Account Executive, Financial Services, Small/Medium Business - San Francisco, CA

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Account Executive, Small to Medium Business, Financial Services, San Francisco

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  • Developing and managing relationships within our Small/Medium Business/Financial Services segment
  • Selling into financial service companies such as: insurance, VC, hedge fund, investment companies. brokers, etc.
  • Managing complex sales-cycles and presenting to C-level executives the value of our enterprise suite of applications
  • Forecast sales activity and revenue achievement in Salesforce while creating satisfied and reference able customers
  • Demonstrating our product via the Web
  • Maintaining relationships with customers and up-selling new products
  • Achieve/exceed an annual sales quota
  • Help expand /break into new territories and markets within Financial Services
  • Base salary plus uncapped commission and bonuses (paid out monthly)
  • Career growth and mentorship (opportunities for advancements/promotions and management)
  • Healthcare/Medical benefits first day of employment
  • 2 weeks of vacation (plus holidays and floating holidays)
  • Laptop, iPhone, iPad
  • Various other company perks
Job Requirements:
  • MUST have 5-9 years of quota carrying, technology based sales experience (software or SaaS or similar)
  • Experience and success with prospecting and cold calling for brand new business
  • Track record of over achieving quota (top performer)
  • Experience closing complex sales cycles in a consultative manner
  • Direct and New Business sales experience (hunter/prospecting and lead gen experience)
  • 4 year University Degree required
  • Must live near San Francisco area or willing to relocate at own expense to Bay area
  • Strong computer skills, including Salesforce, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Exce
  • Strong customer references
  • Ability to work in a fast pace, team environment
Desired Skills
  • Sales experience selling software into the Financial Services vertical a huge plus
  • Sale experience with CRM or SaaS or IT a plus
  • Salesforce experience a plus - 2 years ago - save job
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