Team Lead Sales (m/f/d)

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Grow with us. Start your career at IU.

Since its foundation in 1998, IU International University of Applied Sciences has developed into the largest private university of applied sciences for online and dual study programmes in Europe. For several years now, we have also been offering our online courses in non-European countries – e.g. in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Our mission "make high quality education accessible for everyone" has a special meaning here. All of our courses are accredited and state recognized. As a pioneer in the field of digital education, we continuously improve the learning experience of our students with the help of innovative technologies and consistently focus on their satisfaction.

Join our international online studies team with immediate effect in full time at our location in Berlin as Team Lead Sales (m/f/d).

  • Manage and lead our international Sales team and motivate them to achieve their set goals

  • Continuously review and monitor the performance of the sales teams regarding fixed KPIs

  • Identify roadblocks in the infrastructure & systems and take the necessary steps to resolve them

  • Drive the scaling of our Sales team and the further growth, automation and optimization of our international business unit

  • Collaborate closely, target-oriented and cooperatively at the interface between web, project management, marketing, product management, etc. in order to improve our outcome

  • Report directly to our business unit manager

  • Several years of professional experience in the area of sales management, ideally in a start-up, E-Commerce or education environment

  • Experience in successfully coaching and leading a team

  • Performance-oriented attitude with a can-do mentality

  • Strong communication and effective problem solving skills

  • Pro-active and hands on approach to challenges and getting things done mindset

  • IT affinity and a good understanding of CRM-systems, ideally Salesforce

  • Profound data and business knowledge

  • Fluent English both verbally and written, any additional languages as e.g. German are a plus 

What We Offer
  • A versatile and responsible task in a collegial atmosphere at the pioneer of digital education

  • A great international working environment

  • Attractive career prospects in a rapidly expanding entrepreneurial environment

  • Internal further education offers and development perspectives with great creative freedom for your ideas and your commitment

  • A high level of flexible working time, home office (in times of Corona 100% remote working is possible), 30 days of holidays

  • Performance-related salary increases, employee discounts and cooperations


If you match this profile and are searching for a new challenge, we look forward to receiving your online application.

Please contact Federica Santandrea via for further questions.

For further information please visit or our career website

Your personal contact
Your personal contact - Josephine Lindner

Josephine Lindner


I have the freedom to do my work as I please in a friendly and supporting atmosphere. I love what I do — encouraging our students to choose the right direction and it is personally gratifying to help them succeed, every step of the way.
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Michael Brunner
From the moment students connect with IU, I help them build custom learning pathways that fit their lives perfectly. I enjoy my flexible working hours and how IU encourages everyone to speak up and share their ideas.
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Timucin Yalcinöz
What we’ll do for you
Design your ideal career and pathway
Explosive growth enables great opportunities. Tell us your dream career, and we will help you make it a reality.
Work from home, work from anywhere
We blur the lines between local and remote by embracing collaborative & video meeting technologies.
Flexible working times
It’s your call. We trust you will get things done.
Up level your education
Enjoy free up-skilling courses, language courses & discounted degree courses. There is always something new to learn!
30 days annual vacation for everyone
We strive for greatness, but we all take time-off to recharge.
Enjoy our brand of social
We love spending time together. Whether it’s yoga, team events, brown bag lunches or partying—there is something for everyone.
Almost every IU job can be full-time or part-time
Pick what suits you!
World’s best colleagues
We give each other a leg-up when needed, and we collectively go beyond expectations.
Always connected
Our state-of-the-art IT infrastructure, tools, & methods empower us to collaborate and innovate from anywhere, anytime—with agility and speed.
The location
Train running through the city
Our vibrant Friedrichshain Campus is located on Frankfurter Allee—one of the oldest roads in Berlin. Here, you will find an exciting convergence of student ambition and IU employees at work.
About the team
Sales Prof & Student
They say people don’t know what they want until you show them. In education, that could not be further from the truth. Our data-driven students know exactly what they want—top class education on their terms. We’re the team that truly gets that! We listen, we understand, and we help build on what they expect.

By listening to the voices of our students and collaborating with our teams and business partners we build the most flexible, advanced, and exciting education services possible. We stay one step ahead by identifying growth opportunities and connecting our ideas to create added value.
Our core values

Make collaboration standard practice.

We aim for the best solution as a team and have fun with it - without ego or politics.

Be courageous and take risks.

We make courageous decisions and take calculated risks.

Embrace innovation always.

We are always looking for ways to improve our offers for our customers.

Strive for the empowerment of everyone.

We support each other’s development to become the best version of ourselves.

Adopt a growth mindset for scale.

We aim to improve ourselves in everything we do and work hard to do so every day.

Focus on getting things done on time.

We implement things quickly, pragmatically, effectively and goal-oriented.

Put customer focus first.

In everything we do, our customers come first.

Sales FAQs

To what extent is home office possible?
We love to support Home Office arrangements, but some positions naturally require employees to be on campus/in the office. During the pandemic everyone works from home or can work in the office after consultation.
How many days paid holiday will I get per year?
All employees working a 5 day week are entitled to 30 days paid holiday per year.
Why are there so many open positions at IU?
Good question! We are experiencing explosive growth as students flock to adopt our unique education methods. That’s why we have become IU International University of Applied Sciences.
How flexible are the working hours at IU?
Working hours are naturally position dependent at IU but normally you can arrange them the way you want, together with your team and supervisor.
What is expected to be successful at IU?
We want team players that love to challenge conventional wisdom, and integrate with open-minded people who support each other within a flat hierarchy. If you like what you hear, then apply at
Can I apply for multiple jobs?
Of course you can! Make a separate application for each and we will work together to choose the one that fits you best.