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Account Executive, Italy

  • Hybrid -
    • Barcelona, Spain
  • Commercial
  • Permanent - Full Time

Account Executive, Italy

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Job ID: r17779

What You'll Do:

As an Account Executive, your role is to convert leads and create new opportunities leveraging the most advanced technology tools and sales techniques. You mainly drive business directly, but you also would be part of the indirect channel business development in your market.In our New Business EMEA team we want our current and future team members to have a real curiosity about the technology industry, and to be excited about enabling their clients reach their marketing goals with trusted and impactful advertising.

  • You partner with Business Development Representatives to research prospects and create outreach strategies.
  • Your target clients will largely consist of (but will not be limited to) mid-sized business.
  • You are autonomous and independent in your role as Account Executive, yet also a team player.
  • Your main activity will be planning and execution of strategies and tactics to consistently hit Revenue and margin targets (RexT). This is a value sales that requires the ability to nurture relationships, yet operate efficiently.
  • You are comfortable in cold-calling and Video Calls, and ready to use tools such as Salesforce CRM, LinkedIn Sales Navigator and Outreach to increase volume and maximize your conversion rate
  • In this role, we expect you to build great relationships with all the internal stakeholders that will operate with you: marketing, legal, technical, account managers, product specialists and more.
  • You have a deep understanding of the Ad Tech Industry and a proven track record of success in technology sales, complex and multi-product.
  • You also have experience in both remote work, as well as building in person relationships with clients.
  • You have great presentation skills. We also expect you have a relevant network in your market.
  • You are fluent in English AND Italian

Who You Are:

  • You have consultative selling and closing skills that are developed. You’re able to pitch multiple Ad Tech products and make a clear and compelling pitch which is customized based on your prospective clients marketing goals. You’re able to adapt your pitch to the client using multiple technology products. You are used to running discovery questions, and you’re familiar with at least one sales methodology e.g. Sandler, SPIN.
  • You are able to accurately forecast and are able to proactively manage your pipeline. You may be managing a mid-range number of mid-sized prospects at any given time. You keep this all up to date in our Customer Relationship Management Tool. You have a view and plan on the next steps with each prospect in your pipeline, who you engage with on a regular basis.
  • You love achieving and have a track record of high performance of achieving sales quotas, and are able to navigate through ambiguity and complexity. You can’t wait to bring that impactful focus to Criteo!
  • You have a strong focus on your business goals and are able to approach to achieve them, with coaching on sales skills from your Manager, and may receive mentoring from other peers who have more experience in achieving their business goals.
  • You are able to use data and numbers to formulate and sustain business proposals/plans. You are able to provide an account plan for accounts for the current quarter, and next quarter.

We acknowledge that many candidates may not meet every single role requirement listed above. If your experience looks a little different from our requirements but you believe that you can still bring value to the role, we’d love to see your application!​

Who We Are:

Criteo is the global commerce media company that enables marketers and media owners to deliver richer consumer experiences and drive better commerce outcomes through its industry leading Commerce Media Platform.

At Criteo, our culture is as unique as it is diverse. From our offices around the world or from home, our incredible team of 3,600 Criteos collaborates to develop an open and inclusive environment. We seek to ensure that all of our workers are treated equally, and we do not tolerate discrimination based on race, gender identity, gender, sexual orientation, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, political opinion, pregnancy, migrant status, ethnicity, marital or family status, or other protected characteristics at all stages of the employment lifecycle including how we attract and recruit, through promotions, pay decisions, benefits, career progression and development. We aim to ensure employment decisions and actions are based solely on business-related considerations and not on protected characteristics. As outlined in our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, we strictly forbid any kind of discrimination, harassment, mistreatment or bullying towards colleagues, clients, suppliers, stakeholders, shareholders, or any visitors of Criteo. All of this supports us in our mission to power the world’s marketers with trusted and impactful advertising encouraging discovery, innovation and choice in an open internet.

Why Join Us:

At Criteo, we take pride in being a caring culture and are committed to providing our employees with valuable benefits that support their physical, emotional and financial wellbeing, their interests and the important life events. We aim to create a place where people can grow and learn from each other while having a meaningful impact. We want to set you up for success in your job, and an important part of that includes comprehensive perks & benefits. Benefits may vary depending on the country where you work and the nature of your employment with Criteo. When determining compensation, we carefully consider a wide range of job-related factors, including experience, knowledge, skills, education, and location. These factors can cause your compensation to vary.

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Criteo came to spring off of a few great minds, back in 2005. From the start-up incubator to the global company we are now, Criteo has grown, standing now for 37 offices and further coworking spaces across the globe. In Spain, we welcome our Criteos in our bustling office in Barcelona and our long-thriving virtual hub of Madrid. Beyond its renowned warm weather, diverse culture, and dynamic tech scene, Spain is also an amazing place to build a career. Join us to discover how!

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