Junior Account Manager (Inside Sales)

Oosterhout, Netherlands Office, Oosterhout, Netherlands Office, NL, 4903 SE


Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by threat intelligence, AI and machine learning from SophosLabs and SophosAI, Sophos delivers a broad portfolio of advanced products and services to secure users, networks and endpoints against ransomware, malware, exploits, phishing and the wide range of other cyberattacks. Sophos provides a single integrated cloud-based management console, Sophos Central – the centerpiece of an adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem that features a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers, and other cybersecurity vendors. Sophos sells its products and services through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, U.K. More information is available at www.sophos.com.


Job Purpose:

You will work within the Benelux Corporate Team, responsible for generating profitable revenue from individual sales within assigned territory, selling successfully with and through the Sophos channel community, and support the field-based Benelux team in achieving the overall territory goals.


Main Duties:

  • Achieve bookings quota for assigned territories – 100 to 1000 IT users within the Benelux corporate accounts
  • Achieve new business and product sales targets for assigned territories – build on existing territory while continuing to create demand within the territory
  • Ensure successful customer retention from both number of accounts and revenue targets
  • Work closely with customers and partners to expand Sophos footprint with assigned customer base
  • Drive net new logo customer acquisition metrics and pipeline within assigned territories
  • Lead selected channel sales activities in assigned territory not assigned to the Channel Account Executive
  • Support the external sales in arranging prospect and customer meetings, producing quotes, and forecasting for assigned territory
  • Manage all opportunities in the assigned territory to increase deal size and accelerate the buying process
  • Log all activity to maintain accuracy of SFDC and forecasting systems
  • Maintain a detailed understanding of customer’s business (pain points, priorities, business drivers, etc.) to appropriately align specific solutions to customer needs
  • Work with partners to consistently articulate Sophos’ value proposition to customer in order to maintain and expand Sophos’ business within assigned customer accounts
  • Responsible for forecasting monthly/quarterly business


Experiences & Skills: 


  • Previous experience in a sales environment
  • Experience in selling IT solutions
  • Proven track record of achieving and exceeding territory sales quotas
  • Strong telephone selling technique
  • Ability to work within small and medium accounts, 100-1000 employees
  • Ability to hunt for net new logo customers within territories
  • Self-starter with the ability to work within a team, focused on individual goals and overall team goals
  • Manage time and importance of tasks assigned
  • Fluent in Dutch and English




Equal Opportunities

Sophos is committed to equality opportunity in all areas of its work. All qualified applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

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At Sophos, we want every organization to be protected by innovative, next-generation IT security, even those who don't have a huge IT staff. We protect organizations of all sizes, all around the world by making enterprise-grade security that is simple to deploy, manage, and use. It is our passion, and something we are truly proud of.