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Sales Development Representative (SDR) - German Speaking



Posted over 30 days ago...

Join the world's largest online language learning community and drive expansion in the DACH market with Busuu


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London, UK - Hybrid

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In-person- London United Kingdom,Madrid Spain

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary

Busuu is at the forefront of the EdTech industry, making waves as a distinguished, award-winning language learning platform. With a mission to empower individuals through languages, Busuu boasts over 120 million users worldwide. Our AI-powered courses, combined with insights from a global community of native speakers, offer an unparalleled learning experience. Being part of the Chegg family, we are connected to a leading educational ecosystem, ensuring our commitment to student-first innovation and growth.

Role Summary

  • Collaborate with the Senior Business Development Manager and SDR team to identify new business opportunities in the DACH region.
  • Engage in prospecting efforts to expand Busuu's presence and reach.
  • Play a key role in the company's ambitious growth trajectory with ample opportunities for personal advancement.

Role Requirements

  • Demonstrated success in sales or similar commercial roles.
  • Fluency in German.
  • Exceptional communication skills across various platforms including phone, email, LinkedIn, and video.
  • Proven ability to identify and engage key stakeholders.
  • Creative problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong analytical skills to monitor and enhance performance.
  • Eager to learn, develop, and contribute to team improvement.
  • Experience with sales tools like Hubspot and LinkedIn SalesNavigator is a plus.
  • Experience selling to the DACH market and relevant sales certifications are advantageous.

Application Process Details

  • Initial CV review.
  • Informal discussion about your experience and the role.
  • Interview with the Hiring Manager.
  • Take-home case study to demonstrate your skills.
  • Final interview to discuss the case study and meet other team members.

About us Joining Busuu means being part of one of the top EdTech companies in the world, a multiple award-winner recognised for its innovation and impact in language learning. Busuu’s vision is to empower people through languages. We are the world’s largest online community for language learning, with 120+ million registered users. We make learning a language easy by combining AI-powered courses with feedback from our global community of native speakers and lesson content designed for real life. Busuu is part of the global Chegg family. Chegg is the leading student-first connected learning platform and a NYSE listed company.

The role We are looking for an ambitious and entrepreneurial person to help us grow in the DACH business market. You will be working closely with the Senior Business Development Manager and fellow SDRs to prospect new opportunities. This role is on the leading edge of our expansion with fantastic opportunities for progression within Busuu as we continue to grow.

Job requirements Essential Skills & Experience: Demonstrated commercial success in previous roles, German language fluency, Strong written and verbal communication skills via phone, email and social selling channels (linkedin & video), Ability to connect with prospects and seek out key stakeholders, Proven creative problem-solving approach, Strong analytical skills able to track and measure and improve your personal performance, Ambitious with a hunger to learn and develop, Test, measure & share mindset so we can become better as a team.

Bonus Skills & Experience: Tech savvy and familiar using tools such as Hubspot, LinkedIn SalesNavigator, Outreach etc, Direct experience of selling to companies in DACH market, Sales certifications/training.

Benefits At Busuu we want to ensure that you have access to some great benefits: Our centrally located offices are well-equipped with free breakfast, plenty of snacks, fresh fruit, and free dinner of your choice if you need to stay late, Busuu offers a great Private Health Insurance scheme, There is a personal training budget just for you, so you can learn more in your field, We like to support our teams with their work-life balance so we offer flexible working hours and a hybrid model of working, We offer enhanced maternity and paternity leave, Staying connected as a team is very important to us, so we have lots of social activities for you to join such as team lunches, Friday socials, quarterly team, and company events.

Applications details We aim to have a simple and speedy hiring process and we want to make sure that we are right for you as much as the other way around. The process includes CV application review, Quick chat with our team about your experience and the role, Interview with the Hiring Manager, At home case study to show off your skills, Interview to review the task and speak other colleagues in the team.


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