Are you looking for a dynamic career with excellent advancement potential at a global market leader? If so, consider Gartner, the world’s leading research and advisory company, serving C-suite leaders and their teams in 15,600+ distinct organizations in more than 100 countries. Gartner equips these leaders with the indispensable insights, advice, and tools to achieve their mission-critical priorities and build the successful organizations of tomorrow.
Account Executives are solution-oriented individuals who help clients with their most important critical challenges. The account executive is a field sales role responsible for direct client contract value retention, as well as growth through contract expansion and the introduction of new products and services. The territory for this role includes specific major client accounts and carries a sales quota of 500K+ of contract value. Gartner is a sales-driven organization, and the success of our account executives is the fuel that grows the company. #GartnerSales
What you’ll do:
Consult with C-level executives to develop and implement an effective, enterprise-wide strategy that improves the value delivered by Gartner products and services
Manage your accounts toward an outcome of increased customer satisfaction and an increase in retention and account growth
Fulfill a quota responsibility of $1MM+ of contract value within a territory of major client accounts
Handle forecast accuracy on a monthly/quarterly/annual basis
What you need:
6 – 10 years of external experience with validated consultative sales, with evidence of prior success
Proficiency in account planning and an understanding of territory management
The ability to prospect and run C-level and senior-level relationships within midsize and large organizations
Demonstrated intellect, drive, executive presence and sales acumen
Proven experience building excellent client relationships through offering beneficial, insightful and strategic insights into their businesses
Strong proficiency in computer skills
Excellent written and oral presentation skills
Knowledge of the full life cycle of the sales process, from prospecting to close
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Who are we?
Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s most critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we’re proud to have nearly 16,000 associates globally that support our 14,000+ clients in more than 100 countries.
What makes Gartner a great place to work?
Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a variety of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we’re recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We’ve been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner
What we offer:
Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.
Gartner believes in fair and equitable pay. Certain locations in the United States require job postings to include a reasonable estimate of the base salary range and/or a general description of benefits and other compensation applicable to the role. For this role in those locations, the base salary range for new hires is:
New Jersey Annualized Base Pay Range: 89,200 USD – 127,500 USD
New York Annualized Base Pay Range: 89,200 USD – 127,500 USD
Please note that actual salaries may vary within the range, or be above or below the range, based on factors including, but not limited to, education, training, experience, professional achievement, business need, and location. In addition to base salary, employees will participate in either an annual bonus plan based on company and individual performance, or a role-based, uncapped sales incentive plan. Our talent acquisition team will provide the specific opportunity on our bonus or incentive programs to eligible candidates. We also offer market leading benefit programs including generous PTO, a 401k match up to $7,200 per year, the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount, and more.
The policy of Gartner is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.
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