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Enterprise Account Executive

Confluent, London

Real-Time Data at Massive Scale


Backed by Benchmark, Sequoia Capital, and Index Ventures, Confluent is one of the fastest growing startups in Silicon Valley. Founded by the team that built Apache Kafka, Confluent provides a streaming platform that enables companies to easily access data as real-time streams. In addition to our enterprise platform, we recently launched our cloud offering, Apache Kafka as a Service, which will allow companies of all sizes to leverage the power of streaming data. Join us on our mission to put a streaming platform at the heart of every company!

Enterprise Account Executives play a key role in driving Confluent’s sales activities in region. This role includes activities developing and executing on the go-to-market strategy for your territory. The ideal candidate needs to have experience selling complex Database, Messaging, Big Data, Open Source and/or SaaS into large corporate and multi national companies.

What you will do:

  • Build awareness for Kafka and the Confluent Platform within large enterprises
  • Aggressively prospect, identify, qualify and develop sales pipeline
  • Close business to exceed monthly, quarterly and annual bookings objectives
  • Build strong and effective relationships, resulting in growth opportunities
  • Build and maintain relationships with new and existing Confluent partners

What we are looking for:

  • An ability to articulate and sell the business value of big data and the impact on businesses of all sizes
  • Deep experience selling within the Database, Open Source, Messaging or Big Data space
  • 5+ years experience selling enterprise technology in a fast-paced and competitive marketExperience selling to developers and C level executives
  • Highly motivated, over achiever, team player
  • Strong analytical and writing abilities
  • Exceptional presentation skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit/mindset, flexibility toward dynamic change
  • Goal oriented, with a track record of overachievement (President’s Club, Rep of the Year, etc.)

Why you will enjoy working here:

  • We’re solving hard problems that are relevant in every industry
  • Your growth is important to us, we want you to thrive here
  • You will be challenged on a daily basis
  • We’re a company that truly values a #oneteam mindset
  • We have great benefits to support you AND your family

About Confluent

Our Story Founded by the team that built Apache Kafka®, Confluent builds a streaming platform that enables companies to easily access data as real-time streams Background Every byte of data has a story to tell, something of significance that will inform the next thing to be done. In a data-driven enterprise, how we move our data becomes nearly as important as the data itself. With greater speed and agility, data’s value increases exponentially. From its very early days, we have open-sourced Apache Kafka™ and have led it to impressive industry-wide adoption across several thousand companies. Now we are focusing on building a streaming platform to help other companies get easy access to enterprise data as real-time streams.

Want to learn more about Confluent? Visit Confluent's website.