We are Syde ‒ The biggest WordPress agency in Europe, one of the leading WordPress agencies in the world, and a Gold Agency Partner of WordPress VIP. With over 130 employees in more than 40 countries, we create sophisticated projects with WordPress and WooCommerce ‒ completely remote!

Currently, we are looking for a new Commercial Director (m/f/d) to strengthen our team. 

Are you seeking a challenge as a strategic innovator in sales and as a leader of a globally operating team? We offer you these opportunities and more! 

As our Commercial Director (m/f/d), you will work closely with the leadership team to provide exceptional value to our clients and sustainably increase our revenue. 

In addition to your pronounced leadership abilities, we admire your capacity to embody and promote our core values. Teamwork, open communication, and team well-being are your guiding principles. You create an environment where everyone feels encouraged and supported to reach their full potential.

Your responsibilities

  • Crafting and executing the company's commercial strategy

  • Delivering on new business quotas and fueling company growth

  • Leading and inspiring a high-performance commercial team, collaborating with sales, marketing, and delivery teams

  • Diving deep into commercial metrics, turning data into actionable insights

  • Owning company KPIs, optimizing for greater results

  • Streamlining and continuously improving commercial processes

  • Shaping the company's future as a core senior leadership team member


  • Proven leadership experience that is both broad and deep, combining expertise with soft skills and leadership abilities

  • 3+ years leading a commercial team in B2B services

  • WordPress / Open source / Web development knowledge

  • Track record scaling a services agency operating at eight-figure revenue

  • Mastery of the complete agency lifecycle, maximizing revenue, and delivering client satisfaction

  • Expertise using commercial agency tools to forecast and capitalize on trends

  • You stay on top of market shifts, proposing new technologies to elevate the agency. You're the trendsetter, not just a follower.

  • Expertise in data-driven analyses and reporting

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Proficient in both English and German (C1 or up)

  • Legal/contract savvy relevant to the role

  • Familiarity with RFP processes


  • Experience collaborating with development teams

  • Solid grasp of agile delivery, its value, and how to position it

  • Experience managing a distributed and remote global team

  • Readiness to travel. We work remotely and spice in occasional business trips (3 to 5 a year)

What we offer

  • Working from home (we are 100% remote)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Multicultural, globally distributed team
  • A supportive Syde culture that appreciates YOU
  • Annual hardware budget
  • Exciting global enterprise clients like SAP or PayPal
  • Working at the heart of WordPress as a partner of WordPress VIP and WooCommerce
  • Possibility to attend our regular team meetings
  • Opportunities to visit WordCamps with the chance to hold sessions
  • Lifelong learning and growth with many career advancements
  • A dynamic work environment with flat hierarchies and encouragement of entrepreneurial thinking and acting

Become a Syder

Have you become curious and are interested in this opportunity? Then apply at Syde as a Commercial Director (m/f/d)!

Please send us your resume in English, salary expectations, and the earliest possible starting date.

Please send us your CV in English, salary expectations and earliest possible starting date.

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