Germany Retail Sales Executive

Job post summary
Location EMEA
Team Sales and Account Management

About the role

Our growing team of Retail Sales Executives works directly with brands to develop their in-person commerce strategies — whether that is starting or expanding their brick & mortar operations, adopting in-store tech (like Shopify POS) that accelerates growth or supporting a temporary retail pop-up. We are merchant obsessed and driven in our goal to see entrepreneurs and brands selling in real life succeed!

We need exceptional folks that are driven and align with our mission to make commerce better for everyone. If you're excited about the possibility of helping us build the future of retail then keep reading!


  • Create a new way to sell to retail businesses in Germany

  • Discover new business opportunities through hustle and creativity

  • Speak with passionate entrepreneurs looking for new solutions for their business

  • Manage a pipeline of retail leads through to adoption

  • Be responsible for meeting and exceeding retail sales objectives

  • Provide merchant insights and feedback to our Product teams


  • Native German speaker (Or near native). Fluency in English also mandatory

  • High energy, self-directed and an impressive work ethic

  • Passion for achieving impact and results (with a track record to back it up)

  • Insatiable curiosity and a love of talking to people about their businesses

  • Enjoy talking to people, understanding their unique business goals and needs, and helping them grow their business with Shopify’s products

  • Are hungry to help build a startup within a leading tech company

  • Love getting better each day - trying new things and iterating — all at a lightning fast pace

  • Can’t wait to seize the opportunity to work at an amazing, innovative, and rapidly growing company

  • Are eager to collaborate internally with smart colleagues to build the best tech for our merchants 

  • Have a passion for retail and the entrepreneurs building retail businesses

Nice to have

  • Sales training and experience at a leading tech company

  • Experience managing or working in a retail environment

At Shopify, we are committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities.

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