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Digital ECS Account Executive

1 month agoZurich, Switzerland

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Language requirements: Proficient in German and English

Your Impact
As Enterprise Corporate Sales (ECS) Account Executive, you are in charge of handling a large volume of medium and small size opportunities within our Enterprise customers and prospects in the Swiss region. Partnering with our most senior sales account executives, this role will suit those who are looking to take their enterprise sales skills to the next level.

Marketing Cloud
Salesforce Marketing Cloud allows our customers to build trusted relationships at scale with data-driven movements. We offer a full suite of digital marketing software solutions to help our customers understand their data, inspire engagement on every channel, and strengthen every aspect of their marketing strategy.
You're joining our team, and we're all working towards the same goals. You will get exposure to a range of internal teams and business units, so your overall knowledge of how we work and operate will grow very quickly.

  • Manage the entire sales cycle from acquisition to signing deals through the engagement of appropriate resources such as Sales Engineers, Professional Services, Marketing, Partners etc.
  • Use your solution selling expertise to respond optimally to customer needs and identify business potential in order to build a strategic, long-term partnership with your customers
  • Contribute to Salesforce growth by engaging with prospect organisations to position Salesforce solutions through strategic value based selling, business case definition, return on investment analysis, references and analyst data
  • Exceed monthly/quarterly sales targets by selling Salesforce solutions into enterprise accounts within an assigned subset of major account/customer or vertical market
  • Build and maintain a sales pipeline to ensure over-achievement within the designated market sector(s)

Minimum Requirements

  • 2 years experience in quota-carrying sales
  • Experience in managing and closing complex sales cycles and demonstrated ownership of all aspects of territory management
  • Business and sales savvy
  • Embody a growth mindset - You're thinking ahead and have a plan for yourself
  • You're able to craft a point of view, hold an opinion, and build credibility as a 'Trusted Adviser' within your customers
  • Self awareness is very important, and you must understand your 'why'. You're naturally curious and will be excited about the chance to absorb all Salesforce has to offer
  • Proficiency in German and English

Preferred Requirements

  • Successful history of net direct new business sales with a proven track record of exceeding sales quota of SaaS solutions
  • SaaS / software sales experience
  • CRM application sales or industry sector experience would be viewed favorably

Here's what Salesforce, #2 Best Place to Work in Switzerland (Great Place to Work, 2023),can offer you to help you to thrive:

  • Not just a job, a Career: Our 30% YOY growth has positioned a culture of talent development where we constantly create opportunities for you to learn, grow and feel empowered to realise your full potential, whichever career path you choose.
  • World Leading Sales Academy: Prepare to be wowed by Salesforce's industry leading, comprehensive and innovative sales training and mentoring program. We deliver innovative insights so you can hone your expertise to be successful in a revenue-generating sales world.
  • Giving Back: You will become part of a diverse and inclusive team where giving back is close to our hearts, an integral part of our success and core to the #SalesforceOhana culture.
  • International Opportunities: Salesforce offers you a multitude of growth opportunities throughout our Global Sales Hubs.
  • Clear and structured career path into Senior and Leadership positions within the company
  • World-Class Training & Development in the areas of professional growth and product knowledge
  • Constant learning and knowledge sharing with some of the best complex selling professionals in the industry
  • Environment for an entrepreneurial minded person with a lot of energy, ideas, and courage for their implementation
  • Freedom to design the own go-to market strategy
  • Responsibility for the entire sales cycle, from acquisition through to signing deals
  • Support from a professional team (marketing, sales program, solution engineering, business development)
  • Regular customer meetings, face-to-face and in-country
  • Comprehensive training offering supplemented by individual coaching
  • Competitive, above market average compensation package and extra benefits, i.e. Wellness subsidy, Travel Scheme, Education Subsidy, Pension, Bootcamp, 7 Volunteering Days a year and free snacks and drinks

About Salesforce
While hiring the next generation of talent at Salesforce we are looking for people who share our 5 Core Values: Trust, Customer Success, Innovation, Equality & Sustainability. Above all, we look for individuals that are motivated to build their sales career here at Salesforce.

Diversity & Inclusion
One of Salesforce's core values is Equality. Salesforce believes in equal opportunity employment for everyone. Salesforce also promotes and respects work-life balance, because we believe that enhancing individual and professional growth is key to global success.Join our Ohana and be at your best!


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Client-provided location(s): Zürich, Switzerland
Job ID: Salesforce-JR231102
Employment Type: Full Time

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