Account Executive - France

Join Sweep as they are looking for a Account Executive - France

Sweep is hiring an Account Executive, tasked with driving Sweep’s growth engine by building relationships with prospective clients and turning them into happy customers. 

Climate change is the defining issue of our time. By empowering companies with technology that helps them manage their climate impact, we believe Sweep can make a meaningful contribution to a better future for all of us.

Ok, sounds promising. What will I be doing?

Our ideal candidate is an experienced salesperson, with the ability to engage in both business and technical conversations, across multiple levels in complex organisations. 

You have a strong understanding of the buyer journey and can lead multi-thread complex selling in a consultative manner. 

You show great skills at creating value in an emerging market and enjoy selling a tool that requires  a deep understanding of the product, and technical knowledge. 

You like the challenge of prospecting, building compelling proposals and leading a sales cycle from start to finish. 

Finally, you are keen to contribute to the development of the sales process, the craft of our value proposition, and the creation of key tools and assets.

To be more specific, this includes:

1. Grow Sweep’s customer base in France and beyond 🤝

  • Acquire new Sweep customers in France and across Europe
  • Enable consistent growth by securing new accounts, while also identifying revenue opportunities within our established client base

2. Ensure Sweep delivers value to our customers 🌱

  • Collaborate with the sales engineering and the success teams to ensure that Sweep customers love our tool, achieve real emission reductions
  • Keep on top of evolving ESG industry trends, in order to propose related solutions to our customers

3. Help scale and improve our sales process ⚙️

  • Manage the data of our clients in our CRM and collaborate with our Marketing and SDR team to qualify the leads
  • Develop outbound strategies to create and nurture opportunities

4. Build our network and ensure that Sweep is top-of–mind 📣

  • Work closely with the marketing, success and brand team to make Sweep the number one provider when it comes to carbon management and climate action
  • Host events, webinars and trainings to introduce Sweep to new audiences
  • Become the focal point and an active contributor to the climate scene.
That sounds just right for me. What do I need to bring?

Glad you asked. This is who we’re looking for:

Qualifications 🏆

  • 6+ years of sales experience
  • Experience in software-as-a-service environments, ideally in the B2B Enterprise space
  • Ability to develop and execute account plans spanning multiple business units across complex organizations
  • Ability to lead intricate negotiations
  • Experience working closely with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Ability to evolve in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of CSR and climate change is a clear plus
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills in English
  • French speaking

Qualities 🧠

  • You’re an empathetic team player that is great at building lasting relationships, both internally and externally
  • A strategic thinker, who sees both the big picture and the smaller underlying mechanics
  • An expert communicator, with a knack for turning complex things into simple, engaging and fun interactions.
  • A hands-on problem solver, self-motivated with a glass half-full attitude
  • An entrepreneurial mind, ready to launch and fail and iterate
  • Attuned to remote collaboration, using digital tools and meticulously documenting work
Copy that. And what’s in it for me?

You will be joining an exciting young business that has the humble ambition to change the world. With a proven track record in starting companies, we’re planning to hit the ground running and have an impact fast. Joining this journey right at the beginning allows you to really help shape our path.

Our hybrid work model, with hiring focussed around our head offices in Paris, London and Montpellier, allows us to balance our personal and professional lives while staying connected and engaged with colleagues and clients.

We’re big believers in creating successful businesses that are good for everyone, including society and the planet. That’s why we have a B Corporation status.

We think this will be the ride of our lives. And maybe yours, too.