Business Development Manager - DACH (German Speaking) πŸ“žπŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ

Amsterdam-Noord, North Holland, Netherlands · Bizdev expand job description ↓

Description

Festicket empowers music fans with a seamless service to discover and book tickets and travel packages for music festivals worldwide. Our platform offers an end-to-end experience for music travellers, an efficient two-sided marketplace for 1,500+ music festivals across 40 different countries, and a network of 5,000 suppliers for accommodation & travel packages. In five years, we have become Europe's largest music festival platform. πŸ™Œ

The Festicket Family is currently 140, and we're passionate about changing the face of live music experiences. Our head office is in Camden, London with smaller offices in Berlin, Amsterdam, Porto and San Francisco. 🌍

We're now post Series-D funded, and backed by some of the UK's largest VC funds. πŸŽ‰

We've been announced as #6 in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100 & a Tech City UK's Future Fifty company. πŸ’ͺ

Join us on our mission in transforming the way music fans discover, book tickets and travel packages for festivals around the world. πŸš€πŸš€πŸš€

YOUR ROLE

Festicket is looking for a Business Development Manager to join our commercial / business development team. You will be responsible for growing and maintaining our event / music festivals client base in the DACH as well as other emerging territories. Whilst working with those currently covering this region. It's an exciting region with lots of growth! Your mission will be to build on existing partnerships ensuring that there is an increase in sales and profitability year on year.

Requirements

  • The ability to speak German and English fluently
  • Strong knowledge and network, within the ticketing/festivals/live music industry
  • Minimum 2 years experience in sales or new business development
  • Have a confident telephone manner
  • Demonstrate an ability to manage projects, focus on achieving objectives, adjust priorities, manage time and follow up on actions
  • Show an ability to work autonomously and be able to take responsibility beyond scope of role
  • Actively look for new solutions and create new ideas regarding the on-going commercial development.
  • Be aware of and take responsibility for implications of decisions
  • Have the ability to cope in a high-pressure environment

Benefits

We’re a team of 140 globally, our Amsterdam office is located at WeWork, Weesperstraat 61, 1018 VN Amsterdam, The Netherlands. By joining us you will be part of one of the fastest growing music / travel start-up companies in Europe, where you will have ample opportunity for career progression as we continue to grow. πŸ“ˆ

We have a company culture which is very idea orientated and driven but also very social. It's entirely normal at 4pm on a Friday for half the company to be drinking together in the office & then planning to head out for a night out. 🍻

Benefits & Perks also include:

  • 25 days holiday per annum
  • 15 sick days per annum
  • Discretionary flexible working from home
  • Opportunities to go to selected & partnered music festivals for free & all year round staff discount
  • Long service awards
  • Extra day holiday for your birthday
  • Management training programme
  • Weekly Friday drinks
  • Regular team lunches
  • Fun monthly company events
  • Perks - free Festicket T-shirts, Jumpers and more
  • Value driven start-up culture

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Do you have a minimum 2 years experience in sales or new business development?
Do you have a strong knowledge and network, within the ticketing/festivals/live music industry?
Do you speak fluent German and English?
Do you have the right to work in the Netherlands?
Do you have the right to work in the UK?