Sales Representative - DACH Region

permanent
Fully Remote

Only accepting applications from: Austria, Germany, Switzerland

Kinsta is a modern cloud hosting company focused on WordPress hosting. We run our services on cutting edge technology and we are proud of the level of support we offer to our customers. Our talented and motivated team is scattered across the globe with team members hailing from every continent but Antarctica! We're constantly on the lookout for great talent to join our awesome team. If you’d like to become part of the Kinsta family, hit apply or drop us a line, we’d love to talk to you!

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.

Experience

  • 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

Salary and Perks

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.

About Kinsta

Premium managed WordPress hosting, powered by Google Cloud. Scalable, lightning-fast load times, ⚡️ and 24/7 support. 🕙

Kinsta provides premium managed WordPress hosting for everyone, small or large. We're powered exclusively by Google Cloud Platform and their premium tier network to ensure lightning-fast load times. Some of our clients include companies such as GE, Intuit, TripAdvisor, FreshBooks, Drift, AdEspresso, Workforce, Mint, and Swagway.

We have 20 data center locations around the globe which allows you to place your site closer to your visitors. On top of this, we also include a free HTTP/2 CDN to distribute your content even faster.

Our support team is made up of WordPress developers who contribute to core and other open source projects, which allows us to provide top-notch 24/7 support. Kinsta has been awarded Top Tier Performance 5 years in a row by ReviewSignal, and named the most reliable host by CodeinWP.

Premium managed WordPress hosting, powered by Google Cloud. Scalable, lightning-fast load times, ⚡️ and 24/7 support. 🕙

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