Team Leader Sales Italy Northwest (f/m/d)



Sales & Business Development
Milan, Italy
Posted on Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Team Leader Sales Italy Northwest (f/m/d)

Milan, Italy
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Holidu is a fast growing travel-tech company with travel enthusiasts from 60+ nations. Together, we are striving to revolutionize the vacation rental industry by helping hosts to manage their vacation rental with ease and guests to find the perfect holiday home they truly enjoy. In October 2022, we secured €100 million Series E funding, allowing us to constantly improve our services and achieve the next milestone on our journey. Our team is united by a passion for modern technologies, an ambition for constant improvement and the drive to bring the best experience to more than 100 million users each year. Want to achieve amazing milestones with us? Then pack your bag, hop on board and get ready for take off!

Your future team

You will be a member of a dynamic, growing team and have responsibility for our local office in Milan. Your responsibility will be to successfully lead the team and ensure great team spirit. Current team size: 8 team members.

Your role in this journey

  • Be responsible for the achievement of our ambitious targets by managing a high-performing sales and account management team responsible for the Italy North-West market, which includes world-famous Lake Como, Liguria, and Aosta Valley.
  • Be directly responsible for growing our vacation rental portfolio in the region, acquiring new hosts, and building long-term relationships.
  • Train and coach your team, fostering team spirit through motivational initiatives to achieve your area targets.
  • Manage and optimize our existing portfolio of accounts, taking personal responsibility for our largest customers.
  • Continue building and strengthening the Holidu brand presence in your area
  • Work together with the Head of Sales & Account Management and provide feedback to improve our product, streamline procedures, and create best practices
  • Regularly go on customer visits together with your team members.

Your backpack is filled with

  • A seller personality with strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • A successful track record in sales and/or account management with proven experience in achieving and overachieving targets.
  • Natural leadership skills with a keen ability to mentor, coach, and motivate team members.
  • A very analytical and data-driven mindset to continuously optimize your team’s approach.
  • A hungry but humble personality, setting yourself ambitious targets while always trying to improve.
  • Previous experience in recruiting and managing best-in-class talent is a plus.
  • Previous experience in a fast-growing, e-commerce, tech, and/or travel company is a plus.
  • Near-native Italian and fluent English skills.

Our adventure includes

  • Have an impact on the millions of people using our product every month.
  • Grow with responsibility from day 1 and develop yourself further through regular feedback, workshops and knowledge exchange.
  • Use your personal development budget and 2 extra days off to enhance your professional skills by visiting conferences, buying books, attending courses and more.
  • Connect and have fun with international, diverse and yet like-minded people at work, regular events and weekly office days with your team.
  • Get to know the world with our flexible home office policy and the opportunity to work from other local offices.
  • Go traveling for 22 vacation days + the possibility to take up to 10 unpaid vacation days with interesting discounts on our Holidu Homes.
  • Get a sneak peek at the adventure that awaits you on Instagram @lifeatholidu.

Want to travel with us?

Apply online on our career page! Your first travel contact will be Cora from HR.

We champion diversity in every aspect of life. We encourage applications from all genders, corners of the world and individual backgrounds. Please feel welcome to submit your application without a photo and details on your gender, date of birth, marital status and nationality. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.


Milan, Italy