Database Account Executive

at SolarWinds (View all jobs)

Charlotte, North Carolina

Req ID: 200937

At SolarWinds, we’re a people-first company. Our purpose is to enrich the lives of the people we serve—including our employees, customers, shareholders, Partners, and communities. Join us in our mission to help customers accelerate business transformation with simple, powerful, and secure solutions.

The ideal candidate thrives in an innovative, fast-paced environment and is collaborative, accountable, ready, and empathetic. We’re looking for individuals who believe they can accomplish more as a team and create lasting growth for themselves and others. We hire based on attitude, competency, and commitment. Solarians are ready to advance our world-class solutions in a fast-paced environment and accept the challenge to lead with purpose. If you’re looking to build your career with an exceptional team, you’ve come to the right place. Join SolarWinds and grow with us!

Your Role:

Developing SolarWinds business opportunities within a designated geography. Achieving revenue targets while responding efficiently to customer inquiries (usually in form of sales leads/downloads) and providing solutions for their application management needs. Primary duties include outbound calling, product demo, e-mail communication, deep discovery and solution selling, channel coordination, and overall management of the sales pipeline through the sales cycle.
Your Impact:

  • Execute activities for prospecting, lead generation, and selling of SolarWinds products to existing customers focusing on the SolarWinds Observability portfolio of products.
  • Engage directly with IT decision-makers from a variety of enterprises and locations.
  • Use a consultative approach to make warm calls and manage warm, inbound sales leads for product evaluation requests, customers who have downloaded trial versions of our products, and/or customers who have additional IT product needs.
  • Partner with sales engineering to conduct technical and non-technical online web product demonstrations.
  • Identify the best platform fit for the customer and cross-sell and up-sell opportunities, while building and maintaining customer rapport.
  • Strategically identify new business, channel partnership, and local market opportunities.
  • Provide superior customer service when assisting potential customers during their evaluation process. Create quotes and new customer accounts, coordinate with channel partners, and close sales.
  • Maintain accurate customer records and activity and pipeline reports within Salesforce.
  • Meet or exceed quarterly sales quota.

Your Experience:

  • 2-3 years of SaaS sales experience
  • Passion for selling
  • Enthusiastic and “self-starter” approach
  • Demonstrable record of sales success against quota
  • Ability to communicate effectively (oral and written)
  • Strong interpersonal skills

SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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