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Digital Sales / E-Commerce Commercial Advisor

The Trade Council of Denmark in Berlin is looking for a dedicated and dynamic advisor to be responsible for Danish businesses’ Digital Sales activities in Germany. 

The Danish government’s strategy for Digital Growth 2018-2025 aims to increase the competitiveness and profitability of Danish companies by assisting them in the transition to online sales. The position is part of a united e-commerce effort from The Trade Council, where you will be part of not only your local team but also a global team of regional digital sales/e-commerce advisors in London, Stockholm, Brussels, Shanghai and New York.

Your primary responsibility as an Advisor will be to advise Danish companies about digital business models & online sales opportunities (with a special focus on B2B and B2G) and advising them about how to initiate or optimize their business model & sales to the German market on a consultancy basis. Furthermore, you will also get the opportunity to develop strategies and business in collaboration with our sector advisors for both small and large Danish companies. 

Digital Sales is an important priority for Denmark, and we want to leverage your experience and existing network in this field. 

Qualifications:

  • Experience with strategic Digital Sales / E-commerce either from a Digital Marketing, Consultancy & Sales Agency or from a position as Digital Marketing / E-commerce Manager from a company doing online business in Germany. 
  • Strong ability to identify commercial opportunities and develop relevant export promotion activities.
  • Commercial profile with several years of specific international experience.
  • A Master’s degree in business administration and/or other commercially oriented graduate degree. 
  • Experience with customer relations ensuring decisive value creation and customer satisfaction.
  • Solid network with, and understanding of, e-business in Germany.
  • Ability to forge tight relations and trust in regards to sales and consultancy tasks
  • Understanding of public sector dynamics.
  • Fluency in English. German or Danish is a plus, but not a requirement.

We are looking for:

  • You are proactive, resourceful and a strong networker. You are always willing to lend an extra hand to colleagues and put an extra effort to ensure a project’s success. 
  • You are a team-player who values a good working environment with a strong focus on cooperation. 
  • Result oriented with a talent for converting opportunities to specific projects
  • Driven, ambitious and outgoing

You will be hired at The Trade Council in Berlin and be part of the embassy staff, but reporting directly to the TECH teamleader located in Munich. In your daily work, you will report to the team leader of the tech team across Germany. You will work closely with the commercial employees in both the Hamburg and Munich, who collectively cover the following sectors: food, tech/innovation, energy, environment, and health.

What we offer:

The Trade Council performs consultancy based internationalization services and has a number of shared KPI’s, including value creation and activity targets. You will be employed as a local employee at the embassy on a 2-year contract with the possibility of extension. Salary according to qualifications within a public organization. 5 weeks of paid annual leave and a flexible Danish working scheme. 

Expected start:

March 1st, 2021, or soon thereafter. Employment with the Embassy requires security clearance by the Danish Security and Intelligence Service.

Application deadline:

Friday January 15th, 2021.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview shortly after.

About us:

Please send your application (resume and cover letter) to hrtyskland@um.dk marked “E-commerce Advisor Berlin: [your name]”. Applications without a cover letter explaining your motivation will not be considered. For any questions regarding this position, please contact Consul General and team leader for TECH, Jess Møller Knudsen: jeknud@um.dk / +49 171 30 96 334 



About the Embassy/Trade Council of Denmark: 

The Embassy of Denmark in Berlin is a dynamic workplace that represents Denmark’s politi-cal, commercial and cultural relationship with the Germany. We are approximately 45 employees at the Embassy in Berlin. The Trade Council is the governmental export and investment promotion organization under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark promotes equality and diversity. Therefore, all qualified and interested persons, regardless of age, sex, religion, ethnicity and sexual orientation, are invited to apply for the position. For further information visit https://tyskland.um.dk/ and www.um.dk

 

 

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