Account Executive

Near Pasadena , CA 91124

Posted 3 weeks ago

You will be joining Near, one of the fastest growing Enterprise SaaS companies and experience a true start-up culture with the freedom to experiment and innovate. At Near, we believe that great culture is not just about work; its work + life. We not only encourage our employees to dream big, but also give them the freedom and the tools to do so.

Near is looking for a consultative Account Executive with demonstrated ability to land & expand large enterprise accounts. You should be confident, with an executive presence, and a graceful and creative objection handling skillset. You lead with insight and industry perspectives in your sales approach, with an ability to articulate how Nears solutions will solve customer pain points.

You'll be directly responsible for the preservation and expansion of our customer base. The ideal candidate will be comfortable doing their own prospecting and pipeline creation in addition to inbound and SDR qualified leads. You will also be comfortable developing and executing strategic account plans, selling "5 up and 5 across", and building trusted advisor executive relationships.

We expect you to be a coachable, adaptable self-starter with discipline in accepting training and skills development curriculum. Your overarching goal is to identify opportunities with prospects and new clients and build them into long-term profitable relationships.

A Day in the Life:

  • Sell into strategic Enterprise accounts via consultative, complex solution-oriented approach
  • Sell quantitative and qualitative value, including business case development, to VP, SVP, and C-level economic buyers
  • Carry and attain minimum bookings quota of $1.5m+ ACV from new logo and existing accounts; minimum $100-250k ACV to start
  • Sell data-as-a-service, insight-as-a-service, customer identity solutions, marketing and AdTech solutions
  • Partner with SDRs, and involve Solution Consultants, SMEs, technical experts, Customer Success, other sellers, Deal Desk, and Legal throughout the sales process
  • Sell to specific customer pain points and "care abouts" in a specific vertical
  • Create detailed business plans designed to attain predetermined goals and quotas
  • Manage the entire sales cycle from finding a client to securing a deal
  • Unearth new sales opportunities through networking and turn them into long-term partnerships
  • Provide professional after-sales support to maximize customer loyalty
  • Remain in regular contact with your clients to understand and meet their needs
  • Respond to complaints and resolve issues to the customer's satisfaction and to maintain the companys reputation
  • Negotiate agreements and keep records of sales and data

What you bring to the role:

  • Proven experience as an Account Executive, or similar sales/customer service role
  • Bachelor's degree
  • An aggressive hunter mindset
  • Successful track record of high achievement/quota attainment -- e.g., multiple years in President's Club or top 10% seller
  • Deep familiarity and adherent to MEDDIC / MEDDPICC sales methodology, and Franklin Covey techniques
  • Specific industry/vertical expertise is a major advantage
  • Familiar and proficient with Hubspot and other sales platforms
  • Comfortable in high growth company environment
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills and ability to build relationships
  • Organizational and time-management skills
  • Enthusiastic and passionate

About Near

Near is the worlds definitive source of actionable intelligence on People, Places, and Products. We are the global leader in Human Movement Data which leading brands and service providers rely on to make mission critical strategic, operational, and investment decisions.

The Near Platform powers data-driven marketing, enrichment, and operational improvement through a suite of SaaS products. Users of Near platforms can leverage audience, spatial, retail/commercial, and other data in a privacy-led environment. Nears global solution scale is unmatched, covering 1.6+ billion people, 70 million points of interest across 44+ countries, and 250,000+ mobile apps, among other unique datasets and were just getting started.

Near Platforms integrate the most accurate, reliable, and recent online and offline datasets to deliver insights on day-to-day consumer behaviors, preferences, and attributes to F500 and global brands. These insights enable teams to identify and engage their most valuable customers and prospects. Using our intuitive and highly responsive SaaS platform, we maximize time-to-value by putting the power of these insights in the hands of our clients.

Founded in 2012, Near is headquartered in Singapore with North American HQ in Los Angeles, and offices in New York, London, Paris, Bangalore, Tokyo, and Sydney. Near is backed by leading investors including Sequoia Capital, JP Morgan Private Equity Group, Cisco Investments, Telstra Ventures, and Greater Pacific Capital.

Looking to get NEAR your customers? Learn more: @near,, and on YouTube.

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