Account Executive - US

Storyblok

Storyblok

Sales & Business Development
Remote
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Established in 2017, Storyblok has rapidly ascended to the forefront of the global headless CMS landscape. Our vision is to “pioneer the future of content management, removing barriers between developer and marketing teams by offering an intuitive, scalable, and intelligent platform to deliver digital experiences from idea to success”.

Our team is made up of smart, passionate individuals who excel in their work. People who are comfortable taking on big ideas and figuring out the details along the way. With a dynamic team of over 220+ passionate individuals spanning 45+ countries, we're not just breaking boundaries; we're redefining them!

Our $47m Series B funding round in May 2022 represented a significant milestone for us, propelling our journey into a period of extraordinary growth into the US market, while also advancing our presence and progress in EMEA.

We're proud recipients of numerous awards, including recognition in G2's 2024 Best Software Awards. As a remote-first company, we have been officially recognized as one of the top 100 most flexible places to work, ranking #3 in the scale-up category as per Flexa Careers.

WHAT IS IN IT FOR YOU

You will be joining a growing company where you can contribute to many “firsts”. Plus these benefits:

  • Monthly remote work stipend (home internet costs, electricity). Home office equipment package right at the start (laptop, keyboard, monitor…)
  • Home office equipment upgrade (furniture, ear plugs …) or membership to a local co-working space after your onboarding
  • Sick leave benefit, parental leave and 25 days of annual leave plus your local national holidays
  • Personal development fund for courses, books, conferences, and material
  • VSOP (Virtual Stock Option Plan)
  • The annual international team-building trip, quarterly and monthly online get-togethers
  • As a fully remote company, with work-life balance at its core, you’ll enjoy flexible schedules
  • An international team that loves to have fun at work and works hard together to accomplish shared goals

JOB SUMMARY

This Account Executive will directly contribute to the US expansion, mainly to cover the Southern New England Territory through driving and closing new Enterprise deals and working with Storyblok’s BDR team to discover new opportunities in your assigned sales territory. This hire needs to be based in Massachusetts.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Directly contribute to the expansion of the US through the generation of new Enterprise clients
  • Build and implement a go-to-market strategy with an extended Storyblok Team to deliver maximum revenue potential for your assigned territory
  • Lead potential new customers through the sales journey and presentation of Storyblok’s solution
  • Work with and support the BDR & Partner team in outbound sales activities
  • Prospect to new customers (a minimum of 20% self-generated pipeline is expected)
  • Negotiate commercial offers for customers
  • Navigate through the legal and procurement process in a complex B2B SaaS sales process
  • Maintain a healthy relationship with existing clients and support Customer Success in upselling into existing accounts
  • Evangelize the Storyblok vision through product demonstrations, in-market events, and account specific initiatives (travel is required)

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Proven record of success in closing large and complex SaaS Enterprise deals

  • 5 years of proven SaaS solution selling experience as an Account Executive

Ability to map out and strategically define account & territory plansFamiliarity with Sales methodologies like Challenger Sales, SPIN Selling, Sandler, MEDDIC etc.

  • Evidence of relationship building skills with an ability to grow and nurture relationships
  • Some technical knowledge of how websites work
  • Ability to switch the context and messaging between technical and marketing audiences
  • Must be fluent in the local language of the territory (speaking and writing)
  • Travel primarily within the US region to foster client relationships and participate in events that contribute to the growth and success of Storyblok

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS:

  • Competitive compensation package with uncapped commission and VSOP (Virtual Stock Purchase Plan)
  • Ramp-up schedule, including onboarding training and continuous sales and product training
  • Career Advancement in a fast paced and rapidly growing organization; mobility within the firm
  • Joining an organization which was recently recognized by Gartner as #1 Customer’s Choice for Web Content Management

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing compensation. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

If you need an accommodation for any part of the application process, please email talent.acquisition@storyblok.com

MENTAL, PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Remote (home) work opportunity or funded by Storyblok co-working space

GENERAL TERMS

Storyblok has a commitment to diversity and inclusion. We strive to create a hiring environment in which all people feel they are equally respected and valued, irrespective of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age, religion, citizenship or any other characteristic. You can find more information about our privacy policy here.

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