Account Executive, Enterprise at Workfront
Basingstoke, GB

About Workfront

Workfront is the work management application platform for the enterprise, helping people do their best work so companies can thrive in a digital world. Workfront is built for people, effortlessly connecting teams and easily integrating into existing applications and systems. The ability to see, measure, and analyze critical factors such as resources, outcomes, and priorities keeps everyone on the same page, with a clear understanding of why their work matters. 


Role Purpose
The  Account Executive is responsible for closing business, expanding relationships and building opportunities within an assigned territory. We are looking for an Account Executive that can take ownership of a territory and create significant growth.


To us, Sales is about building relationships with our customers, deeply understanding their needs, and providing tailored advice that builds loyalty and satisfaction. It brings a human side to the business interaction. The single most important thing we can do in Sales is achieve Sales excellence by implementing an enterprise Sales model and improve our pipeline performance.


What You Will Do

  • Thoroughly understand specific customer’s work management/project management needs and demonstrate Workfront's ability to solve those needs
  • Perform sales presentations/demonstrations to match solutions with identified needs
  • Accurately forecast quarterly and monthly sales by possessing a full understanding of customers’ specific decision-making and purchasing process
  • Meet face to face with customers to build relationships and gain an excellent understanding of their political and corporate environment
  • Effectively manage RFP’s, bids, and other customer requirements
  • Expedite the sales cycle by demonstrating superior knowledge of Workfront solutions 
  • Increase deal size through a consultative and analytical sales approach
  • Develop and manage pipeline activity and monitor sales activity against assigned quotas
  • Acquire and integrate industry knowledge related to general trends, emerging technologies, and competitors


Customer Success

  • Manages relationships with key customers and potential customers to achieve increasingly high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Identifies opportunities to enhance the organization's ability to meet the customer, business and shareholder expectations.
  • Assists with escalations and driving internal alignment on critical customers
  • Ensures visibility on all customers for usage and renewal risk


Position ROI/ Success Measures

Achieve target or above for: annual revenue (new and growth), customer retention rates, and operating income.


Desired Competencies and Experience

  • High tech SaaS sales experience required
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills with the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external associates
  • Possess the ability to gather information on customer business processes, critical success factors, and competitive standing to deliver value-added business solutions
  • Knowledge of the work management, project management and portfolio management market space, competitors and related industries
  • Experience building a sales pipeline and positioning business to close
  • Strong analytical skills that enable the development of complete sales cycle
  • Consultative, solution experience selling software products
  • Proven track record in developing and managing clients in multiple industries
  • Independent thinker, with good judgment skills and proven track record in problem solving
  • Strong knowledge of is required and use of other opportunity tracking systems is preferred 


Values Fit

To us, the Workfront values are more than just words on a wall; they best describe who we are and how we get our work done.

  • Do great work; Commit to excellence. Think big. Boldly innovate.
  • Obsess over customers; Act with urgency, because sometimes later becomes never.
  • Win together; Without customers, we don’t exist.
  • Finish strong; Individuals win occasionally, but teams win consistently.


On top of a competitive salary with great reward we also throw in 25 days’ holiday and the opportunity to work in a flexible and inclusive work environment. With a leadership team who listens and has your personal development and success at the forefront we will be supporting and inspiring you to be the best!