Account Executive Retail

Location: Antony, Ile-de-France FR


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 205307

Position Title: Commercial Sales V

External Description:

Account Executive - Retail 

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Job Summary 
The Account Executive Retail is responsible for direct solution sales (orders and revenue) tothe assigned customers from different industries in France. The person is responsible for the profitable sales of Teradata solution portfolio products including software, hardware, professional services, and support services while developing trusted relationships with the customers. This includes solutions such as advanced analytics, real time customer interaction and customer journey, demand planning, assets & operations, and workforce optimization.

Key Responsibilities 
• Establish trusted relationships while widening and deepening the network of contacts within the customer 
• Continuous self-education and proactive learning of new skills and abilities to master the Teradata Sales Process and to be up-to-date with Teradata solutions
• Active engagement with customers inviting customers to Teradata events and social network engagement (LinkedIn)
• Capitalize on industry knowledge and external contacts to uncover new business opportunities 
• Effectively advise and influence customers through consultative selling techniques 
• Research the customer environment to be able to populate the business impact model 
• Articulate the solution in terms of ROI and TCO to the customer 
• Utilize Teradata team members including post-sale delivery professionals, pre-sale technical professionals, and management to achieve business objectives and mature sales cycles 
• Rely on and further develop excellent leadership and interpersonal skills to initiate and maintain executive-level interaction and customer satisfaction and to create strong interpersonal relationships with Teradata colleagues and external partners
• Develop new business opportunities through proactive up- and cross selling 
• Close profitable TERADATA scalable data warehouse solution business incorporating hardware, software, professional services, and customer services 
• Understand and articulate the value of Teradata Professional Services

Skills & Attributes 
A successful candidate should be proactive, driven, creative, a self-starter and strategic thinker. The candidate should look at his client base as if it was his own business and take on accountability for this. The candidate must possess the ability to lead, advise and advocate for customers.

Basic Qualifications 
• Excellent communication and presentation skills: Verbal, written and body-language
• Retail Industry and account knowledge and its current business challenges in France
• 5+ years’ experience in selling software & services specifically in the analytics and data management space
• Demonstrated success in sales. 80%+ success record for making sales goals
• Demonstrated success developing new opportunities at Director- and  C-Level
• Languages: Native French and Business safe English

Preferred Qualifications 
• Previous experience selling Analytics, Big Data, and Data Warehousing solutions



City: Antony

State: Ile-de-France

Community / Marketing Title: Account Executive Retail

Job Category: Sales

Company Profile:

Considering COVID-19, we are still hiring but conducting virtual interviews to keep our candidates and employees safe. Many roles will be temporarily remote or work from home to comply with current safety regulations. These roles will be required to be in the office once it is safe or restrictions are lifted. Read more on our response here: Teradata Response to COVID-19 

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