Account Executive Benelux (Dutch speaker)

Job description

Here at Zivver we help businesses secure their communications such as email, large file transfers and (very soon) signing documents. All integrated without leaving your email (web)application. Smart, secure and effortless. That’s what Zivver stands for. 

As an Account Executive you are responsible for bringing in new business to ensure we hit our revenue goal. It’s Zivver’s business to make communication simple & secure. It’s your business to make our business grow. Therefore, we are looking for an enthusiastic, self-sufficient and experienced professional to grow even more. You will be driving new business sales in the Dutch segment. You will have significant interaction with clients, online and over the phone and create and maintain a solid new business sales pipeline by identifying new business opportunities. Closing new logos and solution selling is the key to success for this role.

How? By joining the well established Benelux Sales machine, improving our go-to-market approach, utilizing your existing network to identify decision-making units and execute! You are a natural closer who enjoys rolling up his/her sleeves, ensuring this scale-up doesn’t just go to the moon but way beyond.

Hot take

  • A unique opportunity to work with an award winning product, and ambitious global team in one of the hottest spaces in the market

  • Working for a scale-up is not your everyday job, the energy is contagious 😀


  • Identify target customers and use effective ways to convert those into new business leads and arrange meetings (like cold calling);

  • Identify customers’ needs and be able to respond effectively with a plan of how to solve the customer's pain;

  • Quickly build customer trust and identify appropriate stakeholders in the customer's organization;

  • Prepare and deliver customer presentations and demonstrations of Zivver’s solution portfolio;

  • Negotiate pricing with customers;

  • Provide support to customers in their decision process, offering clear advice and solutions wherever possible;

  • Carry out sales forecasts and analysis and present your findings to Sales Management via Salesforce;

  • Meet quarterly and yearly targets set by management and contribute to team targets;

  • Brainstorm and give input for lead generation;

  • Attend events of Zivver and relevant commercial events.


  • An exciting, fast-growing, energetic environment

  • International diverse team with over 27 nationalities - and yes, we offer Dutch classes too!

  • We value a healthy life-work balance. We mean it when we say: Take a vacation! We offer unlimited holidays for you to take care of yourself whenever you need it.

  • HQ in Amsterdam where you’re able to work a few days a week & full home office support to make sure you’re all set

  • Working from Bali, the US or Spain? Any place, anywhere: we fully support temporary working from X

  • At least €1.000,- per year on personal development budget

  • All the relocation benefits you need for a fresh start

  • 100% bonus (uncapped)

  • Don’t worry about tomorrow: we’ve got you covered with a pension plan


  • Bachelor's degree;

  • Excellent communication skills in Dutch and English;

  • 3+ years Sales experience, cold calling and prospecting;

  • Enthusiastic about Information Security products or services;

  • Experience in building teams & creating plans;

  • Experience with customer relationship management software such as Salesforce or Hubspot;

  • Commercial mindset and result oriented.

If you’re still reading and excited about this role, we welcome your application even if you think you don’t meet all the requirements. We understand that no candidate is perfect, and would love to hear your story. Keen to learn a bit more? Keep reading.

A day at Zivver

Since the COVID pandemic, there is no such thing as a “every” day at HQ. We fully support a work-from-home/everywhere situation (read as monitors, headphones, webcam, docks, and whatever else you might need). But when you are at our HQ….

Of Course every day is different but we can sketch a general overview of a day at Zivver. During your time at Zivver you will be the first contact person in the sales cycle and it's your job to find new prospects and help them in their search for a secure communication platform.

This involves some cold calling, building and maintaining your network in your vertical, giving presentations, writing emails and keeping a close eye on your current projects. You decide on your own agenda. We only ask from you to update your forecast in Salesforce and to keep a healthy pipeline;).

Selling a secure communication platform is not the easiest product to sell. Therefore it's important to understand the differences between us and our competitors and to be able to help prospects deliver the right information so they can make the balanced decision. For that we are looking for a salesperson who is extremely perseverance and has the patience to bring a deal further.

Good to know for you: we do this with a team and together we make sure we offer the right information at the right time to our prospects. On a typical day you will work with different departments like legal, product management, inside-sales and your direct colleagues.

We are growing hard and this also means we do have to work hard and sometimes long days but reassure you will enter a great team with a lot of fun and great benefits. When you finish the day you can grab a drink just before you head home in our own bar at the office :)

Keen to get a feeling of what life at zivver will be about? Have a look and follow us via Life_at_zivver!