International Sales Management Trainee – Finland

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This post is available for applicants in the following locations: Helsinki.

At Management Events we bring together the visionary leaders of the world in our 180+ events every year. We operate across Europe, Asia and Middle-East and have 15 offices worldwide. Our story started in Finland in 1994 when our founder decided to help Finnish people to network effectively. Since then we have facilitated more than a million 1-2-1 business meetings in our invitation-only events. The story continues with new, innovative business models to revolutionize face-to-face media. Join us now!

Application for the 4th onboarding of our International Sales Management Academy is now open!

Looking for an opportunity to start your professional career in an international and fast-growing company? This can be the perfect opportunity for you – we are starting the 5th onboarding for the International Sales Management Academy from the fall (date pending) in Helsinki. Both local and international aspects of work are included in this program.

Management Events continues global growth enabled by continuous development of event concepts, business matchmaking technology and leadership. We’re seeking for the next future talents to step in and contribute to our unique story. Our International Family wants you!

ME International Sales Management Academy provides extensive sales training and leads to a managerial role, with thorough leadership coaching. This is an exceptional opportunity for a career-focused graduate! During the Academy Program, you will also have a chance to participate in an international 3-6 months office exchange to one of our European locations.

The Academy Program consists of 3 modules:

  • Customer Delivery – working on an event one full cycle, 9 months. During this phase, you are in touch with top CxO’s mainly over the phone and start to build your professional network. You will work with them from committing to the event to being on-site for the most efficient working day we offer!
  • Then joining Customer Success team – close to the solution provider sales, for 3 months. Both teams work in interaction with our customers and sales teams. Learning the steps towards selling our business matchmaking concept through which solution providers will effectively find potential customers.
  • And continuing as a Sales Manager, after successfully getting your sales career started within 6-12 months, beginning your steps in Sales Management, taking bigger responsibilities and starting Management Events Leadership Academy.

Not clear yet? Check this short clip for more on our virtual business matchmaking concept.

During the program, you will be fully equipped to successfully complete each step if you have the determination and hunger for results. You will learn all aspects of our business and each trainee’s journey through the program will be unique; taking into consideration experience, aspirations and progress during the program. Working across our different functions provides hands-on experience on all angles our business and prepares you towards sales management positions.

Our commitment to your development and success? 

  • At the beginning of your employment a thorough 4-week onboarding to learn our products, processes and customers. This will equip to the successful start of your career with us!
  • Competitive salary with bonus structure tailored to each step on your career, and benefits such as additional leave, regular training, team reward trips, dinners, team activities and events.
  • ME Sales and Leadership Academy trainings throughout your career, including designing your personal career path with us. Twice a year group training in Helsinki HQ with colleagues from all over Europe!
  • Active everyday leadership and weekly feedback on your progress. Clear, concrete support on development areas and recognition on your successes.

Qualities to succeed in this exciting stepping stone to the world of B2B events?

  • You are about to finish or recently finished Bachelor’s or Master’s diploma; business administration, marketing, sales, leadership or alike
  • Results-driven mindset and ready to go after measurable goals; you will be part of a team with individual and team targets and rewards
  • Natural drive to interact in a highly positive manner with customers and colleagues, over the phone and face-to-face
  • Ability to work independently and commit to set goals and targets with determination
  • Ambition to be a future B2B sales star, with passion for helping others to be successful as well
  • Some work experience from part-time employment, internship or a placement year
  • Excellent English skills & native skills in Finnish

See some of our latest virtual events after movies across Europe!

Get to know your future colleagues on Instagram!

For more information about the role, please contact Talent Acquisition Specialist – Rico Habraken (+31620100638)


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