Account Executive (French & German speaking) Job at Brandwatch – in Brighton
Recently named a leader in The Forrester Wave™, we build smart software solutions that help capture, understand and share insights from millions of conversations across the web and beyond. Home to over 500 people worldwide with offices in 10 locations, Brandwatch is a place that motivates and supports its staff to find answers to new problems in an ever changing social and digital world.
Reporting to a Sales Director, and focusing on accounts in the DACH & France region ($250m-$2.5b), you possess a hunter’s mentality, have an energetic personality, can easily explain complicated concepts and understand what it takes for a team to win.
You are a self-driven and motivated individual who wants to expand your career with a fast-growing software company. Your ability to demonstrate a successful track record in selling SaaS or technology solutions to brands and/or agencies is key. This role is based out of Berlin, Brighton or Paris and primarily responds to inbound leads with deal sizes from $50,000-$350,000 ACV with minimal support, as well as out-bounding brands in DACH & France region.
Your role will include:
Achieve monthly, quarterly, and annual bookings and revenue objectives
Ongoing and reliable weekly, monthly and quarterly pipeline and forecast management
Develop and manage a territory plan to support lead generation, engage a sales cycle, and achieve financial targets
Grow and develop the pipeline through new business development, executing outbound sales activities, and inbound marketing tactics
Engage and qualify new prospects, to develop and grow pipeline
Provide demonstrations of the software
Execute a Sales Process that optimizes resource allocation and results in winning new business for the Company
You will have:
Undergraduate degree or higher
2-4 years of experience in selling software solutions or Sales Development Experience
Proven track record in closing net new logos
Experience in selling SaaS based solutions within social media, analytics, BI, CRM or other marketing solution technologies
Ability to work effectively with internal teams in sales, pre-sales, Client Services and marketing to succeed
Experience closing consultative sales deals that range $50,000-$350,000 in ACV
Structured and strategic approach to business planning
Understanding of the entire sales cycle from researching a prospect and responding to inbound leads, to scheduling and providing demos, to negotiation, to contracting, and closing a deal
Skills and experience to recognize the influencers, decision makers and other stakeholders in the client organization, and articulate our value propositions to align with business objectives
Demonstrated experience in positioning and selling against the competition
Proven ability in achieving or overachieving quota
Fluent in French (priority), English, and German
- The requirements listed in job descriptions are guidelines. If your skills are transferable and you are in the ballpark with the number of years of experience, please apply and gain the opportunity to be considered.
We offer: Flexible & remote working, a competitive benefits package, an extensive people development program, including LinkedIn Learning for every employee and in-house courses such as our Brandwatch Leadership Development program, and community-focused groups, such as our Diversity & Inclusion and Green committees.
Working at Brandwatch: Our values are about being authentic, bold, and creative. And we believe these values are best embodied by enabling people to do their best work in an environment that works for them. Whether fully remote, within one of our global offices, or a combination of the two, we have the tools and resources to make working to these values both possible and enjoyable.
About the Company
Company: Brandwatch –
Company Location: Brighton