Sales Executive - NL/ENG

  • Sales
  • Ghent, Belgium

Sales Executive - NL/ENG

Job description

Who are we and why should you care?

At Teamleader, we live and breathe entrepreneurship. Founded in 2012, Teamleader is a SaaS scale-up with two work management products: Teamleader Focus and Teamleader Orbit. Everyday, our software allows entrepreneurs to focus on what really matters: their business. 12.000 entrepreneurs and their teams use Teamleader on a daily basis to sell, bill and organize work. From IT agencies and digital marketers to plumbers and construction companies. It’s our mission to help service businesses all over Europe thrive. 

As a Sales Executive at Teamleader Focus, you will advise Dutch speaking small to medium businesses in Belgium and The Netherlands about their work management software. Our goal is to help entrepreneurs work smarter with our all-in-one tool. 

You don’t sell, you help entrepreneurs to work smarter. 

  • As a Sales Executive, you’ll inspire entrepreneurs to digitize their workflow, you will help them to work smarter. 

  • After potential customers activate a 14-day trial, you are their go-to person. You’ll talk with business owners in the SMB market on a daily basis. 

  • You host a demo (online or on site) with them and will be responsible for the closing as well. 

  • You’ll work closely with our Inside Sales and Sales Development Representative colleagues. They are responsible for planning your sales demo's.

  • We want you to build a relationship with the entrepreneurs you’re talking to. You have a genuine interest in the SMB market and understand the daily challenges of our potential customers. 

  • They’ll see you as an equal business partner. Your main goal is to add value during your conversations and to help our leads to work smarter. 

Dynamic, vibrant and positive office life

You will never, ever come home and say you had “just another day at the office”. You will talk with tons of entrepreneurs everyday and most of the times, Teamleader Focus is their first step to digitization; we really make a difference. You get to know your leads very well in a short period of time, our average sales cycle is 20 days. 

Being an employed entrepreneur

When you start working at Teamleader you will get an into dept training. You learn everything about us, our story, your colleagues, our workflow-tool and you get an in-depth sales onboarding. 

As soon as you start working, we expect you to be hands-on, with an entrepreneurial mentality. Learning by doing, that is our motto. You will be part of a team that loves to work together, help each other, share insights and achieve success. At the same time, you will grow as well - as a professional and as a person. 

Why others chose Teamleader: we're lively, not corporate

  • You are part of a fast-growing company that values getting things done and honest communication. The result: a fast-paced tech environment, open feedback culture, room for initiatives and ideas.

  • We have the energy and boldness of a start-up and the expertise and pragmatism of a scale-up. The result: a team of both young and seasoned professionals led by supportive and approachable managers who give recognition and rewards for hard work. We also value transparency about results and strategy.

  • You have your own personal budget to spend on training or (virtual) events and numerous other internal advantages. The result: continuous growth and learning.

  • You have a pleasant and comfortable workplace within cycling and walking distance of the heart of Ghent or Amsterdam-East. But we are flexible: working remotely is absolutely no problem. And mandatory since the world got hit by COVID-19.

Even in COVID times, Teamleader is a happy, purposeful place. While we miss our shared kitchen and sunlit terrace, our setup allowed for a swift change to a functional and engaging remote work environment. We compensate for social distance with quizzes, cocktails delivered at home, informal chats and events, work-time flexibility, competitions, extra coaching and everything else you can think of.


Is it you, we are looking for?

  • You love to talk with entrepreneurs about their business and identify their needs as to their workflow and business processes. 

  • You have at least 1 or 2 years of experience in B2B sales and you know a thing or two about Customer Relationship Management and entrepreneurship.

  • Positivity and persistence. Your focus will be online demo’s, you will need to put effort in your demo’s and follow ups to transform those into successful sales. Positivity is key here. You’re not brought down by a bad interaction.

  • You strongly believe in technology and have affinity with cloud-based applications

  • You have a laser-focus and self-starter attitude. 

  • You want to grow on a personal and professional level, in a competitive environment.

  • You speak Dutch on a native level and you are fluent in English.