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Account Executive - Automation & Mobility (EMEA)

Netherlands, Overijssel, EnschedeSales

Job description

Do you get thrilled by creating and closing sales opportunities? Do you have a background in international sales in a (high) tech environment? Are you interested in supporting our highly innovative customers in realizing autonomy & safety of their platforms/vehicles, benefiting from our inertial sensors for control & navigation? Are you interested to work for a growing and innovative high tech company, where people and fun are part of our core values? We'd love to have you!


Your role as an Account Executive at Movella


As an Account Executive you will be responsible for managing existing (key) accounts and generating leads and new business for our Automation & Mobility business unit, with the Xsens MTi-series™ product line. You are a professional sales person with a strong focus on results and you will partner with our Product Specialist, Sales Support, Marketing and Operations to be the driving force behind the growth of the product line. You will be part of the EMEA Sales team and report to the Regional Sales Director. You will be based in Enschede, the Netherlands, but travel regularly in Europe.


Key challenges :

  • Responsible for the direct and indirect sales process, aiming at exceeding sales targets
  • Follow up leads and develop new business and sales channels, be the primary point of contact and build long-term relationships with customers and partners in the appointed region;
  • Setting up and managing 5-10 international distributor partners
  • Responsible for working with the sales & marketing team to identify, interest and onboard new clients and developing client relationships, such as through online conferences and exhibitions
  • Submit short and long-range sales plans, prepare sales strategies utilizing available marketing programs
  • Develop a trusted advisor relationship with key accounts, customer stakeholders and executive sponsors.

Job requirements

Movella is looking for an Account Executive who is able to perform technical sales, listen & convince, while having superb sales hunting and deals closing skills. Written and verbal communication skills and fluent English are a must, as is IT literacy. This position requires a highly motivated, self-starting sales professional with technical acumen, who is focused on results and can communicate effectively at all customer decision-making levels. You have:


  • Min. 3 years of experience and proven success in international B2B sales in a (high) tech environment, preferably in markets like Industrial Automation, Logistics, Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing, Maritime robotics, Smart agriculture, Autonomous Vehicles (-testing), and Digital Mapping & Survey
  • A (technical) background and/or experience w.r.t. relevant fields of expertise (specifically IMU’s, INS products, inertial sensor modules, RTK/GNSS and/or MEMS components in general) is considered an advantage
  • Proven sales record, customer centric with a strong focus on results
  • Bachelor/Master degree in business administration or engineering is preferred, though candidates with other degrees will be considered
  • Analytical, written and oral communication and presentation skills
  • The ability to plan and execute on a tight schedule
  • Works pro-actively to solve problems, looks for opportunities to take on more responsibility
  • High level knowledge, understanding and experience with respect to modern CRM tools
  • Well organized, disciplined and professional funnel management
  • Ability to travel in assigned region up to 30% of time


Working at Movella

Movella is bringing meaning to movement. This new brand encapsulates the value and technologies from mCube, Xsens, and Kinduct. Our mission is to digitize movement so that people can extract meaning and impact positive change. We provide intelligent solutions for sensing, capturing, and analyzing motion and states of being. Our products accelerate innovation and create extraordinary outcomes in entertainment, sports, health and industrial markets.


Working for Movella is working with colleagues that are inquisitive and entrepreneurial by heart. Naturally, there is a high level of cooperation within our teams. These teams consist of people with multiple international backgrounds, a sportive mindset and driven to get the most out of themselves. They share a passion for health, movement and technology. Movella offers a position in an innovative, ambitious and international environment, with an attractive compensation package. The informal culture allows for personal input, growth and development. Full training in our products and services will be provided.


Movella is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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