Business Developer

LOCATION: EMEA  COMMITMENT: Full-time   DESIRED START: Immediately

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ABOUT iDalko

iDalko is a fast-growing technology scale-up with ambitions for world domination (tongue in cheek). We are a solution partner doing consultancy on Atlassian tools (like Jira and Confluence) to the local Belgium and French market. And we sell an enterprise synchronization solution Exalate on a global scale. Some of our local clients are: Brussels Airport, KBC, Agfa, Barco, Napoleon Games, … Some of our international clients are: Samsung, Verizon, IBM, Dell, Apple, Tesla, Amazon, Nike, ...

A glimpse into the company values and culture:

  • There is no micromanagement at iDalko, you are required to work independently, make decisions and own the results;
  • We value proactiveness in projects as well as in daily tasks;
  • The initiative is appreciated when you also act on it;
  • We thrive on diversity & respect in all interactions;
  • We are in sync, meaning we keep things aligned, and well-communicated so that the teams can collaborate smoothly;
  • And we enjoy the journey we are on because our team consists of people who inspire each other and work great together.

About Exalate:

Exalate is an innovative integration platform allowing to build a synchronization bridge between different work management systems. Its unique single-tenant distributed nature using a customized synchronization engine makes it a solution that allows the implementation of a large array of integration scenarios.

Job Description: 

Do you want to help drive Exalate’s business? We are seeking a passionate Vendor Manager who understands how to drive business together with specialist and strategic partners and vendors, and with a proven track record of working successfully with medium and large consultancy and services companies.

The Vendor Manager's primary responsibility is to focus on extending Exalate’s business model through the recruitment and development of a portfolio of consulting and services Partners. The Vendor Manager will be responsible for finding, growing and shaping partners and vendors to build Exalate mind and market share in the region. Exalate is growing and we are looking for an exceptional individual who understands the channel business, and also understands how to grow and manage this part of the business. Recruiting and enabling partners and vendors is a large part of the position, as is the ability to drive marketing and sales activities with your partners and vendors to increase brand awareness and Exalate product adoption.

As a Vendor Manager you can work independently as well as play as a team. You focus and lead channel initiatives, but also keep an eye on the business as a whole ensuring that decisions are made with future growth in mind. You have worked with Partners and Vendors directly and understand their culture and business needs to help motivate and build a successful growth plan. Although you have experience in the enterprise space at successful software companies, you don't like the go-to-market approaches of legacy vendors and want to rewrite the book on how business can be done. "Recruit, Enable, and Sell" is your motto, and Partners and Vendors actually enjoy building business plans with you.



what will you do?

  • Proactively look for Enterprise opportunities in the market and build your own pipeline.
  • Develop and implement named Account or Territory plans geared at both maximizing expansion opportunities across a broad portfolio of products and ensuring a high bar of customer success
  • Maintain full Account ownership while coordinating with different team members (including Account Executives, Customer Success Manager, and Partner Manager) to ensure a seamless customer experience
  • Work with colleagues and execute effective sales strategies for designated territories or named Accounts
  • Strong interlock and engagement with Pre-Sales to understand technical initiatives and business outcomes
  • Team up with the Customer Success team to maximize customer health and retention
  • Lead end-to-end sales motions for our future Enterprise Accounts.
  • Help identify and promote opportunities for service and tool expansion within a client organization
  • Develop relationships with new customers by reaching out to the market and presenting our offering
  • Create attractive business propositions
  • Organize a business with quality services which is sustainable (and profitable)
  • Translate a business vision into a tangible business plan, and execute this business plan in close cooperation with the iDalko board.
  • Closely work with the Pre-sales engineers
  • Ensure customer needs are met
  • Develop knowledge of the market and competitors
  • Present the company’s unique selling propositions and differentiators.
  • Help the marketing team to define and set up events and marketing communication
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Who are you?

  • You have 3+ years of experience in enterprise sales and a track record of meeting or exceeding performance targets
  • You are a self-motivated, proactive, organized, and self-sufficient team-player
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit and mindset.
  • Collaboration with multiple parties from inside and outside the company is key, You are a master in building relationships, influencing, managing conflicts and negotiating solutions.
  • You are customer-focused, creative, an effective communicator in both written and verbal forms, and analytical by nature
  • You can effectively build a pipeline in coordination with our Sales and Marketing teams.
  • You are someone who wants to help us challenge the traditional sales model and optimize sales processes
  • You love working in a fast-paced international environment, take the initiative to get stuff done or try something new, and love sharing your findings with your team to ensure we all benefit from your knowledge.
  • Experience managing key customer relationships and closing strategic sales opportunities
  • Proactively engages customers with a consultative, solution-oriented approach to discovering new opportunities
  • Contributes to the overall team culture in a positive and impactful way
  • Being able to match the customer requirements to the solutions and services provided by Exalate. 
  • Results-driven and laser-sharp focused
  • Your biggest satisfaction is getting the job done and being able to close deals.
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bonus points for

  • Background in B2B IT solution selling is a big pro!
  • Experience selling SaaS to Dev/IT services companies
  • Experience working alongside a channel sales organization
  • Familiarity with Exalate and its Services

We offer:

  • Through 1-0-1 and more formal performance reviews, we work with you to identify how you like to achieve your long-term professional goals;
  • We believe in continuous learning and we cover for professional training, conferences, and workshops;
  • Flexible schedule;
  • Direct communication with Management and possibility to influence processes — you will be heard;
  • Ability to travel between our offices at the company expense;
  • Cozy and family-like atmosphere of the small European product company.

Interested?

Send us your resume! We look forward to meeting you!