Building Successful Sales Organisations
We support technology-driven organizations through 3 key levers in developing a high performing sales team
Consulting & Interim Management
We support organizations to build up their B2B sales organizations. We cover both the strategic / analytical perspective, as well as the personal / coaching perspective.
Sales Recruitment & Development
We offer recruitment services for B2B sales talent. We cover junior, senior and leadership positions.
We invest in B2B oriented start-ups in seed rounds. We are interested in B2B SaaS, software, platforms and online marketing.
B2B Sales Tools
We develop tools and content for B2B sales teams to sell more effectively and manage teams more efficiently.
More about us
Dr. Jens Hutzschenreuter
Managing Director / Geschäftsführer
Within digitalbusinessgroup, Jens works predominantly with our large partners on sales process organization and improvement programs. He also supports the recruitment of senior profiles and sales leadership positions.
Prior to his engagement in digitalbusinessgroup, Jens was a co-founder of Citydeal and Groupon. He was responsible for Sales & Operations and held various executive roles in different countries.
- Developed a highly structured B2B sales model (“Groupon Sales Model” – comparable to the “Toyota Production System” for B2B sales) to drive consistent revenues within B2B sales teams
- Rolled out the model in various global markets (UK, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, USA, D-A-CH)
- Built the fastest growing country organization (South Korea) within Groupon
- Managed up to 200 Inside and Outside Sales reps in the USA (Chicago HQ)
- Managed up to 800 employees in the region Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Prior to his roles at Groupon, Jens was a management consultant with The Boston Consulting Group from 2003 to 2010. He focused on advising clients on topics of Sales & Marketing in High-Tech industries like Automotive, Industrial Engineering or Energy.
After his master of science degree in industrial engineering from Stuttgart University, he graduated from a doctorate program in Entrepreneurship from RWTH Aachen University. He also worked as a Visiting Scholar at the Wharton School at the Universtiy of Pennsylvania.
You can find more details on Jens on LinkedIn.
Our typical customers
e.g., from these industries (among others)
Software / SaaS
Electronic / Embedded Systems
Engineering / Robotics
We work with great companies (examples)
Funded by great investors (examples)
Making an Impact In Your Sales Organization
We support B2B sales organizations with software tools, actionable support and new team members to reach their ambitious goals. We are passionate about the B2B Sales process: Through better tools, better structured processes and better team members we increase the performance of sales teams. Geographically, we work with sales organizations in North America and Europe.
Through the work with best-in class sales organizations and previous experience, we developed a highly structured and analytical view on the B2B sales. One can think of it as the “Toyota Production System” for Sales. We are using our experience of over 20 B2B sales organizations to derive best practices and implement them in client’s sales teams.
So, what kind of projects are you working on?
Enterprise SaaS Platform B2B
- Size: Total team of 40 emp., B2B sales team 10 emp.
- B2B sales process assessment, coaching of Head of Sales
- Coaching of sales agents on pitch optimization
B2B Services platform
- Size: Total team of 200 emp., B2B sales team 15 emp.
- B2B sales process assessment
- Sales activation programme and CRM optimization measures
Real Estate Financing platform
- Size: Total team of 250 emp., B2B sales team 30 emp.
- B2B sales process assessment, identification of improvement levers
- Implementation support and alignment of sales with marketing priorities
Real Estate Lead Generation
- Size: Total team of 80 emp., B2B sales team 10 emp.
- B2B sales performance review
- Development & implementation of performance improvement program
Online Marketing (SEO) SaaS Tool B2B
- Size: Total team of 80 emp., B2B sales team 20 emp.
- Long-term performance improvement program & development of new sales team
- Coaching of VP B2B Enterprise sales
Medical B2B platform
- Size: Total team of 70 emp., B2C sales team 20 emp.
- Assessment of sales performance
- Development and implementation of in-depth sales training programme
B2B Sales Framework
Best-practice framework based on our industry & functional experience
Our projects typically build on a combination of these elements
- Focus: operational sales activities
- Typically performed by SDRs, AEs and AMs
- Incl. best-practice scripts
- Focus: activities performed by managers
- Weekly, monthly and quarterly routines
- Performance management
- Focus: training plan & organization
- Implementation by team (P2P), managers or dedicated ressources
- Focus: relevant written, digital and marketing materials
- In cooperation with marketing
- Focus: measures against high discounts and low average price points
- Includes sales pitches
- Focus: recruitment, retention and offboarding of individuals
- Includes career planning
- Focus: identification and management of accounts, contacts & opportunities
- Includes research strategies
- Focus: input factors, intermediate steps & outputs
- Incl. target setting
- Focus: incentive plans, one-time and regular incentives (“spiffs”)
- Change management of incentive plan changes
- Focus: efficient set-up & usage of tools
- Effective usage of current & input on new tools
Interesting pieces of content we have worked on
Yes, we are hiring for our team
Sales Manager (m/f/d)
Excited about everything related to B2B sales? Then join our team of sales managers and consultants to drive results with our customers.
Requirements? 3 years of B2B sales management experience. Experience in highly dynamic setups.
Recruiter / HR Business Partner (m/f/d)
Are you excited to work with great candidates and match them with fascinating businesses? We are looking for an additional team member in our Recruitment team.
Requirements? 2 years of HR / recruitment experience, ideally recruiting for sales positions. Proven success as a recruiter.
Intern Online Marketing (m/f/d)
Interested in all aspects of online marketing? We are looking for support to develop campaigns and optimize existing marketing campaigns.
Requirements? Initial experience in online marketing. Strong analytical skills. Highly communicative. Willing to learn.
Intern HR / Recruiting (m/f/d)
Interested in all aspects of HR and Recruitment? We are looking for additional support to in our HR team.
Requirements? Interested in HR / people. Strong analytical skills. Highly communicative. Willing to learn a lot.
Interested? Shoot us a message at firstname.lastname@example.org
How does digitalbusinessgroup work?
Do you only create presentations & slideshows?
Oh no. Every member of our team ran B2B sales teams before. We all know that sales is about doing the right things and in the right frequency. We are all about implementation of learnings and driving results.
We cover basically all relevant topics from sales strategy, organization, teams, sales management, pitch, sales IT tools, reporting, recruitment, training over to coaching and personnel development.
What kind of projects do you do?
It depends on the scope. We do workshops, short projects (e.g., 2 weeks on site), long projects (e.g., 3-6 months on site) or continuous support (e.g., 1 day per week for 6 months). Usually there will be a team working on your product.