• Account Executive

    Job Locations US-TX-Austin
    ID
    2018-1961
    Category
    Sales
  • Overview

    Unique, high reward opportunity to grow your career as an Account Executive with Austin-based Planview. This role is a perfect fit if you are a high-energy team player with expertise in technology/B2B sales and are looking to accelerate your career and earning potential while contributing to a world class sales organization.


    You must be self-driven, an out-of-the-box thinker, and energized by taking the time to truly understand and address customers’ unique needs over the course of complex sales cycles involving multiple senior-level stake holders at the CIO and VP-Level. You will need to expertly manage all stages of the cycle, from prospecting all the way through closing, as well as strategically growing and upselling your existing accounts. You will need to be able to deliver online demos of our solutions, as well as be able to travel up to 10% of the time within your territory.


    While previous formal training in a sales methodology is preferred, we are committed to continuing to develop our team through ongoing training and coaching over the course of their careers with us. As a result, you must have a strong desire for continuous improvement and be open to constructive feedback.


    Above all, you are flexible, and able to thrive while selling as an individual or as part of a team, all while reliably and accurately forecasting revenue generation, as demonstrated by 3+ years of previous quota-carrying software and technology sales experience.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for developing new business within an assigned territory
    • A consistent approach to demand generation, both in outbound activity and in coordination with your Sales Development Representative
    • Managing complex sales cycles and presenting the value of our solutions
    • Forecasting sales activity and revenue achievement in SFDC
    • Recognize customer business problems and drive/influence resources to address these needs; create business proposals around these needs.
    • Ability to manage multiple concurrent client relationships, anticipate change, adjust priorities accordingly, and work effectively as a team and independently
    • Online demos of our solution via WebEx with approximately 10% travel within territory

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience
    • 3+ years of quota-carrying software or technology sales experience (SaaS preferred)
    • Proven success with prospecting, developing leads, managing complex sales-cycles, and closing deals
    • Ability to demo a technical product and articulate complex themes into simple value points
    • Previous sales methodology training preferred

    Great Benefits and Fun Perks

    • We offer highly competitive benefits packages for every lifestyle.
    • No one likes working in a box, right? That’s why we’ve built some fun, open work environments with optional standing desks, game rooms, unlimited snacks, soft drinks, and gourmet coffee machines. Oh, and a tasty cereal bar and fresh fruit to get your day going!
    • We believe in regular fun office events and monthly happy hours!
    • We offer weekly onsite yoga classes, chiropractor visits and car wash services.
    • We’re in a brand new office building with garage parking and shaded courtyards with outdoor gas grills and seating, just in case you want to grab some sun during lunch.
    • We host daily food trucks!
    • And because we believe in community involvement, we’re also active participants of a variety of causes, including a Planview MS150 riding team, Heartwalk, Central Texas Food Bank, Salvation Army Angel Tree and more!

    Planview is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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