Build and develop Partners
Building and delivering great customer experiences is an increasing focus for companies across all industries and at Sonar our research platform helps companies scale how they can innovate, build and test their ideas, concepts, solutions and products with the customers.
To scale our global expansion even further we are increasing our focus on collaboration with partners who uses the Sonar platform to bring customer insights into their client deliveries. We are therefore looking for an ambitious Account Executive to join our team and take lead on engaging with new potential partners and grow and develop our partner setup.
We are working with partners like Accenture, Implement, Sunrise, S360, etc. and are looking to scale the Partner Channel significantly
Your mission & role
As an Account Executive within the Partner channel, your role is to enable partners to integrate qualitative insights into their offering so they can build better solutions and services for their clients and increase their revenue potential.
This is done by helping understand the partners’ challenges and how the Sonar platform can create value for their business.
Sourcing and contacting potential Agencies/Consultancies and the right decision-makers that can benefit from using the Sonar platform in initially UKI and Scandinavia
To carry out phone and web meetings in order to build and maintain a pipeline of opportunities with a focus on new accounts
This being a predominately “hunter” focused role, control the sales process and drive leads to closure to win new logos
Develop a deep understanding of product capabilities and value proposition in the qualitative research area
Meet and exceed both short-term sales goals as well as build consistent long-term sales potential through pipeline generation
Being part of building and developing a global and scalable partner setup
What we expect from you
Several years of quota carrying sales experience (B2B), ideally with a background in software (SaaS)
Track record in meeting or exceeding sales targets and activities
Growth mindset; open to new ideas and learning new methods
Strong communication, negotiation and closing skills with the ability to sell at all levels within a company hierarchy
You maintain a strong sense of urgency, take initiative, and you’re full of energy
Candidates must be fluent in both written and spoken English
Being a self-starter, not afraid to engage in new conversations, ability to get stuff done, and reach goals
You will stand out if you
Have experience in the agency/consulting industry
Have experience from working with a partner sales model
What we offer
Join a scale-up company with ambitions to become a global leader: where we build together
An international environment with 10+ nationalities
Competitive compensation plans with a performance bonus scheme and a pension included
An account portfolio with different sizes of companies (from industry leaders to small teams just realizing the value of doing more user research in less time)
A fun and caring team that likes to celebrate and create memorable experiences together.
Our office is newly renovated, in the heart of Copenhagen on the waterfront. Daily energizers and vitamin boosts come in the form of morning ginger shots, snacks, a healthy and flexible lunch, and of course a great team spirit.
We are looking to fill the position as soon as possible and will be interviewing candidates as they come in. The position is located at our head office in Copenhagen.
How do I apply?
Please submit your application and CV by uploading them here on the site. In addition, to give you an opportunity to experience part of the Sonar platform and to get to know you better we kindly ask you to do a short video interview (~5 min.) via the Sonar platform where you answer some questions about your experiences. It is a think-out-loud interview and you can take it any time you want and you can access the setup for recording via this link: https://my.sonarapp.com/screener/pmjlJg1k?vendor=social_media
The vision, business and team you'll be joining are all driven by our five core values.
HUMAN: Human thoughts and feelings are at the heart of everything we do.
DIRECT: We value simplicity and usability. We don’t overcomplicate things.
SMART: We move with the times, learning and adapting constantly.
PURPOSEFUL: We’re clear on the purpose of our product.
ENTHUSIASTIC: We’re not content unless we’re moving forward.
Sonar is a user research platform powered by machine learning. We connect the people who make things with the people who use things, helping global leaders to get closer to their customers. By automating time consuming manual processes such as designing tasks, transcribing, coding, and interpreting data, we enable companies to bring better products and services to market.
This job comes with several perks and benefits
Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.
Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.
Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.
We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.
Break a leg! Seriously, we got you covered in our company healthcare plan.
Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.