Account Executive

Leuven, Belgium


Job Description

THEOplayer is looking for a high-performing account executive to help us meet our ambitious growth objectives in the online video industry. The role reports to the VP Sales and will involve managing an active customer pipeline and closing new business to deliver exceptional revenue growth in our fast-growing global industry. Target customers will be telecommunications service providers, online video publishers, broadcasters and content producers across all regions of the world.

The online video industry is growing at lightning speed. THEOplayer plays a pivotal role in the evolving video landscape and is a recognised market leader in the video player domain. In 2017 THEOplayer won the Streaming Media Reader's Choice Award in the Video Player /SDK category, confirming its game changing role.


Leuven, Belgium (Europe)

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work as a key part of a dynamic team to drive sales across segments and regions.
  • Develop personal plans for achieving your sales goals and developing the company’s business.
  • Manage the customer renewal cycle from new account to mature account.
  • Guide customers through our new features and services.
  • Close new business at or above quota level.
  • Participate in product and sales training programs to achieve your potential.
  • Provide detailed and accurate sales forecasting.
  • Monitor customer, market and competitor activity and provide feedback to the management team
  • Bring your experience and ideas to advance our company's vision for the future.
  • Travel occasionally for international conferences, events and customer meetings.
  • Be a brand enthusiast for THEOplayer.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • A few years experience in a B2B sales role is a plus but not a necessity. We also accept high-potential starters.
  • Entrepreneurial, with a bias towards action and a collaborative nature.
  • Sharp focus on achieving goals.
  • Knowledge of the online video industry is a plus, but not a strict requirement (full training will be provided).
  • Ability to engage with all levels of an organisation including decision makers and executive level.
  • Ability to understand and familiarise quickly with technical products.
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Tertiary qualification (University degree or similar).
  • Understand the dynamics of an international fast-growing scale-up.
  • Tons of energy, passion, humor and enthusiasm.
  • Exceptional English written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills: courteous, well-spoken and polished.

About THEOplayer

THEOplayer is at the forefront of the player industry. As one of the only truly dedicated player companies in the market, our Universal Video Player capability built in HTML5 provides a single player across all major devices, platforms and browsers – both in browser and native environments without the need for plug-ins. The Universal Video Player is pre-integrated with leading solution components across the video ecosystem including streaming, analytics, DRM and content monetization to remove the complexity of service development. We power the video services for some of the biggest video publishers in the world covering all industry segments and regions.

THEOplayer has a customer base in more than 35 countries. Some of our customer references include: VRT, Telenet, CNN, Swisscom, NBC, France Televisions, Telia, UK Parliament, NASDAQ, among many others.

THEOplayer was awarded in November 2017 the Best Employee Benefits Compensation and Rewards Company in the annual HR Excellence Awards for its implementation of the Flex Income Plan in November 2017. The Flex Income Plan is a flexible remuneration system that allows employees to compose part of their wage package themselves.


Send your motivational letter and CV to An application where you explain and motivate why you will make a difference is much appreciated. We value proven experience, prior success, intelligence and work ethic.

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