Account Executive - UKI

IE-Dublin
Job ID
2017-16943
Category
Sales
Position Type
full-time

Overview

Are you ready to join the Cloud Revolution?

 

SAGE, currently a FTSE 50 company are mid-way through an ambitious, global transformation plan, and are looking for equally ambitious and experienced sales people to join them at their Centre of Excellence in Dublin.

 

Are you able to convert warm leads into sales?

Are you a proven closer and over achieve on targets?

Are you experienced in software and application sales?

 

About Sage

Starting as a small business in the UK 35 years ago, Sage is now the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world’s entrepreneurs. With over 13,000 colleagues now supporting millions of business owners across 23 countries, we power the global economy. We reinvent and simplify business accounting through brilliant technology, working with a thriving community of entrepreneurs, tradespeople, accountants, partners and developers.

Responsibilities

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity to apply your previous sales and account management experience to impact the sales cycle at every stage for SageLive – a revolutionary Cloud Accounting software, built on the Salesforce platform. As an Account Executive, you will work closely with the Inside Sales team to maximise every customer lead. You will establish relationships with new businesses and convert these opportunities into sales. You will promote and demonstrate the benefits of SageLive, ensuring every customer has the best technology tailored to their business. Delivering a world class service, which includes:

 

  • Developing extensive product knowledge and applying this to secure business;
  • Generating revenue through Direct sales of Sage Live to SME;
  • Working towards personal KPIs, including closing deals with 1 in 5 new leads

Qualifications

About You:

You will need to be a fantastic communicator, a proven closer of new business opportunities, ambitious, driven and incredibly motivated. You’ll have the confidence to open doors, the determination to close the right deals and the appetite to take some innovative Cloud software products to a market of entrepreneurs and growing businesses.

 

Interested? To apply for the role you must have the following:

 

  • Proven experience in building and sustaining customer relationships;
  • Consistent overachievement of quota and revenue goals;
  • Extensive Cloud & SaaS experience;
  • A BA degree as a minimum, is essential

Company Information

Our Story


Sage is the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world’s entrepreneurs.

 

Like many of the businesses we serve, Sage began as a small business and has grown beyond what seemed imaginable. Today over 13000 colleagues now support millions of entrepreneurs across 23 countries as they power the global economy.

It is these entrepreneurs who are the drivers of prosperity and it’s our privilege and honour to serve them. We take real pride from how many of our customers have flourished and, that our products have grown with them as they moved from start-up to successful, international businesses.

In a world where only the voices of the biggest are heard, we will always fight to hear the voice of the entrepreneur.

 

An innovator today and tomorrow     

Our smart people use the smartest technology to reinvent and simplify business accounting - working with a thriving community of entrepreneurs, business owners, tradespeople, accountants, partners and developers. 

We enable our customers to focus on their business and help them to leapfrog to the future.

 

Inventing the future 

We are changing the way that millions of businesses track the movement of money through their business. We are also changing the way we do business. And as a FTSE 100 business we believe in a socially-responsible world and we are active in supporting our local communities and invest in making a real difference through the philanthropy of the Sage Foundation. Our Sage Foundation is based on the 2+2+2 model - 2% of free cash flow, 2% of colleagues' time and up to 2 free products each year to charitable organizations. Colleagues are empowered to give to the causes that matter to them.

Our customers make life-sacrifices. They take risks to follow their dreams and pursue their passions and, on this, global prosperity is built. They deserve a bigger voice and we will always work hard to champion this noble cause.

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