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Senior Business Development Executive Data Center

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Sales & Business Development
San Fernando de Henares, Madrid, Spain · Spain
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

Senior Business Development Executive, Data Center

The Senior Business Development Executive, Iron Mountain Data Centers, is a role that requires a self-driven, acquisition oriented sales professional who has a proven track record of delivering sales results in one of the fastest growing segments in IT infrastructure, and who can position Iron Mountain Data Centers to capitalize on accelerating trends in both data center outsourcing and explosive growth in the interconnection market.

  • Develops new sales opportunities by positioning the Iron Mountain global data center platform into the assigned local market, with a strong focus on targeting opportunities within the Finance, Healthcare, Insurance, Cloud, SaaS, Content, eCommerce, Managed Services and Manufacturing verticals.

  • Exceeds quarterly sales targets by employing a direct/B2B sales approach focused on new business acquisition (i.e. - not retention) from both new logo and existing clients.

  • Employs a consultative sales approach across all levels of the client decision-making spectrum, with a keen focus on developing executive level client relationship(s).

Responsibilities:

  • Prospect for new clients primarily through direct/B2B outbound prospecting efforts, and by working with partners, agents and brokers as indirect lead sources.

  • Manage the client engagement cycle from prospecting, to proposal through to closing and contract signature, including the negotiation of complex contractual terms and conditions with new clients.

  • Position Iron Mountain Data Centers at multiple decision making levels and across various internal client organizations during the sales cycle.

  • Negotiate pricing and commercial terms directly with clients.

  • Oversee satisfaction of client and prospect base including, but not limited to, sales orders, moves, adds, changes, billing, implementation, service issues, SLA’s, and contractual terms.

  • Develop detailed strategic account development plans, including positioning matrix and revenue forecasting. Manage opportunity funnel in Salesforce.com to 100% accuracy.

  • Stay current with new Iron Mountain Data Centers propositions and service offerings, keeping up to date with the new Service Portfolio and market trends.

Key Skills, Requirements and Competencies:

  • 10+ years of quantifiable experience in direct, B2B, relationship driven, new logo acquisition sales in data centers, cloud solutions, IT services, telecommunications, or related technology verticals preferred.

  • Demonstrable experience in complex, executive level selling and relationship development within global clients operating complex, matrix driven, organizational structures.

  • Proven ability to assess customer business issues, requirements and budget constraints and prescribe solutions.

  • Excellent knowledge of big data trends (Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Adoption, Social Media, Content). Strong understanding of the data and mobile communications industry.

  • Demonstrable experience in applying knowledge of Hybrid, Private and Public Cloud architectures to sales solutions, including the implementation and management of these solutions.

  • Evident proficiency in articulating key drivers and use cases for moving workloads from Public to Private Cloud.

  • Strong understanding of competitive Data Center Exchanges and network providers offering Cloud Connection.

  • Compelling, IaaS, SaaS and Private Cloud Connection product knowledge.

  • Strong communicator who must be able to analyze complex problems and present straightforward solutions, concepts, ideas, figures, action plans, etc.

  • Ability to communicate a clear message in a professionally tactful manner at all levels, both with external and internal clients and stakeholders.

  • Technical sales requiring cross functional coordination of engineering, product, marketing and operations teams.

  • Sales training experience in MEDDIC, SPIN, Holden Power Based Selling, or similar sales programs.

  • Self-motivated, independent work style with superior lead generation skills and Salesforce.com management skills.

  • Competitive intelligence on the colocation, cloud, and managed hosting space a plus.

  • Strong corporate and boardroom image a plus.

Category: Sales

Iron Mountain is a global leader in storage and information management services trusted by more than 225,000 organizations in 60 countries. We safeguard billions of our customers’ assets, including critical business information, highly sensitive data, and invaluable cultural and historic artifacts. Take a look at our history here .

Iron Mountain helps lower cost and risk, comply with regulations, recover from disaster, and enable digital and sustainable solutions, whether in information management, digital transformation, secure storage and destruction, data center operations, cloud services, or art storage and logistics. Please see our Values and Code of Ethics for a look at our principles and aspirations in elevating the power of our work together.

Requisition: J0073110