Enterprise Account Executive, DACH

  • Munich, Germany
  • Full-time

Company Description

Optimizely is the world's leader in customer experience optimization, allowing businesses to dramatically drive up the value of their digital products, commerce and campaigns through its best in class experimentation software platform. By replacing digital guesswork with evidence-based results, Optimizely enables product and marketing professionals to accelerate innovation, lower the risk of new features, and drive up the return on investment from digital by up to 10X. Over 26 of the Fortune 100 companies choose Optimizely to power their global digital experiences. Optimizely’s impressive DACH customer list includes ProSiebenSat1 Media, Delivery Hero and HelloFresh and many more global enterprises.

Job Description

Our Sales Team seeks to enable enterprise businesses to replace guesswork with evidence-based optimization and turn data into action. By focusing on our customer’s long-term goals, we become a true partner through deep empathy in order to grow our economic relationship over the customer lifecycle. We challenge, we teach and we learn so we can provide vertical domain expertise that pushes companies towards their goals.


For the Enterprise Account Executive DACH Team, we are searching for an expert, a driven and dynamic sales professional who takes full ownership new business and complete deal cycles. As a regional sales expert, you will be targeting enterprise businesses. It will be your job to acquire and cultivate relationships with our most strategic customers through dedicated targeted efforts, aligning internal resources to the customers' needs. This role can be based anywhere in Germany but would require you to be in Cologne two days per week. 


Would you like to join a team of passionate, driven and can-do account executives? In a company with core values that urge you to take on challenges, take risks and work smart? Then, we are looking for you!


What you will do

  • You will be responsible for new business and annual recurring revenue, including expansion

  • Strategically be accountable your territory and grow the book of business

  • Understand the business direction and goals of the accounts as a whole

  • Account plan for future product expansion and to grow accounts over time

  • Build an executive network within your territory

  • Build relationships with both users and executives within accounts

  • Meet with customers in person and therefore travel up to 50%

  • Project manage multiple business units within accounts

  • Work with colleagues from other departments to coordinate resources

  • Guide and coordinate the full sales cycle

You will be travelling to Amsterdam and San Francisco in your first month for onboarding and meeting the team.


  • You have 5 years of shown experience selling enterprise software

  • Experience selling SaaS solutions

  • Ability to build outbound pipeline

  • Experience in approaching and having goal-driven conversations with executives

  • Experience mapping internal and external resources to accounts

  • An understanding of marketing technology

  • Understanding of how to navigate and sell within corporate structures

  • Detailed territory and account planning experience

  • Experience getting wide and deep within accounts

  • Background of running complex deal cycles - detailed close plans, separate business and technical evaluation tracks, handle detailed contract negotiations

  • You are coachable and willing to learn new skills

  • You are self-motivated, driven and dedicated

  • You are a native German speaker and fluent in English

Additional Information

At Optimizely, we offer a wide array of benefits and perks to help our employees strike just the right balance between work time and personal time. We’re all about optimizing productivity by maximizing joy.


  • Daily lunch allowance on weekdays

  • Competitive vacation policy

  • 500 € annual wellness subsidy

  • Fully paid health insurance

  • 17 weeks full paid parental leave for new mums and dads

  • Pre IPO stock options

  • Team outings

  • Community volunteering

  • Contribution to commuting costs via public transportation

  • Top-of-the-line MacBook

  • Working with a great team and having a huge impact together!


We embody inclusion, which is reflected in our company values where we embrace diversity and equal opportunities for everyone. Are you ready to take yours?

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