Passionate Business Development Manager for a Premium Pro Audio Brand – for Germany and Austria
Do you consider yourself a passionate relation builder? Do you strive in identifying and growing new opportunities? Do you want to work for a premium brand in the Pro Audio industry?
Then DPA Microphones A/S want you to be our new Business Development Manager for Germany and Austria.
As Business Development Manager, you will use your many years of experience from the industry to strengthen and support our highly motivated local sales team and partner network, in continuing the strong growth and in expanding the DPA brand in the given countries.
Your role is of vital importance as the link between DPA Microphones' Sales Management team at HQ in Denmark and our local partners. You will be representing state of the art quality products and must be able to convey our core values and product philosophy for both experienced professionals equally as for less experienced users. You use your insight, experience, and your network to see opportunities in the current market but do also seek growth opportunities outside the traditional channels as well. You strive in supporting potential growths partners as well as maintaining existing major live sound/AV rental partners.
As Business Development Managers we expect you to use your passion and knowledge to motivate, educate and coach our partners to provide a superb service that reflects our core values and products; just as you through seminars, workshops and onsite visits will inspire end-users to make the right choices for them. You are able to provide guidance and support to become a trusted partner for your network.
Your background is probably within the Pro Audio industry, a commercial education, or in engineering; perhaps you have other qualifications to match these profiles. You have a proven track record and years of working with business development and partner networks, within a technical environment and from another successful fast growing high-end businesses.
You speak native German and fluently English, you have an international mindset and are able to engage seamlessly in business and social events with people of all cultures, especially the German speaking countries.
A passion for DPA Microphones products is necessary for you to become our new Business Development Manager. Passion drives the company to produce the best microphones available on the market and this passion will make it possible for you to meet the high expectations. You play a key role in the DPA Microphones' organization and you help to boost sales and make sure DPA Microphones remain the preferred high-end microphone brand.
The job holds a high degree of freedom and responsibility. Therefore, the position requires a person who is self-motivating and takes responsibility for the tasks given and pursue them all the way through to the finish. We are a highly motivated team that strives to offer the best possible service and support to our highly valued partner network. We go that extra mile but do also make sure to have fun while doing it.
What you’ll need to succeed:
- Minimum 7-10 years of experience with Business Development, consulting, large account management or other relevant fields
- Excellent communication skills with ability to work well across multiple stakeholders
- Growth mindset and excited to work on a variety of functional areas
- Entrepreneurial and not afraid to be hands-on on the work
- Experience working in a fast-paced and high growth environment
We will equip you with all relevant tools to be successful just as intensive- and ongoing training sessions will be provided.
DPA Microphones A/S – based outside Copenhagen in Allerød – is a Danish growth company with a Danish management. The company develops and manufactures a product range of leading edge professional microphone solutions. The microphones are demanded by a large number of the world's most demanding musicians and actors in television, radio, film, theater, etc.
The products are primarily sold on export markets and DPA Microphones has an absolute leading position on the world market. The company has a three digit million DKK turnover and employs 200+ dedicated people.
: The DPA A/S headquarters is located in Allerød, Denmark, however the candidate will work from a home base in Germany. Frequent travel in the DACH countries is expected.
Our current Business Development Manager has resigned why we would like you to start as soon as possible. We are, however, willing to wait for the right candidate.
Please send your application and resume in English to:
Martin Frøslev Kaaber
, VP Sales DACH