At Elastic, we see endless possibility in a world of endless data. And we use the power of search to help people and organizations turn that possibility into results. Elastic is the leading platform for search-powered solutions. With solutions in Enterprise Search, Observability, and Security, we help improve customer and employee search experiences, keep critical applications running smoothly, and protect against cyber threats. Elastic enables organizations worldwide to use the power of Elastic, including Netflix, Uber, BBC, Microsoft, and thousands of others.
Elastic was built on a foundation of being free and open, which trickles down to how we work. We’re a distributed organization and have been from the beginning. Being distributed isn’t just a way of doing business—it’s a mentality that is at the core of our culture.
Elastic is searching for Mid-Market and SMB Account Executive to help us to leverage our highly profitable monthly cloud subscription service ("Elastic as a Service"). Our Inside Mid-Market and SMB Account Executive will join a team enjoying significant growth as we seek to service customers who consume our products "As a Service". The overall goal is to align the benefits of Elastic's cloud solutions to solve customers' challenges and ensure customers' success.
Are you ready to help users seek their hardest problems through the power of search? If so, we’d love to hear from you!
The Account Executive at Elastic is responsible for the full sales cycle from initial outbound prospecting, securing first meeting, demo, negotiation, and through to contract sign-off. You will be encouraged to map out accounts for your assigned territory and/or verticals using a combination of outbound calls, LinkedIn messaging, and creative ideas to help you build an organic pipeline. In addition to your own prospecting activities, you will also work closely with sales development representatives to prospect and handle inbound leads. As the Account Executive on your sales opportunities, you will take ownership for the initial contact discovering business needs and challenges, demo our platform to a technical audience and run with a proof of concept to get technical sign-off and navigate contract negotiations whilst maintaining high value for our solution.
You will have experience in leading full sales cycles, navigating organizations to build engagements with multiple partners. You are a positive individual who sees challenges as opportunities and has the ability to empower and lead by example. We are looking for goal-oriented candidates who understand how to build a plan for business development across a territory. The AE acts as the primary contact for prospects maintaining the relationship from the Elastic side.
As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.
We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.
Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.
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