Commercial Account Executive for Benelux


  • Location
    • Paris
  • Date Posted
  • 09 Sep 2020
  • Function
  • Sales
  • Sector
  • Business Applications

With the exponential growth of social media throughout the world, the appetite for Socialbakers solutions has never been more apparent. To keep up with the demand, we are looking for a new team member to join our Paris office.

An Account Executive is responsible for selling the Socialbakers value proposition to qualified inbound leads and self-sourced prospects. Targeted clients will consist of brands, companies, as well as media and agencies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Consistently close new business at or above quota level
  • Serve as a brand enthusiast for Socialbakers’ suite of products and solutions
  • Generate quality partnerships with your personal rolodex of prospects
  • Build relationships with prospects and internal stakeholders to grow new business
  • Work collaboratively with marketing and technology departments to execute an effective and relevant sales strategy (as the firm introduces enhancements to existing solutions and/or releases new products)
  • Bring creative ideas, strategies, and skills to advance our company’s values, unique culture, and vision for the future

Skills & Qualifications

  • At least 3 – 5 years of sales experience within web technologies, SaaS, online media or innovative online product environment and knowledge of digital marketing is required
  • Knowledge of social media would be a big advantage
  • Fluent business level of English and Dutch is a must
  • Knowledge of additional language is a plus
  • Experience within a sales team that produced and exceeded their goals consistently
  • A great work ethic and competitive drive to be the best
  • Superior communication skills and exceptional closing skills
  • Last but not least, tons of energy, passion, humor, compassion, and enthusiasm

We Offer

  • Work in global company with startup culture
  • Work on the biggest brands at the social tech leader
  • International, fast paced and rapidly growing environment
  • Possibility to learn new technologies and encourage new ideas
  • Opportunity to become a part of a smaller team with very friendly atmosphere
  • High level of responsibility and flexibility
  • Opportunity for other professional growth and development