Account Executive

Do you love exploring how software solutions can make life better for organizations and the people in those organizations? Are you a fun, hardworking person with a passion for learning who likes to think bigger?

 

We are seeking sales performers who are competitive, outgoing and enjoy owning their own sales territory.  Candidates should have a proven track record of sales excellence and experience in owning the sales cycle from lead generation to closure. Hunters are welcome.  Farmers are not.


The Account Executive will be responsible for creating and driving new business through smart prospecting and networking.  The role will be responsible for developing a strategic territory plan, executing against it through effective pipeline management and meeting/exceeding a quarterly sales quota.

  • BS/BA degree with 2-4 years of experience in Sales
  • Experience with web-based software as a service (SaaS) applications or related
  • Prior experience selling directly to C-level executives
  • Proven track record of consistent goal/quota attainment
  • Demonstrated understanding of sales planning, sales strategy development and pipeline management
  • Previous formal sales training is a plus
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills - strong phone skills are required
  • Proficiency with MS Office, Salesforce.com or related CRM applications

Working for DZone

At DZone, “developer” is in our DNA. Our products and services are specifically focused on building and supporting great online communities for software developers. Our platform, AnswerHub, is used by the world’s largest development organizations to give both internal developers and partners a place to share technical knowledge. Among the most successful examples of developer communities hosted on AnswerHub is our own property, DZone.com, which is home to one of the world’s largest online communities for developers.

Hundreds of companies, including Pixar, LinkedIn, GE, Microsoft, Epic Games, Splunk, and eBay rely on DZone's products to create great community that drives customer engagement, collaborative improvement of their products, and increased productivity among their development teams. We believe that our most important measure of success is their love for our products.

DZone has been listed in the Inc. 5000’s list of fastest growing private companies for 3 years running, and we are seeking great people to help us continue our rapid growth. We offer comprehensive benefits for employees and family which include your choice of several comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life, and disability plans, a flexible time off policy, and many opportunities to help you grow your career. We are headquartered in Cary, NC at the corner of High House and Cary Parkway with views of the Prestonwood golf course.

 

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