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Regional Sales Manager (UK - covering France & BeNeLux)

Contrast Security

Contrast Security

Sales & Business Development
London, UK
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024
Contrast Security is the world’s leading provider of security technology that enables software applications to protect themselves against cyberattacks, heralding the new era of self-protecting software. Contrast's patented deep security instrumentation is the breakthrough technology that enables highly accurate assessment and always-on protection of an entire application portfolio without disruptive scanning or expensive security experts. Only Contrast has sensors that work actively inside applications to uncover vulnerabilities, prevent data breaches, and secure the entire enterprise from development to operations to production.
About the Position
We are looking for a talented, passionate, and driven French National Regional Sales individual in the UK interested in joining our team to help us take Contrast Security to the next level. At Contrast, you will find an environment where innovation and success comes from creative collaboration and where the goal is to move fast and excel.
There will be an interview panel presentation in French as a requirement of the interview process.

Responsibilities

  • Prospect, develop, and close new CAC 40 enterprise customers for Contrast’s application security software products in a defined territory
  • upsell new products and services to existing customers
  • Attain quarterly and annual goals and quota targets
  • Execute a go-to-market business plan for the UK and Ireland
  • A passion to win, the ability to lead by example while displaying gratitude in your attitude every day
  • Sell the Contrast Security vision to prospects through product demonstrations, events, and target-specific initiatives
  • Qualify opportunities and allocate time and resources accordingly
  • Manage large/global enterprise prospect and customer evaluations, proof of concepts, and any RFP/RFIs
  • Develop and execute territory & account plans to deliver maximum revenue potential, manage sales activities and updates, and create and deliver accurate forecasts in SFDC
  • Ability to solve complex business problems for our customers
  • Work cross-functionally with extended team members
  • Ensure a positive prospect/customer experience, and make our customers successful!

Qualifications

  • Fluent French is mandatory; Dutch or Flemish will be an advantage
  • 7+ years of field sales experience or equivalent quota-crushing role in the software/technology sector; experience in cyber-security or DevOps preferred
  • Experience managing and closing NEW business within the Global 1000
  • Track record of over-achieving quota (top 10% of company) in past positions
  • Strong computer skills, including Salesforce.com, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Ability to travel up to 25%+
  • BS/BA degree preferred or equivalent
  • We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you’re excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply.

What we offer

  • The on-boarding, training and tools to allow you to excel from day one
  • A team who are generous with their knowledge and time, who work collaboratively and provide each other a platform to succeed
  • A competitive salary package which includes stock options
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We are changing the world of software security. Do it with us.
We believe in what we do and are passionate about helping our customers secure their business.
If you’re looking for a challenge and want to enjoy where you work, you’ll love Contrast Security.
Contrast Security is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal-opportunity employer, and our team is comprised of individuals from many diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, and locations. At Contrast, we strive to build diverse teams that reflect the people we want to empower through our products. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. Equal Opportunity is the Law, and Contrast is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let a member of the People Team know.
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