Sr. Account Executive, Enterprise Inside Sales

  Okta is the foundation for secure connections between people and technology. Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to securely connect the right people to the right technologies at the right time. With over 7,000 pre-built integrations to applications and infrastructure providers, Okta customers can easily and securely use the best technologies for their business. More than 10,000 organizations, including JetBlue, Nordstrom, Siemens, Slack, T-Mobile, Takeda, Teach for America, and Twilio, trust Okta to help protect the identities of their workforces and customers.

About the Team:

Our rapidly growing customer base and product portfolio require us to have a thoughtful approach to account selling in the Enterprise market. As part of this approach, we are building an Enterprise Inside Sales team. The primary focus of the team is to accelerate the Enterprise sales pipeline by driving deals, upsells, and renewals with new customers, partners, and our install base. The position aims to provide an expedited career path to Enterprise selling.

What You’ll Do:

  • Collaborate with Area Directors and their Regional Sales Managers to strategically target new business within their respective territories
  • Own the complete sales process within subsidiaries of Enterprise customers; perform discovery calls that drive pipeline and yield revenue
  • Manage the upsell and cross-sell sales process for existing enterprise customers
  • Drive deals forward by executing demos, quotes, proposals, BVAs
  • Partner with Okta’s Customer First team to analyze customer health, identify gaps and risk for churn
  • Collaborate and account plan with the Enterprise Account Directors and Renewals Managers with the goal of building a pipeline and booking ARR
  • Manage your quarterly pipeline and complete forecasting reports with your manager

Qualifications

  • Prior experience achieving quota in a Sales Development/lead generation role within a B2B SaaS organization
  • 4+ years of closing or account management experience within a b2b SaaS environment
  • Ability to achieve a quarterly sales quota
  • Reputation for success in consultative sales environments and putting the customer first
  • Strong technical aptitude, strong computer skills – CRM system, Word, Excel, Salesforce.com
  • Experienced with independently running qualification calls and demos
  • Requires a strong work ethic, can-do attitude and ability to work cross-functionally within the organization

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Okta is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, no matter where they are located.  We enable a flexible approach to work, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office, or from home, regardless of where you live.  Okta invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs.  Find your place at Okta https://www.okta.com/company/careers/. 

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