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Strategic Account Executive, West (Bay Area)

Grafana Labs

Grafana Labs

Sales & Business Development
United States · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Grafana Labs is looking for Strategic Account Executive who will be responsible for prospecting and closing new business across the Pacific Northwest and Rockies region. You will identify, nurture and close opportunities with both new and existing customers, manage forecasts and track customer data. We're strong proponents of a consultative sales approach - learn about the customer's needs first before talking products. Your expertise will be critical in helping articulate the value of our products, work with the customer during the trial phase and hand off a strong relationship to our Customer Success team. Ideally, you come from a technical background and have sold technical products before.

Responsibilities

    • Meet and exceed individual quarterly and annual sales goals
    • Manage all aspects of the sales process (prospecting, sales meetings, product demos, proofs of concept, proposals, negotiations and account management)
    • Cultivate sales through outbound prospecting and inbound leads
    • Be able to understand and convey the value of both Grafana Cloud and Grafana Enterprise
    • Become an expert in managing your sales pipeline in Salesforce
    • Manage quote creation, order processing, and day-to-day customer requests

Requirements

    • 5+ Years of Experience in Infrastructure Technology Sales
    • 10 years of software sales experience
    • Experience prospecting into Fortune 500 companies
    • Demonstrated history of consistent goal achievement in a highly competitive environment (top 10% performer)
    • Experience using Salesforce
    • Familiarity selling open source technology is a plus
    • Familiarity selling observability technology is a plus
    • Experience using Command of the Message and MEDD(P)ICC
    • Must be located in any of these regions: Seattle, Bay Area, SLC, Denver, Portland

In the United States, the OTE compensation range for this role is $300,000. Actual compensation may vary based on level, experience, and skillset as assessed in the interview process. Benefits include equity, bonus (if applicable) and other benefits listed here.

*Compensation ranges are country specific. If you are applying for this role from a different location than listed above, your recruiter will discuss your specific market’s defined pay range & benefits at the beginning of the process.


About Grafana Labs: There are more than 20M users of Grafana, the open source visualization tool, around the globe, monitoring everything from beehives to climate change in the Alps. The instantly recognizable dashboards have been spotted everywhere from a NASA launch and Minecraft HQ to Wimbledon and the Tour de France. Grafana Labs also helps more than 3,000 companies -- including Bloomberg, JPMorgan Chase, and eBay -- manage their observability strategies with the Grafana LGTM Stack, which can be run fully managed with Grafana Cloud or self-managed with the Grafana Enterprise Stack, both featuring scalable metrics (Grafana Mimir), logs (Grafana Loki), and traces (Grafana Tempo).
Benefits: For more information about the perks and benefits of working at Grafana, please check out our careers page.
Equal Opportunity Employer: At Grafana Labs we’re building a company where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay, and do their best work. We know that our company runs on the hard work and the dedication of our passionate and creative employees. If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.
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