Impact Workers

01/03/2023

CLOSED – Sales Manager

About the role

Ready to join a team of visionaries who is dedicated to solving one of humankind’s greatest challenges?

 

Get to know Climeworks

Climeworks removes CO₂ from the air to fight global warming and protect future generations to come.

We develop, build and operate direct air capture (DAC) machines which capture CO₂ directly from the air. The captured carbon dioxide can either be recycled and reused as a raw material or completely removed from the air by safely storing it underground, permanently.

Founded by engineers, Christoph Gebald and Jan Wurzbacher, Climeworks was built with a mission to inspire 1 billion people to remove CO₂ from the air, and is now the leader in carbon removal technology.

A true climate pioneer, Climeworks is featured as a TIME100 Influential Company 2022 and Global Cleantech 100 Company 2022, driving a revolutionary technology engineered to solve the most pressing issue of our time.

We foster a dynamic environment and are building a global purpose driven team. We are looking for disruptive thinkers, passionate achievers and inspiring leaders that are ready to take on the world’s greatest challenge.

Will you join us?

 

Your mission

Job description
  • Your mission at Climeworks is to develop and grow Climeworks’ sales revenue in Europe by acquiring new customers and retaining/growing our existing customer base.
  • Your main focus is on acquiring new customers which you will do successfully by: ongoing prospecting, building relationships with key stakeholders, creating and delivering customized presentations in person and online, providing written proposals and subject matter expertise for products, and negotiating long term contracts.
  • You work strategically with other teams to improve conversion and retention rates.
  • You work cross functionally to connect the marketing, sales, and client management functions.
  • You serve on business working groups and represent Climeworks at speaking engagements.

 

Your story

Requirements
  • You have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Environmental sciences or Economics.
  • You have 5 – 9 years of relevant work experience in B2B sales by selling to large companies in the FMCG, pharma, telco or luxury industry on C-level. Prior experience in the carbon credit market is a big plus.
  • You are a skillful negotiator and you have the ability to translate and explain complex concepts clearly and easily to a wide audience.
  • You are a creative problem solver who can structure solutions for diverse client requirements and are self-motivated with strong time management skills.
  • On top of that, you are fluent in English.

 

What we offer:

A flat organization, a wonderful team, an improvement-oriented approach and a scale-up venture with an innovative technology. Have we caught your interest? Apply now by filling in the online application form and uploading your complete dossier to our careers portal: https://www.climeworks.com/careers. We are looking forward to meeting you!

 

Disclaimer:

The percentage in the job title means that for this vacancy, you can decide if you want to be employed on a full-time or part-time basis, depending on what works best for your needs.

Find the General Terms and Conditions for Recruitment Agencies here

Climeworks

Climeworks empowers people and companies to fight global warming by offering carbon dioxide removal as a service via direct air capture (DAC) technology.

Size: 201-500
Funding Level: Private Equity
Total Amount Raised: $784.1 M
Year Founded: 2009

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