Enterprise Account Executive – Australia

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Category
Sales
Job type
Full Time,
Opening date
Closing date
22 Apr 2023
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About Kong Inc.

The cloud connectivity company. Powering connections to build a reliable digital world.

Actively Hiring
We are looking for an experienced sales professional, ideally with open source experience who will be selling into global enterprise accounts.  The ideal candidate has been a part of the sales efforts for other early-stage enterprise products in an entrepreneurial setting. The Strategic Account Executive will be integral to our growth plan and in acquiring new customers. Kong’s Account Executive will be the primary point of contact and the face of Kong for our prospects.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Sell Kong Enterprise Platform to enterprise customers by developing and executing a pipeline generation strategy that will create a viable and long-term pipeline.
  • Meet individual quotas and objectives.
  • Responsible for assigned territory account planning and forecasting.
  • Take ownership of your book of business, which includes understanding and documenting the buying criteria and process, determining the appropriate motion and patterns, ensuring pipeline accuracy based on evidence, and working the leads to closure.
  • Provide account leadership and direction in the pre-and post-sales process and contribute to the analysis of wins/losses.
  • Represent Kong in the most professional manner and support our customers to the best of your ability.
  • Ability to travel to customer sites as required (30% – 50%).
  • And any additional tasks required by the manager.

What you’ll bring:

  • A true desire to see customers benefit from the investment they make with Kong.
  • 5 years or more of experience in selling enterprise software; experience with open source,  APIs, and/or infrastructure software a big plus.
  • Ability to leverage established relationships and proven sales techniques for success.
  • Effective communicator and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent negotiation, presentation and closing skills.
  • Motivated, driven and results-oriented.

What is a Konger?

We are a group of makers, thinkers, and doers focused on helping today’s developers build tomorrow’s technology. Our teams work on the bleeding edge of API innovation to provide our users with a central nervous system for data and services.
We put design at the heart of everything we do, and we’re relentlessly focused on creating beautiful experiences for our customers. That’s why technology companies, major banks, e-commerce innovators, and government agencies put Kong in front of their most important web applications.
We believe in the power of Open Source and everything it stands for. That’s why developers around the world enthusiastically contribute on top of our open-source platform.
We are passionate about solving challenges that will fundamentally shape the future of technology, and we’re looking for the right people to join us on our mission. If you believe in taking ownership of your work, making an impact, and having fun along the way, we would love to talk to you

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