Account Executive - Financial Services


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Market Leading Products – Innovative Ideas – Exceptional People….

MicroStrategy, A Dynamic Place to Work

At MicroStrategy, we are passionate about creating powerful, disruptive technologies that transform how companies do business. Innovative products and ultimately our success are rooted in one driving force—our people. Our casual and flexible environment encourages creativity and collaboration, so you’ll have the opportunity to initiate and contribute to challenging projects, while pursuing your interests and developing, both professionally and personally. Bring us your passion, curiosity fresh ideas and be a part of technology innovation at its best.

Job Description

The Account Executive is a key role within our Turkish team. A sales expert, the successful applicant will have experience of working in an advisory capacity with senior management of clients, possess excellent communications and enjoy working in a dynamic atmosphere to secure results for a market leading listed (NASDAQ: MSTR) global company.

MicroStrategy offers a competitive market salary and an unrivalled transparent bonus structure along with a package of benefits. MicroStrategy Sales Career Path provides growth opportunities at all levels within the organisation.

The Role:

  • The Account Executive will prospect, identify, sell and maintain sales relationships within the Financial Services sector
  • Selling MicroStrategy Business Intelligence software products and services to new and existing clients.
  • Identify and properly qualify business opportunities
  • Present business solutions at the executive level.
  • Lead negotiations and overcome objections for deal closure
  • Manage complex sales cycles and multiple engagements simultaneously.
  • Work with sales consultants to discover, identify and meet customer requirements.
  • Prepare accurate sales forecasts and sales cycle reporting.
  • Provide project management to ensure the success of the potential or current clients
  • Leverage and enhance partner relationships to drive additional value and revenue.


Required experience and skills:

  • Turkish and English required
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent business experience
  • At least 10 years of direct selling experience for large/major enterprise technology company in Turkey
  • Experience selling software licences to Tier 1 banks in Turkey
  • Experience selling software licence required, preferably in Business Intelligence/Analytics
  • Additional experience with Cloud, Mobile, Big Data, Hadoop, or Social Medial optional but preferred.
  • Proven track record of consistently exceeding corporate objectives and quotas
  • Successful experience at new account development or large account management
  • Proven prospecting and sales cycle management skills
  • Experience and training in value-based enterprise sales methodology (Solution Selling, Customer Centric selling etc.).
  • Ability to track activity in Salesforce.
  • High Levels of social perceptiveness and customer service
  • Self -Driven, motivated and result orientated.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills. 

Additional Information

MicroStrategy is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age.

Your CV should be in English and of no more than 3 pages in length.  It should include figures demonstrating recent sales and/or project sizes. Business intelligence platform knowledge should be highlighted.

Please include your current salary and additional compensation.

Due to a large volume of applications, we regret that only successful applicants will be notified.

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