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New Business Sales Executive (f/m/d)

  • Frankfurt-Niederrad / Dusseldorf / Hamburg / Munchen
  • Sales


New Business Sales Executives are responsible for prospecting companies which are not presently active clients of Gartner, within an assigned geographical territory. The purpose of the role is to identify key buying centres to expand the net new client base.

What you will do:

  • Leverage key best practices to drive and successfully sell new business opportunities

  • Build and effectively manage a list of new individuals and new clients to drive business development. 

  • Collaborate with internal resources and external network to prioritize and penetrate key accounts.

  • Primary focus net new logos / net new client accounts. 

  • Utilizing account planning and time management tools to drive an increase of research revenue to an assigned quota. 

  • Establish and maintain executive relationships with clients to become the trusted advisor 

  • Quota responsibility aligned to the territory

  • Handover of closed clients to existing AEs within 30 days of closing for continued Gartner service. 

  • Mastery and consistent execution of Gartner’s internal sales methodology, products, and services

  • Manage forecast accuracy on a monthly/quarterly/annual basis

What you will need:

  • 6-10 years proven consultative sales experience in high technology (services or software) to large multinational companies. 

  • Ability to build credibility quickly with new clients 

  • Proven experience in prospecting and developing new business, by effectively building prospect lists and strong ability to transition prospects to clients. 

  • Proven experience in closing enterprise-wide complex sales solutions. 

  • Ability to comprehend and problem solve by thinking and acting quickly on your feet. 

  • Strong ability to influence others in the organization with no direct reporting relationship. 

  • Ability to articulate a strong value proposition at the executive level. 

  • Comprehensive understanding of technology buying centres. 

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills at an executive level.

  • Business fluent English and German language

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree – desired


Who are we?  

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT), we guide the leaders who shape the world.

Our mission relies on expert analysis and bold ideas to deliver actionable, objective insight, helping enterprise leaders and their teams succeed with their mission-critical priorities.

Since our founding in 1979, we’ve grown to more than 20,000 associates globally who support ~15,000 client enterprises in ~90 countries and territories. We do important, interesting and substantive work that matters. That’s why we hire associates with the intellectual curiosity, energy and drive to want to make a difference. The bar is unapologetically high. So is the impact you can have here.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?  

Our sustained success creates limitless opportunities for you to grow professionally and flourish personally. We have a vast, virtually untapped market potential ahead of us, providing you with an exciting trajectory long into the future. How far you go is driven by your passion and performance.

We hire remarkable people who collaborate and win as a team. Together, our singular, unifying goal is to deliver results for our clients.

Our teams are inclusive and composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations.

We invest in great leaders who bring out the best in you and the company, enabling us to multiply our impact and results. This is why, year after year, we are recognized worldwide as a great place to work .

What do we offer?  

Gartner offers world-class benefits, highly competitive compensation and disproportionate rewards for top performers. 

In our hybrid work environment, we provide the flexibility and support for you to thrive — working virtually when it's productive to do so and getting together with colleagues in a vibrant community that is purposeful, engaging and inspiring.

Ready to grow your career with Gartner? Join us.

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