Sales Executive - Financial Software

Location: Chicago, IL
Date Posted: 10-13-2017
About the Client:

As an award-winning leader in their industry, our client provides software solutions that are used by many of the world’s most demanding firms. This client is looking for an outstanding new business hunter with demonstrated and verifiable track record of enterprise software sales. This is an opportunity for career growth and the chance to grow within an entrepreneurial and innovative organization.
  • Salary + Commission 2X base - OTE $300,000 - $400,000 +
  • Comprehensive Benefit and Retirement Programs. 
  • Local candidates preferred. Client will consider a non-local candidate only if they have very strong ties to the position location and are committed to moving.
  • This is direct hire role.
This Software Sales Position Involves the Following Responsibilities:
  • The successful Sales Executive will be responsible for the entire sales process from prospecting to closing business to enterprise clients.
  • Identify, qualify and engage with VP, Sr. VP and C-level contacts to develop high-value sales opportunities
  • Manage and handle objections and move opportunities through the pipeline to close.
  • Develop a strong file of qualified opportunities to meet and exceed sales objectives and key performance metrics.

Who Will Be a Great Fit?  
  • The ideal candidate will have strong experience selling into the CFO suite, Controller, Treasury, VP finance, ect.
  • At least 7 years of successful experience in enterprise software sales, SAAS experience highly desired.
  • Experience selling and closing multi-million dollar deals.
  • Strong ability in prospecting, qualifying and closing business with complex B2B sales cycles.
  • Capable of understanding potential client environment and issues, opportunity criterion, handle prospect objections.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills, with a strong ability to listen and determine customer needs.
  • Comfortable in conducting professional online and onsite meetings.
This client company will only employ candidates who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this position. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future are not eligible for hire.
As recruiters, we are skilled in our field and understand how to match an opportunity with the individual. If you choose to send us your resume, be advised we will not distribute it outside our firm without first speaking with you and obtaining your permission.

Brian Hughes
Great Bay Staffing Group
Professional Search & Contract Staffing
Feel free to forward this job opening to qualified individuals!
800.528.4045 / resumes at
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