Graduate Inside Sales - German Speaking

Department: Sales
Location: Munich, Germany OR Reading, UK
The career opportunity
Due to Acquia’s continuing company success, Acquia has embarked upon an exciting Sales team expansion initiative within the DACH region and is therefore seeking to appoint an enthusiastic recent graduate who will be responsible for driving customer engagement/contact across the DACH region.

The position of Business Development Representative is dedicated to positioning Acquia’s industry leading digital media solutions to a portfolio of prospective clients, in order to identify/develop business opportunities and achieve ‘lead qualification’ objectives. The role requires a target driven and pro-active approach, with the ability to establish credible relationships with client organisations. This is an exciting role for recent graduates and /or candidates with some early sales/customer service experience, wishing to excel within a commercially focused, targeted and technology driven environment.

Location: This role is based in Munich, Germany or Reading, UK

 
“…An exciting opportunity for ambitious candidates, committed to developing their sales career within a fast paced, growing and truly innovative global technology company...”
 
The candidate profile 
The successful candidate will utilise a ‘question based’ approach to initiate new client contact, displaying an inquisitive nature, with the ambition and tenacity to achieve specific business objectives/targets. A pro-active and progressive working practice is essential, in order to identify/qualify/develop new commercial opportunities within the exciting world of digital media solutions.
 
Essential
  • A degree level education (preferably within a technical or business field) or equivalent experience.
  • Fluency in German language at a business level.
  • Focus on and experience of exceeding targets in professional and personal pursuits 
  • A professional and inquisitive demeanour, able to engage customers and build relationships.
  • An exceptional and consultative communication style, with the ability to discover and understand customer needs.
  • Ability to influence, combined with creativity, determination and persistency.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, and excellent organisational and planning skills.
 
Desirable:
  • Some Sales and/or Customer Service experience, within a fast paced environment (preferably within a commercial, target focussed environment)
  • Knowledge or experience of software ideally digital media, open source or drupal technology  
Commitment from Acquia – career development strategy
Acquia believe in career progression and is focused on promote employee success, personal growth and development. Aligned to long-term employee career growth there are defined career roadmaps, all supported by a structured training and enablement programme.
 
The Company
Acquia is helping more than 4,000 organizations provide a truly integrated digital experience that combines content, community, and commerce. These organizations include Twitter, Timex, Mercedes Benz, and Warner Music Group. Acquia’s digital innovation platform helps organizations maximize conversion in the omni channel through creating content-rich and socially immersive experiences. Acquia enables organizations to take advantage of Drupal - the leading open source technology powering over two million websites – to drive their digital experience.
 
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