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Account Manager, Acquisition

Job id:  7781
Job location: 

Amsterdam, NH, NL, 1114 AM


About Colt:

Colt people make things happen. They look to build an environment where people feel empowered, where they do not wait for someone to give them permission, they see barriers as something to break through, not a reason to stop. With a vision to become the most customer oriented business in our industry, and a mission to be the leading provider of high bandwidth services across the globe, there has never been a more exciting time to join Colt.


Colt are a technology company providing secure and reliable network and communication services for a wide range of businesses and customers. Our network spans across Asia, Australia, Europe and North America, and our unified connectivity platform ensures that our customers receive the same stellar service quality no matter where they connect to or from.



  • This role will be heavily focused on hunting / developing new business opportunities / search for new logos
  • Creates and implements strategic plans to drive acquisition and growth among large enterprise accounts within COLT’s strategic sweet spot
  • Meet and exceed new sales targets



  • Support the sales director by providing expertise in selling relatively complex or new products to new customers
  • Identifies and closes higher value new business customer opportunities
  • Leads the creation and execution of account development plans for key accounts
  • Assists in deal qualification, proposal, closure and resourcing
  • Develops a true understanding of the customer's business and builds approaches to ensure great customer service
  • Identifies and closes new and existing customer opportunities
  • Builds, develops and maintains relationships with existing or potential customers, typically focusing on complex sales of solutions or services over longer sales cycles in order to maximise revenue and profit


 What you will need to succeed:

  • Significant track record of success in growing business with new and existing accounts with the enterprise  market
  • Proven understanding of network solution portfolio (MPLS / IPVPN, Ethernet, dark fiber, IP access, security, SIP Trunking)
  • Previous direct experience of producing effective forecasts and pipelines
  • Previous experience of selling network services to enterprise customers.
  • experience is desirable 


What we offer:

Colt is a growing business that is investing in its people. We offer skills development, learning pathways and accreditation to help our people perform at their best, regardless of role and location. 


In addition to offering competitive salaries and incentive plans, a range of benefits and local rewards packages are offered to staff. Colt recognises the importance of a work life balance.

Some benefit examples are:

  • Flexible working and relaxed dress code
  • Two days annually to spend on volunteering opportunities
  • Pension and insurance options
  • Access to a virtual business school for on-going learning
  • Business mentoring
  • Discounts with local hospitality and retail providers

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