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Sales Manager (Germany Southwest), Stuttgart

The In Mind Cloud Sales Manager or Account Executive is reporting directly to the Regional VP or Director of Sales. The Sales Manager/Account Executive is responsible to close end customer contracts with new customers to drive incremental MRR/ARR for In Mind Cloud with his/her given territory or target named account list.

The individual is following a clearly described sales approach, playbook and prescriptive sales process. The sales manager/Account Executive follows In Mind Clouds Sales “MOR- Manager Operational Rhythm” and reports to his superior or any Sales Leader up to the CRO/CEO all Forecast and Pipeline information as required at any time. He/she will enter all activities and required information for a transparent reporting and monitoring into In Mind Clouds CRM system. The Sales Manager/Account Executive ensures that the entered information are accurate at any time. The involvement of important key stake holders within In Mind Cloud is a prerequisite for success and the Sales Manager/Account Executive knows this and acts accordingly. The Sales Manager commits to work with the companies Partner network whenever required and needed. At any time in any given circumstances he/she follows the corporate compliant rules applying to corporations like In Mind Cloud.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain and expands customer base and personal network within assigned sales territory (South West Germany / Baden-Württemberg) and vertical market (Automotive Supplier, Machinery Companies)
  • Constantly check and maintain the sales strategy for your assigned vertical market
  • Contribute regional sales information and recommendation to strategic plans and reviews
  • Identify and create a strong loyal relationship with customers and partners
  • Participate or present on all industry relevant events e.g. exhibitions, conferences etc.
  • Monitor and report all competitive activities within the industry and accounts
  • Create sales reports and present to sales and executive management
  • Constantly check and maintain the sales strategy for your assigned vertical market
  • Contribute regional sales information and recommendation to strategic plans and reviews
  • Ensure that all relevant sales information’s maintained in the CRM system

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor in Economics preferable with focus on sales & marketing or International Management, Dipl. Ing. Mechanical Engineering or other Process Industry. Master in International Sales Management or MBA would be an added advantage
  • 3 – 6 experience in B2B sales of complex solutions (ideally enterprise software)
  • Proven outstanding target achievement in previous roles and excellent track record of sales success
  • Leadership experience with relevant team size (2-5 direct report)
  • Excellent technical skills/knowledge in CRM Tools, Microsoft office applications, SaaS, Cloud
  • Good industry knowledge in Engineering, Automotive, Machinery

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Self-driven and Self-motivated mentality and personality
  • Strong and secure communication and presentation skills
  • Willingness to follow a prescriptive sales process
  • Analytic and Creative Thinker
  • Intercultural and open minded
  • Excellent Closing capabilities
  • Willing to travel extensively within assigned sales territory
  • Very structured, scalable, strategic and innovative thinker who is able to simplify complex scenarios and situations articulating this into easy to execute models
  • Having a hands on management style, execution mentality and behavior and having the ability to execute
  • Best in class save understanding of best in class sales processes, methods, tools and KPI’s
  • Performance and result driven
  • Customer oriented
  • Authentic Team player with very good social/emotional competence and skills
  • Experience in strategic sales and forecasting methodology
  • Ability to work under pressure, independent and active working style
  • Very good time and self-management
  • Creative/out-of-the-box thinking as well as conceptual, yet implementation focused
  • Ability to think in solutions and not in problems – and to bring solutions independently to the table

 

FUNCTIONAL

  • Excellent Cold Calling skills
  • Excellent Presentation and Communication Skills
  • Very good capabilities and willingness to speak to decision maker level within end customer (Board, GM, SVP level)
  • Ability to manage and close opportunities in complex sales cycles
  • Ability to forecast opportunities with high forecast accuracy rate
  • Be persistent
  • Very good capabilities to handle conflicts
  • Ability to drive sales linearity while in parallel build pipeline for upcoing quarters
  • Ability to close independently new customer opportunities with a size of >250k ARR
  • Ability to execute on given targets at any time in difficult circumstances and overperform
  • Excellent team player with ability to take over future manager or team leader role

 

LANGUAGE:

Native German and fluent English (Spoken & Written)

 

Send your application to us via email, to [email protected]





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