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LinkedIn Hybrid Account Director FTC, Mid-Market - Public Sector - Talent Solutions - Benelux in Amsterdam, Netherlands

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This role will be based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on Full Time Contract basis.

At LinkedIn, we trust each other to do our best work where it works best for us and our teams. This role offers a hybrid work option, meaning you can both work from home and commute to a LinkedIn office, depending on what’s best for you and when it is important for your team to be together.  

We are looking for an Mid-Market Hybrid Account Director to join our Academics& Government Talent Solutions team, in acting as a trusted adviser and bringing value to our customers, focusing on the business. You will be responsible for helping our Public Sector customers effectively engage with the LinkedIn network using our professional talent and learning solutions. You will be dedicated to making our customers stronger and seeking out opportunities for growth. And at the same time engaging with prospects to discover opportunity’s and needs. Although you possess a strategic approach to selling and strive to meet/exceed revenue goals, you will always have your clients’ best interest in mind and act as their internal advocate to ensure they are set up for success.


  • Drive new and additional revenue and renewal opportunities through small and medium sized Local Government, Healthcare and Academics accounts in the Benelux

  • Develop and execute on a strategic plan for the territory and create reliable forecasts

  • Work to develop and circulate the set of best practices that will be the foundation of this growing team

  • Listen to the needs of the market and share with product and marketing teams

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of full-time sales experience in a quota-carrying role

  • Experience working in the recruitment, talent or media industry

  • Fluency in Dutch and English

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fluency in French

  • Experience with SaaS sales, sales hunting and D360 platform

  • Excellent communication, negotiation and forecasting skills

  • Demonstrated ability to find and manage high-level business in an evangelistic sales environment

  • Ability to gather and use data to inform decision making and persuade others

  • Ability to assess business opportunities and read prospective buyers

  • Ability to orchestrate the closure of business with an accurate understanding of prospect needs

  • Ability to include multiple partners and members of the company management team using competitive selling to position company products against direct and indirect competitors

Suggested Skills

  • Communication

  • Negotiation

  • Forecasting


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