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Sales Manager (m/w/d)



Sales & Business Development
Berlin, Germany · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Who are we?
Colonia Technologies is pioneering a transformation in the logistics industry through its innovative platform for the sharing and efficient use of commercial vehicles across Europe. Founded in 2021, our aim is to create a global sharing fleet that makes renting and managing commercial vehicles straightforward, efficient, and sustainable. Supported by leading investors like Octopus Ventures, Atlantic Labs, Plug ​& ​Play, and others, we're set on making logistics operations more accessible and environmentally friendly.
Your mission with us
  • Work together with our Founders, Head of Revenue, and various other teams in the company on a day-to-day basis to revolutionize the logistics industry.
  • Serve our customers by advising them on the best fleet options for their use case, negotiate contracts, and close deals.
  • Automate the process of renting commercial vehicles hands-on.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and the competitive landscape to ensure Colonia Technologies remains a step ahead.
  • Foster strong relationships with clients and partners, acting as a trusted advisor in the use of our platform.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to develop campaigns and support materials that highlight the value of Colonia Technologies.
Why you should join
  • Learn from the Best: Benefit from personalized development support from supervisors with more than 10 years of professional experience in the tech sector.
  • Responsibility: With us, the best idea counts, not the job title. You have the opportunity to work independently and take personal responsibility.
  • Open Feedback Culture: Receive regular, honest feedback from supervisors and colleagues, where you can openly express your opinion.
  • Mental Health & Mindfulness: For your mental well-being and mindfulness practice, we offer free and unlimited access to certified psychologists – for both private and professional concerns.
  • Benefits Program: Achieved milestones are rewarded, for example, with restaurant vouchers, additional vacation days, or an extended weekend trip.
  • Team Building: Become part of our ambitious team. Whether online or in person – regular team events create a warm working atmosphere.
  • Company Pension Plan: We offer our employees an attractive company pension plan to ensure a secure financial future and support them in long-term financial security.
Your skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Information Systems, or related fields
  • Master's degree or 1-2 years of professional work experience is a plus
  • Previous experience with Sales CRMs (Salesforce, Pipedrive, Hubspot, ...)
  • Strong understanding of software and digital platforms, as well as the ability to automate processes
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to translate technical information into business benefits
  • A customer-first mindset, with a passion for solving problems and delivering value
  • Ability to work collaboratively across teams, including sales, product, and marketing
  • Fluent in German and English
About us
At Colonia, we are bringing logistics companies into the 21st century.
Our mission is to bring all global trucks and trailers into one shared fleet. Access to trucks and trailers should be as easy as booking an Uber or Bolt scooter. We love our hard-working customers and go the extra mile to give them the quality service they deserve. Our team is ambitious and diverse. We are the wind of change that the giant logistics industry has been waiting for. We’re backed by Europe’s most successful early-stage investor, industry experts, and seasoned Angel investors.