Storyblok • Remote

Account Executive - DACH

Fully-remote

Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly

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Job Description

Established in 2017, Storyblok has rapidly ascended to the forefront of the global headless CMS landscape. Our vision is to “pioneer the future of content management, removing barriers between developer and marketing teams by offering an intuitive, scalable, and intelligent platform to deliver digital experiences from idea to success”.

Our team is made up of smart, passionate individuals who excel in their work. People who are comfortable taking on big ideas and figuring out the details along the way. With a dynamic team of over 220+ passionate individuals spanning 45+ countries, we're not just breaking boundaries; we're redefining them!

Our $47m Series B funding round in May 2022 represented a significant milestone for us, propelling our journey into a period of extraordinary growth into the US market, while also advancing our presence and progress in EMEA.

We're proud recipients of numerous awards, including recognition in G2's 2024 Best Software Awards. As a remote-first company, we have been officially recognized as one of the top 100 most flexible places to work, ranking #3 in the scale-up category as per Flexa Careers.

WHAT IS IN IT FOR YOU

You will be joining a growing company where you can contribute to many “firsts”. Plus these benefits:

  • Monthly remote work stipend (home internet costs, electricity). Home office equipment package right at the start (laptop, keyboard, monitor…)
  • Home office equipment upgrade (furniture, ear plugs …) or membership to a local co-working space after your onboarding
  • Sick leave benefit, parental leave and 25 days of annual leave plus your local national holidays
  • Personal development fund for courses, books, conferences, and material
  • VSOP (Virtual Stock Option Plan)
  • The annual international team-building trip, quarterly and monthly online get-togethers
  • As a fully remote company, with work-life balance at its core, you’ll enjoy flexible schedules
  • An international team that loves to have fun at work and works hard together to accomplish shared goals

NOTE: This role has been posted as a talent pipeline for the OMR Festival, a Sales and Marketing Event, Storyblok is attending 7 May - 8 May.

🚀 Join Our Team as an Account Executive at Storyblok! 🚀
This Account Executive will directly contribute to the US expansion through driving and closing new Enterprise deals and working with Storyblok’s BDR team to discover new opportunities in your assigned sales territory.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
✨ Directly contribute to the expansion of US through the generation of new Enterprise clients
✨ Build and implement a go-to-market strategy with an extended Storyblok Team to deliver maximum revenue potential for your assigned territory
✨ Lead potential new customers through the sales journey and presentation of Storyblok’s solution
✨ Work with and support the BDR & Partner team in outbound sales activities
✨ Prospect to new customers (a minimum of 20% self-generated pipeline is expected)
✨ Negotiate commercial offers for customers
✨ Navigate through the legal and procurement process in a complex B2B SaaS sales process
✨ Maintain a healthy relationship with existing clients and support Customer Success in upselling into existing accounts
✨ Evangelize the Storyblok vision through product demonstrations, in-market events, and account specific initiatives (travel is required)

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
🎓 Proven record of success in closing large and complex SaaS Enterprise dealsAbility to map out and strategically define account & territory plansFamiliarity with Sales methodologies like Challenger Sales, SPIN Selling, Sandler, MEDDIC etc.
🎓 5 years of proven SaaS solution selling experience as an Account Executive
🎓 Evidence of relationship building skills with an ability to grow and nurture relationships
🎓 Some technical knowledge of how websites work
🎓 Ability to switch the context and messaging between technical and marketing audiences
🎓 Must be fluent in the local language of the territory (speaking and writing)
🎓 Travel primarily within the US region to foster client relationships and participate in events that contribute to the growth and success of Storyblok


ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

✨ Competitive compensation package with uncapped commission and VSOP (Virtual Stock Purchase Plan)
✨ Ramp-up schedule, including onboarding training and continuous sales and product training
✨ Career Advancement in a fast paced and rapidly growing organization; mobility within the firm
✨ Joining an organization which was recently recognized by Gartner as #1 Customer’s Choice for Web Content Management

MENTAL, PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Remote (home) work opportunity or funded by Storyblok co-working space

GENERAL TERMS

Storyblok has a commitment to diversity and inclusion. We strive to create a hiring environment in which all people feel they are equally respected and valued, irrespective of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age, religion, citizenship or any other characteristic. You can find more information about our privacy policy here.

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Company benefits

Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Work from home stipend
Hofy home office set up
Co-working space allowance – @Regus or a local one
Flexible working week
Travel insurance
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Share options
Teambuilding holidays
Personal development budgets – 1200€/year
Employee assistance programme
Financial coaching
Company wide holidays/offsites
Teambuilding days
L&D budget – internal and external trainings
Mental health platform access
Carer’s leave
Flexible Personal Development Fund
Location
98%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
95%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
86%
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
89%
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
95%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
90%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Storyblok

Company employees

234

Gender diversity (male:female)

60:40

Office locations

We are a remote-first company, without offices, but with entities in Austria, Germany and the USA

Funding levels

$47,000,000 Series B

Hiring Countries

Global

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Awards & Achievements

3rd – Scaleup companies

3rd – Scaleup companies

Flexa100 2024
2nd – SaaS & Software

2nd – SaaS & Software

Industry awards 2023

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