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Sales Director, Linkon AB (Stockholm)

Linkon AB is now looking for a new Sales Director. In this position, you will be responsible for managing the long-term customer profitability and satisfaction. As the Sales Director you will define commercial strategy, building the appropriate organization and capabilities and leading execution of strategy in the Nordics.

As Sales Director at Linkon you will be:

• 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
• Scanning the market for new opportunities and bringing these through to closure (business development)
• On-boarding customers
• Providing marketing communications
• Having joint responsibility with other members of the management team for company overall long-term profitability
• Providing marketing and customer intelligence
• Together with Product building the Value Proposition

This position manages a team within sales, marketing and business development. The Sales Director is based in central Stockholm reports to the CEO and is part of the management team.

Requirements / Qualifications
To succeed in this position, you will need a solid experience of successfully leading a sales organization or business area. You have Experience from complex B2B sales of IT products and services with long sales cycles. In addition you have a university degree and are fluent in Swedish and English (spoken and written) with very strong presentation skills.

It is meriting with experience within train or transportation industry and experience working in a management team.

As a person
You have a strong inner confidence with low ego as well as curious, humble and prestige-less. As the Sales Director you will need to have strong skills in building relationships and you are agile in a changing and growing environment. In addition you are persistent and self-motivated, sales and result driven and you have a solid business acumen.

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 Malin Walldén, or +46 (0)73 048 13 43.

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.