Growth Account Executive

Full-Time, Basingstoke, UK


Growth Account Executive

Full-Time, Basingstoke, UK


We Are Workfront

If you're skilled at getting the job done and you believe in doing it right, we want to talk to you. We're seeking passionate team players who improve themselves every day, demonstrate high integrity, respect themselves and others and love to have fun.

Hunter mentalityHunter mentality
Driven to WinDriven to Win
High sense of urgencyHigh sense of urgency
Goal and results orientedGoal and results oriented
Executive presence Executive presence

Job Details

Workfront is the Enterprise Application Platform of Modern Work Management that helps marketing, IT and other enterprise teams transform their work from traditional, siloed and rigid to modern, connected and agile. Workfront reaches beyond the confines of traditional project management to meet the needs of the modern workplace as a complete connected operational system of record. Workfront is trusted by thousands of Global Enterprises like Cisco Systems, iProspect, Schneider Electric, Sony and Trek.

The Role

The role of Growth Account Executive is responsible for working with existing customers across the UK, expanding relationships building opportunities and, ultimately, closing business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Exceed assigned sales quotas and objectives
  • Build new revenue streams through the expansion and growth of business relationships with existing customers
  • Deep dive with customers to understand and identify their strategic vision and objectives and align to Workfront’s solutions
  • Thoroughly understand specific customer’s work management / project management needs and demonstrate Workfront’s ability to solve these needs
  • Perform sales presentations / demonstrations to match solutions with identified needs
  • Accurate forecasting by possessing a full understanding of customer’s specific decision making and purchasing process
  • Meet face to face with customers to build relationships and gain an excellent understanding of their political and corporate environment
  • Effectively manage RFPs, bids and other customer requirements
  • Expedite the sales cycle by demonstrating superior knowledge of Workfront’s solutions
  • Increase deal size through a consultative and analytical sales approach
  • Develop and manage pipeline activity and monitor sales activity against assigned quota
  • Acquire and integrate industry knowledge related to general trends, emerging technologies and competitors 

Key Skills & Qualifications

  • Proven track record within a field sales role
  • Proven ‘hunter’ background with a track record of continually exceeding sales quota
  • Strong communication skills with all levels from C suite down
  • Possess the ability to gather information on customer’s business processes, critical success factors and competitive standing to deliver value-add business solutions
  • Experience of building a solid sales pipeline
  • Strong analytical skills that enable the development of complete sales cycles
  • Consultative, solution experience selling software solutions
  • Proven track record in developing and managing clients in multiple industries
  • Independent thinker with good judgment skills and problem solving

Application Process

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Send us your resume


Your resume will be reviewed by someone on the recruiting team


You’ll have a 15 - 20 minute call with one of our recruiters


You'll get to meet the hiring manager and the team you'll be working with


You'll be invited out to our office for an in-person interview with the team.


A sales assessment will be sent to you.


Workfront extends an offer out to the candidate.


Growth Account Executive

Job TypeFull Time
Job LocationBasingstoke, UK
Job TeamSales

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