Key Account Executive – Professional Services, IT, Property & Construction


Potential Hiring Locations: München, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Berlin

We are Celonis, the global leading Process Mining software company and one of the world's fastest-growing SaaS firms (>100% in FY22). We believe that every company can unlock its full execution capacity – and for that, we need you to join us as Key Account Executive.

The Team:

Our Key Account Sales team is responsible for selling into enterprise accounts up to 5bn USD and across verticals like Manufacturing, High Tech, Professional Services, Construction, Life Sciences, Utilities, Banking, Retail, Automotive and more. Using a consultative sales approach, you will create and cultivate relationships to build and maintain customers for life.

The Role:

In this role, you will be responsible for generating new business opportunities in enterprise accounts with a revenue of up to 5bn USD. You will collaborate cross functionally to understand the account needs and drive the end-to-end sales-cycle.

The work you’ll do:

  • Manage a fixed number of accounts from an existing customer and new business perspective, land-and-expand is the typical model
  • Engage cross Line-of-Business at C-level and below
  • Represent the entire Celonis suite of solutions from Order to Cash, Procure to Pay, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Sustainability, and Opportunity Management
  • Hold an individual revenue target for closing six-figure deals within these accounts
  • Engage closely with partners e.g, consulting firms and SaaS vendors
  • Engage closely with your virtual team including business development representatives, marketing managers, partner managers, sales engineers / pre-sales, customer success managers, professional services, implementation partners…

The qualifications you need:

  • 5+ years of experience selling enterprise software at C-level in a new business focused field sales role (CFO, CPO, COO…)
  • Ability to manage long and complex sales cycles with multiple stakeholder
  • Proven track record of successfully managing and growing a range of client accounts
  • Ability to adapt to a fast moving, ever changing, high growth environment and approach challenges with positivity, creative thinking, and a growth mindset
  • Experience in SaaS sales in the services industry, or a services industry background is a strong advantage
  • Strong communication and presentation skills in German and English
  • Willingness to be collaborative, inclusive, to embrace diversity and to have strong interpersonal skills #differentmakesusbetter
  • Ability to leverage internal resources and work as a team #bestteamwins

What Celonis can offer you:

  • The unique opportunity to work within a new category of technology, Execution Management
  • Investment in your personal growth and skill development (clear career paths, internal mobility opportunities, mentorships, yearly development stipend)
  • Great compensation and benefits packages (Restricted Stock Units for new joiners, car allowance, generous time off, parental leave, and more)
  • Work from home support (mindfulness tools such as Headspace,  flexible working hours, virtual events and workshops)
  • A global and growing team of Celonauts from diverse backgrounds to learn from and work with
  • An open-minded culture with innovative, autonomous teams
  • Employee resource communities to help you feel connected, valued and seen (Women@Celonis, Parents@Celonis, Pride@Celonis, Resilience@Celonis, and more)
  • A clear set of company values that guide everything we do: Live for Customer Value, The Best Team Wins, We Own It, and Earth Is Our Future

About Us

Celonis believes that every company can unlock its full execution capacity. Powered by its market-leading process mining core, the Celonis Execution Management System provides a set of applications, and developer studio and platform capabilities for business executives and users to eliminate billions in corporate inefficiencies. Celonis has thousands of global customers and is headquartered in Munich, Germany and New York City, USA with 15 offices worldwide.

Celonis is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Different makes us better.

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