Would you like to be part of building the data center of the future and at the same time contribute to a sustainable society? We are looking for a Sales Director for direct sales with proven ability to drive the sales process and activities from lead generation to the closing of large long-time contracts for data center services. You will have a key role in our expansion and on our continued journey to become number one in the Nordic region. EcoDataCenter is the world’s first climate-positive data center. With innovative design and world-leading technology, we build data centers for colocation, HPC, and wholesale/hyper scale. We are a company in rapid growth with the ambition to be the leader in the Nordic region and the first choice when it comes to sustainable and secure data center solutions. Our market is international, and we have customers from many different countries. Our owners are capital-strong and want to drive change in the industry.

About the position

As Sales Director your overall goal is to define and lead the strategic direction for direct sales to supporting business growth. You manage all direct sales activities to large customers globally such as global hyper scalers and Fortune500 customers in Europe. You will develop and execute the strategic plan to achieve sales targets and expand our customer base. Furthermore, you will build and maintain strong, long-lasting relationships with customers. You report to the CEO and work closely with the Sales Director for Partner Sales. You will also manage the sales team including executive management, CTO, COO, and back-office sales.

Your profile

You have at least 5-10 years of relevant experience in the IT/data center industry. You have strong sales leadership experience working with large and complex sales cycles including leading negotiations. You also have previous experience in defining and implementing a sales strategy for business growth. On a personal level, you are results-driven with a business and entrepreneurial mindset. You have a desire to succeed and add value. Your communication skills are excellent in both English and Swedish (verbal and written) and you have the ability to communicate, present, and influence all levels of the organization, including executive and C-level. You build strong relationships and partner with customers. The company’s’ vision and goal are strong motivators for you and in your turn, you are a strong motivator for the sales team. Finally, you are a true team player that enjoys reaching goals together with your colleagues.  

Application

We look forward to receiving your application latest January 11. Welcome to send your application to career@ecodatacenter.se. Selection and interviews will be done ongoing. All applications will be handled confidentially. If you have any inquiries, please contact CEO Carl Frögelius +46 (0)70 202 79 41 or CHRO Karin Wigert +46 (0)70 327 20 59.