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Account Development Executive

Req id:  39870

Reading, GB


OpenText is a global leader in information management, where innovation, creativity, and collaboration are the key components of our corporate culture. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to partner with the most highly regarded companies in the world, tackle complex issues, and contribute to projects that shape the future of digital transformation.


Your impact


Join OpenText's dynamic Account Development team as an Account Development Executive! Be at the forefront of driving success in a high-performing, social environment where your energy, tech-savvy approach, and creative mindset will be harnessed. This role not only offers the opportunity to master B2B lead generation but also provides a clear path for career growth within a global software organization, backed by best-in-class onboarding, continuous coaching, and personalized development. Elevate your career with this quota-carrying role, setting the stage for a future in Sales, pre-sales, solution consultancy, or management.


What the role offers


  • Outbound prospecting: Uncover & develop new business opportunities via outbound cold calling into targeted enterprise-level accounts.
  • Inbound lead development: Qualify & develop new business leads that come from prospect and customer engagement across our campaigns and digital events to generate Sales Qualified Leads (SQLs).
  • Opportunity progression: You will be assigned opportunities to progress working as part of a ‘win-team’ with an Account Executive and Solution Consultant.
  • Prospecting activity: You will be a trusted business advisor and build customer relationships via outbound telephone cold-calling and the use of email, social media and video engagement.


What you need to succeed


  • Success achieving sales targets.
  • Strong interpersonal and effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Creative, can-do attitude when researching leads and cold calling prospects.
  • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced, high-growth tech environment - only constant is change.
  • Goal-oriented, positive, self-starter with strong analytical skills and a track record of autonomy, ownership, and execution
  • Graduate or 1-2 years of proven successful outbound lead generation experience in a technology environment preferred.
  • Experience with, Outreach, LinkedIn Sales Navigator, Office Suite & DiscoverOrg a plus


One last thing


OpenText is more than just a corporation, it's a global community where trust is foundational, the bar is raised, and outcomes are owned. As an Account Development Executive at OpenText you'll engage in strategic outbound prospecting, leveraging cutting-edge tools and techniques to nurture leads and drive revenue. With tailored coaching, career growth opportunities, and a supportive environment, this role promises to amplify your skills and propel you towards a fulfilling career in the Tech space.


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We believe that our values are the compass that steers us in the right direction and helps us stay true to our mission. These values will not only guide our everyday decisions but also influence our strategic direction and the way we work. They reflect who we are as individuals and as a collective force, uniting us in our shared purpose. 

We create economic growth that is inclusive and sustainable. 

The world’s most trusted companies trust OpenText, and we demonstrate this in our actions as individuals, as a company, and as technology. 

We build global communities of purpose and challenge by supporting each other to exceed expectations and solve complex problems. 

We set high standards and exceptions, to learn, to be better. 

We tap into our creativity to deliver incredible experiences for customers, to ourselves, and for our planet. 

We believe a workplace should be human above all else. We ask excellence of our employees and reward it by creating an environment that is welcoming, challenging and that encourages real growth and development, not empty platitudes, or trinkets.” - Mark Barrenechea, CEO & CTO

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