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Sales Specialist (VAT)



Sales & Business Development
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024
Build your future with Sovos.

If you are looking for an opportunity where career-minded professionals can achieve success while bringing their best and whole selves to work each day, Sovos may be the company you have been looking for. Employees at Sovos operate on the leading edge of digital technology while working to improve lives and the communities in which we live and work. When we say Solve Tax for Good, we mean For Good in every sense of the word. Our organizational commitment is to provide a place where employees can thrive and progress in their careers while having the support behind them that only a global company can offer.

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The Work You'll Do:

We are seeking dynamic and knowledgeable Sales Specialists to join our team, supporting our strategic accounts in different regions with their Indirect Tax Suite needs. These roles are pivotal in driving our mission to provide comprehensive tax solutions to our clients, leveraging regional expertise to deliver exceptional value. As a Sales Specialist, you will work closely with the Primary Account Reps to prospect and support deals, ensuring our clients' success and satisfaction.

More specifically you will:

  • Proactively prospect into existing Strategic Accounts and support all greenfield deals sourced by the strategic team.

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of regional indirect tax regulations and solutions to provide informed advice and support to clients.

  • Work with the sales leadership to develop and implement effective sales strategies tailored to specific regions and client needs.

  • Perform market and competitive analysis to identify opportunities, trends, and potential areas for business growth.

  • Ensure all sales activities comply with company policies and industry regulations, maintaining accurate documentation for all client interactions and transactions.

  • Utilize CRM software to track interactions with clients, manage sales pipelines, and ensure accurate and timely updates.

What We Need From You:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or a related field.

  • Proven experience in sales, with a strong track record of meeting or exceeding sales targets.

  • In-depth knowledge of regional VAT/SUT solutions and regulations.

  • Deep understanding of the sales process and techniques.

  • Strong prospecting and lead generation skills.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain strong client relationships.

  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to travel as needed to meet with clients and attend industry events.

What Does Sovos Offer You?

The tools to enhance your life - because we want you to enjoy your life outside of work and inside!

  • Flexible Time-Off
  • Uncapped Commission Plans
  • Bi-Weekly Meeting Free Days
  • Mentoring Programs
  • Globally recognized Training and Development programs

Sovos is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment that celebrates diversity and where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate against race, color, religions, national origin, age, sex, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic provided by law. At Sovos, all employees are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work.

Company Background

Sovos is a global provider of tax, compliance and trust solutions and services that enable businesses to navigate an increasingly regulated world with true confidence. Purpose-built for always-on compliance capabilities, our scalable IT-driven solutions meet the demands of an evolving and complex global regulatory landscape. Sovos’ cloud-based software platform provides an unparalleled level of integration with business applications and government compliance processes.

More than 100,000 customers in 100+ countries – including half the Fortune 500 – trust Sovos for their compliance needs. Sovos annually processes more than three billion transactions across 19,000 global tax jurisdictions. Bolstered by a robust partner program more than 400 strong, Sovos brings to bear an unrivaled global network for companies across industries and geographies. Founded in 1979, Sovos has operations across the Americas and Europe, and is owned by Hg and TA Associates. For more information visit http://www.sovos.com and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.