About the role:
The Account Executive is a field-based, direct sales role responsible for both client retention as well as growth through contract expansion, the introduction of new products and services and winning net new logos.
You will consult with all levels of clients hierarchy up to C-level executives of our state-and local level public sector clients to develop and implement an effective, enterprise-wide cooperation model that maximizes the value delivered by Gartner’s products and services.
What you’ll do:
Account management with an outcome of increased customer satisfaction and an increase in retention and account growth
Build and effectively manage a list of new individuals and new clients to drive new business
Quota responsibility of $1.100,000+ of contract value within a territory of major client accounts in North Rhine-Westphalia, Hesse and Thuringia
Mastery and consistent execution of Gartner’s sales best practices
Account planning and territory management
Managing forecast accuracy on a monthly/quarterly/annual basis
Maintaining competitive knowledge and focus
In-depth knowledge of Gartner’s products and services
What you’ll need:
6-10 years of experience with proven consultative sales, preferably in high technology (services, software, or consultative environment), with evidence of prior success in Sales
Strong demonstration of intellect, drive, executive presence and sales acumen
Proven experience building excellent client relationships at C-level within preferably the public sector
Strong computer proficiency and presentation skills
Knowledge of the full life cycle of the sales process
Fluent in English and German
Bachelor’s or master’s degree – desired
Who are we?
Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s most critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have nearly 16,000 associates globally that support our 14,000+ clients in more than 100 countries.
What makes Gartner a great place to work?
Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a variety of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner
What we offer:
Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.
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