Account Executive

Microsoft Corporation Bellevue , WA 98009

Posted 2 months ago

Microsoft's Enterprise Commercial division serves our largest commercial customers, by helping them maximize the digital transformation opportunity using Microsoft's suite of enterprise cloud offerings. Comprised of the Account Team Unit (ATU), the Specialist and Technical Sales Unit (STU) and the Customer Success Unit (CSU), Enterprise Commercial sellers, technical sellers, consumption experts and a variety of internal partners showcase the value that can be realized from new technology. Across every role, our job is simple: Put the customer first and show them the world of possibilities Digital technology can offer.

Experiences Required: Education, Key Experiences, Skills and

  • Strong growth mindset. Seeks to solve for difficult customer challenges.

  • Experience working with and leading virtual teams.

  • A strong sales and business background, with 5 -10+ years of technology sales-related experience.

  • Knowledge within Industry and ability to make confident recommendations at C-level, business decision makers.

  • A Bachelor's degree with exposure to Information Technology (or equivalent) is required; MBA is preferred.


Capabilities & Behaviors Required

  • Sales Achiever Achieve results by understanding digital transformation drivers and customer priorities. Identify new opportunities and help customers accelerate their move to the digital age for their own benefit as well as their customers.

  • Digital Transformation Driver Anticipate market changes to drive industry-relevant solutions to customers, influencing BDMs and ITDMs, building trust with stakeholders and translating Microsoft solutions into business impact and outcomes that accelerate the customer's digital transformation

  • Sales Challenger Continuously build industry and technical knowledge. Bring innovative industry solutions, benchmarks and references to C-level executives that drive greater efficiencies, optimization and increase customer satisfaction

  • Deal Orchestrator Orchestrate virtual selling team and all Microsoft resources maximizing revenue opportunity. Lead and drive entire sales cycle and leveraging repeatable offerings to accelerate and win deals

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

The Account Executive at Microsoft leads our most valued customers into the digital age. Embracing a challenger mindset, the successful Account Executive drives, orchestrates and closes opportunities with customers that produce transformative business outcomes.

Leadership & Orchestration

  • Build and own, dynamic, always-on account plans detailing critical insights and new business opportunities aligned to customer priorities and each Microsoft's solution areas, (Modern Workplace, Business Apps, Apps and Infrastructure, Data and AI).

  • Build coalition of support (IT and business) both inside Microsoft and with customer. Define digital outcomes and path to achieve.

  • Show leadership among entire account team. Direct clear opportunity ownership and support.

  • Increase overall skills, specifically technical and industry acumen to deliver innovative ideas accelerating customer success in the cloud.


  • Lead, drive and manage opportunities for each of the 4 Digital Transformation pillars and 4 Solution Areas.

  • Consistent, repeatable achievement of revenue and consumption targets through rigorous sales discipline - pipeline, forecast management.

  • Leverage and utilize key business and industry insights to elevate customer conversation and action.

  • World class customer service through alignment of customer objectives and plan to achieve.

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