This is an opportunity to work at a company that is changing the way information supports business decisions. At Splunk, we've grown rapidly across central Europe by helping leading companies (including 90 of the Fortune 100) go from data to business outcomes faster than ever. 

As we expand across Germany, Austria, Switzerland and beyond, we're seeking value-driven sales professionals to continue driving record growth while cultivating customer innovation.

We are currently expanding our German Sales force and looking for an experienced: Public Sector Account Manager (m/w/d) in Frankfurt
or Cologne. 

The successful candidate will have a measurable track record in building, managing, and delivering high performing sales results. This individual will play a key role driving a significant share of revenue for Splunk. This will be an individual contributor role working with Public Sector accounts on federal and state level as well as broadcasters (ARD, ZDF) and some midsize entities, such as KVB, DFS and DWD.

 
Responsibilities: I want to and can do that!

  • Consistently deliver aggressive license, support and service revenue targets – commitment to the number and to deadlines
  • Named Account penetration, account planning and opportunity management
  • Negotiate favourable pricing and business terms with large commercial enterprises by selling value and ROI
  • Work with partners for maximum effectiveness
  • Leverage sales engineering and in-house as well as partner services resources
  • Use our sales methodology and processes effectively
  • Understand how to leverage both international and domestic colleagues to expand deal size and value to the customer
  • Good corporate citizen – two way flow of relevant and timely information; work as a team for the most efficient use and deployment of resources
  • Provide timely and insightful input back to other corporate functions, particularly product management and marketing

 

Requirements: I’ve already done that or have that!

  • 6+ years direct Account Manager selling experience in to Public Sector accounts on federal and state level is a must.
  • Must be a new business hunter and an excellent relationship manager.
  • Ability to grow and scale upward with the company; first line management experience a plus
  • Very comfortable in the “C” suite with a track record of closing six and seven figure software licensing deals
  • Strong executive presence and polish
  • Forecasting commitments and forecasting accuracy
  • Exceptional management, interpersonal, written and presentation skills
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, high growth, rapidly changing environment
  • Able to work independently and remotely from other members of your team and corporate
  • Relevant software industry experience in any of the following: IT systems, enterprise or infrastructure management, application development and management, security, and/or analytics.
  • Use CRM systems (Sales Force) extensively
  • Track record of success and knowledge with prospects and customers in the defined territory 


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