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Dutch speaking Account Executive to a new office in Amsterdam

  • Sales (inc. pre-sales and lead-generation)
  • Management (incl. project, product management & human resources)

Description

“Come and join me to build the Scrive office in Amsterdam. I am looking for a commercial and genuinely customer-centric individual with a passion for digitalisation and an entrepreneurial mindset. Apply if you're ready to make a difference!”

 

Ellen Hermans, Country Manager The Netherlands

 

 

Our client base is growing in The Netherlands,  so now it’s time for us to open up our own office, located in Amsterdam. Therefore we are now looking for a  sharp Account Executive that will get the opportunity to be the driving force in expanding the Dutch client base. Our aim is, that a few years from now, you will be able to say; “We did that, I was a part of the Scrive Story.”  

 

 

DO WE HAVE A MATCH?

Here’s a unique chance to join a well-funded, great-positioned scale-up, growing at an exciting pace. You’ll play a vital role in taking us to the next level and you’ll be located at our office in central Amsterdam. 

 

There are clear goals and processes and we'll give you all the tools you need to get up and running. Scrive actively drives your personal development, and through continuous coaching and education, we'll make you become a digitization superstar.  

 

 

JOB DUTIES 

As an Account Executive, you will be part of our new Direct Sales team and report to our Country Manager The Netherlands. The team is primarily focusing on acquiring new customers in the Medium and Large segments however cross- and expansion on the existing customer base is equally important. 

 

Our sales process is very solution-oriented and fairly complex where we aim to be both challenging and very customer-centric. We’re working in sales cycles of about 3-12 months meaning that you will run several sales processes simultaneously.. 

 

What you will do: 

 

  • Engage with various stakeholders, navigating parallel processes with different personas such as Sales, Legal and IT-executives across Europe.
  • Manage the full sales process by involving appropriate internal resources such as Presales Engineers, Project Managers, Legal expertise, etc.
  • Hold product demos and webinars, attend events, always looking out for new exciting relationships and opportunities. 
  • Manage the entire sales process to ensure delivery against key performance metrics, with a strong emphasis on new business, targeting new accounts.
  • Build and grow a sales pipeline to ensure continuous over-achievement, through combining inbound leads, cold calling, social media, email campaigns, market sector intelligence etc.

 

Specific Requirements

YOU...

  • Have the kind of brain that thrives in complex problem-solving as Scrive helps customers solve complex problems. Understanding and loving our product is essential for being able to help our clients get the best possible return on investment.
  • Have experience from at least 1-3 years of quota carrying and have a proven track record of continuous sales overachievement vs targets in B2B-solution selling
  • Take a great interest in building relationships and are passionate about customer service.
  • Have a technical interest, you have the ability to hold a “technical discussion”
  • Your goal-orientation, self-discipline and efficiency is always stronger than your surroundings
  • Are structured and solution-oriented, you always want to exceed the customer's expectations.
  • Are a creative and innovative person with a track record to prove just that
  • Build high credibility internally and with customers 
  • Are self-reliable and confident to make decisions to drive the business forward
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English, both in writing and speaking 

 

BONUS POINTS FOR: 

  • CRM application sales or similar experience.
  • Experience selling enterprise software solutions
  • Experience from doing Inside Sales
  • A good personal network on a C-Level
  • Experience from high growth start up or scale up

 

Your previous experiences are important, however, we will also emphasise your personal qualities and motivation for the role. 

Hard Skills

  • Social media platforms
  • Relationship building
  • Sales pipelining
  • Cold Calling

Soft Skills

  • Time management
  • Self-motivated
  • Organized
  • Driven
  • Attention to detail

We offer

Our selection process is continuous, and the advert may close before the recruitment process is completed if we have moved forward to the screening or interview phase.