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Named Account Executive (Retail and CG)



Sales & Business Development
Multiple locations
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

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About the Team

We are the German Sales team for our largest Retail & Consumer Goods Customers. Our goal is to build strong partnerships and make our customers successful with the power of our Customer 360 Platform

We are currently looking for a curious and driven (Senior) Account Executive with knowledge of technology and solid business-to-business Sales and Account management experience as well as project management skills and a strong can-do attitude. In this strategic role you sell our entire portfolio of products across a Retail & Consumer Goods aligned patch preferably based in Düsseldorf, Frankfurt or Berlin regions.

Your impact:

* As part of our Enterprise Sales team you will be selling to one or few of our top enterprise Retail & Consumer Goods customers
* You will build and implement an account plan to deliver maximum revenue potential together with an extended Sales team
* You will be responsible to manage and orchestrate the extended Salesforce team across the entire complex sales-cycles from lead generation to to C-level executives the value of our full suite of applications
* You will take ownership to forecast sales activity and revenue achievement, while creating satisfied customers
* You will evangelize the salesforce vision through product demonstrations, in-market events, and account specific initiatives and serve as the key Salesforce representative for your customers

Preferred Qualifications:

* Solid track of solution selling experience and profound Retail & Consumer Goods knowledge
* Ability to map out and strategically define account plans for top tier accounts
* Effectively manage and optimize internal and external networks
* Success in building relationships with an ability to grow and nurture partnerships
* Excellent at leveraging C-level stakeholders
* Exhibits characteristics of self-starting, risk taking, and a drive to succeed
* Ability to negotiate large and complex deals via analytic understanding and negotiation strategy
* Must be proficient in both English & German


* Very competitive compensation package with uncapped commission and employee stock purchase plan
* Ramp up schedule including training boot camp at hire and continuous sales and product training
* Extensive benefit package incl. substantial self and career development programs as well as wellbeing reimbursement and attractive parental benefits to support your individual family needs

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.



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