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Job Title: Account Executive - Financial Services
Location: United Kingdom
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Our Financial Services team sells into all sub verticals of the broader industry vertical. Within our Financial Services Business Unit we have 4 distinct types of teams that cover what we label as Strategic, Major, Territory and FinTech accounts.
We are currently advertising for two openings that will be part of our Strategic accounts program. You will be selling our entire portfolio of products across an industry aligned patch into a single, Tier 1, banking customer.
We are currently looking for curious and driven individuals that will have knowledge of technology and solid business-to-business sales and account management experience.
Salesforce offers a fast-paced, innovative environment where you will be empowered to sell business applications solutions and be set up for success.
You will work closely with current and prospective customers as a trusted digital advisor to deeply understand their unique company challenges and goals. You will consult with customers on the Salesforce Platform to evangelize solutions that will help them reach their business goals and blaze new trails within their organizations. You will contribute to our business growth in a fast paced, collaborative and fun atmosphere, as a valued member of our Ohana.
Proven track record of selling transformative enterprise software or technology solutions to C-level executives in a B2B environment. A demonstrable track record of quota carrying in software or technology sales, international account management and virtual team leadership experience are requirement across all roles and all seniority levels. In addition, a bachelor's degree is preferred.
Across all sales teams, we are looking for the following attributes:
Consultative selling experience
Solution Selling Ability
Strong Discovery Skills
Can articulate ROI
Objection Handling Skills
Strong business acumen
Planning and Closing Skills
Strong Communication Skills
Can collaborate and influence in a “win as a team” environment
Has a drive for results
Is a trusted advisor to customers and colleagues
- Competitive compensation package with uncapped commission and employee stock purchasing plan
- Ramp up schedule including training boot camp and world class sales and product e enablement and training
- Career Advancement in a fast paced and rapidly growing organization, mobility within the firm, leadership development programs
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