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Enterprise Account Executive - France (Paris based) at Databricks
Paris, FR

Mission

We are looking for a Paris based dynamic and ambitious salesperson to help us evangelize Databricks and close pivotal deals. We have an opening for an experienced field sales executive to join our winning sales team. We are looking for a track record of proven success with seven or more years of enterprise software sales focused on enterprise big data or related segments. 
 
As an Enterprise Account Executive at Databricks, you are an enterprise sales leader experienced in selling into Enterprise accounts. As a successful candidate you are a creative, energetic, self-starter who understands the sales process. You know how to sell innovation and disruption through customer vision expansion and can drive deals forward to compress decision cycles. You love understanding a product in depth and are passionate about communicating its value to Customers and System Integrators. Always hunting for new opportunities, you must be able to close net new accounts while maintaining existing accounts. Along with the chance to close an exciting deal, we also offer accelerators above 100% quota attainment.

  • Be Customer Obsessed on delivering the technical and business outcome using the Databricks Platform.
  • Build a plan for success internally at Databricks and externally with your key accounts.
  • Promote Teamwork...it makes the Dreamwork!

Outcomes

  • Present a thorough territory plan within first 90 days
  • Meet with CIOs, IT executives, LOB executives, Program Managers, and other key stakeholders
  • Close both net new accounts and existing accounts
  • Identify and close quick, small wins while managing longer, complex sales cycles
  • Exceed activity, pipeline, and revenue targets
  • Track all customer details including use case, purchase time frames, next steps, and forecasting in Salesforce
  • Utilize a solution approach to selling and creating value for customers
  • Evangelize Databricks' enterprise cloud data platform powered by Apache Spark
  • Ensure 100% satisfaction among all customers
  • Prioritize opportunities and applying appropriate resources

Competencies

  • You have previously worked in an early stage company and you know how to navigate and be successful in a startup environment
  • Demonstrable field sales success within big data, Cloud, or SaaS sales
  • Extensive network with CIOs, program managers, and key decision makers 
  • Ability to simply articulate intricate cloud technologies
  • Success closing net new accounts while working existing accounts
  • Understanding Spark and big data preferable
  • Passion for cloud technologies
  • Fluency in French and English essential with other European languages desirable
  • Paris based
  • Bachelor's Degree desirable

About Databricks

Databricks’ mission is to accelerate innovation for its customers by unifying Data Science, Engineering and Business. Databricks’ founders started the Spark research project at UC Berkeley that later became Apache Spark. Databricks provides a Unified Analytics Platform powered by Apache Spark for data science teams to collaborate with data engineering and lines of business to build data products. Users achieve faster time-to-value with Databricks by creating analytic workflows that go from ETL and interactive exploration to production. The company also makes it easier for its users to focus on their data by providing a fully managed, scalable, and secure cloud infrastructure that reduces operational complexity and total cost of ownership. Databricks, venture-backed by Andreessen Horowitz, NEA and Battery Ventures, among others, has a global customer base that includes Viacom, Shell and HP. For more information, visit www.databricks.com.

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