Regional Sales Manager, DACH

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Role: Regional Sales Manager DACH

Location: Germany

Salary: €85,000 to €100,000 + commission (depending on experience)

Status: Currently receiving applications

Job No: 808T/031

Do you have a strong contact network of Broadcasters, Content Owners, and Sports Rights Holders across Germany?

Are you looking to work for a global leader in broadcasting and sports video technology?

If you are a Regional Sales Manager based in Germany and making plans for your next career move, then this is an interesting opportunity worth considering. This company's software and product solutions are used by some of the most successful broadcasters and sports rights holders from around the world, and the growth is set to continue. As Regional Sales Manager for the German-speaking markets, your remit will be to draw on your expertise, and impressive contact network to sell products, solutions, and professional services to both public and private broadcasters across Germany, Austria and Switzerland. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Agreeing on quarterly and annual sales targets across Germany, and creating and implementing a compelling sales strategy to deliver on projected growth. 
  • Working closely with the VP Sales EMEA, with regular and open communication, providing accurate reporting and forecasting. 
  • Building long-lasting and consultative relationships at C Level and below with key broadcaster accounts across the region.
  • Collaborating with systems integration and channel partners in the region, identifying needs such as training, support, designing programmes, or delivering workshops on best practices, in order to achieve sales objectives. 
  • Promoting the company’s vision, mission and strategy to clients at all stages of the sales process, as well as industry contacts and peers. 
  • Identifying, tracking, and following up on all pipeline opportunities, and making full use of the company’s sales CRM systems. 
  • Carrying out regular industry research, attending conferences and events, and monitoring competitive activity within the market in order to stay knowledgeable and relevant to this ever-changing landscape. 
  • Preparing written presentations, reports, and project quotations.
  • Traveling within the region to visit client sites, more than 50% of the time. 

Requirements

  • A strong contact network across Germany, Austria, and Switzerland with Private and Public Broadcasters, Content Owners, and Sports Rights Holders.
  • Well versed in complex, solution selling approaches and techniques. 
  • Entrepreneurial in terms of mindset, tenacity, creativity, and the ability to think around complex challenges. 
  • Proven track record of securing new business and exceeding sales targets.
  • ‘Hunter’ sales mentality, with a determination to see efforts through to a successful conclusion. 
  • Capable of building and managing a partner network, with the creativity and flair to offer something unique and engaging.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to create targeted presentations to C Level.
  • Willing and able to travel.
  • Autonomous and self-motivated.
  • The ability to work from a home office environment - can be based anywhere in Germany. 

To register your interest in this opportunity, please contact Ben Swanton via email ben@808talent.com

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