As Strategic Sales Manager at Denodo you are responsible for the management and execution of direct and indirect sales in an assigned territory within the region.
We are seeking talented candidates with a proven record of exceeding goals in enterprise software sales. Candidates should show good knowledge of the middleware software market in the region and superior communication and closing skills to sell licenses and software services around different business uses and verticals.
The selected candidate will be working closely with experienced sales and marketing leadership and be supported by a strong technical team in an ideal, fast paced, rapidly growing startup environment to grow professionally and go beyond expectations.
Location Paris (France)
Duties & Responsibilities
Contribute to direct sales based on agreed criteria.
- Penetrate and develop major strategic accounts and new prospects in chosen business segments.
- Perform sales presentations to those prospects, negotiate contracts, and close new business deals.
- Manage direct sales in assigned territory.
Develop indirect sales network and partnerships.
- Create a network of finders, resellers, and distributors to expand Denodo in assigned territory.
Coordinate assigned territorial and account sales with corporate sales functions and report sales activity.
- Contribute to marketing strategies and plans to identify opportunities in the territory.
Desired Skills & Experience
- 3+ years of results-driven software sales experience.
- Sales experience in the enterprise software market, dealing with middleware and with data and application integration solutions around ETLs, Data Warehouses, Data Bases, MDM, ESBs, BPM tools, and/or SOA suites.
- Good understanding of enterprise IT architectures and data integration solutions. Fluent with data types and formats, data access and delivery modes, data and metadata management, web and cloud-based technologies, and big data solutions.
- Capable of managing all aspects of the sales cycle from cold-calling prospects to negotiating enterprise-wide contracts.
- Ability to present technical concepts and business solutions clearly through demonstrations and proposals.
- Good organizational, prospecting and follow-up skills.
- Effective verbal and written communication.
- Bachelor’s degree in a business-related discipline, computer science or engineering with an MBA preferred, or equivalent work experience.
We are committed to equal employment opportunity. We respect, value and welcome diversity in our workforce.
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