Selby Jennings is working on behalf of a cross-asset trading software provider who are seeking an experienced FLUENT FRENCH SPEAKING New Business Sales Director to join their Paris office.
- Generate and nurture new business leads in the within France and BENELUX
- Meet assigned annual sales quotas
- Initiate and drive the sales cycle from first contact through to closing out deals - leveraging internal expertise where required
- Identify and generate new leads
- Prepare and deliver customer presentations and demonstrations of the software, articulately and confidently
- "Own" the territory internally.
- Keeping a record of territorial market trends and requirements and sharing the insights with the product teams
- Working closely with the Marketing team to help with campaigns and events throughout the year
- Fluent French
- 8+ years experience selling electronic trading software
- Strong, proven sales track record selling directly to the financial industry.
- Proficient knowledge of Salesforce or comparable CRM system
- Expertise and comfort in making cold calls and leveraging professional network
- Strong negotiation skills