Sales & Business Development - Sales Manager

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich

Your mission
Here at the The Exploration Company we are developing, producing, and operating Nyx, a modular and reusable space orbital vehicle that can eventually be refueled in orbit, and which carries cargo - and potentially humans in the longer run.

 We want you as a talented Sales Manager to help us in our mission by ​supporting our sales for the first mission in 2026.

  In your capacity as ​Sales Manager, your role will be continuously evolving, but day to day your duties will include:
  • Achieving the sales target of The Exploration Company.
  • Generating sales leads and finalising qualified leads in the most efficient way. 
  • Hiring, motivating and managing the sales team in achieving monthly/yearly sales targets. 
  • Coordinating with the Business Development and Marketing team to develop promotional strategies based on sales forecasts.
  • Preparing effective sales models to enhance sales funnel.
Your profile
What we would love to see from you:
In the role of ​Sales Manager ideally, you will have the following:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sales, Marketing, Business Administration or related field
  • Proven work experience in a Sales department as a Sales Representative, ales Consultant or similar position
  • Complete understanding of the company’s products and services (can be acquired stepwise)
  • Good knowledge of sales tracking software and lead generation tools

 Skills and Behaviours
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong organizing and prioritization of tasks
  • Positive and flexible attitude to get the job done
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the business
  • Excellent communication skills and empathy.
  • Demonstrates behaviors consistent with The Exploration Company’s core values of Commitment, Innovation, Trust, Quality, and Teamwork
Why us?
 At The Exploration Company, we are democratizing space exploration i.e., by making it affordable, available, and open. Our high-impact team is driven by competence, impact, and efficiency. We are doers, team players, and problem solvers.  Our culture is driven by technology, learning by doing, and passion for what we do.
Why you should join us:
What makes us special here at The Exploration Company and why we think you will enjoy working here is:
  • We’re Agile - we make decisions fast whilst keeping our goals and systems in mind.
  • We’re Open and Collaborative - we are transparent about risks and obstacles, so that we can cooperate together to overcome them.
  • We have a lot of Fun - we refuel our energy knowing we are democracing space. It’s a wonderful and rare opportunity, are YOU up for the challenge?
We'd love to hear from you if you wish to be a part of our journey. Please submit your CV now for immediate consideration and we will be in touch shortly.

The Exploration Company is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. Relocation assistance is provided for those willing to relocate including visa sponsorship where applicable.
About us
The Exploration Company develops, produces and operates Nyx, a modular and reusable orbital vehicle that can eventually be refuelled in orbit, and which carries cargo - and potentially humans in the longer run.

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