About us

At Auctane, we are united by a passion to help sellers — wherever they are, however they operate — fulfill the promises they make to consumers. The Auctane mission is to fuel commerce through exceptional delivery. We make it possible for businesses to meet the ever rising expectations of their customers, and we make the world smaller and more accessible to consumers everywhere. Auctane brands enable hundreds of thousands of merchants to annually deliver billions of products — over $200 billion worth — to customers around the globe. And Auctane is just getting started.

Auctane is a team of shipping and software experts with a passion for helping merchants move their ideas, dreams and innovations around the globe. The Auctane family includes ShipStation, ShipWorks, ShipEngine, ShippingEasy, Stamps, Endicia, Metapack, Shipsi, GlobalPost, and Packlink. Our partners include Amazon, UPS, USPS, eBay, BigCommerce, Shopify, WooCommerce, and Walmart.

Our values

About the role

This team is making it possible for Metapack and ShipEngine to expand our reach and impact, enabling more businesses to thrive in the ever-evolving landscape of e-commerce and logistics

We're looking for a dynamic and experienced Sales Director to lead our sales team. Responsible for developing and executing strategic sales plans, managing key accounts, and motivating our sales team to achieve their targets, the ideal candidate will have a proven track record of sales success, excellent leadership skills, and a passion for driving business growth.

The Sales Director will play a pivotal role in leveraging the capabilities of Metapack and ShipEngine to empower businesses in enhancing and streamlining their shipping processes. Metapack, a global leader in retail logistics, acts as a connective tissue between retailers, carriers, and consumers, offering unparalleled logistical capabilities and a wide array of delivery options. On the other hand, ShipEngine stands as the premier multi-carrier shipping API, facilitating brands, platforms, and third-party logistics providers in driving efficiency and cost savings through a vast network of over 70 carriers worldwide. As our Sales Director, you'll be instrumental in expanding our reach and impact, enabling more businesses to thrive in the ever-evolving landscape of e-commerce and logistics.

What will you be doing?

As the Sales Director, your role will be crucial in shaping our enterprise sales strategy and providing guidance to our sales team.  Your primary mission is to coach and mentor the team, empowering them to surpass sales targets and fuel revenue expansion across Europe. You'll report directly to our Chief Sales Officer.

  • Lead, motivate, and mentor a team of sales professionals, providing guidance and support to achieve individual and team sales targets.
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive sales strategy to drive revenue growth and expand our customer base in Europe.
  • Identify and pursue new business opportunities in collaborating with direct reports through proactive prospecting, networking, and relationship-building activities.
  • Stay-up-to-date with industry trends, market dynamics, and competitor activities, providing insights and recommendations to enhance our sales approach.
  • Analyse sales data, track performance metrics, and generate reports to assess sales effectiveness and identify areas for improvement. 
  • Use your specialised knowledge of our product/services effectively communicating their value propositions to clients and stakeholders.

What are we looking for?

  • A highly motivated and results driven Sales Director. 
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in business administration, marketing, or a related field.
  • 8+ years of experience in SaaS sales.
  • Proven track record of consistent success as a leader of (enterprise, strategic account) teams.
  • Ability to accurately forecast team performance on a monthly basis and quarterly basis.
  • Strong business acumen, with the ability to understand market dynamics and identify growth opportunities.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and presentation skills.
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented mindset, with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Strong understanding of enterprise sales motions and methodologies- including but not limited to MEDDPICC etc.
  • A proven ability to build connections with customer executives.

What will make you stand out?

  • Previous experience working in the delivery management space a big plus

What do we offer?

  • 💻 Tools for the job: Auctane will provide you with all equipment you need, ensuring you can seamlessly and securely work from either the London office or the comfort of your home.
  • 🏠 Flexible hybrid working approach: Hybrid working offers the flexibility to balance on-site collaboration and remote productivity, leading to enhanced efficiency and well-being. As part of our approach, we ask that you attend the office three days a week, ensuring a blend of in-person connection and remote work benefits.
  • 🏢 Central London location: Experience the best of both worlds and join us at our fantastic office. Immerse yourself in our dynamic and open culture. Enjoy the array of complimentary drinks and snacks, and join our monthly social activities. Our London office serves as a vibrant hub within our global community, embodying true international diversity with representatives from over 20 different nationalities, speaking 10 languages. 
  • 🌇 25 days holiday (plus public holidays). Your holiday entitlement will increase to max. of 30 days, based on your length of service (2 yrs / 27 days, 3yrs / 28 days, 4yrs / 29 days and 5 yrs / 30 days)
  • 📈 Company Pension: Auctane operates a contributory pension scheme on behalf of its employees, and will contribute up to 4%, providing the employee matches the contribution.
  • ❤️‍🩹 Life insurance: Auctane will provide 4x of base salary. This benefit is available from the first day of employment. 
  • 💰 Long term income protection: 50% of your base salary for up to 5 years. This benefit is available from the first day of employment. 
  • 🏥 Private Medical and Dental Insurance: Both benefits are via our partner Bupa and available post probation. (Dental enrolment only occurs in May)
  • 📚 Personal Training Budget. We offer a generous training budget of up to £2000 per year dedicated to your professional development. Whether it's investing in certifications, attending conferences, or exploring other educational opportunities, we are committed to supporting you in enhancing your expertise. We also provide access LinkedIn Learning. This benefit is available post probation. 
  • 🏐 Health and Wellbeing: We have a wealth of health and wellbeing benefits available. Here’s just some of what we offer; gym membership and subsidies, 24/7 EAP, virtual GP appointments, subsidised eye care, counselling sessions, physiotherapy sessions, PT, and nutrition advice, financial and legal support. There is also an extensive resource library of podcasts, webinars and articles.
  • 🚼 Tax-Free Childcare: You may be eligible for tax free childcare, subject to the criteria set by the government. If successful, you can get up to £500 every 3 months (£2,000 a year) for each of your children to help with the costs of childcare.
  • 🚲 Cycle to work scheme: Auctane offers a subsidised cycle purchase scheme, Through this scheme, you will enjoy exclusive benefits, including attractive savings and convenient payment plans. This benefit is available post probation. 
  • Interest-free season ticket loan: Auctane can provide an interest free loan of up £7,000 to purchase an annual season ticket for travel requirements.This benefit is available post probation. 
  • 🔗 Referral Bonus: Our Employee Referral Bonus Program is designed to reward you for helping us build an even stronger and more talented team. You could earn up to £3,000, depending on the role and subject to the bonus program criteria. 
  • 📦 Postal Services: Auctane offers 99% discount on personal shipments using Packlink.pro

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