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Confluent

Confluent provides the streaming platform that enables enterprises to maximize the value of data.

Enterprise Account Executive, Japan
Tokyo, JP
Job Description / Skills Required

Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favorite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? That’s the power of data in motion in action—giving organizations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, we’re building the foundational platform for this new paradigm of data infrastructure. Our cloud-native offering is designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organization. With Confluent, organizations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.
 
We’re looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energized to roll up their sleeves and help realize Confluent’s enormous potential. Chart your own path and take healthy risks as we solve big problems together. We value having diverse teams and want you to grow as we grow—whether you’re just starting out in your career or managing a large team, you’ll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.
 
About the Role:
The Enterprise Account Executive will play a key role in driving Confluent’s sales activities in Japan. This role includes activities developing and executing on the go-to-market strategy for the assigned territory. The ideal candidate needs to have experience selling complex Database, Messaging, Big Data, Open Source and/or SaaS into large corporate and multi national companies.
 

Responsibilities:

    • Build awareness for Kafka and Confluent within large enterprises
    • Aggressively prospect, identify, qualify and develop sales pipeline
    • Close business to exceed monthly, quarterly and annual bookings objectives
    • Build strong and effective relationships, resulting in growth opportunities
    • Build and maintain relationships with new and existing Confluent partners
    • Create and execute go to market plans that are based on viral methods and organic growth

What We're Looking For:

    • At least 5+ years of outside sales experience
    • Deep experience selling within the Database, Open Source, Messaging or Big Data space.
    • An ability to articulate and sell the business value of big data and the big impact on businesses of all sizes
    • Experience selling to developers and C levels
    • Significant experience in a Sales and/or Business Development role within a similar start up and high growth organization
 
 
Come As You Are
 
At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact.
 
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