Country Manager UK and Ireland

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Company Name Jimdo GmbH
Location Hamburg, Germany
Date Posted Nov 14, 2012
Category Startup-Jobs
Job Type Full-Time

Description

Jimdo is looking for a Country Manager UK and Ireland

Jimdo empowers people to create their own websites without technical skills or coding knowledge. Jimdo's strengths are great usability (we have passionate users pushing 70), great visual flexibility (it's very easy to integrate your own design), and high-quality integration of photos, videos, and text. Over 6 million users around the world are already building their websites with Jimdo -- and we're continuing to grow exponentially.
Jimdo is already huge on the continent, but there's lots of room to grow in the UK and Ireland. That's why we're looking for a Country Manager to help us expand!

This position is full-time and based at headquarters in Hamburg.

What you'll be doing
We're looking for you to help us gain traction in the UK and take charge of:

- Conducting market research and competitor analysis
- Tracking sales and visitor trends and using this data to extrapolate market strategies
- Developing relationships and communicating with journalists
- Making connections for potential partnership/collaboration opportunities
- Organising events and meet-ups in the UK and Ireland and representing Jimdo
- Writing blog posts and newsletters and evaluating their success

Who we're looking for
- You have a good understanding of how online business works and interest in what makes online companies tick
- You are good writer in English and can communicate your ideas clearly and convincingly
- You're a UK or Irish native and know the market inside and out
- You are able to manage your tasks independently and bring in new ideas
- You speak German or are willing to learn
- Bonus points for experience in business development, public relations and online marketing

Sound good? See http://www.jimdo.com/jobs/country-manager-uk-and-ireland for more information and to apply.