Account Executive

Universal Tennis Palo Alto , CA 94301

Posted 2 weeks ago

This position is based out of our corporate headquarters in Palo Alto, CA.

The Role:

Account Executive is an outbound facing role responsible for selling to tennis academies & clubs, building longer term relationships, and up selling / closing new deals. You will also focus on supporting the account such that customers become more active and engaged members of the UTR community, e.g. creating/running more events, scheduling different types of events, communicating with members, getting members rated, etc.

To thrive in this role, youll need to be able to close deals, manage accounts, be a strong strategic thinker, be quick on your feet, as well as friendly, tech-savvy, and an amazing communicator. This role will be part of the Commercial Team and report to the Director of Account Management & Head of Commercial.


Account Executive

  • You will position and sell UTRs software tools and technology to Academies & Clubs so they can create more play and increase participation for their members
  • Youll develop real connections through phone, video, and email
  • Youll conduct live product demonstrations over video call and face to face
  • You will initially own the sales and account management funnel, including customer segmentation, onboard, retention, and upsell

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate college degree with 2+ years of experience in a sales and or account management/customer success environment with SaaS, free, freemium and paid products
  • You can learn and apply new concepts quickly
  • A data focused, ambitious attitude - the numbers tell a story
  • Experience managing accounts within an online Client Relationship Management (CRM - Salesforce) system
  • Passion to educate and sell while focused on solutions - youre not easily intimidated
  • Ability to document and give feedback from clients to certain UTR team members
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with ability to own and complete tasks from ideation to execution to measurement
  • Understanding of and interest in sports (and/or tennis in particular) a plus


You will be joining the fastest growing tennis tech startup company in the world! The Company is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA. Our preference is to hire someone at this location, but we are open to a remote position if its a good fit with our team. We are offering a competitive salary and equity compensation package with flexible working hours and vacation days, telecommuting, medical and dental, and a bunch of that other fun stuff that youd expect from a tech start-up.

Universal Tennis Overview:

The mission of Universal Tennis is to make tennis more affordable, accessible and fun for all players, regardless of age, gender, level and socioeconomic status. The UTR Engagement Platform is anchored by the Universal Tennis Rating (UTR) Powered by Oracle, the worlds most accurate singles and doubles tennis rating system; and provides the tools and solutions to make the Universal Tennis Rating relevant and valuable to players, coaches and organizers in their local domain. Universal Tennis is creating opportunities and pathways for players from all over the world, in all stages of life, to find better matches and unlock a more fun and flexible tennis experience.

Today, UTR is the official rating of Tennis Channel, the ITA (the Intercollegiate Tennis Association), WTT (World TeamTennis), PTR (the Professional Tennis Registry), USPTA (the United States Professional Tennis Association), Orange Coach, Les Petits As, and many more.

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