About this role:
The Account Executive is a field sales role responsible for direct client contract value, retention and growth through contract expansion, and the introduction of new products and services.
What you’ll do:
Consult with C-level executive clients to develop and implement an effective, enterprise wide strategy that maximizes the value Gartner delivers
Manage accounts with the outcome of increased customer satisfaction, retention and account growth
Master and consistently execute Gartner’s internal sales methodology
Demonstrate senior sales leadership through coaching, mentoring and developing junior sales account executives
What you’ll need:
Bachelor’s degree is required; Masters or advanced degree a plus
5-8 years of proven consultative sales experience in high technology (services, software or hardware)
Ability to prospect and manage C-level and senior-level relationships within large global enterprises
Proven experience building excellent client relationships, offering value added, insightful and strategic vision into their business
Knowledge of the full life cycle of the sales process from prospecting to close
Who you are:
Comfortable selling to, influencing and building trust-based, value-added relationships with senior executives
Able to solve complex problems and successfully manage ambiguity and unexpected change
Teachable and embracing of best practices and feedback as a means of continuous improvement
Consistently high achiever marked by perseverance, humility and a positive outlook in the face of challenges
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 most critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have nearly 16,000 associates globally that support our 14,000+ clients in more than 100 countries.
What makes Gartner a great place to work?
Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a variety of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner
What we offer:
Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.
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