Regional Manager Central Europe (12 months maternity cover)

Location

Stockholm

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2021-09-20

At Desenio Group, a Swedish e-commerce success story, we are passionate about interior decor and design! Our business idea is simple: on-trend, attractive wall decor should be available to everyone. Since our inception, we’ve experienced steady growth and can now boast web shops available in more than 30 countries, with new markets opening continuously. At Desenio and Poster Store, you’ll find a wide selection of posters and mounting solutions, such as poster hangers and clips - often inspired by Scandinavian style. 

We are currently looking for a dedicated Regional Manager to lead our Regional Sales Central European team, working with sales and influencer marketing activities in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Czechia, and Slovakia. Through passion, local market knowledge and regional initiatives, you and your team attract customers from all over the Central European region in order to bring the Desenio brand to life. 

You will lead a team consisting of nine employees, working with Regional Sales & Influencer marketing in Central Europe. This is a hard-working and loyal team, always striving for the best results while maintaining a fun and motivating work environment. You will report to the Head of Regional Sales. Culture is important at Desenio, and we are looking for a self-driven, positive, and efficient person who takes pride in their work and always thrives to get things done.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Overall sales responsibility for the Central European region. 
  • Leading and managing the Central European sales team, including influencer marketing. 
  • Planning and execution of budgets. 
  • Driving and improving local sales initiatives on/offline. 
  • Monitoring and reporting on sales performance. 
  • Staying on top of competitors, influencer programs, industry trends, and digital media advancements in relevant markets. 
  • Assisting in setting long-term strategies for the region. 
  • Responsible for customer journey and conversion on local domains. 
  • Assisting the Head of Regional Sales in setting long-term strategies for the region. 

WHAT SKILLS WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • A few years of experience working within a similar field, e.g. marketing, influencer marketing, and/or sales. 
  • A proven and successful track record of leading and developing a team. 
  • Strong negotiation, analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills. 
  • Excellent communication skills in English. 

IT'S A PLUS IF YOU HAVE

  • Local market knowledge of the Central European markets, preferably Germany. 
  • Experience of working with paid advertising tools and Google Analytics. 
  • Local language skills in addition to English, e.g. German, Polish, Czech and/or Slovakian. 
  • A degree in e.g. Marketing, Business Administration, or equivalent. 

AS A PERSON

  • You are a strong leader, who enjoys motivating and developing your team. 
  • You take ownership and accountability, and you are not afraid of making decisions. 
  • You take initiative to develop processes and solve problems in order to contribute to business success. 
  • You are structured and can work in a high paced environment, including delivering on tight deadlines. 
  • You always put the needs of your team and the business first, being a strong team player and delivering results. 

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Start date: September/October, according to agreement. 
Extent: This is a fixed contract for 12 months. The extent of the position is 100%.
Location: Stockholm, Södermalm.

We will start selecting and interviewing right away and the position might be filled before the last application date. Send your application in English. We do not accept applications through email. 

ABOUT DESENIO GROUP

Desenio Group is a fast-growing design and e-commerce group with a simple business idea and purpose: making on-trend, affordable and attractive wall art available to everyone. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, we are Europe’s leading online store for art prints and frames, and we ship to more than 35 countries worldwide. In 2020, Desenio acquired Poster Store, creating a group with 250 employees and SEK 1.3 billion in revenues. Desenio Group is backed by Verdane, a specialist growth equity investment firm that partners with ambitious Northern European tech-enabled businesses. Desenio Group’s bonds are listed on Frankfurt Stock Exchange Open Market Quotation Board. For more information, please visit deseniogroup.com.

Responsible recruiter

Caroline Bjers

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