DataStories International, a fast-growing augmented analytics software company, located in Turnhout, Belgium, is looking for an inside sales professional to strengthen our commercial operations and meet the growing demand in augmented analytics enterprise software. DataStories is the only analytics platform so far which has been specifically developed to enable domain experts without data science background to use advanced analytics and offers direct feedback loop from machine learning algorithms to actions.
Your mission will be to proactively engage with professionals from our industries of focus - life sciences, performance chemicals, advanced machinery, and automotive- and advise them on how augmented analytics can bring value to their businesses. You will be assessing whether they are ready to benefit from the DataStories offerings in augmented analytics and if so, support the commercial team to timely engage with the potential business customers.
Who we are looking for?
You have a bachelor degree or equivalent. You love technology and people, and are comfortable with intense communication via phone and email of a daily basis. You want to learn about augmented analytics and it’s role in data-driven innovation, be on top of the current providers of AI solutions to objectively show to our prospects why DataStories offering is best, and effectively communicate what DataStories solution is and what it is not. You will be helping our prospects understand what data analytics can do for their businesses, how can they achieve returns from their digitalization efforts, informatively address their concerns, and help them compare existing advanced analytics tools, where DataStories shines bright. You want to contribute to growing DataStories into a market leader of augmented data analytics. You are excellent communicator in English and one more European language (ideally Dutch, French, Italian, or German). You have experience and affinity in working with the team to transparently log your progress in our CRM tools and regularly and efficiently communicate it with the team.
Your main task will be proactively generate contacts in our industry of focus, continuously deliver value to
them, research opportunities and build relationships.
You will be doing research about industries and companies of focus, identifying emerging trends, key
stakeholders and facts.
You will be doing effective online demonstrations of our software and presentations of success stories.
You will be responsible for maintaining and growing a list of engaged business prospects while carefully logging
the results of your interactions in our CRM.
You will be office based but will work very closely with our field commercial team. You will also get an
opportunity to work in an amazing team of people who are making dents in the universe.
Essential Soft Skills to fit well into our team:
- You love to build relationships. You use your networks and relationships easily. Diplomatic and
able to create harmony.
- You are an excellent communicator. You communicate and exchange information easily with other
people. You like logical thinking and attempt to understand other people. We at DataStories are strong believers
in: “Seek first to understand, then to be understood.”
- You have a strong phone presence
- You have investigative traits. You draw carefully supported conclusions. You are skilled in
analysis and concentrate on the most important matters. You are conscientious and diligent.
- You love to drive things and take initiative. You are pro-active and set things into motion
with enthusiasm. An entrepreneur who likes to start new things.
- You can persuade others. You persuade others effortlessly and negotiate well using well-thought
argumentation, gaining consent for plans easily.
- You can commit. You priorities commitment and loyalty as essential values. You inspire others to serve
the common professional interest. In our case it will be to grow DataStories to the market leader in augmented
- Other important skills we value are empathy, collaboration, service-orientation, and strong
Join our team and help us change the world!
Office in Turnhout with great facilities - away from traffic jams of Antwerp and Brussels. Full social package and benefits. Lunch allowance. Good compensation. Company-sponsored outings.