Senior Account Executive

Trustpilot - New York, NY

Trustpilot is expanding our Upper Mid-Market inside sales team to bring our world-class review solutions to more customers. As one of the most senior parts of the overall sales organization, the Senior AE will prospect for new business with the help of our Account Development/Pre Sales support teams as well as research new verticals to identify new opportunities, manage the sales funnel, and close deals. Understanding the buying personas of C Level Marketers and Customer Service leaders is crucial for success in this job as well as how to work with people at all levels of an organization. We are looking for people who have a history of attaining aggressive sales targets but have the hunger to continually develop their sales proficiency and take their career to the next level.

Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Focus on creating partnerships with leading online brands and e-Commerce companies
  • Lead a consultative sales process with several touch points from initial customer engagement to closed sales
  • Work with a combination of lead generation sources, initially focusing on building a strong pipeline of opportunities but also using your own skills in sales outreach to both prospect and qualify potential customers against company criteria for ideal buyer profile
  • Execute exploratory calls, conduct screen share or in person demos of SaaS solution, negotiate price, manage a pipeline and forecast deals on a monthly basis
  • Achieve and consistently exceed quarterly and monthly sales goals
  • Maintain a high level of relevant industry knowledge in order to effectively lead presentations to senior managers and decision makers
  • Forecast accurately in Salesforce on most likely sales volumes over relevant time periods as well as keep detailed notes on prospect and customer interactions
  • Conduct all sales activities with the highest degree of professionalism and integrity
  • Travel to conduct in person meetings when necessary

Competencies, Skills & Requirements

  • 4 years minimum of SaaS sales experience in a fast paced selling environment
  • SaaS experience required. Experience in eCommerce, SEO, SEM or Digital Marketing strongly preferred
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational efficiency. An updated pipeline is a happy pipeline
  • Proven track record of exceeding sales targets selling to Mid Market and/or Enterprise customers
  • Knowledge of how to sell into segmented, targeted industries with tailored solutions
  • Presentation skills and experience in solution selling (including any proven methodologies)
  • The ability to learn quickly and apply that knowledge in a team environment
  • Ability to multitask, as well as work efficiently and effectively within required deadlines
  • Understanding of how to navigate large corporate buying processes and anticipate the challenges these customers have when adopting new, innovative technology
  • You must be comfortable in an early to mid-stage company where you will both shape and act on all that is needed to make you successful. That includes being okay with things that break and working with people that love to find the appropriate solution

We Offer:

  • The opportunity to be a key player at a rapidly expanding global technology company
  • Base salary and revenue based commission compensation
  • Stock Options
  • Full benefits & 401k
  • Paid leave
  • Commuter benefits
  • Free lunch Friday
  • Other office perks and events

About Trustpilot

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Trustpilot is a global, online review community that builds trust and increases transparency between consumers and businesses. Currently boasting more than 65 million consumer reviews of 299,000 businesses, Trustpilot produces a TrustScore for businesses based on recent reviews. Trustpilot’s community is live in 25 countries and more than 10,000 consumers sign up to Trustpilot every day. The platform also helps businesses generate insights through customer review data analytics. This can be used to continuously improve business operations, increase customer satisfaction and drive innovation. By enabling businesses to engage directly with customers, Trustpilot aims to set new global standards in consumer to business dialogue. 

Trustpilot has customers in 65 countries and has developed strong positions in Denmark, Sweden, UK, France, Germany and the Netherlands, as well as the US. With offices in Copenhagen, London, New York, Denver, Berlin, Melbourne and Vilnius Trustpilot’s 750+ employees represent 40+ different nationalities.


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