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Sales Development Manager / Customer Acquisition Manager (m/f) - Walloon Region

Who are we?

Octopus Accountancy Software exists for more than 20 years and represents an established value in the market.

Octopus stands for more collaboration between business owners and accountants. This collaboration is cloud-based, mobile, and automated. Our 100% cloud-based software is also 100% made in Belgium and comes at an unbeatable price/quality ratio.

Octopus Accountancy Software is a solution for both accountants, and business owners. More than 2200 accountants in Belgium work with our software. More than 50.000 companies in Belgium run on Octopus. More than 125 Belgian schools put their trust in us.

To support the further growth of Octopus Accountancy Software we are looking for a:

Sales Development Manager / Customer Acquisition Manager (m/f) - Walloon Region

Your mission

  • After a roll-in period, you prospect the professional market (accountants) of the Walloon Region.
  • You set up quality leads in a structured approach, moving from one area to another.
  • You do cold calling, introduction meetings, provide demos, and organize small events.
  • You are able to set up a training session for the employees of a specific accounting company.
  • You are motivated, have an eye for details, are a good listener, and you are able to provide real customer solutions.
  • You are used to doing sales both offline and online, and are at ease with different sales tools and working together with a Marketing Team.

Your profile

  • You are a born sales person with a proven track record in either software products and/or accountancy/finance-related services.
  • You have some understanding of the accounting world in the Walloon area, interest in it is mandatory.
  • You have proven experience with lead management.
  • You have understanding of accounting processes - or - are prepared to do a real, real deep dive.
  • You are a charismatic person with excellent communication skills - you like speaking in public, you radiate positivism.
  • You are a born networker and you are very active on LinkedIn.
  • Your mother language is French - it would be great if you speak other languages such as Dutch and/or Engish, but we as a company will happily adapt andfacilitate you if you speak only French (your sales skills are much, much more important!).
  • You are a born storyteller, but at the same time you are a great listener.
  • You are detailed, have a growth mindset, and you like to learn.

Our offer

  • You are part of truly positive environment, a healthy company that has been growing constantly at a healthy pace.
  • You are part of a great team of enthusiasts, proud of the solution they provide and the potential it has for the future.
  • You are part of a non-hierarchical team, where transparency, being down-to-earth, supporting each other, and moving forward together are strongly appreciated.
  • For the right candidate, we offer a competitive salary with a great package of extra benefits.
  • We are based in the surroundings of Gent (Gentbrugge). The office in Gentbrugge is frequently used to organize meetings.


To apply for this job, send your CV and motivation to age@octopus.be.

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