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Brand Global Strategic Account Manager EMEA in Amsterdam, Netherlands at X-Rite, Incorporated

Date Posted: 1/31/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: X-R001052

About Us

X-Rite is the global leader in color measurement and color management, offering hardware, software and services for measuring, formulating and matching color. The company serves a range of industries, including automotive, paints, plastics, textiles, printing, packaging, photography, graphic design, video, dental and medical. X-Rite serves customers worldwide from its offices in Europe, Asia and the Americas.


Selling Focus
  • Meets annual revenue target with consistent year-over-year revenue growth (direct or indirect) from Global Accounts based on the balanced combination of
    • Recurrent and new business from existing key accounts
    • Securing business from new key accounts
  • Conducts overall account management and sales activity to drive adoption and specification of X-Rite Pantone solutions (software, programs, services, maintenance contracts, hardware, standards) at brand owners, securing revenue directly from brand owners and indirectly by securing adoption within their respective supply chains
  • Have full ownership of assigned global/large account and provide support and collaborate with regional teams to drive sales at regional/medium accounts
Sales Activities
  • Conducts appropriate marketing activities to identify and capitalize on business opportunities
  • Self-prospects proactively and timely following up on provided qualified leads
  • Initiates new customer relationships, develops customer account strategies and tactical plans
Sales Operations
  • Adopt and follow standard work for Sales, including daily management practices and regular use of
  • Designs and delivers customer-centric solutions and commercial proposals, effectively steers and expedites sales process through customer hurdles (legal, IT), and secures Purchase Orders in a timely fashion.
  • Creates and maintains a healthy and balanced funnel of opportunities to ensure target revenue attainment
  • Provide and attain a forecast of upcoming business by month and quarter
  • Job functions include but are not limited to those listed.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphics Communications, Packaging, Business or Marketing, or related field.
  • At least 5 years of high-level sales experience and success in selling enterprise solution software plus implementation services, preferable within agency, pre-media or brand owner environment. 
  • Proficiency in English required; proficiency any other language (German, French, Spanish) would be ideal
  • Highly developed Account Management skills and experienced in a structured sales environment with a proven success record.
  • Industry knowledge of packaging design to final production; and, experience in related domains is an asset.
  • Industry knowledge of color quality and print quality; and, experience in related domains is an asset.
  • Highly developed team selling skills.
  • Strong account management organization to leverage customer growth in addition to new business.
  • Ability to travel through the Europe and globally, between 50% - 75%.
  • Ability to effectively perform the entire above-mentioned essential job functions.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher’s Product Identification Platform is comprised of Videojet, Pantone, Esko, X-Rite, Foba, Linx, Laetus and AVT, a group of technology companies dedicated to helping customers give products unique identities. Through innovative software and hardware solutions for marking and coding, colour selection and communication, packaging development, management and production, and track and trace, the Product Identification companies are simplifying the packaging value chain for 90% of products produced around the world.