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Account Executive, Network Growth - Dutch Speaker

EcoVadis

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Posted 1 week ago

Join EcoVadis and be a catalyst in the global movement for sustainable business practices

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Barcelona, Spain

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EcoVadis leads the charge in business sustainability ratings, offering data-driven insights to empower companies in their environmental, social, and ethical responsibilities. As a member of our diverse and skilled international team, you'll play a crucial role in shaping a sustainable future for businesses worldwide. Discover an environment where your contributions are valued, and your personal growth is as important as our collective mission.

Role Summary:

  • Engage with new Dutch and English-speaking suppliers to expand the EcoVadis network.
  • Enhance onboarding experiences and drive the adoption of EcoVadis solutions in the Benelux and UK markets.
  • Act as a trusted advisor and EcoVadis ambassador, ensuring high-quality customer service across various communication channels.
  • Proactively manage your portfolio to maximize conversion and identify business opportunities.
  • Record insights and collaborate with internal teams to align customer expectations with participation.
  • Meet specific KPIs related to conversion rates and quality scores.

Role Requirements:

  • Proven experience in sales, upselling, or a customer-facing role preferred.
  • A passion for delivering exceptional customer service and a keen ability to interpret data.
  • Fluency in Dutch and English, with strong presentation skills.
  • Team-oriented with a proactive and autonomous work ethic.
  • Experience with Salesforce or similar CRM software is a plus.
  • Adaptability to a dynamic, high-growth work environment.
  • Motivation to enhance customer experiences and implement new ideas.

Additional Information:

  • Immediate start date.
  • Competitive salary, flexible work arrangements, and comprehensive benefits.
  • Opportunities for professional development and international work experience.
  • Inclusive hiring process that respects diversity and welcomes candidates from all backgrounds.

Ready for a meaningful career move? Apply to EcoVadis and make an impact from day one!

Company Description

Work smart, have fun and make an impact!

Our purpose is to guide all companies toward a sustainable world. EcoVadis is the leading provider of business sustainability ratings. Our solutions are backed by an international team of experts and powerful technology. We analyze data and build sustainability scorecards that give companies actionable insights into their environmental, social and ethical risks.

Why apply to EcoVadis? Be a part of the global sustainability change in business. Grow your career. Work with extraordinary people. Feel valued for your contribution.

Learn more about our team and culture on EcoVadis careers page.

Job Description

Frontline employees engage and support all companies to leverage EcoVadis solutions in order to foster continuous improvement of sustainable business practices in global supply chains.

Your responsibility would be to ensure the acquisition of new Dutch and English speaking suppliers in order to  grow the EV network of assessed companies, boost response rates, and drive value throughout the EcoVadis onboarding experience.

You are a trusted advisor and can influence everything the customer touches in their first (and future) experience with us. This position interacts with all EcoVadis customers (buyers & suppliers) as well as multiple business units internally to provide high touch service that respects the relationship of the customers to EcoVadis and is a true EcoVadis ambassador.

Responsibilities:

  • Engage with customers via phone, email, tickets, webinars, etc to accompany them during the onboarding process, solve their queries  and increase response rates for the Benelux and UK markets and ultimately convince them to adopt our EV solution
  • Identify and target “high value” customers (i.e outreach with  customized approach) and take appropriate steps to engage them successfully by using Sales tactics
  • Manage, monitor and drive your portfolio to maximize conversion
  • Be proactive to nurture and build your pipeline, re-engage customers and maximize inflow
  • Be autonomous to manage all your tasks efficiently, display commercial awareness to identify proactively business opportunities
  • Identify risks to the customers successful completion of the EcoVadis evaluation process and actively work to mitigate issues before they happen; Become a CSR expert to overcome objections
  • Capture and record internal and customer-sourced insights, then proactively report and contribute as necessary with the Team Leader, Management and other EcoVadis BU’s (Sales, Customer Success, etc) to bridge gaps that may exist between customer expectations & participation
  • Be accountable to drive a set of KPIs (Conversion rate, Quality score, etc).
  • Additional responsibilities related to the function may be required

Qualifications

  • Experience in sales or upselling/inside sales preferred - comfortable with proactive outreach to EcoVadis network members
  • 2+ years experience in a customer facing role

  • Passion for excellent customer service

  • Ability to interpret data to identify actions

  • Fluent in Dutch & English.

  • Comfortable presenting to large groups 

  • Team player

  • Autonomous and proactive

  • Experience with Salesforce or CRM software preferred 

  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, high-growth environment

  • Enthusiasm and motivation to improve customer experience

  • Proactive in suggesting, designing and implementing ideas and improvements

Additional Information

Targeted starting date : ASAP 

Our growing team in Spain is full of talented professionals from various fields who all share a desire to make sustainability real.

We offer competitive salaries and support personal growth from day one.

This includes extensive onboarding, teammates' support and a brand new e-learning platform bursting with courses and modules. So you can learn new skills and fine-tune old ones! In return for your expertise and energy, we offer:

Working organization benefits:

  • Hybrid for colleagues who live near our offices (4 days per month) otherwise remote in the country you were hired in
  • Casual and very friendly work environment Hybrid work organization (from the office or from home)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Home office allowance program IT equipment allowance
  • Working from anywhere policy (3 months per year)
  • Opportunity to work in a truly international atmosphere

Compensation benefits:

  • Base salary + variable compensation plan
  • Meals and Transportation Vouchers (Cobee card)

Wellness and Healthcare benefits:

  • Health, Wellness, and Dental Benefits
  • Life Insurance, Critical Illness, Accidental death, long-term disability insurance : 100% supported by the company 

More:

  • Employee referral bonus policy
  • Paid employee volunteer day Paid moving day ( 1/year)
  • Access to online learning library Virtual and in-person team building events
  • Space with various services + opportunity to work in different locations (Europe and International)

Our hiring team looks forward to reviewing your CV, in English, with a guaranteed response to every application.

A new job with purpose awaits you!

Don’t fit all the criteria but still think you’d be a good candidate?

Please apply anyway to give our hiring team the opportunity to assess your skills and to learn more about what you could bring to EcoVadis. We’re interested in hiring capable people, regardless of professional and educational background.

Can the hiring process be adjusted to suit my needs? Yes.

We want everyone going through the hiring process with EcoVadis to feel confident that you are able to demonstrate your full potential. We welcome applications from disabled people, people with long-term health conditions, and neurodiverse candidates. If you need any adjustments, including the provision of interview questions, please let the hiring team know.

Our team’s strength comes from everyone’s uniqueness and is founded upon mutual respect.

EcoVadis commits to equity, inclusion and reducing bias in our hiring processes. EcoVadis does not accept any form of discrimination based on color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, citizenship, religion, beliefs, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, neurodiversity, disability, parental status, or any other protected characteristic that makes you unique. In your application, we encourage you to remove personal information such as: photographs, marital status, number of children, religion, gender, residential postal code, university graduation date, past medical or parental leave(s) taken, nationality (instead, please state if you are legally eligible to work in the job region/country), university name (instead, please state any degrees obtained and the study major).

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