Enterprise Account Executive, Japan

Tokyo; Osaka; Nagoya

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Our Enterprise Account Executive will lead the sales process within an assigned territory of business for net new logos into prospective accounts and regional consultant influencers.

We need an EAE who will continually ensure assigned territory growth with net new logos and profitability by developing solid business relationships with new and existing clients for Okta. You will plan and execute strategies and sales tactics in the following areas: generating new business, territory planning, pre-request for proposal prospecting, relationship development, pricing, presentation and delivery (finalist or other), negotiations, closing and executing contracts.

We also require an EAE that can identify net new leads that fit within ideal client profiles to market the company’s products and services that will meet potential client’s needs. You will initiate contact and follow-up on sales meetings and teleconferences, meet sales objectives and targets at profitable rates, move prospects into implementation, and meet established sales goals and quota schedule per plan year’s objectives. You will work with sales support to initiate customized proposals and communication for prospective clients and develop familiarity with potential clients to best meet their needs and to field inquiries.

Are you passionate about technology and making your customers successful, and do you have the ability to articulate the value and return on investment of an enterprise solution across multiple decision makers? Do you want to help bring Okta to the next level? Are you looking to be on a rocket ship with 40% YOY growth?  If you answered yes to these questions then this could be the role for you, are you up for the challenge.  We are seeking a passionate, results oriented, sales professional to drive revenue growth calling on Enterprise accounts.  Regional Sales Managers/Account Executives are individual contributors who play a vital role in driving a significant share of revenue for Okta.

We provide our reps with an environment in which they can make valuable contributions from day one while also building opportunities for learning and growth. The work you’ll do will directly impact the experience of our customers.

As an Okta Enterprise Account Executive you will:

  • You will establish a vision and plan to guide your long-term approach to net new logo pipeline generation.
  • Develop and execute sales strategies and tactics to generate pipeline, drive sales opportunities and deliver repeatable and predictable bookings.
  • Land, adopt, expand, and deepen sales opportunities with Enterprise accounts in your Region.
  • Expand relationships and orchestrate complex deals across more diverse business stake-holders.
  • Holistically embrace, access, and utilize the channel/alliances to identify and open new, uncharted opportunities.
  • Position Okta at both the functional and “business value” level with target stakeholders.
  • Champion Okta to prospective clients at sales presentations, site visits and product demonstrations
  • Build effective working partnerships with your Okta colleagues (channel partners, sales engineering, business value management, customer first and many more globally) with humility and enthusiasm.

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated enterprise sales experience selling Enterprise solutions
  • A track record of success selling to Enterprise accounts
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills in English and Japanese 
  • Strong leadership skills
  • BS/BA degree preferred or equivalent 

 

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