Sales Manager, Mid-Market Acquisition (m/f/d)

The web was created by scientists and for scientists, to foster scientific collaboration and drive progress for a better world. Join our team to take the web back to its roots and achieve that original mission.

We’re a team of passionate optimists from around the world and from many different backgrounds. Together, we focus on changing the way scientists communicate for the better.

We connect the world of science and make research open to all.
The Role
The key objective of this role is to drive revenue growth by selling ResearchGate Marketing Solutions, taking responsibility for all aspects of the sales process, from cold calling to closing and smooth campaign activation.
Our Sales Managers are constantly achieving and exceeding individual and team targets through the process of new client acquisition, which encompasses anticipating client needs, understanding  their short and long-term objectives, and delivering ResearchGate offerings that meet those objectives.
Our Products

Our Marketing Solutions products allow scientists and researchers to see ads for the exact services and products they need whilst providing companies the opportunity to target their advertising to a specific scientific audience. 


  • At least 2 years of B2B sales experience ideally in a high-intensity sales environment
  • Full-funnel sales experience from cold calling to closing
  • Ideally some previous experience in online advertising
  • Demonstrable history of achieving or exceeding revenue goals and the ability to accurately forecast revenue
  • Experience working with CRM software, particularly Salesforce
  • High energy and drive
  • Ability to create a sense of urgency minimizing length of sales cycle while balancing client needs
  • A strong passion for phone sales and drive to keep high activity levels at every stage of a sale  Goal-oriented, organized, and proactive team player who is self-motivated and self-directed
  • Strong problem-solving and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English

You'll be working in a dynamic company culture with the chance to individually shape your professional development and growth. Enjoy an energetic and international team who are passionate about changing science for the better. 

Our hiring process is uncomplicated: you'll be interviewed by the people you'll be working with. We’re located at the heart of Berlin, one of the most exciting cities in the world and a place where people from all walks of life feel welcome.

We continue to closely monitor the evolving situation with Covid-19, with the protection of the health and safety of our people being our highest priority. All interviews will be conducted virtually (via phone or video).