In a Nutshell

AustrianStartups is looking for a Sales Manager to drive our fundraising efforts and optimize our monetization strategy. As part of the leadership team of AustrianStartups, you will work closely with our managing director and the leadership team of AustrianStartups to maximize revenue through various channels. The ideal candidate has a passion for sales, a proactive attitude, and a structured, result-driven approach.


Who we are

AustrianStartups is the leading non-profit platform and think tank for startups and innovative entrepreneurship in Austria. Together with our 30,000 supporters, we are working towards a brighter entrepreneurial future in Austria. Over the past 10 years, we have inspired more than 160,000 people across our channels, connected more than 15,000 event visitors, started Austria’s biggest entrepreneurship project for schools and published Austria’s largest startup study – the Austrian Startup Monitor. With your help, we aim to change Austria’s entrepreneurial culture sustainably and for the better!


What you will be doing

  • Advance our fundraising efforts
  • Optimize our sales playbook, partnership models, and monetization strategy
  • Acquire new supporting members
  • Build fundraising pitch decks and improve our sales materials
  • Convert connections into financial supporters of AustrianStartups
  • Collaborate with the Partnerships Manager to synchronize efforts
  • Support and be involved in various projects and events to find out about different stakeholders’ needs and identify new revenue opportunities


What we are looking for

  • Outgoing, curious and open-minded personality with passion for entrepreneurship & startups
  • Eagerness to learn and grow within the role
  • Willingness to take over responsibility quickly
  • A solid understanding of Austria’s startup ecosystem
  • Strong communication skills & a healthy level of confidence
  • Structured way of working & hands-on attitude
  • Fluency in English & German
  • Long-term commitment


Why you should apply

This position is a truly unique learning opportunity. With us you will dive into the heart of the Austrian startup ecosystem and constantly be exposed to new technologies and individuals who have a lasting impact. You will play a vital role in the advancement of AustrianStartups, while building up an Austrian wide network of key stakeholders in the entrepreneurship ecosystem. You will have access to all relevant startup events in Austria, to build connections and grow AustrianStartups. We work hard, but we also craft moments that allow our team to pause, create, and connect – or in other words: We encourage you to bring your whole self to work and you will become part of our truly special family.


Hard facts

  • Position: 10h/week
  • Salary: Monthly gross salary of €500/ month
  • Working Location: Startup House in the 2nd district & Impact Hub Vienna in the 7th district (home office possible)
  • Starting Date: As soon as possible
  • Perks: Flexible work hours, leadership retreats 2x a year, access to workshops, coaching, and mentoring



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