Country Director - Germany and Austria

Job description

Who’s ticketscript?

We are ticketscript - the European market leaders in digital self-ticketing. Whether it’s massive dance events, festivals, concerts, outdoor cinemas, fairs, theatre shows, exhibitions, comedy nights, or award ceremonies - we do them all! We believe in empowering our customers with a modern 360° event technology solution which is a powerful tool to promote events. Their success is our success. So far over 125.000 events have worked with us, including brands such as TimeWarp, Sonus, Love Family Park, Circus des Horrors, C/O Berlin, Summerbreeze Festival - and this is only the beginning. We have offices in Amsterdam, Antwerp, Berlin, Barcelona and London, and are rapidly expanding across Europe.

 

What you’ll be doing

As Country Director for Germany & Austria you will be responsible for driving all commercial activity across the territory. You will oversee and contribute to both the the Sales and Account Management Departments, ultimately tasked with growing ticket sales and revenues with our existing and new clients based on targets.

Responsibilities will be generally split as follows:- 50% commercial activities (a personal new business target is included in this role), 30% recruitment, development & coaching employees, 20% reporting / admin / internal meetings

The successful candidate will represent the German & Austrian Commercial Department at Group level, report directly to the Chief Commercial Officer and have the Head of Sales and Head of Account Management as direct reportees.

 

The specifics

  • Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day running of the German & Austrian business
  • Be seen as the ticketing expert / figurehead for our German business

  • Assist CCO in developing and executing strategic plan for territory
  • Drive all commercial activity within the Sales and Account Management departments
  • Increase revenues with existing and new clients based on targets
  • Represent the German & Austrian commercial department at Group level
  • Manage the operational systems, processes and policies
  • Provide ongoing reporting and analysis including P+L management
  • Attend major client meetings
  • Lead and support recruitment, career development, training and succession planning
  • Represent business at relevant industry events and conferences

Requirements

Your profile

An experienced and driven Commercial professional with a proven track record at a senior level in commercial management or business development, ideally within the ticketing, events, new media, or technology-led industries.  

 

Basics

  • At least 5 years senior management experience in a commercial environment
  • Ticketing, events, new media, technology-led experience is a significant advantage
  • Experience of driving kpi’s and exceeding revenue targets

Skills and competences

  • Dynamic leadership, management and team building skills
  • Strategic thinker with excellent communication and written skills
  • Organised, proactive and a problem solver
  • Natural networker with ability to influence and offer professional insight
  • A confident, professional and positive approach
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Motivated, competitive and driven

 

What we offer

  • A competitive salary within an international and growing technology company that offers you the possibility to deepen your international career. You will join an energetic and results driven team based in Berlin who are passionate about what we do.
  • Uncapped bonus structure
  • Laptop and mobile phone for professional use

 

Perks to sweeten the deal

  • Drinks every Friday (to ease in the weekend)
  • Snacks and fruit
  • As much (real!) coffee, tea or soft drinks as you want
  • An invitation to our office and departmental social events & parties throughout the year
  • Our infamous Christmas which takes place in one of the cities we resident in. All employees will celebrate the end of a successful year together in either Amsterdam, Antwerp, Barcelona, Berlin or London.

 

Job details

Department: Commercial

Job type: Full-time (40 hrs)

Job location(s): Berlin, Germany