Account Executive, Commercial


DC, Washington

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General Commercial

About Salesforce

Founded in 1999, Salesforce is the global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Companies of every size and industry are using Salesforce to transform their businesses, across sales, service, marketing, commerce, and more by connecting with customers in a whole new way. We harness technologies that can revolutionize companies, careers, and, hopefully, our world.

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There are those who choose to work with the best and brightest. And then, there are those who want to do more than just a job. They are the ones improving lives, not only their careers. Having an impact now instead of later. Doing something that’s so much bigger than themselves, an industry, and their company.

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About Team

  • Commercial Account Executive
  • Territory is aligned by local geography and region

About Role

  • Mid-Commercial increasing revenue spend within companies up to 1,000 employees
  • General Commercial increasing revenue spend within companies up to 5,000 employees
  • Selling the entire Customer 360 Platform across a set of Salesforce customers

They do this by…

  • Having a deep understanding of the way businesses operate, and the priorities that drive decisions from the C-level
  • Creating demand by uncovering business problems and matching them to our solution
  • Uncovering business initiatives and pain points to map back our solutions across multiple lines of business
  • Building credibility and trust while influencing buying decisions
  • Selling on value and return on investment vs. technical functionality
  • Generating pipeline that leads to closed revenue and quota attainment
  • Partnering with internal resources in order to drive additional value and expertise

Preferred Qualifications

  • Average years of experience preferred (Mid-Commercial 4-7, General Commercial 6-12)
  • Experience managing a list of 2-20 accounts, 100% existing customers OR 50-200 accounts, 100% New Logo
  • Experience selling to the C-suite
  • Ability to build and deliver presentations to your customers

Our investment in you

  • World class enablement and on-demand training – check out for a sneak peek!
  • Exposure to executive thought leaders with a passion for living our values
  • Clear path to promotion with accelerated leadership development programs
  • Weekly 1:1 coaching with your leadership
  • Fast Ramp mentorship program
  • Week-long product bootcamp
  • Sandler Sales Training

Volunteer Opportunities

Have you heard of our 1:1:1 model, focused on giving back to the community? The successes in giving back have helped us and our Trailblazer community become a leader in philanthropy, culture, and innovation. We are one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies, according to Forbes, we are #1 in PEOPLE‘s Top 50 Companies that Care, and are on on Fortune’s Change the World list. Values create value. Our values helped drive our revenue number to $13.28 billion dollars in fiscal year 2019.

We have a public-facing website that explains our various benefits for:

  • Health Benefits
  • Financial Benefits and perks
  • Time off & leave policies
  • Parental benefits
  • Perks and discounts
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