Role details

Software Sales Executive

Johannesburg   •   R800,000 - R1,000,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Strong new business development background in software solutions
  • Proven track record in exceeding sales targets

About Our Client

With over 2,000 high profile and global customers and year over year growth above 100%, They are disrupting the enterprise software market like never before. Their sales managers are required to sell on business value, adapt quickly to align with client's business objectives and engage in credible dialogue with executives around the value of their transformative technology.

This business is headquartered in San Francisco, valued at over $2bn and is expanding globally. Founded in 2008 and led by proven innovators, they have rock solid funding from top tier venture capital firms including: Greylock, Lightspeed, Kleiner Perkins and IVP. This role will be based in Johannesburg

Job Description

This newly created role will be the first Software Sales Executive in the region. The expectation is to secure new logo's within enterprise businesses.

Working in an individual contributor position within their greater EMEA team of which their Sales Managers have a significant track record of over achievement and success. Pipeline generation is the lifeblood of the operation and in joining this team; you must possess that same drive to uncover new opportunity as part of your daily operating rhythm. While exceptionally talented, the team retains a significant focus on personal and professional development, therefore we will only seek individuals wishing to grow and develop their careers.

The Successful Applicant

The Software Sales Executive will have the following track record:

  • Bachelors degree or higher.
  • 5+ years of quota-carrying experience in a complex technology solution-selling environment
  • Proven track record of consistently meeting and exceeding sales quota (150%+)
  • Both SaaS and on-premise software selling experience preferred
  • Previous sales methodology training, Application Performance Management or Applications experience, and/or strong customer references preferred
  • Experience managing the sales cycle from business champion to the C-level
  • Excellent presentation and poise as the Software Sales Executive

What's on Offer

A competitive market related salary is on offer

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