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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Sales & Retail
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      January 11,2022
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    Commercial Training Manager

    Who we are

    A piece of the moon, a complete dinosaur skeleton, the Pope's hat, the world's smallest book - at Catawiki, we come across exceptional objects such as these every day. The special object you’ve been searching for, or a new and unexpected interest you never thought you’d have: the more you look, the more you’ll find. And at Catawiki, there’s always more to the story. Every day sellers submit thousands of objects to sell on Catawiki. Our 240+ in-house experts review and select only the best to auction.

    Our mission is to connect passionate enthusiasts with the objects that tell their stories. As Europe’s fastest growing online auction platform, we help over 10 million people discover new treasures every month. This means we are continually growing and always on the lookout for new talent!

    Born and raised in The Netherlands, we started in 2008 and have since grown to over 750 Catawikians, working across 7 international offices, while maintaining our start-up mentality every step of the way. In December 2020 we received a new €150m investment round led by Permira and are excited to be growing our team and business further across the world.

    What will you do?

    As a Commercial Training Manager in the Commercial Operations team at Catawiki you are responsible for the design, implementation & leading of the training programmes for our commercial processes & tools.

    As such you will:
    • Work closely with the Head of Commercial Operations Team Lead who will provide strategic guidance on business needs & strategic priorities.
    • With your team create tools & processes around training for sales and experts in our business
    • Ensure that regular training is organised, for both new joiners & existing employees; that any feedback collected during these training is acted upon.
    • Work closely with our HR team, ensuring that we leverage synergies between our teams especially with regards to onboarding programme & trainings
    • Lead or facilitate given trainings, following your recommendation around the format to follow for each
    • Design & continuously improve programmes
    Who are you?

    • You are passionate about knowledge sharing and training, and have at least 3 years of demonstrable experience in a similar role, preferably in an international matrix organisation and large parts of the teams working remotely.
    • You have a proven track record of working in a fast paced environment, like start-up or scale-up organisations
    • You have project management experience, with a demonstrated ability to identify gaps & opportunities, suggest an implementation roadmap, rollout a pilot, adjust proposal based on observations, rollout final plan
    • You are agile and innovative; You seek continuous feedback and input.
    • You are hands-on: able and willing to execute yourself
    • Fluent in English
    Here's what we can offer you

    • A diverse and international team with over 40 different nationalities.
    • Trendy offices located in the heart of Amsterdam and Assen with an easy-going atmosphere.
    • Our entrepreneurial environment encourages everyone to take initiative and experiment with new ideas. You’ll actively contribute to the growth of the Catawiki platform.
    • Tailor-made training to facilitate your personal and professional growth
    • The fun part! Our Activity Committee plan everything from ‘CataFooty’ to International Food Festivals, Friday Drinks, Board Game Nights, Pub Quizzes and Boot Camps!
    • And there’s more! Paid holidays, holiday allowance and a pension plan paid for by Catawiki.

    Catawiki is committed to building a diverse company and diverse teams. That includes everyone, no matter your age, ability, gender, race, religion or sexual orientation. We welcome applications from underserved and underrepresented communities. If you’ve got a story to tell, come and join us.

    Working and hiring remotely

    When it is safe to do so, Catawiki will implement a hybrid work policy where employees in the Netherlands will work from the office 1-2 times per week and from home for the rest.

    Most of our Sales and Expert positions for local markets are 100% remote, which means that you will be working from home in the country you are based.


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