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Sales Director China

China, Shanghai Shi, ShanghaiSales

Job description

What we do 

No matter if you’re the biggest sports fanatic, have a ‘minor’ shoe addiction or you own just one pair of sneakers, you know that finding the “perfect” shoe can be challenging. We’re here to help people find that perfect shoe every single time. We have created a way to make a 3D scan of your feet and match that profile with our own (and the world’s largest) database of 3D-scanned shoes. Our goal is to inspire people to do what they love in maximum comfort, whether it’s running a marathon, dancing all night or simply going for a stroll in the park.  As an employer, we strive to translate this philosophy into a happy and balanced lifestyle for all our team members, giving them the opportunity to grow and thrive while doing what they love.  Like our concept?  Read more about it here! 


The fit we hope to find 

The Sales Director is a senior B2B sales role. We are looking for a confident, internationally focused and Chinese-speaking Strategic Account Director to drive our sales and strategic successes and lead the way for further expanding our footprint in China.

What you'll do

  • Acquiring, managing and growing our strategic accounts with end-to-end responsibility, including some of the largest retailers and shoe brands in the world.
  • Selling our solutions to new prospects: actively finding new leads and convert them into new future key accounts.
  • Growing our solution base with existing key accounts of SafeSize.
  • Advising leadership members of our customers/prospects on customer journeys and how to improve retail KPIs through our solutions.
  • Working with customers and colleagues on successful onboarding of new customers (pilots) and monitor ongoing client satisfaction after implementation.
  • Expand and lead the sales team in Shanghai, as SafeSize continues to grow.
  • Collaborate closely with your SafeSize colleagues at Customer Success, Operations, Development and Product, who work from our offices in the China as well as the Netherlands, Slovenia and Greece.

What  SafeSize offers you :

Being a great employer is important for SafeSize. We strongly believe in social impact (doing things right AND doing the right things) and offering our employees an awesome experience is a crucial element of that. We see fun and engagement as two core ingredients of a successful team. We encourage our people to find their passion within work and create an inspiring environment for our team, so everyone can excel and continue to grow.

A sneak peek into our perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • A modern office location at WeWork Nanjing Xi Lu (metro 2, 12, 13) in the centre of Jing'an, with a great office vibe, facilities, events & networking opportunities
  • Volunteer time off: extra time off to spend on assisting a good cause of your choice
  • Reimbursement of lunch costs
  • Cell phone plan
  • Travel expenses covered
  • Monthly team events and drinks
  • Learning and Development budget
  • Daily mindfulness sessions
  • And most important of all: a driven team of talented SafeSizers and inspiring place to work and learn, where we work together according to the five company values:
  • Be a force of good | Foster passion & fun | Dream big, start small, learn fast
    Take ownership | Build trust and lend a helping hand

Job requirements

  What you bring:

  • 5+ years of proven sales experience in technology / complex solutions
  • A deep understanding of and strong network in omni-channel and online retailing and decision makers in footwear and sport
  • Experience in both business development and account management
  • The capability to discuss at strategic level with senior decision makers
  • A can-do mentality, with a strong service mindset
  • Excellent skills to build and maintain professional relations

Who you are:

  • An energetic and experienced sales or account manager, who loves to lead the consultative selling of our technical solutions with prospects and existing key accounts (SaaS, hardware, integrations and customizations).
  • An excellent communicator, fluent in both English and Chinese.
  • A team player who thrives in cross-functional and fast-paced environments.
  • A born traveler, who gets energy from visiting our customers and is willing to devote 20-30% of the time on this.
  • A curious individual with the drive to acquire skills, to provide and receive feedback and to develop yourself.
  • An ambitious professional, with the drive to grow in the role and the company significantly, as SafeSize continues to grow.

What steps to take

If this sounds like you, please send in your CV and cover letter via or by clicking the "Apply" button below. We would love to find out why you would be a great match for this position and why you think SafeSize is a company that fits you. 

If you have any questions about this position or SafeSize, please contact our Head of People, Debbie van Veen, by sending a mail to