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Account Executive Europe

 Account Executive  - Europe

The Company:

Samasource is an award-winning social enterprise with a huge vision-- to connect the one billion people living in poverty around the world to work using technology.  Samasource combines the fast-paced, results-driven culture of a tech start-up with the passion for alleviating global poverty of a non-profit. If you join us, you will be part of a dynamic team that is passionate about making an impact. Samasource is now part of a large family of enterprises with a common social mission: Sama Group, which aims to ensure all human beings can afford to live with dignity, through work, health and education.

Samasource was founded in 2008 and is supported by major corporate and philanthropic funders including MasterCard, Google and Rockefeller. Samasource was founded in 2008, reached sustainability in 2016, and has employed over 8,000 people, moving 35,000 people out of poverty.  Samasource is headquartered in San Francisco, CA with major offices in Kenya, Uganda, India and the Netherlands.   

The Team:

The Samasource sales team is a rapidly growing and diverse group looking for candidates who will excel and thrive in a dynamic start up. If you are looking to play a key role in securing work with global companies and allowing people all over the world to better their lives, then we are your company.

The Job:

We are looking for a driven, self-motivated Account Executive, who will work in tandem with our Senior Director of Sales to provide twofold sales support. Ideal candidates should have a background in IT sales, an excitement for client interface, and direct interest in developing and crafting sales pitches. Moreover, candidates must also support the logistical support of sales, conducting exhaustive market research and managing our sales database. The Account Executive for Europe will be responsible for securing new clients in Europe and will ultimately play a vital role in growing the Samasource brand in Europe.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the full sales cycle, from prospecting to close
  • Understand the client’s business goals, anticipate future needs and help determine ideal solutions. Manage expectations at all levels and attend and direct client meetings.
  • Demonstrate a consultative approach in addressing client needs.
  • Work cross functionally with Marketing and Professional Services teams to ensure campaign success and communication.
  • Map client organizations and build relationships with multiple contacts focusing on decision-maker
  • Achieve & exceed monthly sales quota
  • Manage and update sales pipeline

Skills Required:

  • BA/BS in Marketing, Business Administration, Economics, or similar background
  • 4 years + of quota carrying enterprise sales experience, preferably in services or IT sales
  • Track record of exceeding quota and comfort with closing deals over $100K
  • Demonstrated strategic selling skills
  • Existing relationships in Europe
  • Comfortable with executive level outreach
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Prospecting and research skills
  • Proficiency with Excel, Powerpoint, Salesforce
  • Outgoing personality and great sense of humor
  • Must be eligible to work in the Netherlands
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

 

To apply: please submit resume, cover letter, and two professional references with job title specified.

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