Sales Development Manager - Benelux

Permanent employee, Full-time · Amsterdam

The Role

Meet our awesome Sales department: Together we actively contribute to Personio’s growth by converting prospects into customers. As Personio experts we follow a solution-oriented sales approach, guide our prospects and actively drive the decision - all with a high focus on our product ́s values. We challenge and encourage each other with the aim to enable SMEs to unlock their full HR potential. In our team, we offer a place for a career and growth on a personal level. If you are ready to build the category leader for HR software for SMEs in Europe with us and develop further, we are excited for you to join us!

Due to our growth of our Amsterdam office, we are now looking to hire for the first time a Sales Development Manager in Amsterdam who will bring B2B software solution selling experience and leadership experience to develop the team to the next level.  
As Sales Development Manager (known internally as Team Lead) you are at the forefront of our Benelux Sales Development Team, based in Amsterdam and will build and scale-out this team! This team is the first point of call for Sales across the Benelux region. You will support the further development of your team of Sales Development Representatives and the constant achievement of sales goals with expertise, motivation and above all fun. This role offers you a unique opportunity to help shape Personios’ growth and have a significant impact on the future of our customers' HR work!

What you need to succeed
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience on a B2B sales team 
  • Experience of the full sales cycle - generating leads to closing deals 
  • Market expertise in the Benelux region
  • You demonstrate fluent communication and presentation skills in spoken and written Dutch and English 
  • You have a focus on coaching, mentoring and leading a team (directly or indirectly) 
  • Successful development and implementation of demand generation programs for inside and field sales organization
  • Strong analytical understanding and experience with relevant CRM systems such as Salesforce
  • Outstanding communication and teamwork, with colleagues and customers
  • Focus on qualitative interaction with potential prospects
  • Experience in building and developing a demand generation team
  • Accurate forecasting & verifiable history for the timely (over) fulfilment of set goals
  • An exact understanding of software sales processes and experience with models like MEDDIC, SPIN, Sandler or Challenger Sale
Your Learnings
  • Supporting the growth of our first Sales Development team in Amsterdam - this is a role with the opportunity to scale and grow a team significantly over time
  • Hiring, leading and developing a team of sales development representatives
  • Building a strong sales culture that understands the customer at the centre of all activities
  • Continuous achievement of set goals (on a weekly, monthly & quarterly basis)
  • Development and implementation of lead generation strategies 
  • Close cooperation with the marketing and the account team 
  • Data-driven analysis of processes to optimize conversion rates, time to sell, ARPA and other KPIs
  • Identification of the ideal customer
Why Personio
Aside from our people, culture, and mission, there are a variety of additional benefits that help make Personio a great place to work! Work with us and receive:

  • Competitive compensation package that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity
  • 28 days of paid vacation, plus another additional day after 2 and 4 years (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)
  • 2 Impact Days you can use to have an impact on the environment and society – one for an individual project of your choice and one for a company-wide initiative! #SocialResponsibility
  • Flexible working arrangements with PersonioFlex
  • Annual personal development budget of €1,500 for conferences, courses, books, career coach, etc.
  • Regular company and team events like Oktoberfest, ski trips, Christmas parties, and more! (COVID permitting)
  • High-impact working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • Receive generous family leave, child support, mental health support, and sabbatical opportunities with PersonioCares
  • Save money with corporate discounts across brands like Adidas, LG, Bosch, Apple, and more
  • Bright and open office space in the heart of Amsterdam
  • Subsidy towards healthcare coverage with a provider of your choice
  • Access multiple fitness studios and sports facilities the Netherlands for €30 per month with a subsidized Onefit membership
  • Invest in your retirement via the Personio Pension Scheme, with a Personio contribution
About us
Being a Personio means being part of something big. It means shaping the future of HR, the future of our company, and at the same time, the future of you. And we’re not just one of the fastest-growing B2B SaaS companies in Europe. In October 2021 we raised $270 million in Series E funding, making Personio the fastest-growing and most valuable HR technology company in Europe. With more than 6,000 customers and a team that has doubled in size in 2021 alone, now is the perfect time to join! We’re hiring talented, impact-driven individuals who want to be more than just another employee.

Personio is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to building an integrative culture where everyone feels welcomed and supported. We #EmbraceUniqueness and understand that our diverse, values-driven culture makes us stronger. As we continue to scale, we focus on enabling our employees to grow both personally and professionally.

We are proud to have an inclusive workplace environment that will foster your development no matter your gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, education level, or race.

Will you join us in shaping the future of HR in Europe?




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