We are looking for a sales account manager who will primarily be working on sales and acquisition and building customer relationships, as well as be involved in marketing activities.

If you enjoy working in a collaborative environment where cross-functional teams work closely together, Sustainable Buildings is a company for you. In our ego-free environment, talent matters more than title, and big ideas can come from anyone. You will be able to work and collaborate in a smart environment where you can bring in your ideas forward. Moreover, there is plenty of room to grow at Sustainable Buildings.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Create strategic and tactical sales plans and guide the Sales team to maximize revenue and growth;
  • Offer Sustainable Buildings solutions and services to the market in your assigned territory or industry;
  • Accurately forecast and successfully close sales;
  • Meet quantitative and qualitative assigned performance goals by acquiring new customer accounts and renewing and growing existing relationships;
  • Set high standards for presentation of key messages and the Sustainable Buildings value proposition;
  • Call on prospective customers, providing technical and administrative product information, presentations, demonstrations, and price quotes;
  • Superior customer service, attention, and follow-through;
  • Execute product, brand or market-specific initiatives as set by management;
  • Communicate clearly, concisely and timely with management;
  • Should have the ability to travel 75% of the time.

What we’d like to see:

  • MBO (level 4) or Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, marketing, or other related discipline;
  • At least 6 months of sales experience;
  • Ability to work as part of a dynamic team while demonstrating flexibility and initiative;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • In possession of a valid driving license;
  • Fluency in the Dutch and English language.

It will be considered a distinct advantage if you have:

  • Strong motivation for doing sales;
  • Proven track record in sales;
  • Valuable business network in the Netherlands.

In return we offer:

  • Working in Groningen city, the Netherlands, the third city in Europe for a quality of life;
  • Exciting and friendly working environment;
  • Opportunities to take part in challenging, cutting-edge projects and become a member of the core team;
  • Combined field and office work;
  • Competitive salary in start-up sector;
  • Opportunity to earn a bonus based on your performance;
  • Starting date: from September 1, 2017 (discussable).

How to apply:

Please email your CV to careers@sustainablebuildings.nl. Be sure to include the job title in the subject line.

Working at Sustainable Buildings

We are a young and growing technology start-up, a spin-off from the University of Groningen, and as such we got an opportunity to work on ground-breaking ideas, to come up with creative solutions, and to add values to the world of information technologies.