Manager, Sales & Account Management - Scientific Advertising (m/f/d)

at ResearchGate GmbH
Location Mitte, Germany
Date Posted 30. August 2018
Category Sales / Business Development
Job Type Full-time
Street + Number Invalidenstr. 115
City Berlin


The Role

We are looking for a talented Team Lead with a proven track record in managing sales teams.

The ideal candidate will possess a strong knowledge of sales techniques, familiarity with online advertising, and a passion for motivating and leading teams to achieve and exceed their goals.

We are looking for an exceptional individual to join our fast-paced, energetic team and contribute to our continuing success.


Our Products

We offer digital advertising solutions, including:

  • Scientific Advertising – allows scientists and researchers to see ads for the exact services and products they need whilst providing companies the opportunity to target their advertising to a specific scientific audience.
  • Scientific Recruiting - hiring managers can advertise jobs to specific scientists based on location, research area, and skill, and scientists can find jobs that fit their interests and research profiles.



  • Outstanding record of exceeding revenue goals and growing high-value or high-potential accounts
  • At least 7 years of sales, account, or key account management experience in a B2B environment
  • At least 3 years of management experience, with evidence of having built and trained Account Management/ Customer Success teams
  • Proven thought and product leadership in Media Sales, ideally B2B.
  • Demonstrated depth of consumer/market knowledge; passion for actioning these insights to shape strategy and drive value for clients
  • Expertise in analyzing data and sales statistics, making data-driven recommendations and forecasting revenue
  • Demonstrated record of communicating and driving organizational change
  • Goal-oriented, organized, and high-energy leader
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Convincing and compelling communicator with outstanding interpersonal skills among stakeholders of all levels
  • Previous experience in the life sciences or Ad Tech industry would be beneficial


About ResearchGate

The web was created by scientists and for scientists, to foster scientific collaboration and drive progress for a better world.

We’re a team of passionate optimists from around the world, with many different backgrounds. Together, we focus on building great products that change the way scientists communicate for the better, connecting the world of science and making research open to all.

ResearchGate provides a dynamic company culture with the possibility to individually shape your professional development and growth. Enjoy working with an energetic and international team who are passionate about changing science for the better.


What we offer

  • Free daily lunches catering to a range of dietary requirements
  • Healthy snacks and drinks, in-house yoga, ping pong and relaxation rooms
  • Team activities such as BBQs, sports and cultural events
  • An office located in the heart of Berlin-Mitte


Our hiring process is uncomplicated. You'll be interviewed by the people you'll be working with, so you can quickly find the role that suits you best and start making an impact.

We’re changing science and catalysing discovery, every day. Get to know more about our mission and what ResearchGate members are achieving by checking out our blog at


We look forward to your application here