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LinkedIn Regional Leader, Talent Solutions (Netherlands) - Mid Market in Dublin, Ireland

About LinkedIn

LinkedIn was built to help professionals achieve more in their careers, and everyday 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 resume - we transform lives through innovative products and technology.

In Europe, 99% of organisations are Mid-Market and 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 a segment that has grown 5x in the last 4 years and is plan to double every 2 years.

What We Are Looking For

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

The individual we are looking for will be ultimately accountable for design and execution of the sales strategies needed to grow customer value (confirmed hires) and revenue in the Mid-market and SMB segment of the Netherlands. This is someone who has the ability to foster a coaching culture, to support managers build the strategy of their sub-region, to drive execution, to develop their skills and to enhance their career. This person can engage with prospects and customers, establish trust and develop long term relationships. This individual can work with all internal functions, the country manager of the Benelux region and its org in order to build the business partnership required to support its team and business. Finally, this individual will be 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.

Performance Objectives

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

  • Build a strategy to accelerate the realisation of the LinkedIn vision for Netherlands Mid-Market and SMB

  • Effectively manage 1st Line managers (Train, Coach, Develop) so they can be successful at building sub-regional strategies and meeting their respective team’s sales goals and at accomplishing their own development goals

  • Drive customer value and to meet Sales Targets

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

  • Contribute actively to the design of the Mid-Market & SMB overall sales strategy


It does not matter which industry you come from, if you are experienced at growing businesses, at managing managers, if you are 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 customers and team members, if you are passionate about Mid-Market and SMB organisations, if you know that you can accomplish the above goals, then we are interested in what you can bring to our organisation.

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience with leading managers in a sales environment

  • Experience of the Netherlands market or of multiple European Markets

  • Experience in Change Management

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Fluent Dutch language skills

This position is based in Dublin, Ireland.