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Strategic Account Executive

Sales

San Mateo

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About SurveyMonkey

Founded in 1999 and based in San Mateo, California, SurveyMonkey is the world’s leading platform for turning people’s voices and opinions into actionable data — People Powered Data. Whether it’s with customers, employees, or a target market, SurveyMonkey helps curious individuals and companies — including 99% of the Fortune 500 — have conversations at scale with the people who matter most. It’s People Powered Data that allows them to understand not only “what” is happening, but “why.” SurveyMonkey’s 700+ employees throughout North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific are dedicated to powering the curious.

 

Sales

We're looking for silver-tongued salespeople to manage accounts and skyrocket customer growth. If you're a self-starter with a consultative approach to selling — and have a history of exceeding expectations, pitching sales to any audience, and cultivating great client relationships — this job's for you!

 

The Role

The Account Executive creates, identifies and closes sales within a specific territory or set of named accounts. As the individual who represents SurveyMonkey and drives the revenue, this person must be a self-starting closer who can create a large pipeline of business within a short period of time and work with existing clients as well as new logo opportunities.  You will generate and close new and cross-sell business from of our largest customers and prospects    (i.e. P&G, IBM, Facebook, HP, AT&T, Microsoft, etc). The role will require the ability to conduct consultation calls, demos, organizational mappings calls, negotiation/scoping calls, and procurement/legal contract reviews.

We look for strong team players that are hungry, nimble and intelligent and with a consistent track record of driving and owning complex, larger strategic deals with Fortune 1000 companies. Typical deal sizes range from $100k - $300k.  

 

Responsibilities

  • Create and drive revenue within a specified territory or list of named accounts
  • Generate business opportunities through professional networking and cold-calling
  • Drive brand awareness, campaigns, and lead generation via networking, associations, etc.
  • Meet and exceed all quarterly and annual sales quotas
  • Own the sales cycle - from lead generation to closure
  • Develop strategic territory business plan
  • Maintain account and opportunity forecasting within our CRM system
  • Generate leads from tradeshows and regional networking events
  • Ensure 100% customer satisfaction and retention

 

Qualifications

  • A proven sales hunter and closer
  • 5+ years of outside enterprise software sales experience & a BA/BS degree strongly preferred
  • Proven track record of sales excellence
  • Knowledge of territory/accounts assigned preferred
  • Be able to work independently & as part of a team in a fast pace, rapid change environment
  • Superior professional presence and business acumen
  • Strong leadership skills ability and desire to set the tone and culture of our growing sales team
  • Experience selling at the "C" level – CMO is a plus

 

At SurveyMonkey, we offer competitive salaries, medical/dental benefits, PTO, 401k, paid holidays, and equity compensation.

SurveyMonkey is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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