Enterprise Account Executive- France (f/m/d)

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Employer Provided Salary: $150,000 Annually
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About the opportunity

As an Enterprise Account Executive France, you’ll drive Contentful’s growth by spearheading the end-to-end sales process from prospecting to close. You’ll be instrumental in driving net new revenue and uncovering upsell opportunities with existing and new Customers. You’ll drive Customer enablement initiatives and follow a consultative sales process by speaking the language of both professional developers and business leaders. Working in partnership with our Customer Experience and Marketing teams, you’ll foster and grow a regional Customer base.

What to expect?

  • Work with our cross-functional sales team to help drive new and existing Customers to different Contentful capabilities. 
  • Position, negotiate, and close expansion opportunities with existing customers.
  • Meet quarterly and annual sales goals by developing an account strategy and pipeline, overseeing internal and client processes, maintaining sales reports, developing market and competitor knowledge, delivering presentations to Customers, and creating sales proposals.
  • Collaborate with BDR to identify potential customers, qualify leads 
  • Prospect and develop new business opportunities across a dedicated territory. Conduct research, identify key players, and qualify inbound leads to drive new business relationships. Then sustain value-add relationships with key decision makers by becoming a trusted advisor.
  • Oversee RFI/RFQ requests with Contentful internal and Customer teams.
  • Refine and evolve our "land-and-expand" model in collaboration with Sales, Partnerships, Marketing, and Customer Experience teams.
  • Seek to identify the digital experience problems of prospects and customers while aligning the ROI of Contentful with those difficulties to ensure a value based selling approach.
  • Work closely with Solution Engineers to uncover technical problems and opportunities.
  • Develop proposals, position complex pricing structures and negotiate contracts and deal-closing requirements efficiently. 
  • Work closely with Customer experience & marketing teams to ensure that best practices of Contentful are shared and implemented at the respective Customers.

What you need to be successful?

  • 4+ years of experience selling a technical platform 
  • 4+ years of quota carrying experience
  • Working knowledge of selling and positioning to customers a technical SaaS and/or PaaS platform
  • 2+ years of growing and expanding existing customer accounts in a SaaS and/or PaaS environment 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of how to sell transactions of $150k+ to organizations with $1b+ in revenue

Nice to have:

  • Previous CMS (content management system) experience

What's in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital experiences
  • Full-time employees receive Stock Options for the opportunity to share ownership and the success of our company
  • We value Work-Life balance and You Time! A generous amount of paid time off, including vacation days, education days, and volunteer days
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for information, support, discussion, and counseling for life’s challenges
  • Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career. Join a free German class or one of our many internal learning initiatives!
  • Use your physical fitness budget to get away from your desk and support your physical wellness
  • Enjoy a full range of virtual events, including workshops, guest speakers, and fun team activities, supporting learning and networking exchange beyond the usual work duties 
  • A monthly phone/internet stipend and phone upgrade reimbursement after 2 years
  • Plus, Contentful socks! And other amazing swag as part of company events. Oh yeah!

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Who are we?

Contentful is the leading content platform that powers digital experiences for over 30% of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of global brands. Our platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs. It lets developers and content creators work in parallel, increasing team efficiency and happiness. Companies such as Shopify, Staples, Atlassian, Electronic Arts, Chanel, Roche, Vodafone use Contentful to build their mobile and web products, voice-controlled apps and more. 

We’re growing rapidly and we have secured over $330 million in funding from top-tier partners such as Tiger Global, Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.

More than 750 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, Denver and distributed around the world.

Everyone is welcome here!

“Everyone is welcome here” is a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability, or length of time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us!

If you need reasonable accommodations at any point during the application or interview process, please let your recruiting coordinator know.

Please be aware of scammers who may fraudulently allege to be from Contentful. These types of fraud can be carried out through copycat websites, fake email addresses claiming to be from our company, or social media. We do not ask for your personal information such as bank account numbers, identification numbers, etc through social media or chat-based apps, nor do we request or send money for the purchase of business equipment. If you suspect fraud, please report it to your local authorities, as well as reaching out to us at [email protected] with any information you may have.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • Chorus.AICRM
    • DocuSignCRM
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

1801 California Street, Denver, CO 80202

An Insider's view of Contentful

How does your team reward individual success?

On our team, advocacy for individual team members contribution is one of the primary pillars for how we work. Teammates are recognized in company-wide emails announcing the closure of newly won opportunities. We celebrate individual wins on global team calls and honor the work of those that have gone above and beyond to create a multiplier effect.

Sara

Vice President, Solution Engineering

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Since joining Contentful in February 2020 I have had the opportunity to take on new challenges and responsibilities and to pursue my career goals. With the support of the company, I could expand my learnings and skills and put them to work. I have started as an individual contributor and now I manage a team of seven people.

Tania

Manager, Sales Operations

What is your vision for the company?

Our vision is a world where every company can easily publish content and seamlessly iterate to create the engaging digital experiences today's customers demand. Contentful is for builders, by builders. We empower creators with the right tools to build digital better, faster. Contentful is one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in the world.

Laurence

Senior Vice President, Customer Experience

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We have embraced an active experimental mindset. Every individual can pitch and run an experiment that can also be cross-functional, providing wide exposure. We run bi-weekly brainstorms on these to validate regularly and sometimes include customers. Many of these have solved customer problems and ended up as paid offerings.

Arjun

Senior Manager, Professional Services

What are Contentful Perks + Benefits

Contentful Benefits Overview

With stock options and salaries that grow alongside your impact, you’ll be well taken care of. Moving from overseas? We offer an attractive relocation budget. We believe that experts stay experts by continually learning. We make this happen by giving you an education budget for conferences, courses, and books.

Culture
Partners with nonprofits
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
Company equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Company-sponsored happy hours
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available

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