London, UK

Senior Sales Executive - Central Europe (German or Italian Speaking)

The Opportunity

We are looking for a bright, energetic, highly motivated and experienced individual to join our Sales team to successfully build and grow Featurespace’s reputation, and help us in our mission to prevent fraud and financial crime.

In your role as a Senior Sales Executive – Central Europe you will help us achieve our goals and deliver success on behalf of our customers by developing and managing a robust sales pipeline, developing and using your industry knowledge to add value to the customer at every interaction and lay the foundations for a long-term partnership. For this role, we are looking for candidates who are fluent in English and also German and/or Italian.

You will work across multiple industries, with a focus on banking, payments, insurance and gaming. This role is London-based with flexibility to visit our different offices and client sites.

Day to Day

  • Meet or exceed yearly bookings target, proactively looking to improve this year-on-year
  • Qualify leads and opportunities for your target accounts, providing support and leads for the team as a whole
  • Manage sales pipeline and progress opportunities through it independently, identifying key opportunities for expansion
  • Forecasting for the current sales period, with an eye on future sales periods. Using existing forecasting knowledge to improve accuracy
  • Lead exception sales presentation – proactively identifying and implementing improvement processes in presenting, providing regular feedback based on previous sales pitches and identifying areas of focus to enable higher win rate
  • Ensure all communication to the customer is of a high quality, including all documents and presentations – ensuring timely follow up and all feedback is actioned and cascaded to relevant teams to drive improvement across commercial team
  • Create and maintain close plans
  • Build strong relationships with customers at CxO level and be seen as a trusted advisor on fraud and risk solutions
  • Attend industry events and generate leads for the team. Be a company advocate and represent our core proposition at all times
  • Mentor or support Junior Sales People and SDRs
  • Oversight and coordination of contract and pricing negotiation ensuring that all elements of the commercials work as well as possible for both the customer and Featurespace – driving these negotiations forward in a professional and personable manner, independently
  • Accurately reflect in Salesforce.com the status of accounts, opportunities, leads and meetings, ensuring a great level of detail and accuracy
  • Ensure the accuracy of your customer’s contact data in Salesforce.com
  • Providing support to Team lead and performing additional duties in their absence
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About you

Must haves

  • German and / or Italian Speaker
  • High achiever with excellent track record of delivering new business
  • Excellent stakeholder management, project management and organisation skills
  • Experienced negotiator
  • Fantastic and engaging presenter
  • Advanced knowledge of the fraud and risk market
  • Proven experience of selling successfully to the Payments and/ or Banking sectors
  • Strong ability to engage with different roles in the internal business such as accounts, finance, pre-sales, project management, marketing and SME’s
  • Superb relationship building skills at an executive level and the ability to show value to customers
  • Ability to lead complex, enterprise sales independently with little management oversight

 

Great to haves

  • Working knowledge of Salesforce.com

Personal Qualities

The work is often challenging and fast paced. We are looking for someone who has the following qualities:

  • Enthusiastic
  • Ambitious
  • Adaptive
  • Active listener
  • Outstanding team player
  • Proactive with the ability to take initiative
  • A passion to work for one of the fastest growing fraud prevention technologies in the world

 

And most importantly, a small-company attitude: willingness to adapt to a variable role and a great can-do attitude.

How to apply

If you think you’re a good fit for the role above, we would love to hear from you.

Fill out the short application form, upload your CV and one of the team will get back to you.

Please note: we are only able to accept applications from people who are already eligible to work in the UK.

If you have any questions or queries regarding this role, or life at Featurespace, please contact [email protected]

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