We are Visual Meta, a successful & profitable internet company founded in 2009 and acquired by the Axel Springer Group in 2011. Operating from our well-designed office in the middle of Berlin, we run 13 comparison shopping portals in Europe under the brands LadenZeile and ShopAlike. Together, the sites drive up to 500,000 sessions a day, list 200 million offers from thousands of online shops and help consumers save time and find the product they love.

Our vision is to become a top reference for connecting online shops and consumers by creating reach for the shops and orientation for the consumers through cutting-edge tools and technologies. We work with the professionalism of a successfully grown company, while fostering the culture of a start-up. Our office is like a micro melting pot, where inspired individuals from all over the world connect their cultures, ideas and skills. In an atmosphere that is built on appreciation – right from the start. Every one of our 220 employees plays a vital role in our success story. If you want to be part of that and actively shape the future of e-commerce, then seize the opportunity and join our team!

Your mission at Visual Meta? As a sales manager (m/f/d), with the focus on acquisition, you will work closely with the responsible account manager and actively drive the expansion of www.shopalike.it by adding key Italian partner shops. This might be the right opportunity for you, if you are seeking a professional but fun company that can teach you the 101 in sales and help you to develop your career or even change career paths.

Your challenge:

  • You are in charge of acquiring strategic Italian partner shops via telephone and mail
  • You proactively follow up on open leads via telephone and mail
  • You generate and maintain a qualified database of top tier potential sales leads
  • You are responsible for negotiating and preparing contracts
  • You update and maintain our CRM database
  • You take care of incoming enquiries of new potential partners
  • You do follow-ups and accompany our new partners through the onboarding process
  • You work closely with other sales managers and departments such as Quality, Finance, Marketing and IT

Your offer:

  • You ideally have gained 3+ year of experience in B2B e-commerce acquisition for the Italian market
  • You know how to identify, connect with and convince decision makers of different online industries
  • You possess a native level of Italian and fluent English skills
  • You love being on the phone and know how to turn potential customers into long-term partners
  • You have a good understanding of the Italian e-commerce and online marketing sector
  • You are a proactive, motivated and self-dependent individual with good negotiation skills
  • You come with excellent communication skills as well as a professional and customer-oriented personality

Our offer:

  • We work with thousands of e-commerce companies – Take responsibility and have an immediate impact on our portfolio
  • We love diversity – Our team contains over 50 nationalities
  • We see your development as our priority – Profit from a structured onboarding process, internal and external training possibilities as well as room for further professional development
  • We take responsibility – With us you have the option to become socially involved (e.g. charity lunch)
  • We care for you – Benefit from a company pension plan, flexible working hours, 27 vacation days, healthy snacks and sport activities (yoga, soccer, volleyball)
  • We enjoy spending time together – Join in for Friday beers, movie nights, team events, table football and ping-pong


Is this the job you are looking for?

Go ahead and submit your application in English including CV, cover letter, salary expectations and your availability. As your responsible recruiter Melanie Moselt will be your point of contact.