• Account Executive - Financial Services and Insurance

    Job ID
    2018-4772
    Category
    Sales
    Job Location
    US-Remote
  • Overview

    Financial services companies face complex regulatory and compliance issues and need to address market shifts towards digitalization while meeting and exceeding their customers’ rising expectations. Furthermore, regulations such as PSD2 and a move toward open banking have accelerated the need to securely unlock data from core systems to extend the customer value chain.

     

    We help our customers with their digital business transformation by expanding their company’s connectivity with customers, partners and employees to provide new services, offer mobile applications, provide self-service community management reducing new relationship on-board time and lifecycle partner management complexity and enable new digital services to monetize data.

     

    Axway has over 11,000 customers in 100 countries including 15 of the largest 25 banks worldwide and a talented pool of 1,900 employees dedicated to our customer success.

     

    Axway is seeking an experienced, “challenger-minded”, high-energy sales professional for the FSI vertical in the Northeast Region. The position is a combination of business development, strong sales skills combined with an entrepreneurial attitude. The ideal candidate is a ‘go-getter’ who doesn’t wait for the status quo. Passionate about the digital transformation forces of the FSI market, the candidate relies on strong sales skills, organizational discipline and FSI knowledge sufficient to “talk-the-talk” with a business leader as well as an IT architect. We are seeking a candidate with a proven track record of significant over-quota achievement and experience in selling complex software solutions. The mission is to expand Axway’s foot-print within existing customers as well as winning new logos. 

     

    Responsibilities

    • Prospect, plan, qualify, develop, prove and close opportunities
    • Meets monthly and quarterly revenue and bookings commitments
    • Coordinates activities with clients and strategic partners to further establish Axway’s penetration within the existing customer base. 
    • Be the customer’s advocate
    • Establishes strong relationships with key executives at strategic accounts
    • Get access to power on the business and IT sides
    • Determines the sales approach to sell complex IT solutions
    • Creates and implements a Territory Development Plan

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of 5 years direct software or application software sales experience in FSI with a strong digital experience; API and analytic software preferred
    • Proven track record of sales successes in a software company. The candidate’s profile should include more specifically “hunting” sales skills
    • Strong ability to create and execute complex sales strategies
    • Strong interpersonal communication (written and oral) and presentation skills are required. The candidate understands he/she is part of team who share the same goals and ambition;
    • Possessing an acute sense of urgency 
    • Intellectually curious
    • Knowledge and experience of the insurance market is a plus 
    • Travel required as necessary
    • Bachelor’s degree in business, sales, or marketing required.  Advanced degree in business management or marketing desirable. 

     

    Axway is an EEO and AA Employer

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