Who we are

Columbia Road is a digital growth consultancy challenging the old ways of running ecommerce and digital business. We exist to increase our clients’ revenue and help them get more customers in the digital era. Our tight-knit team consists of business consultants who understand software and highly talented business-driven design and technology specialists.

We believe that technology is a tool which we need to master, but the actual business impact of the service is the first thing we want to understand, and select proper tooling after that.

Our company spirit is one of a true start-up, but with a twist of hard-core experience. We believe in giving a lot of responsibility and freedom to our employees. We love to laugh a lot, play some tunes at the office and grab a few drinks after work.

Columbia Road has grown from 0 to 100 exceptionally talented people in 4 years. We are proud of the high customer satisfaction we have achieved as a result of focusing on people and creating concrete, measurable business impact for our clients every day.

Job description

We are looking for a new business oriented sales associate. In this role you are able to combine your knowledge of digital sales and of marketing, and bring that directly to the clients. You'll be helping companies reach their highest potential in digital sales.

To be successful in this role, you're comfortable picking up the phone, enthusiastic about creating proposals, and genuinely interested in other people. From us you'll get a supportive team and access to the best talent in the digital commerce business. You’ll have a great opportunity to develop and advance your career in sales.

Columbia Road is a very culture-driven rapidly moving company without hierarchies or even a CEO. How we sell impacts the entire company. Therefore it is important for us to find a person who enjoys winning as a team, thrives on continuous learning and gets satisfaction out of keeping our team and customers happy also after closing new business.

Requirements

aka. How you know you're a good fit You are a recent graduate or a student nearing graduation and may have worked 1-2 years in the digital field. We don’t expect you to have years and years of experience - lots of positive energy and a “getting things done” attitude is the winning combination.

You are socially intelligent and good at connecting with people. Small talk has always been easy for you and you get energy from meeting new people. By nature, you are analytical and like to solve problems. You are ambitious and results-oriented in everything you do, but you like to have fun as well.

You have an academic background in areas of business or technology. Preferably your studies have been a combination of these both. You understand the digital transformation and its effects on big and small companies.

Experience from digital service development and digital consulting, sales in an agency environment or ecommerce setting is considered beneficial, but not a must. It is a huge plus if you understand the basics of software development.

You will have a great chance to grow with us, nurture your own ambitions and learn new skills within digital sales.

Note: In order to be successful in this role, you should have native-level proficiency in the Finnish language as well as excellent written and oral skills in English. If Finnish isn’t your strong suit, check out our designer and developer summer positions.

We are currently not able to offer visa sponsorships for Finland, so unfortunately we can't process applications from outside EU/EEA.

Benefits


We promise you:
  • Best people to work with and learn from in a flat, zero-hierarchy organisation
  • Meaningful ways of working and the possibility to influence them
  • Competitive salary
  • Extensive benefits – lunch credits, sports/culture and massage credits, free-time insurances, health care, dental care, phone benefit
  • Brick-n-mortar office in Espa with gym
  • High-quality tools for work
  • Weekly breakfasts on Friday
  • Recurring training & learning sessions
  • Additional compensation for free-time contributions for social good (check Good Impact program)

Take a look at our Culture Code to get to know us better, and check out our blog to see what we do. If you're hungry for more information, read about what we look for in the people we hire, and see what last year's summer crew thought about their work. You might also be interested in how Julia, one of our 2020 sales associates, describes her work in ramping up our sales development 'machine'.

The deadline for all applications is November 29th, 2020 (Sunday)

After we have reviewed the applications, we'll invite the best candidates for one round of interviews. The interviews will be conducted in December and early January. You will be notified of the status of your application in each stage.