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EMEA Enterprise Account Executive

Lucid

Lucid

Sales & Business Development
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Lucid Software is the leader in visual collaboration, helping teams see and build the future from idea to reality. We hold true to our core values: innovation in everything we do, passion & excellence in every area, individual empowerment, initiative and ownership, and teamwork over ego. At Lucid, we value diversity and are dedicated to creating an environment and culture that is respectful and inclusive for everyone. Lucid is a hybrid workplace. We promote a healthy work-life balance by allowing employees to work remotely, from one of our offices, or a combination of the two depending on the needs of the role and team.

Since the company’s founding, Lucid Software has received numerous global and regional recognitions for its products, business, and workplace culture. These include being named a Fortune Best Workplace in Technology and a 2022 Glassdoor Best Place to Work, inclusion on the Forbes Cloud 100, and ranking in the top 100 on G2’s 2023 Best Global Software Companies. Top businesses use our products all around the world, including customers such as Google, GE, and NBC Universal. Our partners include industry leaders such as Google, Atlassian, and Microsoft.

Enterprise Account Executives (EAEs), lead the strategic business growth for new and existing Lucid customers across their assigned territories. In this role, EAEs will interface with Business Development Representatives (BDRs) to identify target markets and verticals while directing and participating in outbound prospecting efforts. Post prospect qualification, EAEs will work directly with potential and existing customers to create business value across multiple personas, continually working to close sales opportunities. EAEs will also work hand-in-hand with Customer Success Managers (CSMs), to ensure renewals, drive expansion and continual customer engagement. Employees must be located within the borders of the Netherlands with the right to work in the EU.
Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain expert knowledge on the features, benefits and application of Lucid's full collaboration suite offering
  • Understand the competitive landscape within their assigned EMEA region
  • Retain a hunter mentality to direct outbound lead sourcing and identify new opportunities across net new and existing customers
  • Generate and close new pipeline across business segments and verticals through prospect engagements including cold calling, emailing, demos, negotiations and marketing activities of the company
  • Share market insights with product and marketing teams
  • Effectively manage a book of accounts, creating reliable forecasts, and working with management to close open pipeline to achieve sales quota
  • Creativity penetrating new markets, verticals and personas
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • 5+ years sales experience (as an Account Executive, Account Manager, or similar role) in SaaS/software
  • Significant experience working with major customers/enterprises, successfully leading complex sales processes
  • Ability to project manage complex sales cycles with internal stakeholders (Business Development, CSM, Solution Engineers)
  • Experience with Salesforce.com or similar CRM
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in English
  • This role requires that you work out of our Amsterdam office two days per week on Tuesday and Thursday

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Language skills: another European language (native or full professional proficiency)
  • Significant sales experience, owning the full sales cycle in SaaS
  • Demonstrated ability to find, manage and close high-level business in an evangelist sales environment
  • Experience with Salesforce.com CRM, and sales acceleration tools such as Outreach, DiscoverOrg etc.
  • Leading potential clients to an understanding of the options or solutions that are applicable to their situation, demonstrating how features and benefits match their needs
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent

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