Sales & marketing controller

Join think-cell as sales & marketing controller
Location: Berlin, Germany

“Can a company be more profitable than this one?”
- Sven Schmidt on

“The antithesis to the loud startup scene in the capital”
- manager magazin

May we proudly introduce think-cell

Launched in 2002 and completely bootstrapped. A great software for presentation creation. A large and vocal user base of professionals driving our sales by word-of-mouth, leading to 10-15% annual revenue growth and ~EUR 100m annual SAAS revenue. A super-lean organization, with every recurring task automated, just 50 people and a profit margin of over 90%. Now backed by European PE powerhouse Cinven with the common vision to make think-cell even more successful than today.

The role and your impact

In your role as Sales & Marketing Controller in our Berlin office, you will be responsible for a broad set of activities measuring and guiding our growth and expansion activities.

  • By reporting to our Head of Finance you will be responsible for Optimizing our sustainable growth strategies through proactive success tracking
  • Putting together project and activity budgets and forecasts in collaboration with the marketing and sales departments across all regions
  • Seeking opportunities to support sales increases, improve marketing efficiency and optimize costs
  • Analyzing results and ensuring that key learnings influence future decisions
  • Setting meaningful KPIs and creating comprehensive reports to follow up on performance and to identify opportunities
  • Analyzing reasons for deviations and identifying solutions
  • Supporting the overall group budgets, KPI tracking as well as investor and bank reporting

Our promise to you

  • This versatile job will be very rewarding for a professional with interest in impacting and promoting our company’s well-being
  • We strive for the best results — no arbitrary deadlines or unnecessary meetings
  • You will join a technology-driven company that has kept its startup atmosphere in a nice loft office in Berlin-Mitte, but at the same time has a proven product offering, deep pockets, and the management capabilities of a much larger organization
  • We are a small yet very effective team of doers — no inefficient layers of management
  • We encourage a healthy work-life balance
  • And of course, we offer all the amenities you expect from a leading tech company

Your profile

  • 2-5 years of professional controlling experience, ideally with SaaS and online marketing background
  • Highly analytical with outstanding Excel skills
  • Expertise in data analysis and visualization using BI tools such as Power BI
  • Excellent communicator with strong presentations skills
  • Results driven, dynamic, high-energy personality with a positive “can do” attitude
  • Able to work independently and assume responsibility for your own projects
  • Work from think-cell’s headquarters in Berlin
  • Fluent in English, German a plus

More on think-cell

think-cell is the world’s leading productivity software for creating data-driven presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint, enabling users to generate sophisticated charts with ease while saving substantial time (based on a study, users save as much as 70% of their time compared to using native PowerPoint functionality). think-cell also offers layout functions for automatically arranging text, graphic elements and images while scaling and aligning their content accordingly.

Our software has more than 950,000 end-users across more than 23,000 organizations globally. think-cell is used by 8 out of the 10 top global consulting firms, 80% of the Fortune 100, the entire DAX 40, and 9 of the top 10 US business schools.

The focus on quality, combined with a deep understanding of what customers need, has led the company to be able to grow almost exclusively through word-of-mouth. All sales are channeled through the company’s online platform which is used by clients directly as well as resellers from 60+ countries. think-cell has extremely low customer churn and benefits from consistently growing cohorts.


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Want to know more?

If you have any questions regarding working at think-cell, our job openings or events, please feel free to contact our colleague Julia Zhachuk.
+49 30 666473-10

think-cell HR representative