Account Executive - Remote (NYC)

US-NY-New York
4 weeks ago(11/20/2017 5:17 PM)


**This position is remote based in NYC.**


Who you are: Are you a seasoned sales professional, totally in your element working with growing accounts? Do friends describe you as a natural leader? Got the motivational chops to build an internal team? Spiceworks wants you! We’re looking for an east/west coast Account Executive who’s a pro at relationships and consultative selling. If you’d jump at the chance to work with leading tech brands looking to leverage our innovative social business platform (and take their marketing initiatives to the next level), it’s time to join our team!


Who we are: Launched in 2006, Spiceworks is an Austin-based company that’s shaking up the tech space and transforming how products (hardware, software, and IT services) are marketed and sold to millions of IT professionals around the world.


The world’s leading tech brands (including Microsoft, Dell, HPE/HPI, and Rackspace) use Spiceworks to reach and connect with these IT pros. Historically a tough market to reach, vendors love the unique ways Spiceworks helps them connect with this elusive market… so much so that Forbes touted us “the future of media.” 


Your day-to-day (as a Spiceworks Account Executive, you’ll):

  • Hunt down and discover new business opportunities within named accounts
  • Expand relationships with current clients and forecast CRM info
  • Work with marketing on best way to approach accounts
  • Partner with internal teams to develop and execute media/research campaigns
  • Spread a wide net across strategic clients
  • Go beyond the chase to cultivate prospects into paying clients
  • Oversee client success and renewal revenue
  • Travel as necessary


What does it take to do this job?

  • 5-7+ years of experience in digital advertising (research and content) sales —specifically innovative ad-tech solutions
  • Media/Research/Content sales experience is a plus
  • Experience selling to Marketers and C-Level executives
  • Established network of relevant industry/agency contacts
  • Experience successfully executing complex sales cycles
  • Strategic, sophisticated deal planning and negotiation
  • Track record of meeting and exceeding quota expectations
  • Innate drive to be successful
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and collaborative team player sensibilities
  • High level of energy and communication
  • Salesforce, PowerPoint and Excel experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree


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