Splunk Inside Sales Representative, DACH (German speaking) in Reading, United Kingdom
Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, having fun and most importantly to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!
Splunk is the world’s first Data-to-Everything Platform. Now organisations no longer need to worry about where their data is coming from, and they are free to focus on the business outcomes that data can deliver.
What you get from this role:
Our Inside Sales teams partner with Enterprise Sales to bring Splunk solutions to the most transformative companies in the world. A career at Splunk means challenging yourself and your customers to reach higher - and to have fun doing it. We are seeking a dynamic, early career professional to join our fast-growing team. There is a defined growth path for successful Inside Sales Representatives to be promoted throughout the sales organisation and other similar roles and marketing functions.
In this role, you will showcase the ability to focus on an organisation’s initiatives, challenges, pain points and partner with Splunk Field Sales to bring value to those organisations through our sales process. You will:
Create pipeline for your territory using demand generation and prospecting tools
Find new opportunities and quickly develop rapport with new clients
Explore & identify new opportunities in new accounts and/or buying centres
Qualify these opportunities by deep-diving into pain point and how Splunk can solve for it and applying the Budget, Authority, Need and Timeline methodology
Research and present business intelligence about customers and prospects
Generate business opportunities through professional networking and cold-calling
Travel occasionally for training and/or meetings
You’ll be driving sales activities on highly strategic accounts and projects within an ecosystem of elite sales, technical and operational partners. Successful team members develop and demonstrate their sales acumen and move on to other sales positions and other roles.
Who you are:
Sales hunter with a can-do mentality
Competitive in nature but a strong team player
Open to new approaches and creativity
Self-disciplined and well-organised
Persistent and resilient
What you need to be successful in this role:
Minimum 2 years of experience in selling or generating demand for enterprise IT solutions (BI, data analytics, security software, risk management software or networking performance)
Fluency in German and English language, both written and spoken
A passion for research, data and analysis that drives action
An ability to analyse business data to tell a compelling and actionable story
An ability to utilise prospecting tools like LinkedIn Sales Navigator, ZoomInfo, Xing, etc
CRM or com (http://salesforce.com) knowledge is a plus
Self-motivation and relentless in pursuit of creating their own success
Excellent presentation skills and clear communication
High energy and contagious optimism
Confidence in handling of objections and conflict
Logic-based problem solving
Task prioritization, discipline, and accountability
A strong executive presence, with polish and dedication to customer outcomes
We provide competitive compensation, generous benefits and a professional atmosphere. This is a very collaborative and inclusive work environment where individuals strong on aptitude and attitude will have an opportunity to grow their professional careers.
We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.
For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data—generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.
Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It’s what we call Operational Intelligence.
Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA – from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!
Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.
We’ve built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.
Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!
Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer, “Fun Fridays”.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer and “Fun Fridays”.
This isn’t a job – it’s a life changer – are you ready?
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