will schedule the first meeting for them and brief them in the most efficient way so that you can work towards your common goal: help agencies to work smarter.

When you start working, you will get an in-depth training. You learn everything about us, our story, your colleagues, our workflow-tool and you get an in-depth sales onboarding. Learning by doing, that is our motto. You will be part of a team that loves to work together, help each other, share insights and achieve success. Before you know it, you'll be having your first conversations with potential customers and we'll celebrate your first deal together!

Why others chose Teamleader: we're lively, not corporate

We have the energy and boldness of a start-up and the expertise and pragmatism of a scale-up. The result: a team of both young and seasoned professionals led by supportive and approachable managers who give recognition and rewards for hard work. You’ll be working in a fast-paced tech environment with open feedback culture and room for initiatives as well as ideas. You’ll have plenty of room to apply your personality, express yourself, and impact our course of action with your insights or ideas.

On top of that, you’ll get:

  • An extensive training budget

  • A personal tooling budget, to make working from home as comfortable as from our offices.

  • Daily budget-friendly in-house prepared lunch and dinner options (only in our Ghent office), as well as Free Food Fridays (only in our offices), Friyays (only in our offices) and numerous sport initiatives!

  • Competitive and market-conform salary with compensations and benefits, including mobility options.

  • Our long-lasting dedication to employee well-being, just take a look at our career page and Instagram to see how we keep the Team(leader) spirit going

We value diversity

Our ambition is to build and sell a product that helps everyone everywhere (starting with Europe) to work smarter, so we want our team to reflect that. We believe that a diverse, inclusive working environment is crucial to realise that ambition, so we’re committed to continue to build and cherish a culture where every colleague feels welcome, appreciated and heard.

Job requirements

You’d be a great fit for this role, if you:

  • Are fluent in German (native/ bilingual level) and English (professional level)

  • Love to talk with c-level about their business and identify their needs as to their workflow and business processes. Mainly, we focus on marketing & advertisement agencies & digital agencies. We want you to get to know and understand the companies you’re reaching out too. You have a genuine interest in their market and you want to help them to work smarter.

  • Have experience in sales is a plus but not required. Preferably, you know a thing or two about B2B outbound sales and the world of marketing agencies.

  • Strongly believe in technology and have affinity with cloud-based applications.

  • Believe in positivity and persistence. Your focus will be calls, you will need to put effort in your calls to transform those in successful sales. Positivity is key here.

  • Are a good listener and you’re able to ask the right questions. You can put yourself in the customers’ shoes and make the buyer feel understood. Your main prospects will be business owners, administration officers, operation managers, project managers or finance managers. Your goal is to build a relationship with them and earn their trust.

Are eager to learn and proactive. You need to be able to try different approaches, think innovative and change strategies if necessary. You are open to feedback and ready to implement new ideas to enhance your performance.

Interested? Questions? Get in touch!


Can't wait to discover what your future team looks like?

Go full Sherlock Homes on our Meet our team page. We believe that getting to know your potential colleagues is an essential part of the hiring process, and we're excited to introduce you to the people who could be your future teammates. 

What's next?

Ready to embark on an exciting journey? Let's dive into the application process and discover who you'll be meeting along the way!