The Strategic Account Executive III achieves maximum sales profitability, growth and account penetration within the Enterprise Low market segment.
The SAE III establishes, develops and maintains effective business relationships with prospective customers to generate new business for iCIMS’ product suite.
Reporting to the Enterprise Sales Manager, the SAE III works toward a monthly quota to achieve sales goals.
iCIMS is the talent cloud company that empowers organizations to attract, engage, hire, and advance the right talent that builds a diverse, winning workforce.
iCIMS accelerates transformation for a community of approximately 4,300 customers, including 40 percent of the Fortune 100.
Dedicated to maintaining an inclusive, inspirational, and innovative work environment, and committed to consistent growth, we have a wide range of opportunity for career advancement within our organization.
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Targets companies within segment that prioritize winning the war for talent and attracting the best people to their organization.
Drives new business within assigned segment.
Builds and maintains relationships with customers at all levels, including senior leadership and C-suite, to assess needs and effectively link product value, features / benefits to those needs.
Works internally to align appropriate team sell-approach.
Follows well defined sales methodology to ensure prospects are a good fit for iCIMS’ long term.
Understands big picture of iCIMS’ product suite and how it can fit into client organization. Closes deals while setting stage for additional product sales within organization.
Presents and positions iCIMS’ products / services to prospective customers via on site visits. Represents the iCIMS organization with professionalism and integrity.
Partners with iCIMS’ Sales Engineers to demonstrate product capabilities.
Builds sales funnels through prospecting efforts including but not limited to client referrals, regional networking, webinars and cold calling.
Follows-up and actions on new leads and referrals resulting from marketing and prospecting activity.
Develops and maintains detailed product and marketplace understanding to help prospective customers make well informed buying decisions.
Plans and organizes personal sales strategy by thoroughly understanding prospective customer’s business cycles and timing.
Prepares presentations, demonstrations, investment summaries, and sales contracts
Closes deals of significant size, complexity and sales cycle length.
Effectively builds and maintains partnerships with clients, prospects and people at all levels across the company. Contributes to team and company success.
Consistently ensures that business is conducted with integrity at all times and that behavior aligns with iCIMS’ core competencies.
Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
A minimum of 8 years of sales experience desirable, preferably in the Software-as-a-Service space, but not essential.
Superior knowledge of the practices and principles related to sales techniques.
Skilled at closing deals that are more advanced in scope and size. Customers consistently have elements of complexity (i.
e. decentralized or with multiple business units / brands).
Consistently applies strategic approach to deal crafting and relationship building.
Demonstrated effectiveness in new business development strategies and lead qualification.
Ability to multi-task and handle multiple prospective clients and issues simultaneously.
Proven ability to leverage established relationships and proven sales techniques for success.
Ability to clearly present and effectively overcome objections.
Demonstrated aptitude for problem-solving.
Able to work both independently and within a team environment.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Articulates thoughts and ideas clearly, concisely, and persuasively with appropriate empathy.
Ability to work effectively within a fast paced, changing environment that is going through high growth.
Strong Results Orientation with a focus on closing long term sales cycles.
Demonstrated customer service orientation. Creates and sustains ongoing forums that encourage two-way communication opportunities.
Fluency in Italian and English.
Effective at developing and maintaining client relationships at senior management (C Suite) levels.
Ability to travel at 50%+.
iCIMS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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