Inside Sales Representative - New Business DACH2 (German Speaker)

Sales Reading, United Kingdom


Born and built 100% in the cloud, Zscaler operates a massive, global cloud security architecture, delivering the entire gateway security stack as a service. By providing fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network, Zscaler is transforming enterprise security for the modern cloud era.  

As an Inside Sales Representative, you will play a key role in driving new business opportunities for EMEA by qualifying, managing and closing sales opportunities in new and existing accounts across The Netherlands, utilizing appropriate resources necessary to close sales and ensure customer success.
  • Meet and exceed quarterly sales revenue goals within specified territory
  • Generate, develop and manage a pipeline of opportunities sufficient to consistently meet and exceed quarterly quota objectives
  • Responsible for managing all aspects of the sales process on defined opportunities including ongoing qualification, demonstration, evaluation, close and implementation. Successfully manage and overcome prospect objections.
  • Delivery a territory management plan that outlines within a specific territory; coverage plan, target prospects, customer footprint and partner coverage
  • Consistently meet sales activity metrics on a weekly basis
  • Conduct WebEx demos and manage prospect download trials
  • Follow up on all assigned leads to drive sales opportunities in a timely manner
  • Update opportunity status in SFDC to ensure accurate forecasting and deal history, for tracking and management reporting
  • Uncover additional Zscaler product opportunities through targeted prospecting and install base mining
  • Maintain complete and accurate records of all sales activity throughout the sales cycle in
  • Participate in weekly strategy discussions of forecasted opportunities
  • Work within the specified hours of assigned territory to maximize productivity
  • Gain and maintain product and competitive knowledge utilizing Zscaler resources including, but not limited to organized training, lunch and learns, internal technical contacts and management team
Required Skills & Experience:
  • Proven track record as a sales representative including over-achievement of sales revenue goals, accurate pipeline and forecasting management, excellent account management skills, and a strong desire to ensure customer success
  • Experience selling into a complex, competitive marketplace with success in the 250-3,000 employee enterprise market.
  • Understanding of consultative sales process.
  • Quota carrying experience in security, SaaS or software sales selling to CISO and Director of IT/Security levels
  • Exemplary communication skills, coaching skills, and demonstrated good business judgment are required
  • A self-starter with a track record of successful experience selling to multiple executive levels within an organization
  • Strong skills including:
    • Pre-call planning
    • Opportunity qualification and objection handling
    • Call structure and control
    • Account development
    • Time and territory management
  • Ability to work in a high-energy sales team environment; team player
  • Positive and energetic phone skills, excellent listening skills, strong writing skills
  • The highest level of integrity
  • Proficient with standard corporate productivity tools (, MS Office)
  • Business fluent in English (written and verbal)
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related area
  • Experience in Quota carrying revenue and full sales cycle ownership selling security, SaaS or software sales preferred

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