Cloudflare

Regional Sales Executive - Japan (Mid-Market)

Posted 16 January 2024
LocationJapan
Job type Permanent

Company's Benefits

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Childcare Facilities

    Childcare Facilities

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

Job Description

About Us

At Cloudflare, we have our eyes set on an ambitious goal: to help build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers approximately 25 million Internet properties, for customers ranging from individual bloggers to SMBs to Fortune 500 companies. Cloudflare protects and accelerates any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare all have web traffic routed through its intelligent global network, which gets smarter with every request. As a result, they see significant improvement in performance and a decrease in spam and other attacks. Cloudflare was named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Company Cultures list and ranked among the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company.

We realize people do not fit into neat boxes. We are looking for curious and empathetic individuals who are committed to developing themselves and learning new skills, and we are ready to help you do that. We cannot complete our mission without building a diverse and inclusive team. We hire the best people based on an evaluation of their potential and support them throughout their time at Cloudflare. Come join us! 

About the Department

Account Executives, Business Development Representatives, Solution Engineers, and Customer Success - all working together help our customers adopt Cloudflare and create great Internet-enabled experiences.

The sales team at Cloudflare helps customers solve real, technical problems while creating the revenue streams that help the company provide free service to millions in our community.

About The Role

We are looking for amazing people to join our rapidly growing Asia Pacific sales team. Based in Tokyo and you will drive sales in Japan. You will be expected to travel to your territories as required. The ideal candidate will have an existing network of contacts within Japan: Small and Mid companies within your territory as well as relevant channel partners such as Systems Integrators, Value Added Resellers, MSP's.

The ideal candidate will possess both a sales and technical background that enables them to drive engagement with junior through senior levels within Cloudflare’s target customers.

  • Develop and execute upon Sales strategy/plan for Japan

  • Drive sales in Japan to achieve revenue targets

  • Create & articulate compelling value propositions for Cloudflare services

  • Manage contract negotiations

  • Maintain a robust sales pipeline

  • Recruit, develop and work with partners to extend reach & drive adoption

  • Ensure customer satisfaction

  • < 60% travel

Examples of desirable skills, knowledge and experience

  • Bachelors degree required.

  • Fluent in Japanese and English 

  • Direct experience selling network security or SaaS 

  • Direct experience selling to enterprise accounts acting as lead seller and relationship owner

  • Technical background in engineering, computer science, or MIS a plus

  • Basic understanding of computer networking and “how the internet works”

  • Strong presentation and interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written) as well as organizational skills