Proofpoint Sales Specialist, Archiving in Frankfurt, Germany
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We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.
We are seeking an experienced Senior Enterprise Account Executive to join our Archive and Compliance team, focused on our fastest growing product line globally. In this role you will focus on increasing market share in Tier 1 and Tier 2 Financial Services accounts. The role will demand interaction at senior levels, as well as selling to multiple constituents including IT, legal, security, and compliance. Responsibilities include the ability to establish strong business relationships at the executive level, conducting sales presentations, setting technical sales strategy with sales engineers, coordinating multiple resources within an account and successfully closing business for Proofpoint. The successful candidate will possess a strong business acumen, ability to build a strong business pipeline, accurately forecast and close business and have strong interpersonal and presentation skills.
Actively engage with prospective new customers via phone, web conference and in-person to introduce Proofpoint products and our value proposition
Plan, coordinate, and deliver in-person and web-based solution overviews and product demos.
Work closely with the Proofpoint core sales organization to identify and qualify strategic sales prospects.
Consistently research and prospect within your assigned territory to identify new potential Proofpoint customers
Drive the entire sales process from start to finish including prospecting, opportunity identification, introductory meetings, product demonstration, customer Q&A, as well as negotiation and closing
Team up with our rapidly expanding channel partner network to drive both net-new and incremental revenue
Interact with the management team in 1-1, team meetings and via forecasting and reporting to provide critical updates, and strategic account planning
What you bring to the team
Strong track record of selling software solutions in to Financial Services Sector
Experience in Archiving, eDiscovery, or related solution areas, an ideally Cloud/SaaS-based solutions
Must have experience selling into Fortune 1000 scale accounts
Strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to clearly and effectively articulate Proofpoint’s value
Must be organised, detail and process oriented
Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently or in a team environment
Ability to manage multiple tasks and use good judgment in resolving difficult issues
Ability to coordinate Proofpoint resources to execute a complex sales strategy
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and web conferencing tools
Ability to use CRM and other on-line tools effectively
Degree Educated or equivalent preferred
Fluent in German or English
As a customer focused and driven-to-win organization with leading edge products, there are many exciting reasons to join the Proofpoint team. We believe in hiring the best the brightest and cultivating a culture of collaboration and appreciation. As we continue to grow and expand globally, we understand that hiring the right people and treating them well is key to our success! We are a multi-national company with locations in 10 countries, with each location contributing to Proofpoint’s amazing culture!
If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!
At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:
Build and enhance our proven security platform
Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture
Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel
Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges
We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.
Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.