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Talent Account Director- UKI -Talent Solutions SMB- 11 month FTC

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LinkedIn

People & HR, Sales & Business Development
Dublin, Ireland · Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024
Company Description

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, built to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. Our products help people make powerful connections, discover exciting opportunities, build necessary skills, and gain valuable insights every day. We’re also committed to providing transformational opportunities for our own employees by investing in their growth. We aspire to create a culture that’s built on trust, care, inclusion, and fun – where everyone can succeed.

Join us to transform the way the world works.

Job Description

At LinkedIn, we trust each other to do our best work where it works best for us and our teams. This role offers a hybrid work option, meaning you can both work from home and commute to a LinkedIn office, depending on what’s best for you and when it is important for your team to be together.

We are looking for an Account Director to join our expanding team in the UK/IE market with a focus on SMB - this role would be the most senior position of Account Director in the SMB org. In this role, you will execute on both the sales strategies needed to grow the region that you are a part of and on the regional plan.

Your ability to engage with prospects and customers, to establish trust and develop long term relationships, will be second to none.

You will be able to work with all internal functions to build the business partnership required to support your customers. You will be an active member of a high performing sales team that creates growth (in all its forms), whilst partnering closely with customers to ensure they achieve all that is needed from the solutions that they purchase.

How your Experience can help us:

It does not matter which industry you come from. If you have a track record of excellence and consistent solution sales success, if you have the ability to inspire prospects and customers, if you are passionate about SMB organisations and if you know that you can accomplish the above goals, then we are interested in what you can bring to our organisation.

Responsibilities:

Become your customers’ trusted advisor

  • Develop a strong understanding of the labour market of the sub-region that your set of customers belong and be able to differentiate market dynamics of the key verticals
  • Know your clients’ business opportunities and challenges
  • Inform your client CHRO Talent Strategy and support the execution of such strategy through LinkedIn’s expanding product suite
  • Ensure customers are achieving the full potential of their LinkedIn solution and make such value visible
  • Develop Multi-Level relationships with customers and create a clear stakeholder map for each client within all lines of business.
  • Feed your field experience to marketing and product teams so we can better respond to market demands
  • Build Strategies to expand revenue within current customers while meeting their goals. Execute on these strategies to achieve sales targets.
  • Build annual and quarterly victory plans, looking at internal capability, external market dynamics, short and long term opportunities. Leverage LinkedIn European and Country Programs to support your execution
  • Collaborate effectively with key Business Partners such as Customer Success, Media consultants, Product, Marketing, etc.
  • Manage multiple complex sales processes simultaneously
  • Proactively analyse customers’ recruitment media needs to make strategic recommendations to customers and ensure that their objectives are met.
  • Be proactive about solving problems even if it’s outside of your area and be ready to take on additional initiatives and responsibilities as they emerge


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of closing experience in a sales quota-carrying role
  • Fluency in English


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience carrying a revenue target with the ability to develop compelling strategies that deliver results
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and forecasting skills
  • Demonstrated ability to find and manage high-level business in an evangelistic sales environment
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent in a related field
  • Experience within recruitment media and/or HR software
  • Experience with SaaS sales and Salesforce.com platform
  • Ability to gather and use data to inform decision making and persuade others
  • Ability to assess business opportunities and read prospective buyers
  • Ability to orchestrate the closure of business with an accurate understanding of prospect needs
  • Ability to include multiple partners and members of the company management team


Suggested skills:

  • Negotiation
  • Forecasting
  • Communication
  • Recruiting


Additional Information

Global Data Privacy Notice for Job Candidates

Please follow this link to access the document that provides transparency around the way in which LinkedIn handles personal data of employees and job applicants: https://legal.linkedin.com/candidate-portal.



All Dublin jobs at LinkedIn are available under our ReturnIn Scheme, for people returning to work from family or care responsibilities. This will include extra support through interview stage, and if successful, an extended induction according to your needs. To access the scheme just let your recruiter know that you're a returner when you apply.

All Dublin jobs at LinkedIn are available under our ReturnIn Scheme, for people returning to work from family or care responsibilities. This will include extra support through interview stage, and if successful, an extended induction according to your needs. To access the scheme just let your recruiter know that you're a returner when you apply.

Global Data Privacy Notice for Job Candidates

This document provides transparency around the way in which LinkedIn handles personal data of employees and job applicants: https://lnkd.in/GlobalDataPrivacyNotice

Global Data Privacy Notice for Job Candidates
This document provides transparency around the way in which LinkedIn handles personal data of employees and job applicants: https://lnkd.in/GlobalDataPrivacyNotice