Sales Director

Job title

Sales Director



Oslo or remote

Application deadline

June 10, 2022

As soon as possible

At Völur we are optimizing the meat industry to reduce waste and make it more sustainable


If you share our passion for technology and sustainability, the opportunity as our Sales Director could be a perfect match in our AI start-up. With us, you will be part of building a company and potentially a better world.


After a strong growth period, the company is raising additional capital to further scale into international markets. We are achieving this growth through optimizing the supply chain in the meat industry. We are a 3-year-old startup in Norway, providing the only solution that helps the meat industry be sustainable by optimally utilizing animals. In addition to some European companies, we are currently working with a top 3 US meat producers. Our team is creative, caring, and all about creating value while enjoying the journey, and hopefully so are you!  


About this role

As Sales Director in Völur, your primary job will be to lead our outbound sales. We expect you to take charge of lead identification, development, and sales sequence and be the customer's first contact point in the journey with Völur.

Your success will be measured by how well you communicate with our customers and your ability to establish relationships with large enterprises.  

You will also work together with the Commercial Director to further develop sales goals and our go-to-market strategy.



  • Take ownership of your critical KPIs
  • Take ownership of the plan to find more leads and establishment of new customer relationships
  • Manage complex and lengthy sales cycles from lead generation to successful first meetings
  • Strive to continuously improve and optimize our outbound efforts
  • Conduct diligent research and account planning for target accounts
  • Identify, establish, and develop new customer relationships

What You'll Need (Requirements)

  • A demonstrable track record of high performance
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiating skills
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and practice: you enjoy working as part of a small team, rapidly iterating strategy, and getting your hands dirty to build something great
  • Ability to establish relationships with Senior and C-level executives within a large industry
  • Preferably experience with prospecting through the use of sales tools: Salesforce, LinkedIn, HubSpot, Google Apps, Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Experience with selling SaaS solutions to large enterprises is an advantage
  • Experience in the food industry is an advantage
  • Experience at a startup is also an advantage

What We Can Offer You

  • Be a part of a highly-skilled, inspiring, and supportive international work environment      
  • A lot of autonomy and trust. We accommodate flexible work hours with optional home office / remote work.
  • Competitive base salary + bonus and equity package. Including pension plans, insurance, parental benefits, and more
  • IT equipment and tools to allow you to be productive
  • Coverage of mobile telephone subscription and broadband connection
  • Extended private health services and free yearly health check



Interested in a challenging Sales Director job where you will be part of building a company and potentially a better world.? Please apply by sending both your CV. If you have been working on some exciting projects, we would love to hear about them!  

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact the CEO, Robert Ekrem on 95708019 or   


Job type: Full-time

Head office: Central Oslo - Gaustadalléen 21

Welcome to Völur AS – Home of your next big opportunity!


About us

We are developing disruptive Artificial Intelligence tools that optimize the meat industry. The company was founded at the beginning of 2019 and is today working with large corporations both in Europe and in the US within the meat industry. The company is growing and is looking for more employees to help grow the company further.

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Please submit your application together with a brief cover letter and your CV.

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