Sales Representative DACH

Kinsta is a premium managed WordPress hosting provider designed for all types of businesses, small or large. We're the first to be exclusively powered by Google Cloud Platform while utilizing an isolated container system. We believe that constant availability and an outstanding user experience are a must. That’s why we always utilize the latest software and most advanced technology to power our infrastructure.

Location: remote

We are looking for an experienced Sales Representative to work both cold and warm leads and promote Kinsta within the WordPress community as well as within related communities within the DACH region.

As a Kinsta Sales Representative you will:

  • Convert German-speaking and DACH-region leads into Kinsta customers.
  • Respond to inquiries from leads in a prompt, accurate, helpful, friendly, and professional manner taking into account their skill level, expectations, and needs.
  • Initiate contact with assigned leads generated by the Marketing team.
  • If necessary, meet with leads online or in person.
  • Coordinate with the Marketing and the Global Expansion Teams on lead generation strategies.
  • Assist in the development of lead profiles and provide input on the design and implementation of strategies for generating new leads.
  • Elevate Kinsta’s profile in the DACH-region within relevant communities.
  • Attend and represent Kinsta at WordCamps, Meetups, and other tech events to build contacts in the WordPress community.

Requirements

  • Native fluency in German. You need to be an exceptional writer and speaker, and completely comfortable communicating with leads and customers.
  • Proven experience in and excellent knowledge of the hosting market in the DACH region.
  • Professional fluency in English. You need to be capable of writing and speaking at a professional level in English to communicate with coworkers as well as with any leads from the DACH region who prefer to communicate in English.
  • General knowledge of the SaaS and/or web hosting industry: familiarity with SaaS and/or hosting companies and business models, familiarity with internet marketing and SEO, general familiarity with relevant legislation such as GDPR, etc.
  • General technical competence: ability to competently use and master browser-based software such as G-suite and Trello, high-level familiarity with how websites work.
  • Must be a consummate professional (detailed, thoughtful, punctual) and highly reliable.

Bonus skills:

  • Familiarity with WordPress, such as knowledge of the most common WordPress themes and plug-ins.
  • Experience with web hosting-related technologies such as CDN, DNS, Linux, PHP, MySQL, caching, DNS, and domain names.

Benefits

This is a fully-remote role. The Sales Representative can work from anywhere (preferably within the DACH region) with reliable broadband internet access.

This position offers a great deal of flexibility, responsibility, and opportunity for growth for the right candidate.

Resumes we receive are stored in Workable’s database only. Your personal data will not be downloaded. Only HR and Hiring Managers have access to the personal data. Data will not be disclosed to third parties. CVs are stored for recruiting purposes exclusively and will be permanently deleted in case of unsuccessful selection. If we believe any of the applicants to be potential future hires, we’ll ask their permission to retain their CVs in Workable's database until the next hiring period. For further information, please check Workable’s Terms of Use.

Kinsta's motivated team is scattered across the globe

You’re in luck! We're actively looking for more talented and tech-savvy co-workers to join our awesome team. If you’re willing to learn a bunch of exciting new technologies at an innovative growing tech company, then please get in touch.

Life at Kinsta

We have plenty of fun at the office and you're welcome to try and beat our current scooter lap record. But we also know when it’s time to batten down the hatches and put in the amount of time and work a startup can sometimes require.

We expect everyone to be honest and forthright with their ideas and contributions. Day-to-day, we challenge each other to constantly raise the bar, encourage unconventional thinking to achieve innovative breakthroughs, and are passionately committed to surpassing our goals.

We're looking for people who can take the initiative and contribute ideas anywhere in the company. We promote continuous learning in a flexible work environment.

What we offer

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Remote working environment

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Remote expense budget

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Kinsta annual retreat

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Competitive base salary

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Paid vacations

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Equal employment opportunity

Kinsta is an equal opportunity employer.

We will not discriminate and will take actions to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

How we review and select newcomers

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You apply for one of our open positions

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We have a first interview, which is the first round to getting to know each other (and a compatibility check for us, too)

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We have a second interview where we talk about everything technical and we check your problem solving skills

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After all went well we give you an offer and we do our best to talk you into it (and usually it is not super hard)

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