Akamai Technologies, Inc. Major Account Executive in Stockholm, Sweden

Major Account Executive

Stockholm, Sweden

Sales/Sales Engineering

Mar 29, 2018 Post Date

012537 Requisition #

Akamai provides market-leading managed services for powering rich media, dynamic transactions, and enterprise applications online. Having pioneered the content delivery market since more than one decade ago, Akamai's services have been adopted by the world's most recognized brands across diverse industries. Since its start in 1998, Akamai has grown from a research “big idea” into one of the world’s most successful technology companies, with 2008 revenue of more than $2.5 Billion, consistent profitability, and inclusion as a NASDAQ 100 company. With more than 7,000 employees in locations around the globe, Akamai is committed to innovation in technology and service. Akamai has transformed the Internet into a more viable place to inform, entertain, advertise, interact, and collaborate. Akamai - Powering a Better Internet. www. Akamai.com. As a Major Account Executive, you will be responsible for:

  • Executing an Install Base Sales Plan, farming (up sell, cross-sell) in an existing accountbase.

  • Working with theassigned Technical Consultant to properly articulate, define and scope salesopportunities in the existing customer base.

  • To provide hand-off for the professional services

  • To contribute tothe public face of Akamai attending industry functions, and generally promotingAkamai value

  • Overseeing thecustomer proposal process and ensuring that all address customer requirements.

  • LeverageAkamai’s best-in-breed solutions worldwide by actively building relationshipswith counterparts worldwide, and deploying Akamai’s best-in-breed solutions

  • Supporting andeducating Sales, Marketing and other internal departments to ensure thatcustomers get appropriate updates, upgrades and event-oriented solution.

RequiredEducation and Experience

Bachelor’s degree

Desired Skills:

  • High ethics,integrity, and personal drive.

  • Demonstrable experience of Account Management, preferably within the Media/Gaming/Streaming sectors

  • Strong knowledgeof Internet and telecommunications concepts and demonstrate the ability todiscuss them with intelligence and conviction.

  • Formal salestraining and understanding of: Solution-Selling and/or Value Selling trainingor other metrologies.

  • Ideal candidateswill bring with them a range of Internet industry-related contacts.

  • Strong backgroundin Internet infrastructure and/or enterprise solution software required.

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/diversity.

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.