Account Executive - Arabic Speaking

Abu Dhabi /
Business Development & Customer Success – Business Development /
Coursera is a leading online learning platform for higher education, where 71 million learners from around the world come to learn skills of the future. More than 200 of the world’s top universities and industry educators partner with Coursera to offer courses, Specializations, certificates, and degree programs. Thousands of companies trust the company’s enterprise platform Coursera for Business to transform their talent. Coursera for Government equips government employees and citizens with in-demand skills to build a competitive workforce. Coursera for Campus empowers any university to offer high-quality, job-relevant online education to students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Coursera is backed by leading investors that include Kleiner Perkins, New Enterprise Associates, Learn Capital, and SEEK Group.

The Enterprise Solutions team serves global organizations, including leading companies, governments, and nonprofits, who seek to upskill or retrain their workforce with the world’s best education. This team is made up of three sub-teams: Sales, Customer Success, and Revenue Strategy & Operations. The teams operate globally and have members based out of our offices in Mountain View, New York, London, Gurgaon, and Abu Dhabi. 

As part of Coursera’s Enterprise team, you will play a key role in increasing global access to a world-class education. You will help build Coursera’s Enterprise business and partnerships and work across the organization (with business development, product, university partnerships, and legal) in service of Coursera’s growth and long-term success.

You are a passionate, entrepreneurial sales professional and you will be responsible for closing deals in the Enterprise space (organizations with more than 5,000 employees).
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Your responsibilities:

    • Meet and exceed all quarterly and annual sales quotas
    • Responsible for navigating through an Enterprise organization to leverage cross-sell and upsell opportunities within a subset of Enterprise accounts
    • Develop long-term relationships with clients and design account plans for new relationships
    • Possess a full understanding of clients’ specific decision-making and purchasing process
    • Effectively prospect, develop, and close Enterprise sales opportunities 
    • Create strategic territory plan and drive revenue within that territory
    • Generate leads from marketing events and trade shows
    • Accurately forecast quarterly and monthly sales
    • Develop and manage pipeline activity and monitor sales activity against quota
    • Use in-depth knowledge of industry trends to consult and support prospective customers 
    • Provide quantitative/qualitative analysis to inform team on general trends, product, competitors

Your skills:

    • Fluency in Arabic
    • Proven sales experience at a SaaS company
    • Proven track record selling solutions into Enterprise accounts and over-achieving quarterly and annual sales targets
    • Be able to establish senior level, long term client relationships to generate cross-sell and upsell opportunities with strategic accounts
    • Ability to hold your own in meetings with C-suite representatives from prospective partners 
    • Superior written and verbal communication skills, strong analytical and creative-problem solving abilities, excellent interpersonal skills, organizational, and operational skills
    • Entrepreneurial drive and comfort working autonomously and as part of a team in ambiguous, quickly-changing environments
    • Outstanding ability to collaborate, understand, and empathize with others
    • Passion for education

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