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Strategic Account Executive, Australia

PagerDuty

PagerDuty

Sales & Business Development
Remote · Australia
Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Overview of the Role:

PagerDuty is seeking a Strategic Account Executive to join our dynamic and customer-focused team! We are looking for a talented sales professional experienced in enterprise, multi-product SaaS software, who will uncover and close PagerDuty product and service opportunities. In this role, you will have the opportunity to drive new business and support our key strategic accounts by embracing PagerDuty's commitment to "Champion the Customer," and you will be responsible for delivering exceptional sales experiences by identifying challenges in customers' environments, and transforming those challenges into business-driven perspectives, while communicating the positive impact of resolving them. This role encompasses the overall success and sales performance of a defined account territory.

How You Impact Our Vision

You will be engaging, influencing, and fostering relationships with individuals at various levels within organizations, including individual contributors, mid-level management, and C-suite executives, to drive their digital transformation strategy with leading enterprise customers. Your role will involve:

  • Leading a cross-functional account team in developing and implementing detailed account plans/strategies to expand existing relationships and acquire new customers. This involves collaborating with teams such as Marketing, Solution Consulting, Customer Success, Business Value, BDRs, and Strategic Alliance teams.
  • Maintaining a keen focus on identifying challenges in customers' environments and developing a business-oriented perspective that motivates them to take action in addressing those challenges.
  • Generating revenue by selling, managing, and cultivating existing client relationships, and by selling to greenfield accounts.
  • Continuously connecting the dots within your account base to establish executive alignments, foster broad relationships, and engage with targeted teams and leadership.
  • Demonstrating the ability to navigate a hybrid business approach that combines a frictionless, transactional sales model with a strategic, large deal selling motion, depending on the situation.
  • Prioritizing opportunities and coordinating with your internal team to provide exceptional customer experiences and ensure 100% satisfaction.
  • Exceeding monthly, quarterly, and annual quotas.
  • Utilizing our sales methodology and processes effectively for lead management and sales forecasting.
  • Committing to pipeline generation and conducting thorough account research.

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 7 years of outside software sales experience, which includes 3 years of experience selling at Strategic and/or Enterprise in a multi-product, complex software environment (SaaS, IT infrastructure or similar industries preferred)
  • Able to demonstrate methodology to prospect and build pipeline independently and a demonstrated track record of hitting and exceeding sales targets
  • Experience leading large and complex sales cycles within Global 2000 Enterprises, with the ability to understand customers’ needs and translate them into tailored solutions
  • Strong presentation, verbal, and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge around DevOps, IT Ops and Platform Engineering
  • Familiarity with MEDDICC and Command of the Message
  • Strong technical expertise, understanding of engineering culture, and the ability to connect with customers
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher is preferable

Not sure if you qualify?

Apply anyway! We extend opportunities to a broad array of candidates, including those with diverse workplace experiences and backgrounds. Whether you're new to the corporate world, returning to work after a gap in employment, or simply looking to take the next step in your career path, we are excited to connect with you.

Where we work

PagerDuty currently has offices in Atlanta, Lisbon, London, San Francisco, Santiago, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto. We offer a hybrid, flexible workplace, with many Dutonians choosing to work primarily from home. We also provide ample opportunities for in-person and virtual connection, like team offsites and volunteering events.

How we work

Our values are deeply embedded in how we operate and the people we bring on board. You will see our values ingrained in how we support our customers, collaborate with our colleagues, develop our products and foster an inclusive and empathetic work culture.

  • Champion the Customer | Put users first to design great products and experiences.
  • Run Together | Build strong teams that amplify our impact on users.
  • Take the Lead | Disrupt and invent to be the first choice for users.
  • Ack + Own | Take ownership and action to deliver more efficiently to users.
  • Bring Your Self | Bring your best self to build empathy and trust with users.

What we offer

One way we ensure our employees are inspired to do their best is through a comprehensive total rewards approach that supports them and their loved ones. As a global organization, our programs are competitive with industry standards and aligned with local laws and regulations.

Your package may include:

  • Competitive salary and company equity
  • Comprehensive benefits package from day one
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Program)
  • Retirement or pension plan
  • Paid parental leave - up to 22 weeks for pregnant parent, up to 12 weeks for non-pregnant parent (some countries have longer leave standards and we comply with local laws)
  • Generous paid vacation time
  • Paid holidays and sick leave
  • Dutonian Wellness Days - scheduled company-wide paid days off in addition to PTO
  • HibernationDuty - an annual company paid week off when everyone at PagerDuty, with the exception of a small, coverage crew, is asked to take a much needed break to truly disconnect and recharge
  • Paid volunteer time off - 20 hours per year
  • Company-wide hack weeks
  • Mental wellness programs

About PagerDuty

PagerDuty, Inc. (NYSE:PD) is a global leader in digital operations management. The PagerDuty Operations Cloud revolutionizes how critical work gets done, and powers the agility that drives digital transformation. Customers rely on the PagerDuty Operations Cloud to compress costs, accelerate productivity, win revenue, sustain seamless digital experiences, and earn customer trust. More than half of the Fortune 500 and more than two thirds of the Fortune 100 trust PagerDuty including Cisco, Cox Automotive, DoorDash, Electronic Arts, Genentech, Shopify, Zoom and more.

Led by CEO Jennifer Tejada, two-thirds of the PagerDuty board is classified as non-white, with women making up nearly half of all board members. We strive to build a more equitable world by investing 1% each of company equity, product, and employee volunteer time.

PagerDuty is Great Place to Work-certified™, a Fortune Best Place to Work for Women, and a top rated product on TrustRadius and G2.

Go behind-the-scenes @pagerduty on Instagram.

Additional Information
PagerDuty is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. PagerDuty does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, parental status, veteran status, or disability status.
PagerDuty is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application process. Should you require accommodation, please email accommodation@pagerduty.com and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.
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