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Account Executive – APAC (Sales and Marketing) Singapore

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The job in short

Are you ready to play Champions League and work with leading banks around the world, closing 1+ million Euro deals?

Meet the job

You will carry your own sales quota within the regional sales team. Based on your quota you will set objectives and plan accordingly to achieve targets. Backbase is expanding and there is no doubt that we have the best possible solution in our niche market. How would you bring Backbase more business?
 
Being an Account Executive at Backbase is an exciting and international role.This is an ideal position if you have 5-8 year hunter-sales experience and want to work in a flexible, informal and fast paced working environment, enabling you to travel the world (30%-50% of your time) and empower you to grow as a sales professional. You report directly to the Regional Sales Director.
 
You understand customer business drivers and know how to establish buy-in at all levels (sales management, delivery leads and senior/executive management). You will identify and qualify new regional sales opportunities and effectively run a sales cycle. Collaborating closely with our demand gen specialist and pre-sales experts you will prepare RFPs, deep dives, pitches and POCs and work towards closing 1+ million deals.

Next to that you will develop active partner relationships in your region that result in nett new software business. Facilitate partner and Backbase sales team alignment, target account nomination and opportunity planning to drive joint license (Backbase) and service (partner) wins.

How about you?

● You are a sales professional with at least 5-8 years of demonstrable enterprise experience;
● You have a strong background in complex software sales in FS domain;
● You have to be digitally fluent;
● You are fluent in English and preferably Mandarin;
● You have demonstrable experience in working with senior executives and a knack for navigating through complex organizations;
● You have some experience in working with Financial Institutions;
● You are intimately familiar with the business practices of your region; you recognise the cultural significance of verbal and non-verbal communication;
● You are detail-oriented and goal-driven; this is not a comfortable place for the timid.

Why Backbase?

Backbase is leading the way in the Digital Banking space and we are widely known for our innovative power and visionary view of how all of us (including you) handle our daily financial lives. Exploring is in our nature and we love technology. No matter how big the challenges are: we make it work.

We come from all over the globe (45+ nationalities) and we currently employ the brightest people in the field. We are organized to support you. You will work with some of the best people in the business. We are work and play. At Backbase, you can come as you are and say it like it is.

Join us for a journey instead of a job!

Perks of working at Backbase

Our People Learning & Development Success & Celebration Healthy food & fitness Office life & Swag

We love working with smart, amazing people from all over the world. At Backbase we really strive to be open & inclusive. Together, with more than 60 different nationalities in our offices globally,  we make it happen! Backbase is not just about professional relationships, it is a place where you find genuine, true friendships. Come as you are and blend in.

Being part of such a diverse community truly gives you an opportunity to learn and grow both professionally and personally. We believe that at Backbase you need to be brave enough to go out of your comfort zone to explore new areas, learn from it and drive it home. The key factor is to get new insights and continue our growth path – both yours and Backbase’s.

We take pride in our achievements and we like to celebrate them. We organise a variety of parties,celebrations, team outings, games nights and office drinks in all our global hubs.

We care about you and support an active lifestyle. Free healthy lunches and fruits are provided daily.  Want to let that stress out? You can unwind and have fun with one of our employee-initiated sports teams.

You get an enjoyable workplace, complete with focus areas collaborative spaces – nerf guns included. We’ll get you proper swag, the latest and greatest technologies to play with and awesome people to work with.

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It’s official – you’ve joined Backbase, an industry leading fintech company. We look forward to shaping the future of banking with you!

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