Job Title: Graduate Software Sales Executive - German Speaker

  • Salary: £30K + commission
  • Location: London
  • Date posted: 24/02/2017
  • Date expires: 13/03/2017
  • Degree Subject: Most considered from a top university
  • Degree Grade Equivalent: 2:1
  • UCAS Points: Any
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Job Category: Languages, Sales
  • Vacancy Reference: OG49373ger_M

A worldwide leader in talent management software. Their staff of 650 service over 5000 companies across the globe. 80% of the Fortune 100 firms have relied on their software to achieve excellence in managing talent.

You will initially be responsible for generating and qualifying leads to drive the organisation's profitability. Working closely with the sales team, this position identifies target accounts, responds to initial enquiries, qualifies prospects, facilitates the early stages of the sales cycle, and articulates the company value proposition for marketing events and throughout the sales process.

They are seeking motivated self-starters who want to launch or accelerate their sales career and strive to exceed expectations and be the number one representative. They offer a competitive compensation package of base pay (£30K) plus quarterly commissions, with no cap on potential commissions. You can earn up to £41K in commission alone.

This is a largely phone-based role where you will be using your German or Dutch languages skills to engage and interact with Human Resource Directors and Heads of Talent across large businesses in Germany and the Benelux area. Progression to the Account Executive role should take 18-24 months.


- Ability to articulate meaningful, clear and concise conversations with executive-level and above in the mid-enterprise and corporate markets
- Ability to communicate a strong pitch which grabs attention and creates the 'hook' for a continued conversation through sales and pre-sales teams
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
- Disciplined attitude and accountability
- Strong computer literacy (office and business tools)
- Fluency in English and German or Dutch
- Preference for prior telephone-based sales experience

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