Account Executive, Corporate EMEA Ireland

Full Time

Website SproutSocial Sprout Social

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Sprout Social is looking for a highly driven, collaborative, and tech-savvy Corporate Account Executive with strong business acumen to join our Sales team.

Why join Sprout’s Sales & Success team?

Joining the Sales and Success team is an opportunity to accelerate your career. We’re a winning team selling and supporting the leading social media management platform for businesses. Not only do you get to work alongside some of the sharpest minds in the industry, you also get to work with some of the biggest brands in the world ​​including Harrods, IHG, River Island, Stoneacre Motor Group, and University of Leeds. And the real kicker? You get to design your own career and follow the path that’s best for you. Wherever you want to go, we’re committed to helping you get there.

What you’ll do

Drive new business in our corporate segment by converting our largest prospective corporate clients into customers

Collaborate with colleagues across our sales support team, Solution Engineers, Legal and more.

What you’ll bring

Sprout Social is looking for a highly driven, collaborative, and tech-savvy Account Executive with strong business acumen to join our Sales team. Ideally, you will be equally driven by a customer-centric mentality as well as a desire to close new business.

These are the minimum qualifications that our hiring team is looking for in this role:

3+ years of closing experience in B2B sales

Track record of overachieving against defined metrics

Proven success generating pipeline and partnering with Sales Development counterparts

Additionally, these are the preferred qualifications that would indicate a particularly strong candidate:

SaaS experience preferred

Social media and/or marketing automation experience a plus

Exceptional organizational, presentation, and communication skills – phone, email and demonstrations/webinars

Experience working with or other CRM platform

How you’ll grow

Within 1 month, you’ll plant your roots, including:

Complete Sprout Social’s new hire training & onboarding program alongside other new Sprout team members. You’ll gain a broader understanding of our products and how your role fits into the organization.

Partner with the Manager of Corporate Sales to define key success metrics for your role and how you will be measured against them.

Acclimate yourself with the day to day responsibilities of the Corporate Account Executive team by shadowing team members and listening to recorded customer calls and demos.

Learn Sprout’s go-to-market messaging, key differentiators, develop and personalize segment-specific value propositions.

Learn Sprout’s existing customer sales process by shadowing your peers and working closely with our Sales Enablement Specialists.

Complete a demo and written certification to ensure comprehension.

Within 3 months, you’ll start hitting your stride by:

Become fully ramped in your role as a Corporate Executive.

Manage a strong pipeline of qualified leads and begin the process of self generating pipeline with key accounts and strategic stakeholders.

Meet and exceed monthly activity, pipeline and new business metrics

Conduct active research leveraging all available tools and data sources to understand your customers’ brand, culture, KPIs, partners, and success metrics so you can add value throughout your interactions and become a trusted advisor.

Within 6 months, you’ll be making a clear impact through:

Own your numbers – consistently meet and exceed your activity goals to build a fruitful pipeline that will provide consistent quota attainment.

Become a Sprout Social and social media expert to confidently speak to ever-changing trends, new product features and platform enhancements to help our customers realize their full potential and accomplish their goals.

Within 12 months, you’ll make this role your own by:

Consistently meeting and exceeding monthly activity, pipeline and new business metrics.

Stepping up as a leader to share best practices across the organization and help others grow from your experiences.

Obtaining and acting upon (solicited and unsolicited) peer and customer feedback.

Of course what is outlined above is the ideal timeline, but things may shift based on business needs and other projects and tasks could be added at the discretion of your manager.

Our Benefits Program

We’re proud to regularly be recognized for our team, product and culture. Our benefits program includes:

Insurance and benefit options that are built for both individuals and families

Progressive policies to support work/life balance, like our flexible paid time off and parental leave program

High-quality and well-maintained equipment—your computer will never prevent you from doing your best

Wellness initiatives to ensure both health and mental well-being of our team

Ongoing education and development opportunities via our Grow@Sprout program, employee-led diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives and mentorship programs for aspiring leaders

Growing corporate social responsibility program that is driven by the involvement and passion of our team members

Beautiful, convenient and state-of-the-art offices in Dublin’s city centre, for those who prefer an office setting

Whenever possible, we want to provide team members the flexibility to work in the location that makes the most sense for them. If you prefer an office setting, this role may be based in our Dublin location. If you prefer to work remotely from another location within Ireland, we will accommodate you as best as possible.

If you are based in another location within EMEA, we aren’t able to hire in your location at this time; however, if you’d like to stay in touch with us in case that changes in the future, please apply and we’ll save your application for possible future consideration.

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