Vanilla SteelVanilla Steel

Sales & Account Manager - DACH (asap)

Berlin, Germany

Who are we?

Vanilla Steel is a digital B2B platform serving the European metal industry with data and innovation and the mission of simplifying how steel and other metals are traded today.

We are a team of passionate tech entrepreneurs that combine more than 50 years of digital experiences with a passion for solving existing challenges through digitization.

It is an exciting time to join Vanilla Steel as we recently raised our Seed financing from some of the best European VCs to grow our team and expand our business.

We are looking for an outstanding individual who wants to join an exciting early stage start-up in its growth phase as a Sales & Account Manager to work closely with our senior management and a highly motivated team.

The role is based in Berlin.


What are your responsibilities?

As Sales & Account Manager, your responsibilities will be to support Vanilla Steel in their objectives of growing the business as well as building sustainable and profitable operations. You will be exposed to a broad range of areas of the company that will evolve in parallel with the needs of Vanilla Steel. Your first tasks will be to:

Perform outbound prospecting to companies via email, social selling tools (LinkedIn) and cold calls etc.

  • Progress pre-qualified leads through the deal stages with the goal of a signed commercial agreement
  • Take over account management responsibilities for new and already existing clients
  • Support operational activities of the trading platform (prepare transactional data and order confirmations)


What do you need to succeed in this role?

Recent grad with a Bachelor's/ Master's degree

  • A self-starter with a track record of achievements
  • First experience in B2B-Sales
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in G-Suite and/or Microsoft Office
  • Strong quantitative skills, structured thinking and hands-on attitude
  • Solid organizational and time management skills
  • German (mother tongue/C2), proficiency in English/ Additional foreign language would be a plus


ob Perks/Benefits:

First hand experience with an exciting Berlin tech startup on a steep growth curve

  • Direct report to one of the founders of the company
  • Work closely with an experienced team, keen to train and invest on you
  • Unrivalled autonomy and ownership on projects
  • Open and fun shared working environment/culture
  • Competitive compensation
Updated: 5 days ago
Job ID: 4752777
About Vanilla Steel
11-50 employees
Information Technology and Services
Berlin, Deutschland
Vanilla Steel is a digital B2B platform serving the European steel industry, bringing data and innovation to simplify how steel is traded today.
Berlin, Deutschland
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Clifford Ondara
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