Account Executive, Storage

Curvature Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 1 week ago

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Job Description Summary

COMPANY INFORMATION

From the very beginning, we had an idea. We had a vision that we could help our customers run their IT better, smarter, and more efficiently; but also, more focused on the things that really matter. We revolutionized the pre-owned market for networking equipment and created new standards of excellence in the industry: faster ways to ship and expedite, smarter ways to maintain and extend asset lifecycle. Today, we liberate our customers from the compromises they are forced to make. We show them ways of running their IT that they didn't know were possible. At Curvature, we see IT differently. We see a better way.

Curvature understands the challenges of modern Technology Decision Makers. Whether planning for, or in the midst of migrating legacy products to new platforms, integrating Cloud into a data center strategy, consolidating hardware, or dealing with the proliferation of data and devices all while attempting to stay on time and within budget we provide options.

At Curvature we hire and retain the best talent. We want fierce competitors that enjoy and crave the uphill battle. Our mission is to provide customers with choices and innovative IT solutions. We work hard, play hard and take the time to relish in our successes along the way.

Curvature is transforming the IT industry and disrupting the biggest players in the market. If you want to transform your career with a global award winning organization, then we want you.

Job Description

This Account Executive, Storage position based in Santa Barbara, San Francisco or Seattle focuses on new customer sales and drives revenue of Curvature storage products & services for the Northwest US. We are looking for an ambitious sales professional and leader to be part of a fast-growing company that rewards self-direction, celebrates innovation, and bends the trajectory of an industry in favor of our clients. This role will focus primarily on new business development within Mid-market and Enterprise organizations.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prospect, identify and build relationships with potential new clients and key decision makers

  • Manage sales process through prospecting, lead qualification, forecasting, resource allocation, account strategy and planning

  • Build an action plan, develop goals, strategies, tactics and timelines

  • Consult with clients and prepare proposals and quotes based on their needs

  • Maintain knowledge of the storage market and competitors

  • Clearly and effectively articulate compelling value propositions and solutions for Curvature's storage products to meet client requirements

  • Effectively demonstrate value proposition in person, on conference calls or using screen share technology

  • Manage complex sales-cycles utilizing Salesforce

  • Develop relationships with account managers to increase channel partnerships

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in an IT sales role with a strong focus on storage products & services including demonstrated experience in consultative, enterprise-wide solution selling with ability to build and present innovative and creative product offerings to targeted prospects including senior executives and technology teams

  • Consistent history of achieving and exceeding sales goals for the last 3 years

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field such as Business, Marketing, Finance or IT

  • Demonstrated new business sales expertise in the IT storage market with proven results

  • Excellent negotiation and consultation skills including ability to overcome objections and close complex, large-scale deals, both directly and working in collaboration with key channel partners

  • Ability to identify and target the decision-maker within a prospect and listen, ask questions, solve problems, and close deals

  • Independent and self-motivated with the ability to work remotely and independently while achieving results

  • Strong business acumen & consultative approach to sales

  • Demonstrated experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and order management systems such as SalesForce and Oracle to manage sales process

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to build customer relationships

  • Ability to work and promote a positive team environment

  • Results-oriented individual with the ability to multi-task and remain calm in a fast pace environment

  • Ability to respond to rapid change, perform duties with accuracy and with a strong degree of urgency

  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to solve problems and meet deadlines

Successful Candidate must pass a Background Check and Drug Screen as a condition of employment.

Curvature, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/ Female/ Disabled/ Veteran/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation.

Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to recruiting@curvature.com.

Have a great day!


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