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Corporate Sales - Fluent German

Req id:  12691

Virtual, GB Reading, GB



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



The Opportunity


Sr. Inside Sales Executives are responsible for selling and presenting Open Text’s products using Sales Plays to current and net-new prospective enterprise accounts. They carry their own quotas but by design work with other regional sales representative partners on Opportunities and are the engine room of OpenText's sales organisation.


The overall purpose of this Sr. Inside Sales Executives role at OpenText is to help customers use information to grow faster and be more efficient in an increasingly Digital World. The role is part of a global team of highly skilled and entrepreneurial professionals who understand that their customers are experiencing unprecedented change.


The Sr. Inside Sales Executive will drive our industry trusted OpenText product line, focusing on our Enterprise Solutions. The Sr. Inside Sales Executive will help customers to transform and evolve their business by providing the right solution to positively impact the business and improve their most important business processes. A Senior ISE should have proven Enterprise Software Sales Experience, understanding of our solutions, and ability and when needed coach other sales professionals.


This role must speak German fluently, does not normally require travel. The Executive uses today’s world sales technology tools to meet customers, set meeting and have virtual Face to Face relationships with customers.  The world has changed, and this model has been truly accepted by our customers that are leaders.


You are great at:

  • Prospecting and identify key decision makers within the targeted accounts.
  • Building and fostering new relationships to drive sales directly.
  • Working with internal partners that support the SAP Ecosystem and the SAP AE’s that are working with mutual Open Text and SAP prospects.
  • Providing a strong business justification to end-users, while ensuring that the given annual quota is met and exceeded.  
  • Leading as the point of contact, and more importantly sell and collaborate effectively with new and existing customers.  
  • Creative solution-oriented individual that can easily identify potential and growth opportunities that others might miss. 
  • Work collaboratively with SAP Partners selling into their customer base.
  • Work Collaboratively with Open Text Resellers, and Implementation partner community.
  • Use software technology tools to drive your sales objectives.
  • Flexing your creative muscles and exploring new challenges and opportunities. 
  • Thrive in a challenging ecosystem and lifelong learner who possess a strong desire to achieve.
  • Mentored by industry leaders who are passionate and authentic about sharing their experiences. 



  • Bachelor’s Degree required or trained in the Sales Profession
  • History working with Open Text ECM solutions solving business problems
  • Thrive on being able to identify opportunities through analysis of OpenText’s client base as well as potential new business and market drivers.
  • 7 plus years existing experience in software sales, ideally in a large corporate organisation.
  • Ability to quickly learn and become an expert on a new set of products.
  • Understanding of strategic, tactical and consultative selling process
  • You are clear, articulate and confident in all forms of communication. 
  • Ability to reward, recognize and inspire your peers. 




At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA)Equal Employment Opportunity  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Join OpenText today.

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