Scout is hiring highly motivated account executives to join our team in all our markets. This is a full-time, high-activity role that will require you to work directly with our SDR, Marketing, and Customer Success teams. Scout provides sales resources and executive mentorship to help you achieve monthly and quarterly goals, with opportunities for increased compensation.
Growing at a fast yet measured pace, Scout is dominating the Strategic Sourcing market of the enterprise Procurement software landscape. Our sales team is adding high-performing A-players with a thirst for growth and the desire to sell into any/every industry and vertical. No single company owns the start of the relationship between enterprise customers and their suppliers, a point where high impact buying decisions are made every day. This is Scout’s focus, and we are well-positioned when enterprises move to automate their sourcing and procurement workflows. In our market, customers are either moving from a manual process or have legacy applications they are unhappy with and don’t use.
In this role, you will run the full sales process to close new business with prospective customers, including:
- Building pipeline by working with the Business Development team while also working to directly uncover new opportunities as part of your daily sales motion
- Managing a complex sales process to discover customer needs, engage in value-based conversations, and proactively work with prospects through the buying process
- Conducting web-based and in-person product demonstrations
- Negotiating commercial terms and working with our Operations team on contracting
- Working with Scout’s Customer Success team to ensure the customer’s adoption and successful transition as a Scout customer, as well as maintaining the relationship over time
Now is the perfect time for customer-obsessed, go-getters to join Scout’s sales team that has a successful history of rapidly expanding our customer base. Scout’s Account Executive role represents the opportunity to excel professionally in a growth environment while building the foundation for upwards career trajectory over the long-term.
What you'll achieve:
Be an energetic self-starter who is proactive in holding yourself accountable to a consistent sales process
Know how to sell innovation and disruption, build trust, leverage multiple use cases, and compress your deal cycles
Present a Named Account strategy/plan within first 60 days
Meet with C-level and LOB executives, and other key stakeholders
Close deals in net new accounts and also close upsells
Identify and close quick wins
Exceed activity, pipeline, and revenue targets
Track all customer details including use case, purchase timeframes, next steps, and forecasting in our CRM
Utilize a solution and value selling approach
Evangelize Scout's full-stack sourcing platform
Ensure 100% satisfaction among all customers
Prioritize opportunities and apply appropriate resources
Be passionate about communicating value to senior stakeholders and figuring out creative ways to create success
What you'll need to be successful:
A 4-year bachelor degree
10+ years of successful quota-carrying sales experience in the software/SaaS, cloud industry
At least 10 years selling to enterprise companies, having achieved deal outcomes well into the six figures
Extensive experience building customer relationships and managing prospects through complex product evaluations
Proven successful track record of exceeding sales quotas
Success closing net new accounts and upsells
Ability to develop C-level relationships within large accounts
Ability to travel for deals
Passion for cloud and SaaS technologies, and able to thrive in a growing startup environment
Competition. Whom do we compete with? Legacy data, Excel Spreadsheets and even pen and paper. We are an intuitive, cloud-based software that helps procurement professionals source fast and make a bigger business impact.
Smart and sustainable growth. Yes, we’re growing, but we’re doing so in a controlled manner. The money goes into the business and continues to build & bring the best product possible to market.
Benefits. Medical, dental and vision coverage. Health Savings Accounts. 401(k) plan. Pre-tax commuter benefits. Retirement plan. Lunch twice a week. We are always evaluating our options to do what we can to bring the best to our employees.
Transparency. Lots of companies say it, few of them actually live it, which we do every day.