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Enterprise Account Executive, EU



Sales & Business Development
Ireland · United Kingdom
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024


Smartling is currently looking for an Enterprise Account Executive with great energy, leadership, and initiative to join their growing Sales team. You will have the opportunity to make a high impact in growing Smartling by generating new business for our Global Fluency Platform. We are seeking a results-driven individual who has SaaS experience selling to high-level executives across various business functions.

Smartling was founded 14 years ago to make localization and translation seamless. Today, Smartling is profitable and backed by Battery Ventures, a global technology-focused investment firm, supporting company growth and expanding our market share and leadership position. We are the only cloud-based, AI-enabled translation platform that combines a Neural Machine Translation Hub and professional language services empowering teams to collaborate in real-time to create experiences customers love.

You Will

  • Manage the complex sales process from lead generation and discovery to contract negation and close with multiple C-Level stakeholders
  • Deliver against all revenue targets and all key performance metrics
  • Build and maintain a strong sales pipeline to ensure over-achievement through a combination of cold calling, email campaigns and market sector knowledge/intelligence
  • Engage with prospects to position Smartling solutions through strategic, consultative and value-based selling
  • Demonstrate ownership of all aspects of territory management
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to maximize customer success and revenue generation
  • Represent Smartling at industry events, networking and when presenting our solutions
  • Update Salesforce daily with accurate customer and pipeline data
  • Accurately forecast and deliver revenue to deadlines

You Have

  • 5+ years of experience in SaaS B2B Sales
  • Demonstrated track record and success, selling SaaS solutions and services at the executive level to enterprise-sized businesses
  • Track record of overachieving against quota ( $1M+ of ARR)
  • A background of success in closing net new business at an enterprise level
  • Previous Consultative Sales Methodology training desired
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment
  • Compelling communication, presentation, and relationship-building skills
  • Vertical market expertise in either E-commerce, Travel and Hospitality or Technology sectors
  • Experience within either Marketing, Content Management, or BPM Industry sectors
  • Experience with the Salesforce platform
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • A home office setup conducive to working remotely, and the ability to work effectively as a remote team member*

Additional Requirements

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by the employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees so classified.

Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their manager. Associates may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities are encountered.

You Are

  • Results-focused. Center on professional and personal growth
  • Enthusiastic. A fun and energetic co-worker
  • Strategic. Translates high-level strategies into practical implementation strategies
  • A Leader. Proactive and will use excellent judgment when dealing with issues
  • Customer-focused. Passionate for client success at all times
  • Detail-oriented. Supremely well organized with attention to detail

You Will Enjoy

  • Freedom 🏡- we are remote-first
  • Growth - an opportunity to learn and advance your career
  • Wealth 💰 - we offer a competitive salary
  • Wellness - company-sponsored Health insurance plan & pension plan with company matching
  • Balance - flexible PTO + bank holidays! Generous parental leave
  • Culture 🤝- an energetic, value-driven, and fun culture and team spirit
  • Bonus - employee referral programs and Apple equipment

Smartling is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, skills, and experiences.

To all recruitment agencies: Smartling does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias or Smartling employees. Smartling is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

*To work from home, you must have a strong internet connection, quiet space, and a professional (distraction and clutter-free) background.