Enterprise Account Executive - Academic and Government

| Seattle

Why Qualtrics?

Qualtrics is a rapidly growing software-as-a-service company backed by three of the top venture capital firms in the world - Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, and Insight Venture Partners. Qualtrics Academic Experience Management (AXM) is the only software platform that helps academic institutions continually assess the quality of their four core experiences—Faculty, Student, Alumni, and Campus. With Qualtrics AXM, organizations can be at every meaningful touchpoint, for every experience, and predict which changes will resonate most with stakeholders. Our mission is to close the experience gap.

More than 9,000 clients worldwide use Qualtrics, including many of the world’s most visionary universities, K-12 institutions, and state and local governments including Stanford, Harvard, MIT, Qualtrics has over 1,800 employees across 16 global offices. Check out why our employees and clients love being part of the Qualtrics family!

About the Team

Qualtrics’ SLED Enterprise Sales team is dedicated to changing the way universities, K-12 institutions, and state and local governments collect, analyze, and act on Experience data (X data). Forrester reports that companies generate a 674% ROI when using Qualtrics. Now that’s a solution you can get behind!

Our team is a group of highly driven individuals that are intelligent, organized, and dedicated. We work together as a team to accomplish and exceed quarterly and annual objectives. We are a visionaries that work hard and enjoy the incredible trajectory that Qualtrics provides. Our overarching objective is to drive company revenue growth through client success.

Primary Responsibilities

As an Enterprise Account Executive, you will lead all sales efforts within your assigned territory, including prospect identification, lead generation, sales calls, handling the sales cycle, proposal and contract negotiation through deal closure. You will be an expert in selling into the SLED (state and local government, higher education, K-12) vertical. You will meet and exceed sales goals established by your Sales Director while delivering the highest standard of integrity, quality, and customer service to our clients.

  • Generate new leads through networking and prospecting, including cold calling, as well as using marketing and PR activities of the company;
  • You will establish, handle, and manage relationships between Qualtrics and senior executives of the client and prospect universities;
  • Make sales presentations to customer and prospects at all levels and in a variety of departments of academic and government accounts within a prescribed territory. Address product uses, benefits, competitive advantages and business terms; facilitate technical follow-up to close sale;
  • Target account selling (prospecting/lead generation, qualification and scoping, closing strategies, negotiations, etc.);
  • Interface and develop professional relationships with existing clients and prospects throughout the organizational levels;
  • In collaboration with Qualtrics' marketing team, develop and execute demand generation campaigns;
  • Coordinate and actively participate in contract negotiations;
  • Act as representative of Qualtrics at industry conferences and association meetings;
  • Partner with Marketing on leads from trade shows and campaigns;
  • Sales process management;
  • Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of Qualtrics' solution offerings;
  • Maintain a real-time understanding of the competitive landscape to assist in figuring out win-based proposals and pricing;
  • Meet or exceed quota expectations;
  • Participate in sales planning status meetings.

Qualifications

  • Acquiring clients, negotiating, and selling the Qualtrics XM platform to C-Suite, Director, and University Deans and Provosts.
  • Leading potential clients to an understanding of the options or solutions that are applicable to their situation, demonstrating how features and benefits match their needs
  • Contributing in weekly meetings with meaningful insights
  • BA/BS required, Computer Science, Business Administration, or Marketing preferred.
  • Experience using Salesforce.com and Mac proficiency a plus.
  • At least 10 years of recent experience selling complex SaaS application software solutions to a major vertical market.
  • Experience selling complex SaaS solutions in the K-12, State and Local Government, and Higher Education verticals.
  • Hold a current Drivers License.
  • Ability to travel as needed.

What differentiates us from other companies

  • Work life integration is deeply important to us - we have frequent office events, team outings, and happy hours.
  • We take pride in our offices design aiming at cultivating creativity from our rooftop views to an open and collaborative work space.
  • Employee Resource Groups – Women’s Leadership Development, LGBTQ+, Veterans, and Multicultural Groups
  • On top of standard benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, etc) we provide snacks, drinks, and free lunches in our office.
  • Great maternity/paternity leave benefits for growing families.


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • We are an open language company so we do not specify on languages and except all that are helpful toward the product.Languages
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • Qualtrics PlatformCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • Qualtrics iQ DirectoryCRM
    • Qualtrics PlatformEmail
    • Adobe CampaignLead Gen
    • MarketoLead Gen
    • MixRankLead Gen
    • RapportiveLead Gen
    • Qualtrics PlatformLead Gen

Location

The office experience is a 5-minute walk from Pioneer Square. The rooftop deck overlooks the Puget Sound and downtown Seattle.

What are Qualtrics Perks + Benefits

Qualtrics Benefits Overview

TOTAL REWARDS
The term “benefits” doesn’t really do our employee rewards program justice. We provide free medical, dental, and vision insurance, 20+ days of annual leave, generous retirement fund contributions, company equity, quarterly bonuses, and tons of career mobility.

WORK HARD/PLAY HARD
For every bit of hard work we put in, we have twice the fun. Whether that means taking a break in a massage chair or hitting the slopes after work, Qualtrics makes sure that employees take time to recharge and live it up.

UPWARD MOBILITY
Because we’re a hyper-growth company, getting promoted and taking on more opportunity is always an option. We hire individuals who have what it takes to quickly step into the next role and take on opportunities beyond their core job description.

OFFICE PERKS
We believe in a workspace that allows you to take a breather and pepper fun throughout your day. Grab a beer in the Dublin office pub, enjoy Seattle’s rooftop patio overlooking the Puget Sound, or raid one of the many kitchens around Provo’s office.

HIGH BAR
We don’t hire cutthroat individuals who only care about themselves. We’re looking for top performers with a wide array of professional and personal experience. Our employees are driven, intelligent, diverse and interesting people who work well in teams and know how to have fun.

GLOBAL
Qualtrics employees are plugged into a network of experienced professionals around the globe. With weekly company-wide video meetings and our own internal social network, employees get global experience and stay up-to-date on what’s happening across the organization.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
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