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Account Executive - Mid Market - DACH

GitLab

GitLab

Sales & Business Development
Germany · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2023

The GitLab DevSecOps platform empowers 100,000+ organizations to deliver software faster and more efficiently. We are one of the world’s largest all-remote companies with 2,000+ team members and values that foster a culture where people embrace the belief that everyone can contribute. Learn more about Life at GitLab.

Account Executive - Mid Market - DACH

at GitLab

Germany remote

An overview of this role

Mid-market Account Executives are the primary point of contact between prospective and existing customers of GitLab within a space defined as mid-market, which currently works with companies that employ between 100 to 1,999 employees. These GitLab team members manage the spectrum of project sizes, ranging from small fast growing teams in smaller agile organizations to complex enterprise projects advising on the journey with GitLab to achieve specific business outcomes. Mid-Market AEs work closely in tandem with the business development team and sales management to manage a broad book of business spread over a large opportunity value range and focus on exceeding client expectations.

What you’ll do

  • Account Executive, Mid-market (AE) will report to a VP of Commercial Sales
  • Support GitLab for our Mid Market prospects.
  • Contribute to root cause analyses on wins/losses.
    • Communicate lessons learned to the team, including account managers, the marketing team, and the technical team.
  • Take ownership of your book of business
    • document the buying criteria
    • document the buying process
    • document next steps and owners
    • ensure pipeline accuracy based on evidence and not hope
  • Contribute to documenting improvements in our sales handbook.
  • Provide account leadership and direction in the pre- and post-sales process
  • Be the voice of the customer by contributing product ideas to our public issue tracker

What you’ll bring

  • A true desire to see customers benefit from the investment they make with you
  • Demonstrated progressive experience with Software sales
  • Interest in GitLab, and open source software
  • Ability to leverage established relationships and proven sales techniques for success
  • Effective communicator, strong interpersonal skills
  • Motivated, driven and results oriented
  • Excellent negotiation, presentation and closing skills
  • Preferred experience with Git, Software Development Tools, Application Lifecycle Management
  • You share our values, and work in accordance with those values.
  • Ability to travel if needed and comply with the company’s travel policy

About the team

Thanks to our Transparency value, you can see what we are working on in our Team page.

Further information on the role can be found here - https://handbook.gitlab.com/job-families/sales/account-executive/

How GitLab will support you

Please note that we welcome interest from candidates with varying levels of experience; many successful candidates do not meet every single requirement. Additionally, studies have shown that people from underrepresented groups are less likely to apply to a job unless they meet every single qualification. If you're excited about this role, please apply and allow our recruiters to assess your application.

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