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Sales Director, Switzerland

Country:  DE
City:  Zurich
Job Category:  Sales

Denodo is a leader in data management. The award-winning Denodo Platform is the leading data integration, management, and delivery platform using a logical approach to enable self- service BI, data science, hybrid/multi-cloud data integration, and enterprise data services. Realizing more than 400% ROI and millions of dollars in benefits, Denodo’s large enterprise and mid-market customers across 30+ industries have received payback in less than 6 months. For
more information, visit www.denodo.com.

 

We are a fast-growing, international organization with teams across four continents and we work with a cutting-edge technology, but that's not all we have to offer. At Denodo, we are like a family and it is of the utmost importance to us that we help support your professional growth every step of the way

Job Description

The opportunity

The Senior Sales Director at Denodo will be responsible for the management and execution of direct sales in Switzerland within the German speaking regions.

We are seeking talented candidates for this position with a proven track record of exceeding goals in enterprise software sales in at least the last five years. 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.

Job Responsibilities & Duties

  • 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 contacts, and close new business deals
    • Manage direct sales in assigned territory.
    • Responsible for meeting individual sales quotas based on corporate and regional revenue targets.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Accountable for achieving new customer acquisition targets and implementing expansion strategies.
  • Working with our partner channels sales team to identify, source, onboard appropriate channel & alliances partners and to drive revenue through both direct and indirect channels.
  • Set and execute customer acquisition strategy across Direct inbound and through our Partner ecosystem within the assigned set of accounts and/or territory.
  • Develop and actively maintain sales forecasts across assigned accounts and territory.
  • Measure and report the result of sales and plan execution.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 10+ years of results-driven enterprise software sales experience
  • 5+ years of experience in selling enterprise software
  • 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 corporate data strategies and solutions. Fluent with data types and formats, data access and delivery modes, data and metadata management, web and cloud-based integration technologies, big data solutions, IT infrastructure deployment models, and enterprise-class architectural topics like performance, scalability, security and governance
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English and German is a must, additional languages will be a plus.
  • 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.

Denodo is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Denodo will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities in accordance with applicable law.

We do not accept resumes from headhunters or suppliers that have not signed a formal fee agreement. Therefore, any resume received from an unapproved supplier will be considered unsolicited, and we will not be obligated to pay a referral fee.

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