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Inside Sales Account Executive

Experienced

KIBO | Sales/Marketing | Dallas, TX

The Inside Sales Executive will develop and close new business opportunities within an assigned territory.  This role will grow territory revenue by effectively managing and continuously feeding a sales pipeline/funnel of potential customers and identifying target customers for new sales within a defined geographic area.  This role will be assigned an annual sales plan which will be measured on an ongoing basis to evaluate performance.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Manage territory assignment and pipeline activity; participate in sales forecasting
  • Heavy prospecting of customers (phone, email, marketing campaigns, referrals, LinkedIn, etc.); coordinate with marketing department to qualify and identify leads
  • Establish and maintain long-term relationships to maximize future revenue opportunities
  • Present to key clients and senior-level executives to negotiate and close deals
  • Aggressively work the pipeline to consistently meet or exceed monthly, quarterly, and annual revenue quotas
  • Develop and implement strategic sales plans to accommodate corporate goals
  • Coordination and qualification of “Proof of Concept” studies for prospects
  • Overachievement of quarterly sales quotas through selling Kibo products to well qualified prospects and customers
  • Manage account and contact information through the entire sales lifecycle process using Salesforce.com
  • Remains highly knowledgeable of Kibo products and target industries to facilitate sales efforts
  • Interact with cross-functional business leadership teams including Finance, Contracts, Product Management, Customer Service, and Engineering 
  • Remain up-to-date understanding of competitors' activities and competitive offerings
  • Remain up-to-date understanding of industry trends and technical developments that effect target markets
  • The role may require travel within the assigned territory 
Skills & Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree in Business or Marketing or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • EXPERIENCE:  Minimum of 1+ years’ of sales experience, preferably in software sales

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Experience in the Retail, Branded Manufacturers and Catalogers preferred
  • Proven track record of increasing sales, revenue and profitability within a sales organization
  • Knowledge and experience of Salesforce.com
  • Knowledge of effective networking, relationship building and new customer sourcing activities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills – Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ambitious environment
  • Ability to effectively inform and persuade
  • Ability to self-motivate and produce high-level results with minimal supervision and direction
  • Ability to present to C-level and senior-level executives, as well as communicate well to internal and inter-departmental associates