Senior Account Executive

Recruiter
Perpetual Engineering
Location
Bracknell
Posted
17 Jan 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Account Executives hunt for new business. They are the go-getters driven by the acquisition of new client organizations. Through a variety of means they uncover new opportunities in which to sell and provide new relationships to the organization to continue our growth story. Key functional responsibilities will include: new business development, vertical penetration strategy and planning, prospecting and sales pipeline management, account analysis and information reporting.

What we’re looking for:

1 Proven sales experience in new client acquisition
2 Proven ability to engage, build relationships and close with buyers
3 Successful experience in cracking and growing sales with new customers in a strategic sales environment
4 Successful experience selling technology and professional services in large B2B sales environments
5 Successful experience closing 6 figure deals with new customers
6 Experience managing key customer relationships and closing strategic opportunities
7 Successful experience utilizing a CRM to manage team sales tasks, pipeline, and closing

Some more about you:

You’ll love selling and are motivated and excited by net new selling engagements. Entrepreneurial and an Initiator that likes to make an impact you bounce of bed with a drive to slay dragons each day. You have ambition, sense of urgency, confidence, perseverance, optimism, resilience, and the ability and desire to influence others. You do not fear rejection. Always seeking to improve personally, professionally and to help the company get better you are comfortable working in a small business environment and working without large support network. The role is all about closing business with new customers then guiding the account management team to ensure they have a plan to maximize an accounts potential.

What you will be doing:

* Establish relationships with targeted prospects and secure contracts with new customers that ensure assigned sales quotas and targets are achieved
* Drive the entire sales cycle from initial customer engagement to closed sale
* Prospect for potential customers using a variety of techniques
* Qualify prospects against company criteria for ideal customers
* Consult with prospects about business challenges, GAPS and requirements
* Be a sales professional with the ability to strategically target and navigate a successful sales outcome in a complex sales environment
* Partner with technical team and product specialists where required to address customer requirements
* Work with marketing to plan and execute lead generation campaigns
* Work with Sales Development Representatives to optimize a proactive sales approach and ensure an active pipeline of new leads and selling opportunities

How you will be measured:

* Net new pipeline development
* Revenue from net new customers
* Assessment of sales strategy to acquire new target customers

Your role in the team:

* Reporting to the Global Sales Director
* Close collaboration with technical specialists, consulting resources, and other sales and management resources as needed.
* Regularly update the company executive and regional general management with target customer updates, intelligence and any pending issues
* Regular travel to customer offices and locations

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