Head of Sales Southern Europe

Luxembourg - Sales

At Talkwalker, our Sales team is responsible to attract, nurture and close business opportunities generated from both inbound, outbound and partner activities. They are responsible to connect with prospective clients to introduce them to Talkwalker and demonstrate the value of our analytics platform throughout the Marketing, Communications and Insights departments.

Talkwalker is an online and social data analytics software company specialized in listening, analytics and reporting that empowers over 2,000 brands analyzing online conversations on social networks in 187 languages. The company is extremely international with their headquarters based in the city center of Luxembourg and has additional offices in New York City, San Francisco, Frankfurt, Singapore, and Paris.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of 5+ Sales executives
  • Work with team to determine strategies to effectively take the Talkwalker platform to customers within Southern Europe region
  • Represent the company in various conferences, trade shows, and networking events to attract more and more clients
  • Establish a performance goal for each employee, coach and develop the team members to over-perform their sales targets
  • Participate in our overall sales and marketing strategy
  • Report on sales activities and forecast to senior sales management
  • Qualifications:

  • You have 5+ years of quota-carrying experience in a technology solution-selling environment, in the media monitoring industry, in the advertisement space industry, in the software SaaS industry, or in a major digital/communication/PR agency
  • You have experience in selling SaaS Analytics or PR Communications SaaS solutions
  • 3+ years managing a team of Individual Contributors
  • You have strong commercial acumen
  • You have a successful history of business development and managing complex deals
  • Fluent in English and Italian, knowledge of additional languages would be an advantage
  • You have a university degree or an equivalent qualification
  • You enjoy working in a dynamic and open communication culture
  • What we offer:

  • Work visa
  • Optional health insurance
  • Lunch vouchers
  • Ski trip, summer barbecue, Christmas party
  • Monthly company lunches & afterwork
  • Monthly sport & social activities
  • About us:
    We have been recognized by the Forrester Wave Social Listening Report as a Strong Performer. For us, it validates everything that we are striving for – happy customers, super-powerful product, groundbreaking AI technology, and an abundance of clean and accurate social data.

    Our colleagues are coming from 35+ different countries around the world and we have a total headcount of over 250 employees. Being a rapidly-growing organisation, our goal is to be 500+ employees by the end of 2020. 

    For more information, please visit our website or Instagram.