Business Development Executive JD – GTS, GE & LE Sales
Business Development Executives are responsible for prospecting companies which are not presently active clients of Gartner, within an assigned geographical territory. The purpose of the role is to identify key buying centres to expand the net new client base.
What you’ll do:
- Leverage key best practices to drive and successfully sell new business opportunities
- Build and effectively manage a list of new individuals and new clients to drive business development.
- Collaborate with internal resources and external network to prioritize and penetrate key accounts.
- Primary focus net new logos / net new client accounts.
- Utilizing account planning and time management tools to drive an increase of research revenue to an assigned quota.
- Establish and maintain executive relationships with clients to become the trusted advisor
- Quota responsibility aligned to the territory
- Handover of closed clients to existing AEs within 30 days of closing for continued Gartner service.
- Mastery and consistent execution of Gartner’s internal sales methodology, products, and services
- Manage forecast accuracy on a monthly/quarterly/annual basis
What you’ll need:
- 6-12 years proven consultative sales experience in high technology (services or software) to large multinational companies.
- Ability to build credibility quickly with new clients
- Proven experience in prospecting and developing new business, by effectively building prospect lists and strong ability to transition prospects to clients.
- Proven experience in closing enterprise-wide complex sales solutions.
- Ability to comprehend and problem solve by thinking and acting quickly on your feet.
- Strong ability to influence others in the organization with no direct reporting relationship.
- Ability to articulate a strong value proposition at the executive level.
- Comprehensive understanding of technology buying centres.
- Excellent presentation and communication skills at an executive level.
- Bachelor’s or master’s degree – desired
What’s in it for you:
- Uncapped earnings and challenging but achievable quotas – 85% of our salesforce hit quota and 40-50% secure maximum accelerators every year
- Unbeatable training and growth opportunities including an intensive an intensive 5-week sales academy for new hires
- Excellent corporate benefits
- The opportunity to sell at C level and work with some of the brightest minds in the industry
Who are we:
Gartner is the world’s leading research and advisory company, offering information, advice, and tools for business leaders. We provide objective and invaluable insights to our C-level executive clients, where we guide them to achieve the mission-critical priorities of their organization. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and now employ over 17,000 associates globally and support 12,000 clients in more than 100 countries.
Our awards and accolades:
- Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020
- Forbes America’s Best Employers 2018, 2019; Best Management Consulting Firms 2017, 2018, 2019
- Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index Best Places to Work for LBGTQ Equality 2018, 2019 & 2020
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Who are we?
Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises in more than 100 countries.
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