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Senior Account Executive - Banking - Dubai

Salesforce Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 21 May 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


  • Hybrid
  • Relocation Support


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


About the job

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About Role

To work in our Enterprise Business Sales team focussed on Salesforce’s existing and prospective Tier 1 Banking clients in the UAE.

As Salesforce continues to accelerate its presence in the region, this position will involve managing both existing customers and building new relationships with prospective clients. This position sits in the Core Sales team at Salesforce, therefore, the ideal candidate would have proven credibility at managing large, virtual teams in support of the Vision and Strategy that they would create for their accounts.

The successful candidate will act and lead as the most Senior AE in this regional Business Unit.

Increase revenue spend across a set of new and existing customers while building the Salesforce presence in the local market.

This role would be ideal for someone who has experience in the Financial Services sector, with a proven track record of software sales over the last 10-15 years.

About Team

This role sits in our Enterprise Business Sales unit which is the top tier of accounts within the company.

The role would be known as a Core Role as the selected candidate would own the Vision, Strategy and Stakeholder Management in each account, primarily responsible for Salesforce Core products, such as Sales CRM but also working with Sales Account Executives responsible for other Salesforce Cloud Solutions to ultimately drive towards one growth target.

Preferred Qualifications

  • University Graduate Calibre
  • At least 10-15 years of successful, referenceable Sales Experience, preferably in Software Sales
  • Knowledge and contacts within the Financial Services Market in the UAE is a pre-requisite
  • Currently resides in the UAE or is willing for a relocation within 3 months
  • Has a local driving licence
  • Is fluent in English at a Business level
  • Has no restrictions to travel internationally.

This is primarily a New Business Role rather than one of managing existing accounts. The preferred candidate will have a proven track record in creating sales through excellent business development skills, territory planning, pipeline generation, and the closing of significant Cloud software opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive sales in assigned territory for new market
  • Introduce Salesforce offerings to new customers within assigned territory
  • Communicate Salesforce value proposition to close sales
  • May be responsible for additional responsibilities due to resource constraints

Our investment in you

  • World-class enablement and on-demand training
  • Sandler Sales Training
  • Week-long product boot camp
  • Fast Ramp mentorship program
  • Weekly 1:1 coaching with your leadership
  • Clear path to promotion with accelerated leadership development programs

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