Sales Manager

Berlin, DE

We solve one of the biggest challenges in shoe e-commerce by minimizing size and fit-related returns and avoiding unnecessary CO2 emissions. Thus, we improve our clients’ profits and the users’ online shopping experience.

Footprint is an AI-based SaaS technology that allows online shoppers to measure their feet with their smartphone to always find a match to the perfect fitting shoe. To achieve our goal of making online shopping environmentally conscious, we aim to become the world’s leading standard for shoe size recommendations by building a Paypal-like equivalent in this field.

Your role

With your ambitious and proactive personality, you will be contributing significantly to Footprint’s growth and success is focused on lead generation and management. From establishing contact to contract processing – you are the first point of contact for our new partners, and clients and work closely with our CEO.

Your tasks

  • Identify, acquire, win and manage new customers of all turnover levels in all markets

  • Take responsibility for the turnover by negotiating and closing contracts

  • Monitor your sales and revenues, draw regular reports, and support in preparing a forecast

  • Derive potential customers autonomously by visiting relevant events/ trade fairs as well as our and your own networks

  • Identify and realize new growth targets by following footwear industry trends and innovations

  • Stay up to date on our competitors as well as emerging players in the scene

You bring

  • Strong self-drive and turnover orientation to generate new leads and close sales deals (which is more important than a university degree)

  • Significant experience in B2B Sales, ideally in software, e-commerce, and/or the footwear industry

  • Completed studies in a relevant field (e.g. business administration) or equivalent knowledge and skills based on relevant professional experience in comparable positions

  • Strong communication skills, high level of self-confidence, and professional appearance

  • Ability to empathize with your counterpart to understand their motivation and needs

  • Joy, determination, and persuasion in leading sales conversations and negotiations

  • Passion for digital products and related trends

  • Fluency in written and spoken German and English

What we offer

  • Direct constructive feedback, great scope for creativity and mutual learning

  • Guidance and coaching whenever needed as well as support in finding the right mentors from our broad network of experts

  • Hybrid onsite/remote culture: To keep a strong team bond while allowing you to organize work and personal life according to your needs, we have one on-site week in Berlin every month and give you maximum freedom and trust elsewhere

  • Opportunity to further develop your experience by certified training when required

  • A competitive salary and steep career opportunities thanks to continuous growth and global ambition

  • Employee benefits program, including monthly Edenred credit and jobrad

Our culture

We are a team that values transparency and reliability. We master challenges, find solutions, and grow together as a team and as a company!


Please send your CV and brief cover letter to:
Application deadline: July 31, 2022