Keyword Connects is seeking a results-oriented account executive. This individual will drive our continued growth by expanding our client base of home improvement companies. This is a key sales position with high visibility, reporting directly to our Vice President of Sales and Client Care.
You are a well-organized team-player with a hunter mentality, excellent time management, analytical and organizational skills, possessing drive, maturity and passion for excellence. You pride yourself on knowing your product and understanding your market. You're competitive, persistent, and have the gift of persuasion. You are comfortable interfacing with decision makers and influencers, including senior executives, technical and finance personnel. You have an open mindset, comfortable learning about customer business environments and proposing online campaigns to help improve company revenue growth and performance. You thrive working in a fast-paced, industry leading online lead generation company with a passion to exceed individual and team goals.
Keyword Connects runs cuttingedge online advertising campaigns for home improvement companies across the country. We harness the power of Internet advertising to find our clients highly qualified prospects who have begun their purchase process.
We are a proud Google Premier Partner and work with major brands, such as Home Depot, Gutter Helmet and ReBath. We are backed by one of the largest private equity firms in the country, and are looking for talented, energetic, and motivated people to join our team as we continue to build our extraordinary company.
Keyword Connects is located in Waltham, Massachusetts. Our collaborative office space is filled with highenergy, talented professionals who are passionate about their work and enjoy each other's company.
Play a key role in growing Keyword Connects client base by driving new sales opportunities.
Run and manage the entire sales cycle, from initial discovery call to closing the deal.
Build, maintain and consistently exceed monthly/quarterly/yearly pipeline of qualified sales leads around forecast goals and defined objectives.
Plan and execute sales strategies to grow Keyword Connects' revenue and customer base.
Develop and deliver high-quality presentations, demos, and customer proposals that effectively communicate Keyword Connects' solution.
Diligently follow up on current opportunities and revive inactive opportunities through varying forms of communication.
Coordinate closely with our Client Care team to ensure seamless onboarding of new customers.
Work closely with our Marketing manager and sales colleagues to drive, test and optimize outreach campaigns (phone & email), webinars, and product demonstrations to increase revenue.
Manage and track your pipeline using our CRM(Salesforce) tools.
Maintain an understanding of the competitive market space and how to effectively position Keyword Connects to the contractor market.
Work with marketing to identify client testimonials and success stories.
Provide feedback to media and conversion teams to help improve our service offerings.
Hunt and aggressively prospect new business
Experience and Skills:
College degree with 3+ years of proven sales experience selling online marketing or home improvement services with a proven track record of success
A demonstrated, strategic mindset for identifying and closing new business
A solid understanding of pipeline development and forecasting
Excellent phone presence and strong writing skills
Obsessed with achieving goals on a daily, weekly and monthly basis and surpassing KPI targets.
Proven track record of managing the sales cycle from start to finish.
Ability to initiate sales conversations with key decision-makers.
Active listening skills and genuine curiosity to uncover customer needs.
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth, rapidly changing environment
Light travel to trade shows and events might be required
Benefits & Perks:
Competitive base salary
Robust medical benefits & 401k with company match
Start with 17 days of PTO and your birthday off
Snacks, lunches, and happy hours
This is a full-time position