Commercial Account Executive (German Speaker)

Hootsuite, London, UK

We are more than a social media company

We are looking for proven performers with strong business acumen who have SaaS selling experience as a Commercial Account Executive. You will focus on our DACH market building relationships with some of the world’s most progressive companies. 

Working in a fast paced transactional environment you will have the opportunity to develop your experience in strategic business-to-business sales, managing your own territory with a quota and performance bonus. You will work closely with our inbound customer team qualifying prospects and following our proven sales process.  

You have an ambition to develop and build a career as a sales professional in an exciting industry.

This position is based in our London nest.

You're Great At...

  • Languages - Fully fluent in both German and English. 
  • Consultative Sales –You are great at navigating through fast sales cycles and presenting the value of our solutions to C-level executives. You have experience working in SaaS companies and have worked directly with customers and closed business against a sales quota
  • Time Management – You are effective at organising your time so that you are able to focus on the highest priority, revenue generating activities
  • Thinking on your feet - You are curious about your customers’ needs and want to help them solve their problems with our standardized packages
  • Communication – You are an articulate communicator who is great at developing rapport with customers through effective communication: written and via phone
  • Being a Team Player - You are a positive and motivational team member that goes beyond the call of duty to support your team and our department goals
  • Meeting Targets – You thrive in a target driven environment and have a proven track record of meeting and exceeding your quota and stretching to higher levels of expectations

Bonus Points…

  • Previous Sales Methodology training and CRM experience
  • Demonstrated competencies using Social Selling skills in parallel to phone/email
  • Business-to-Business Sales experience
  • You can tell stories about customer successes and have experience removing roadblocks and customer concerns. 


About Hootsuite

About us Hootsuite is the most widely used social media management platform. We have 15+ million customers and are recognized as a leader in social media management by Forrester, one of the most influential research and advisory firms in the world. Our battle-tested technology, extensive ecosystem, and social DNA help organizations create human connections at scale.

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