Regional Vice President - France (R3601)

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At Elastic, we see endless possibility in a world of endless data. And we use the power of search to help people and organizations turn that possibility into results. Elastic is the leading platform for search-powered solutions. With solutions in Enterprise Search, Observability, and Security, we help improve customer and employee search experiences, keep critical applications running smoothly, and protect against cyber threats. Elastic enables organizations worldwide to use the power of Elastic, including Netflix, Uber, BBC, Microsoft, and thousands of others.

Elastic was built on a foundation of being free and open, which trickles down to how we work. We’re a distributed organization and have been from the beginning. Being distributed isn’t just a way of doing business—it’s a mentality that is at the core of our culture.

Elastic is searching for a Regional Vice President (RVP) to lead and expand business, together with driving strategy within the Southern EMEA region. Our RVPs are focussed on growing revenue through new customer acquisition and existing customer expansion, meeting and exceeding all sales targets and performance metrics.  Are you an accomplished Sales Leader, having managed successful sales people in a dynamic market? Are you ready to help users tackle their hardest problems through the power of search? If so, we’d love to hear from you!

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Developing comprehensive knowledge of our technology platform, product messaging, partner ecosystem, and competitor landscape
  • Actively contributing to and owning sales plan creation, compensation structures, and customer segmentation
  • Ensuring the attainment of assigned sales quotas by ‘leading from the front’ and driving Elastic’s sales methodology
  • Actively fostering an environment of teamwork, transparency, creativity, and continuous improvement
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with representatives of the Open Source community and partner ecosystems
  • Travel regularly to assist in deal creation and closure, as well as meet any managerial needs and provide support to your team as required.
  • Partnering across Elastic’s leadership community to ensure a seamless customer experience
  • The RVP is expected to Lead all sales efforts with Key, Strategic accounts in France on behalf of Elastic
  • The role is managing an existing and highly successful team of Strategic Account executives

What You Bring With You:

  • Consistent track record of leading teams to exceed quotas and objectives within a fast paced and technical client acquisition driven business 
  • Strong SaaS sales leadership
  • Executive level relationships with key accounts
  • Ability to operate in an entrepreneurial environment

Bonus Points:

  • Experience working within an Open Source model

Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match donations 1:1 up to $1500 USD (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love.
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave


Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

We welcome individuals with disabilities and strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all individuals. To request an accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please email candidate_accessibility@elastic.co We will reply to your request within 24 business hours of submission.

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