Regional Sales Director - Benelux
The Regional Sales Director (RSD) is responsible for obtaining new business from Executive-level buyers and influencers in either private or publicly traded companies.
Successful candidates will build relationships and identify Workiva products and services that meet customer needs to drive customer acquisition within a specific geography or industry. Sales growth is attained through new customer subscriptions, professional services, delivery and training.
Actively prospects for sales opportunities while working strategically with Inside Sales, Solution Specialists and Partnerships to generate qualified opportunities
Presents to Customers: Uses the facts found in the needs analysis phase to present a compelling demonstration of the Workiva suite of products and create a customer belief that they must have Workiva products
Handles Objections: Skillfully probes for objections and removes obstacles or eliminates barriers to gain commitment; solves different client challenges, and can pull forward the best possible solution
Closes Sales: Naturally leads the sales process to a close by demonstrating Workiva’s value proposition
Reports Customer Contacts: Updates customer relationship management tools regularly and timely
Forecasts Sales: Provides consistent and accurate forward-looking information though pipeline analysis
Plans Sales Strategy: Plans and executes sales strategy with purposeful action to complete the sale
Optimizes Internal Resources: Gathers internal support to pursue an account
Prioritizes selling activities and follows through in a timely fashion
Maintains a strong knowledge of Workiva products through a commitment to ongoing training
What You'll Need
8+ years of solution selling to Executive-level buyers - SaaS model preferred
Understanding of the Software as a Service (SaaS) business model
Ability to demonstrate complex software applications
Strong business acumen and and ability to understand complex business issues
Executive presence; ability to communicate at the most senior level
Ability to identify and understand the power of influencers versus buyers and how to navigate the nuances of each during the sales cycle.
Ability to manage multiple complex sales cycles simultaneously
Ability to negotiate pricing with a focus on retaining value
Capability for achieving (and exceeding) sales quota targets
English fluency required; additional fluency in Dutch preferred
B.A./B.S. degree preferred
Up to 30% Travel
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements
Up to 30% travel for regular customer meetings and sales calls
Reliable internet access for any period of time working remotely, not in a Workiva office.
Where You’ll Work
Our values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the work environment we’ve created.
Customer Success: Always delight our customers.
Trust: Rely on each other.
Integrity: Do the right thing, every time.
Collaboration: Share resources and work together.
Innovation: Keep creating solutions and finding better ways.
Inclusion: Support a diverse community where we all belong.
Accountability: Be responsible for your success and failure.
We believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact everyday. We give our employees the freedom and resources they need—backed by our culture of collaboration and diverse thought—to continue innovating and breaking new ground. We hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today’s most challenging problems.
At Workiva, you’ll enjoy:
Casual Dress: Workiva has a casual work environment, most people wear jeans to the office.
Involvement: Ability to participate in Business Employee Resource Groups (Black, Hispanic, Asian, Women, Rainbow (LGBTQIA+), Veterans, Disabilities), Volunteering, Company wide celebrations, and more
Work-life Balance: We have competitive PTO, VTO and Parental Leave. We encourage employees to spend time enjoying life outside of work.
Learn more about life at Workiva: https://www.linkedin.com/company/workiva/
Learn more about benefits: https://www.workiva.com/careers/benefits
Workiva is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that great minds think differently. We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, gender identity, race, religion, disability status, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.