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Director of Countries Europe

Berlin, Germany · Marketing

SumUp continues to transform the lives of small business owners by providing them with easy-to-use payment solutions. We’re currently looking for a Director of Countries Europe who’ll develop and execute the European growth strategy, considering the dynamics of a multi-product and multi-country business. The Director will be responsible for the Country Leads and report to the VP Growth for Europe.

What you’ll do

  • Define and execute clear, mid and long term European go-to-market strategies in line with SumUp’s mission and business objectives

  • Align with Product Marketing, Product Management and Country teams to boost our multi-product strategy

  • Focus on merchant engagement, optimising activation, retention and cross selling

  • Lead, inspire and coach a team of highly motivated Country Leads, creating a respectful and collaborative environment

  • Work closely with team leads and stakeholders in Performance Marketing, Sales & Partnerships, Retail, Brand, Communications and Design

You’ll be great for this role if

  • You have 15+ years of management or commercial leadership experience in dynamic and multi-product environments.

  • You have strong business acumen and a proven track record of scaling products across marketing and sales channels in different regions.

  • You’re excited to work in a start-up environment, comfortably managing ambiguity in a matrix structure, leading change, aligning stakeholders and delivering world-class results.

  • You’re an innovative thinker, truly data-driven, able to quickly recognise opportunities and apply expertise to deliver scalable solutions.

  • You’re a leader who balances pragmatism with visionary leadership.

  • You have influential communication skills and can present and inspire in an articulate way.

Why you should join SumUp

  • We’re a truly global team of 2000+ people from 60+ countries, spread across 3 continents.

  • You’ll have the opportunity to make an impact - we are growing fast and open to actively shaping our own future.

  • You'll attend global offsites and regular team events.

  • You’ll receive a budget for attending conferences and external training. 

  • We offer a corporate pension scheme, 28 days’ paid leave, free German and yoga classes, subsidised Urban Sports Club membership and other great benefits. 

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating tools that help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first’ attitude, our diverse teams across Europe, South America and the United States work together to ensure that the small business owners we partner with can be successful doing what they love. 

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate.