Account Executive France (native French speaker)

Who are we?

Who are we?

Channable is a fast-growing company that was founded 5 years ago. The Utrecht-based startup rapidly developed into a company with an international team of over 80 young professionals. While you can still benefit from the start-up vibe, working at Channable also means being part of a professional company.

Besides the good atmosphere, we offer an enriching and professional experience to our employees, as well as the opportunity to grow within Channable. We are the market leader in Benelux and are now conquering the rest of the world, with teams of native speakers for the Nordics, DACH (Germany, Austria & Switzerland), UK, Iberia, France and the US, all based in our office in Utrecht. We are looking to further develop our business in France, and for that we need you!

Job description

What will your role be?

Channable offers a great product and has proven this in several markets. France is your playground, and it is not a small one. It offers a lot of potential, but is a challenge. It’s up to the French team to decide on how to make this a success, since you’re the expert in the market.

You’ll be joining our sales team, which is composed of 22 internationals spread over 7 different markets. Currently, the French sales team consists of two employees, who are in charge of the French market together with four marketing and support employees. With six French employees, we are looking to expand to seven. Within the French sales team, we now have a business development representative (BDR), a customer success manager (CSM), and the missing piece within the team is an account executive (AE). The CSM focuses on maintaining relationships with existing partners/clients. The AE and BDR are in charge of new French businesses, where the AE will have a senior role.

You’ll be the face of Channable in France and you’ll be fully integrated into the world of digital marketing. You’re a true hunter that loves networking and closing deals. As the AE, you’ll own the strategic relationships with key prospects. By using your own and Channable’s networks, you’ll be in touch with the right people and use this to connect with new prospects.

What will you do exactly?

  • Reach and exceed a revenue target as a key part of Channable’s success.
  • Sell Channable to both marketing agencies and online advertisers.
  • Solution-focused selling where you will fact find, establish needs and then sell to those needs.
  • Often be on the road to actively close deals (around twice a month).
  • Research and identify prospective clients.
  • Identify new market opportunities for the business and communicate this within the team.

Who are we looking for?

  • At least 3 years of experience in sales and account management for big (French) companies.
  • At least 3 years of experience in the field of e-commerce.
  • You like networking; in fact you’ve already built up a network in France.
  • You have a professional attitude and a strong drive to obtain more customers.
  • You like a challenge. The French market is your playground!
  • French is your mother tongue and you know the French business culture well. 
  • With your proactive and positive attitude, you will bring even more energy into the sales team.
  • You understand and speak English well enough to communicate with your colleagues.

Other requirements

  • You have a Bachelors’ or Masters’ degree, for instance in the field of communication, business, sales or French language and culture studies.
  • You either live in (or close to) Utrecht and you’re willing to travel to France regularly, or you live in Paris and you’re willing to travel to Utrecht regularly.
  • You are available for 4-5 days a week (preferably 5).

What do we offer?

  • The opportunity to be in contact with big French brands
  • Freedom in the strategy for your market.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Informal atmosphere within our internationally oriented company.
  • The opportunity to be in France (mostly Paris) regularly.
  • A flat organization that is open to your ideas.
  • A spot in our beautiful office in the heart of Utrecht, where lunch and much more is catered daily.
  • Great working conditions: free Yoga classes, massages and Channable sports groups. Finish the week with well-deserved drinks with your colleagues at our own office-bar!

Do you want to see more of Channable and your future colleagues? Check out our social media channels like InstagramFacebook or Linkedin!


Are you interested?  Please apply by clicking on the "apply now" button below.. We will respond to your application within one week. If you convince us, you will be invited for an interview in our office in Utrecht, or through Skype if you don’t live in the area. Your starting date is flexible, but preferably as soon as possible.