Account Executive - German Speaking

London (Greater)
£60,000 - £69,999
12 Oct 2018
16 Oct 2018
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Full Time
Who are hackajob?

hackajob is reimagining how top companies hire technical talent by making the process fairer, faster and based on skills rather than CVs. Under the hood, our machine learning models are fast-tracking the recruitment process of hiring engineers for some of the biggest and the best brands in the world.

Almost 1000 companies such as Apple, Argos, Capital One and Skyscanner have found success through the hackajob platform by reducing the time to hire, engaging with candidates and most importantly, hiring based on technical ability, removing the bias from the recruitment process and promoting meritocracy.

As a candidate, after a simple sign-up, we save you time by having our clients 'apply’ to you. So no searching through job descriptions and wondering if you’re right for the role as our platform has got that covered for you. As for our clients, our platform matches them with top talent that is actively searching, engaged and match their technical requirements.

The Role:

Being an Account Executive at hackajob, you will play a pivotal part in our growth. You will join our team here in London where you will be responsible for generating and qualifying new leads in the German Market and working with our Account Management team to identify wider business opportunities. You will be closing new leads to generate new revenue and more so building strong relationships with your clients to ensure that not only do they use hackajob but they will continue to do so as an essential part of their recruitment process. You will be the face of the company and be the first point of contact for all new clients, you will nurture and develop long-term meaningful relationships.

This is an exciting opportunity to build on top of the impressive list of clients we already have such as the Skyscanner, Capital One and KPMG. You will have the opportunity to refine and improve our sales process as we continue to scale. This role will give you the opportunity to own the sales function and be a fundamental member in growing out German team.

What will you be up to?

Finding and building the relationships with potential new clients

Reaching out to new potential clients, pitching the platform via phone/email and organising calls to qualify them as new leads

Attending and speaking at events to increase our contact pool and brand awareness

Managing and building the relationships with our existing clients ensuring we have all the relevant knowledge to assist them completely

Onboarding and training the new clients on how to utilise the hackajob platform and helping them to get the most out of hackajob

Manage platform usage and adoption within clients organisations

Contribute to product feedback via discussions with clients

What are we looking for?

4+ years experience as an Account Executive within the sales industry, preferably within the IT/SaaS/Tech industry

Fluent/Native German Speaker, Able to understand regional trends and colloquialisms as well as how to build relationships in both English and German

Your open to taking ownership, you want to be a subject matter expert

Love grafting and getting stuff done - as an early stage startup it’s important everybody works hard and whilst we may work late on occasion, we guarantee you will learn, develop and have fun along the way!

You will be a key part of scaling our sales process globally, mastering several pieces of technology to continue to drive our expansion

Want to become part of the hackajob family - we’re all in this to grow the company


Competitive salary range and regular reviews/appraisals

Apple MacBook

A chance to be a part of something big

Dress down day every day

Open and collaborative office with plenty of snacks and refreshments

Regular monthly team events and Ad-hoc socials

Giant bean bag/Projector room for in-house events

At hackajob, we aim to create a collaborative and welcoming environment. As such we don’t discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, religion or belief, sexual orientation, dress sense, funky hairstyle, favourite football team or any protected characteristics.

hackajob are committed to celebrating and respecting diversity, equity and inclusion in its workforce. So if you believe you need any reasonable adjustments to move forward with your application or interview process, please let us know your request.