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Field Enterprise Account Executive Chicago

Chicago, United States

Optimizely’s Field Enterprise Sales Team seeks to enable the world’s largest digital advertisers to turn data into action. Focused on our customer’s long term goals, we become a true partner through deep empathy in order to grow our economic relationship over the customer lifecycle. We challenge, we teach and we learn in order to provide vertical domain expertise that pushes companies towards their goals.

It is our job to acquire and cultivate relationships with our most strategic customers through proactive targeted efforts by effectively aligning internal resources to their needs. In the Enterprise role we work with Fortune 1000 organizations who spend upwards of 25-200M in digital advertising.

About the Job:

  • Responsible for Annual Recurring Revenue (new + expansion + renewal of accounts) within the greater Chicago region
  • Strategically OWN the accounts in your territory and grow the “book of business”
  • Understand the business direction and goals of the accounts as a whole
  • Add value to the customer long-term by becoming a subject matter expert in vertical to be a trusted advisor who understands business value - industry knowledge, competitive landscape, core business model for that vertical
  • Account plan for future product expansion and to grow accounts over time
  • Create an executive network within accounts in territory
  • Map relationships from executives to users with the Optimizely account team
  • Meet with customers in person when needed (travel up to 30%)
  • Project manage across multiple business units within accounts
  • Work with internal departments to coordinate resources to make account successful
  • Manage legal/procurement process to create scalable global agreements

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of proven experience selling enterprise software solutions
  • Experience selling SaaS solutions, CMS, CRO Software, email technology, website analytics, or software platform solutions
  • Ability to build outbound pipeline
  • Experience developing executive relationships
  • Experience mapping internal and external resources to accounts
  • An understanding of marketing technology trends to help recommend product direction (both Optimizely specific and other 3rd party)
  • Understanding of corporate structures to guide business + legal discussions
  • Detailed account planning experience (not just territory planning)
  • Experience getting wide and deep within accounts (execution of account plan)
  • Background of managing complex deal cycles  (detailed close plans, separate business and technical evaluation tracks, manage detailed contract negotiations)
  • You are coachable and willing to learn new skills
  • You are self-motivated, hardworking and proactive
  • You have a strong business acumen

Perks:

  • Full medical insurance with very low co-pay and deductible. HMO, PPO, and HSA options available
  • Full dental coverage including orthodontics
  • Full vision coverage including contacts
  • Dependents 100% covered for medical, dental, and vision
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • 401k benefit
  • Working with a great team and having a huge impact!

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