Country Manager - United States

Salary Competitive
Equity To be negotiated

About Nordgreen

Nordgreen’s aspiration is to become the world’s most sustainable accessory brand. The mix of a dedicated team, a great product line that includes watches, sunglasses & jewelry, excellent customer reviews, a foundation in Scandinavian design and a strong ESG agenda has proven to be a strong formula for success. 

Nordgreen is at a really exciting stage. We have clear proof of concept and have developed from a startup to a company with a +100 mio DKK annual revenue in just three full years. From our online pure play beginning with 7 localized webshops operating from Asia to the America’s, we have expanded into multi-brand retail stores, moved into new markets and have exciting new products in the pipeline. 

We are a strong, international team with more than 16 nationalities in our Copenhagen office, where a fun working environment is merged with a high-performance culture.

 

The Opportunity

Nordgreen is currently looking for a Country Manager for the United States to build, manage and grow the brand’s presence in the country. Nordgreen’s country team's are passionate entrepreneurs with exceptional leadership skills as well as the ability to get their hands dirty and build something from the ground up. Having an exceptional can-do attitude coupled with a high sense of urgency as well as an ability to be persistent and relentless is of utmost importance when building a company from the ground up, which is the underlying reason for why Nordgreen primarily looks for candidates who have previously worked in high-performance environments and/or have some sort of entrepreneurial background. 

As a Country Manager for the United States, you will have the responsibility for Nordgreen’s P&L in the country, meaning that you will be responsible for all aspects of the business system. Business development, brand building, account management, international trading and continuous innovation are therefore all elements which you need to take care of on a daily basis. In order for you to be able to meet your targets effectively and efficiently, you’ll have access to a high-level network of privileged partnerships. You will, for instance, have dedicated partnership with our distributors, overview of e-commerce landscape in the US, a complete logistical setup, as well as an excellent base of like-minded people which you can leverage.

Apply now to gain full responsibility for a business, hold personal stakes in the company’s equity upon good performance, and allow yourself to realize your entrepreneurial dreams and objectives! The responsibilities associated with the role are outlined in more detail below. 

We are looking for someone who is ready to take the next step in their career. 

You will be reporting directly to the CMO.

 

Duties & responsibilities 

  • Present, promote and sell Nordgreen products in existing and new markets

  • Carry out sales activities and negotiations

  • Building customer relationships

  • Creating synergies between our B2B and B2C presence

  • Identify new markets and executing on our commonly set B2B sales strategy

  • Elaborate on your own sales budget, goals, and customer collaboration agreements

 

You are the perfect candidate if 

  • You hold a degree in economics, finance, business administration, or an equivalent academic field from a leading university.

  • +3 years of professional working experience.

  • You have experience working in e-commerce industry (a must)

  • You have experience with or an understanding of:

    • ECRM, Paid Search, Organic, Social

    • Attribution modelling

    • Google analytics

    • Customer segmentation

  • You are entrepreneurial and have a passion for creating things from scratch.

  • You are proactive. relentless, reliable, and have a high sense of urgency which makes it easy for you to excel a dynamic environment.

  • You are based in Copenhagen or are willing to re-locate to the city.

  • You are a startup hustler and have a passion for our mission.  


You check these boxes

  • You are a people person with a strong sense for creating business and building brand

  • You have a solid digital, commercial understanding 

  • You are a go-getter/executer

  • You have a structured approach to your tasks

  • You are ambitious and result-driven 


We offer

  • A fixed salary and bonus scheme

  • A workplace with a strong entrepreneurial spirit, we prioritize a fun environment where people can enjoy their work but also grow.

  • Be part of a highly enthusiastic team, with the aspiration to become a globally known accessory

 

Application

At Nordgreen we celebrate diversity. All applicants are welcome. We thrive in an open environment with a commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion.


Perks:

  • Lunch is served in the office every day by our professional chef

  • Free coffee

  • Friday bars every month

  • Flexi-working (working from home 1 day a week)

  • Professional development

  • Team events

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Free friday beers
Free friday beers

Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

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Working at
Nordgreen

Nordgreen is a watch company which blends Scandinavian minimalism with fine craftsmanship of a leading Danish designer who has previously worked with Bang & Olufsen and other major design brands. Our mission is to make true Danish designer watches accessible to everyone, while supporting good causes along the way. Our founding team combines ex-McKinsey consultants and seasoned entrepreneurs with extensive experience in growing ventures fast!

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