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Senior Sales Account Executive - Cyber Security Solutions

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    £50000 per annum, Benefits: OTE £100K +

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    John Austin
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    3 months ago

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There is a global skills shortage in cyber security! 

My client are a rapidly growing tech start-up who help people and organisations measure their cyber security skills, develop the latest technical ability and identify hidden cyber talent via their unique digital platforms.

My Client are looking for a Senior Sales Account Executive to sell the  platform across all levels of large Enterprise companies, government depts, Defence and MSSP’s. The Senior Sales Account Executive role will require the successful candidate to be responsible for building their own sales pipeline and nurturing sales to achieve quarterly target. The role will require a self-starter who is happy to work remotely and occasionally visiting the Bristol head office. Applicants will need a background in delivering large strategic wins and achieving targets within the IT security space. 

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a team selling a groundbreaking product in a rapidly growing technical company

  • Identify and target the ideal customer profile including lead generation, nurturing and closing opportunity.
  • Identify stakeholders both inside and outside of IT depts of mid to large size Enterprise organisations
  • Effectively manage leads generated from marketing and inside sales activities.
  • Keep CRM up to date with tasks and target prospect activity.
  • Set up and deliver sales presentations, product/service demonstrations, and other sales actions.
  • Create and manage price quotations, suggest products to meet customer requirements for their projects, and ensure their orders are properly placed
  • Work effectively with existing channel partners to identify new opportunities
  • Accurately forecasting your monthly, quarterly and annual revenue streams
  • Maintain and expand the company’s CRM database
  • Where necessary, support of marketing efforts such as trade shows, exhibits, and other events
  • Appropriately communicate brand identity and corporate position
  • National and International travel may be required where necessary 
What do you need to apply? 
  • Substantial direct and channel Enterprise Software selling experience within the IT security space to large enterprises
  • Knowledge of the security market with contacts which can be leveraged immediately
  • Success in qualifying opportunities involving multiple key decision makers 
  • Knowledge of sales principles, methods, practices, and techniques 
  • Strong problem identification and objection resolution skills 
  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with customers 
  • Exceptional verbal communication and presentation skills 
  • Self-motivated, with high energy and an engaging level of enthusiasm
  • Ability to occasionally travel and attend sales events or exhibits 
  • High level of integrity and work ethic 
  • Comfortable working in the fast paced and dynamic environment of a start-up 
The Company

My client is one of the UK’s most exciting cyber security companies and was recently listed in Wired Magazine as one of the UK’s top 5 cyber companies changing the future of cyber security.

Established in January 2017 by ex-GCHQ trainer and researcher, the company has experienced phenomenal success and growth in its first year.

Why would I join?

You’ll be part of a rapidly growing technical company in one of the most exciting industries: cyber security. You’ll develop cyber security knowledge and skills and be part of a creative and dynamic team You’ll be supported in your personal career objectives and rewarded through a competitive salary of £50,000 basic with a realistic OTE of £100K +.

If you are interested please press apply!