Leanspace

Leanspace is a European space company which has built the first cloud platform for space missions. Our cloud services enable aerospace engineers to easily build powerful cloud-native software and to migrate space systems to the cloud. Our customers are some of the hottest NewSpace companies in the world, and also large established space organizations, ranging from satellite operators for earth observation, in-orbit services and IoT, to launcher companies and software integrators.

Having raised so far 8.5M€, and backed by world-class VC firms such as Karista and 42CAP, we are building an ambitious, diverse and international company with respect and ownership at the core. Today with a team of 25 (13 nationalities!), we are scaling up quickly to reach 50 by 2023, with the goal of further developing the platform and bringing it to the global space market.

We are based in Strasbourg, France, a beautiful and vibrant city that offers a rich culture, easy access to nature and a fast-growing startup scene. Strasbourg is a highly international city, host of the European institutions, and located at the heart of Europe, near Germany and Switzerland.

We are looking for enthusiastic folks who want to make an impact, come join us!

THE POSITION

In a nutshell, your purpose is to create, pursue and materialize opportunities to help our startup grow and boost revenues. You will ideate and establish new strategies, targets and prospects, with the goal of creating short, mid and long-term value for our business.

You are a self-starter, who exudes confidence and enthusiasm, with an adaptable approach to the international market we operate in. You will be subtle but resilient, a dedicated listener but strong negotiator. You make things happen, not because it’s expected, but because that’s what makes you tick.

Your mission at Leanspace:

  • Find new leads, nurture prospects and move them through the sales cycle until they become happy customers
  • Stay up-to-date on competition, new market trends, who are the new kids on the block, and detect new threats and opportunities
  • Create and maintain long-standing relationships with space industry professionals, at all levels and in all kinds of organizations
  • Support the Customer Success team to deliver extraordinary service to our customers
  • Support the Marketing team to create and design campaigns, find leads and turn prospects into customers

You have

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant engineering field
  • At least 3 years of experience in the space or SaaS industries
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with both technical and business stakeholders
  • A positive can-do attitude. You are a genuinely nice person that wants to help others
  • Strategic thinking and you think on your feet. You like learning new things, and you can learn quickly
  • You are a hunter, with a focus on results
  • Natural ability to build relationships inside and outside the team
  • Fluency in English, with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to travel to meet clients and attend industry events
  • Based in, or willing to relocate to the Strasbourg area (including nearby German or Swiss cities)

Extra awesome

  • Experience in a customer-facing role, ideally in sales or business development
  • Experience in cloud-based enterprise software
  • You have worked in a startup
  • Proven top-notch negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Fluency in French, with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exposure to both established and NewSpace organisations
  • Passion to enable the future space economy
  • You like to play strategy games 🙂

WHY YOU’LL LOVE YOUR JOB

Your work will shape the future of the space economy, how cool is that? You’ll do this surrounded by a team of incredibly curious and passionate people who are driving a product that will dramatically impact the way space missions are managed.

We can promise:

  • Our co-workers are a close-knit, intelligent, and awesome team
  • We are a fast-growth space tech startup; you will have a direct impact on the future of space!
  • We are developing a highly innovative software, which will disrupt the space industry, and that will manage satellites, rockets, lunar and deep-space missions
  • A stock options plan that will make you a shareholder and reap the financial benefit of our success
  • An open mind for new ideas and innovation, your voice will be heard!
  • We provide assistance to relocation and help with the visa process
  • A family-friendly environment, flexibility in working hours and the possibility to work remotely part of the time
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