Enterprise Account Executive



At Contentful, we are always searching for top candidates to join our global team of Account Executives. We are particularly interested in individuals with experience in the UKI market.

This is a speculative job description, and an immediate opening may not be available. However, we still encourage interested candidates to apply. In the first instance, a recruitment team member will be in touch to discuss your profile and explain more about Contentful.

Thank you for being so interested in Contentful. We will keep your application on file should a suitable opportunity arise.

As an Account Executive, you will lead the end-to-end sales process from prospecting to closing, driving net new revenue and uncovering upsell opportunities with both new and existing customers. You will collaborate closely with our Customer Experience and Marketing teams to nurture and grow a regional customer base. You will follow a consultative sales process to communicate effectively with professional developers and business leaders.

What to expect?

  • Self-generation of the pipeline through outbound motions in conjunction with marketing and BDR teams to help create new opportunities in regional accounts
  • Position, negotiate, and spearhead expansion opportunities with existing clients in the UK
  • Grow existing accounts by leveraging relationships and following our comprehensive “land and expand” sales model
  • Meet quarterly and annual sales goals by developing an account strategy and pipeline, managing internal and client processes, maintaining sales reports, developing market and competitor knowledge, delivering presentations to customers, and creating sales proposals
  • Manage RFI/RFQ requests with Contentful internal and customer teams
  • Refine and evolve our "land-and-expand" model in collaboration with Sales, Partnerships, and Customer Success teams
  • Seek to understand the digital experience challenges of prospects and clients while aligning the ROI of Contentful with those challenges to ensure a value-based selling approach
  • Work closely with Sales Engineers and Solution Architects to uncover technical challenges and opportunities
  • Develop innovative proposals, position complex pricing structures, and negotiate contracts and deal-closing requirements quickly and efficiently
  • Work closely with customer success & marketing teams to ensure that best practices of Contentful are shared and implemented at the respective customers

Organization Jobs for Humanity
Industry Accounting / Finance / Audit
Occupational Category Enterprise Account Executive
Job Location Dublin,Ireland
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Experience 2 Years
Posted at 2023-08-12 5:18 am
Expires on 2024-08-13