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LinkedIn Netherlands Sales Manager | Talent Solutions in Dublin, Ireland

About LinkedIn

LinkedIn was built to help professionals achieve more in their careers, and every day millions of people use our products to make connections, discover opportunities and gain insights. Our global reach means we get to make a direct impact on the world’s workforce in ways no other company can. We’re much more than a digital CV - we transform lives through innovative products and technology.

In Europe, 99% of organisations are SMBs, they are the powerhouse of the European economy, responsible for at least 2/3 of the jobs in the region. To help realising the LinkedIn Vision of creating economic opportunity, we support Mid-Market and SMB employers in hiring the best talent. This is the fastest growing segment at LinkedIn.

A Sales Manager That Can Make a Difference

While in most large organisations, often Sales Manager say they lack the empowerment to make a real difference, at LinkedIn Talent Solution as a Sales Manager you have the ownership of an entire region within a country. Think about it as being the CEO of your own business where your mission is to accelerate the penetration of LinkedIn solutions in this territory while supporting the development of the economic graph in the region -

We are looking for a Sales Manager, to join our expanding Netherlands sales team. This individual will define the sales strategies needed to grow the region they lead within the Netherlands and execute on this plan. The individual must have the ability to foster a coaching culture to support sales reps build their own strategy, drive execution, develop their skills and enhance their career. They can engage with prospects and customers, establish trust and develop long term relationships. They are able to work with all internal functions to build the business partnership required to support their team and business. They are an active member of a high performing sales leadership team that creates growth (in all its forms), leading progressively and compassionately, in a manner that is generous, united and fun.

How Your Experience Can Help Us

It does not matter which industry you come from.  What matters is your experience in growing a businesses, managing sales professionals and being a leader that people want to follow, if you have a track record of excellence and consistent solution sales success, if you have the ability to inspire prospects, customers and team members, if you are passionate about Mid-Market and SMB organisations, if you know that you can accomplish the below goals, then we are interested in what you can bring to our organisation.


  • Inspire, lead and engage sales reps towards the organisation vision, mission and sales goals

  • Build a Strategy to accelerate the realisation of the LinkedIn vision for Mid-Market and SMB in their region.

  • Effectively manage Account Executive and Relationship Managers (Train, Coach, Develop) so they can be successful at meeting their respective sales and customer goals and at accomplishing their own development goals

  • Drive customer value and meet Sales Targets

  • Build an operating model balancing spirit of Entrepreneurship and Culture of discipline

  • Contribute actively to the design of the mid-market sales strategy for the Netherlands

Basic Qualifications

  • 2 years+ experience managing sales teams in a fast-paced sales environment

  • Experience managing through change

  • Experience of the Netherlands or of multiple European markets

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in SaaS, Cloud, Consulting, Human Capital, Agency or other relatable fields

  • Experience with consumption (e.g. media) and subscription-based business sales model

  • Experience in a quota carrying solution sales role

  • Experience in Search and Staffing vertical

  • Fluent Dutch language skills

This role is based in Dublin, Ireland.