Sales Representative / Business Developer

Salary 0 - SEK30,400
We're opening up a key position for the right person to join our journey as it's time for us to grow! With responsibility for the Swedish market, you'll be in charge of making sure that the Swedish startup eco-system has access to creative services to an affordable price, an essential need for them to be able to grow.

As a Sales Representative/Business Developer at Upbeater you’ll be responsible for sales and related marketing activities, including Attracting, Activating, Engaging, Retaining and Converting potential customers into new business.

Main responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for the whole project cycle of Attracting, Activating, Engaging, Retaining and Converting potential customers into new business
  • Work towards set conversion and sales goals that will be agreed on together with CEO and Strategic Business Development Manager
  • Together with the team develop a sales/growth strategy that will help reach goals
  • Be responsible for the Swedish sales results, from lead generation to revenue
  • Test, analyze and improve strategies to increase conversion
  • Negotiate, contract and financially follow-up
  • Be part of improving processes, business development- and outreach strategies as a whole

The job as a Sales Representative/Business Developer at Upbeater comes with a lot of responsibility – and lots of fun. You'll have an important role in the growth of the business, and will be able to see direct results of your work. 

To be suitable for the role, we therefore believe that you:

  • Share our mission of helping up-and-coming talent & up-and-coming innovation succeed.
  • Love generating and attracting interest, keeping potential customers engaged, making sure they understand the value of our services, turning them into customers, and making them want to come back for more.
  • A self motivated and proactive person who don't sit around waiting for instructions, but rather can't wait to test a new idea. 
  • A social, relationship building, open, communicative and sales-minded person full of drive and optimism.
  • Get exited by the opportunity to generate buzz and engagement, are creative, performance driven, and not afraid of testing their way to the best results.
  • Value own responsibility, fast pace working environment, and straight forward communication.
  • Constantly look for possibilities to improve things. 

Other experience that'd be seen as strengths for this position include; 

  • Previous work with startups and a strong network in the startup scene in Sweden and the Nordics
  • Knowledge of and a network of established/bigger companies or creative/digital agencies who have an innovation and talent focus
  • Understanding and interest of the future of work and education industry
  • Speak Swedish. Additional languages are plus.  

Please note.

This role will be a great fit for driven performers who thrive in a "freedom-under-responsibility" environment with a flexible and remote working culture. The role is a commission/project based role to start with, with the intention to transition into a permanent set up for the right person. Sales is in focus, but using marketing and growth hacking tactics will be key.

We are a startup company in the sense of structure and people, meaning that the person we're looking for need to possess the abilities to efficiently work on their own, set up their own strategies and processes whenever needed and smoothly integrate them into the team and the company. We work together and support each other and as we're a small team everyone holds a key position to contribute to the growth and success of the entire company. It's therefore crucial that you take responsibility and show accountability towards your colleagues, clients and partners, and that you can have a positive influence others. In return you can expect the same from us. 

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free lunch
Free lunch

Enjoy a free catered lunch with your colleagues, every day.

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Working at

Upbeater is a digital creative agency offering startups quality and innovative work they can afford in Web & App Development, Visual Communication, Marketing, & Business. We do this by hiring and representing the most talented students from around the world who're ready to put their skills to practice and show what they can do!Check below to discover what spots we have open. Upbeater is a global digital agency for startups by students. We represent top talented students within App & Web Dev., Visual Comms., Marketing & Business and make their talent noticed globally. As the student's agent, we give them the boost they deserve to reach above and beyond the norms, and we also give them the ability to keep their focus and spend their time on the things that matters - their talent development. We also offer startup companies and innovative projects with limited resources the opportunity to work with up and coming talent, and get access to high quality results even though they cannot (and shouldn't) yet pay what it otherwise cost. Simply put, our goal is to help students and startups reach their goals.

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