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Commercial Director, Linkon AB (Stockholm)

The Commercial Director is responsible for managing the long-term customer profitability and satisfaction by defining commercial strategy, building the appropriate organization and capabilities and leading execution of strategy in the Nordics. Currently this position manages a team consisting of 10-15 people and 6 direct reports within sales, marketing and service delivery. The Commercial Director is based in central Stockholm reports to the CEO and is part of the management team.

As Commercial Director at Linkon you will be:

• Providing marketing and customer intelligence
• Building the Value Proposition and Marketing Materials
• Providing Marketing Communications
• Scanning the market for new opportunities and bringing these through to closure (business development)
• On-boarding customers
• Managing customer relationships
• Developing account profitability
• Providing cost effective Support and Services in line with customer expectations
• Building and leading a strong and commercial team
• Having joint responsibility with other members of the management team for company overall long term profitability

Requirements / Qualifications

• University degree
• Experience from complex B2B sales of IT products and services with long sales cycles
• Solid experience of successfully leading a sales organization or business area within sector mentioned above
• Fluent in Swedish and English (spoken and written) with very strong presentation skills
• Strong inner confidence with low ego
• Persistent and self-motivated
• Curious, humble and prestige-less
• Strong in building relationships
• Sales and result driven
• Solid business acumen
• Agile in a changing and growing environment


• Experience within train or transportation industry
• Experience working in a management team

Applications and information

In this recruitment, Linkon AB works with Harvey Nash. To apply, please send your CV (preferably in Pdf format) and personal letter, quoting reference number 5558, to For questions please contact Jonas Röhne, or +46 (0)737 73 13 42.

Company Presentation

With Linkon's software systems, carriers, suppliers and agents can offer their customers one ticket (that can include travel by bus, train and taxi to many destinations) in one transaction. No other software can create one ticket for multiple legs of an international land journey and ensure that ticket vendors' accounts are settled so quickly. There are 23,5 million bookings a year through Linkons systems and over 3000 users of our sales applications. Linkon is not just changing international train ticketing, our company is dedicated to improving passengers' journeys from door to door. Since January 2015, Linkon is part owned by SilverRail Technologies, the leader in passenger rail search/booking technologies and innovation.