Strategic Account Executive - The Netherlands



Sales & Business Development
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

We're Celonis, the global leader in Process Mining technology and one of the world's fastest-growing SaaS firms. We believe there is a massive opportunity to unlock productivity by placing data and intelligence at the core of business processes - and for that, we need you to join us.

The Team:

The Account Executive, operating in a new logo acquisition role, is an integral part of our Netherlands enterprise sales team. This position focuses on both driving growth and acquiring new clients within the region. Our Account Executive harnesses top-tier products, implements effective sales strategies, and collaborates with various departments, including Value Engineers and Business Development Representatives.

The Role:

The primary focus is on expanding market presence and capitalizing on untapped opportunities with new accounts. As an Account Executive specializing in new business sales, the role is dedicated to targeting new client acquisitions, contributing significantly to our strategic objective of market expansion and increased market share.

The work you’ll do:

  • Discover and cultivate new business opportunities within a designated set of accounts within your assigned client portfolio.
  • Establish and strengthen connections across various levels of the organization, engaging with executives and decision-makers to understand their needs.
  • Comprehend the strategic and operational requirements of your target accounts and proficiently articulate how Celonis can address them.
  • Guide the sales journey, adhering to a structured approach through prospecting, initial contact, qualification, client engagement, needs analysis, solution proposal, and ultimately closing deals.
  • Collaborate with Value Engineering or personally conduct comprehensive presentations and demonstrations tailored to specific use cases, showcasing the value of our solutions.
  • Forge strong partnerships, particularly with leading consulting firms, SaaS partners, and the Big4.
  • Work closely with your virtual team, which includes business development representatives, value engineers, partner managers, and marketing specialists, to ensure seamless collaboration and success.

The qualifications you need:

  • Demonstrated success in Software as a Service (SaaS) sales, particularly in roles focused on both expanding existing business opportunities and cultivating new business opportunities.
  • Proven ability to navigate complex sales cycles involving multiple decision-makers.
  • Track record of selling enterprise-level software applications to C-level stakeholders.
  • Experience collaborating with partners, such as consulting firms or providers of enterprise technology solutions.
  • Effective and articulate communication skills, with proficiency in English. Fluency in Dutch is a plus.


What Celonis can offer you:

  • The unique opportunity to work with industry-leading process mining technology
  • Investment in your personal growth and skill development (clear career paths, internal mobility opportunities, L&D platform, mentorships, and more)
  • Great compensation and benefits packages (equity (restricted stock units), life insurance, time off, generous leave for new parents from day one, and more)
  • Physical and mental well-being support (subsidized gym membership, access to counseling, virtual events on well-being topics, and more)
  • A global and growing team of Celonauts from diverse backgrounds to learn from and work with
  • An open-minded culture with innovative, autonomous teams
  • Business Resource Groups to help you feel connected, valued and seen (Black@Celonis, Women@Celonis, Parents@Celonis, Pride@Celonis, Resilience@Celonis, and more)
  • A clear set of company values that guide everything we do: Live for Customer Value, The Best Team Wins, We Own It, and Earth Is Our Future

About Us

Since 2011, Celonis has helped thousands of the world's largest and most valued companies deliver immediate cash impact, radically improve customer experience and reduce carbon emissions. Its Process Intelligence platform uses industry-leading process mining technology and AI to present companies with a living digital twin of their end-to-end processes. For the first time, everyone in an organisation has a common language about how the business works, visibility into where value is hidden and the ability to capture it. Celonis is headquartered in Munich (Germany) and New York (USA) and has more than 20 offices worldwide.

Get familiar with the Celonis Process Intelligence Platform by watching this video.

Join us as we make processes work for people, companies and the planet.

Celonis is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Different makes us better.

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