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Head of Sales (m/f/d) - Milan

Permanent employee, Full-time · Mailand

About us
The highly successful InsurTech wefox was founded in Switzerland in November 2014. It successfully operates across Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. wefox is customer-centric and utilizes an ecosystem of key brokers and insurance companies to meet customer needs of trust and simplification. By combining the most advanced technology with traditional insurance consulting know-how, wefox has already managed to acquire more than 250,000 customers. We are now in phase two of our growth and need to continue to increase scale and improve scalability as we enter additional markets.

You will adapt and assimilate in our team easily if you can identify yourself with our company values:

  1. We make things possible
  2. We are team players
  3. We stay focused
  4. We communicate clearly
  5. We are always authentic
​​​Want to find out more? Ask us about these values in your interview!

Responsibilities
  • Implement strategy for Sales in Italy
  • Build the sales function and implement a clear sales process to be executed by you and your teams (B2C and B2B2C)
  • Implement KPIs and measure weekly the performance and determine the effectiveness of the implemented strategies
  • Implement strong sales culture
  • Source, negotiate and implement local strategic B2B partnerships
Qualifications & Skills
  • You are foremost a sales person and you have experience in leading sales teams
  • You are a Sales leader with experience in the Italian Insurance Broker Market with very strong sales skills and proven track record
  • Self-starter with very strong hands-on who is able to work in a highly demanding environment
  • Strong metrics and analytical orientation - KPI’s
  • Strong network from which to recruit both new sales roles.
  • Ability to adapt, execute 360º and coordinate with all departments in a company
  • Open minded to change and willing to drive it forward. 
  • Strong desire to reinvent insurance distribution
  • Excellent Italian and very good English written and verbal communication skills
  • Availability to travel.

Will be a plus: 

  • A charismatic speaker and challenge lover with "play to win" skills. 
  • Hold a Bachelor's degree with top grades from a recognized school; Preferably of fields such as marketing, economics, business management,etc.
  • Tech-Friendly and used to work in Agile environments
What we offer
We are a diverse team and we are happy to see all applicants regardless of their gender, origin, sexual orientation, confession, age or physical limitation.

  • A multi-disciplinary role with opportunity to manage your own path to success
  • Full responsibility for your role – from day one
  • Outstanding chances to develop your own ideas – and make them work
  • An excellent onboarding-program – to ease your start at wefox
  • We support your professional development initiatives
  • An employer promoted company pension scheme
  • A stack of the most modern technologies and working gadgets
  • An open-minded and passionate team spirit devoted to innovation
  • In this role you will work closely with Milan Veskovic 
  • We are an open company - check out our Kununu and Glassdoor ratings
We are looking forward to receiving your application digitally. Please include your CV, and any relevant certificates (ideally as one PDF file) as well as salary expectations and your availability.

Your contact person for this opening is Ms. Henriette Lichtenberg

Your application

Thank you for considering a career at wefox. Please fill out the following form. In case you are experiencing problems with the document upload, mail your documents to jobs@wefox.com.

Please include the following into your application:

  • Contact Information
  • Cover letter including your salary expectations & possible starting date
  • CV
  • Skills / knowledge / memberships
  • Letters of recommendation and certificates
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