Partner Account Executive

| Austin

What Is Cool About This Job
A core pillar of WP Engine's strategy is to "be the WordPress partner of choice for web technologies leaders and agencies of all sizes." We do this by delivering on our promise to help clients win online. When that happens, our agency partners create a positive experience for their clients and ultimately win more bids. As an Agency Sales Executive, it is your role to acquire, grow, and retain agency partners within a territory region.

The Day To Day

* Building out acquisition strategies for introducing new partners to WP Engine's Agency Partner Program.
* Designing growth strategies to increase your agency partners' book of business with WP Engine.
* Thinking of ways to retain your partners' business long after they're signed up, on-boarded, and offering our services to their clients.
* Learning how to sell effectively with your agency partners.
* Building pipeline through agency partner referrals.
* Helping your agencies on their own client proposals.
* Supporting existing agency partners and their growing WP Engine accounts.
* On-boarding new agency partners through platform demos and on-site meetings.
* Working with solution engineering team to put together proposals.
* Working with solution engineering team to fulfill RFI's and RFP's.
* Effectively managing your business and forecasting accurately.
* Negotiating with clients and coordinating with our internal finance team to win business.
* Planning in market visits, events, and meetups to stay in front of key partner relationships.
* Following WP Engine's sales process to close deals and maintain SalesForce.com.
* Provide sales reports to management and executives on a regular basis.

Your Expertise and Passion

* Minimum of two years of direct sales experience with a successful track record of meeting or exceeding assigned individual quota.
* You're a natural on the phone. That means you have proven ability in managing a high volume of sales activity via the telephone.
* You realize that WP Engine is a specialized platform and it's not about the sale, it's about what's best for the customer and for WP Engine. Success means we both succeed.
* You're organized, detailed-oriented, and can give concise reports on opportunities to company leadership.
* Experience selling software products and solutions to marketing and sales professionals strongly preferred.
* Agency experience preferred.
* Previous WordPress experience is a plus.
The Perks and Benefits

* Compensation (We offer market competitive salaries)
* Stock Options (Every employee is an owner in the company)
* Health Benefits (100% Paid Employee Medical, Dental, and Vision)
* 401(k) (Make the most of retirement)
* Life and Disability Insurance (100% Paid Life, STD, LTD and AD&D)
* Generous Vacation Time (Who doesn't like time off)
* Transportation (Downtown parking or commuter reimbursement)
* Lunch (Provided Monday – Thursday)
* Gym membership discount

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • Constant ContactEmail
    • SendGridEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

WP Engine is on the corner of 5th and Lavaca, blocks away from the Colorado River and Congress Avenue.

What are WP Engine Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

100% Employee Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision. Lunch provided Monday - Thursday. Equity - Every employee is an owner in the company. Paid downtown parking.

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