Contingency and Retained Executive Search for Sales, Marketing & eCommerce
Job Title:

Account Executive (SaaS) Event Planning

Salary:

$100,000 OTE

Reports To:

Sales Director

Job Description:

 

Our innovative and exciting client is best described as OpenTable for private event spaces.

This innovative events management SaaS company is hiring Account Executives. This is an major opportunity for a driven,  Jr. level Account Executive to get in on the ground level of a start-­up that will revolutionize the events industry.

The company’s proprietary platforms connects people planning events with the right venues to meet their unique event needs. Their goal is to simplify and streamline the event booking process for both organizers and venues. They want their clients to take all the credit for a great event but do none of the work. Think of them as your new best friend that always knows the best place to hold an event.

What they do?

Our client is your FREE personal, online event planner. You tell them what you want and they comb our extensive database of venues and collect all the pricing, package and availability information. No more hours and hours on the phone checking availability and negotiating contracts.

They are currently focused on bars, restaurants, loft spaces, galleries and general event spaces in New York but will be expanding to other cities soon. Need help planning an Alumni event? Fundraiser? Birthday party? Corporate event? They can help with most events.

Responsibilities:

 

The Account Executive will be responsible for the following tasks:

• Serve as an evangelist for the innovative events management platform to event spaces

• Source and set-­up meetings with private event spaces to introduce the industry’s first software system

• Sign-­up new venues in the NYC area via direct sales

Desired Skills:

 

The ideal candidate has the following sales experience & skills:

• SaaS Sales Experience

• Sold non-­commodity, technology products to local businesses.

• Both direct sales experience

• Top performing Account Executive

• Exceeds quota regularly

• Consistently in the top 10% of reps

• Driven, self motivated, and outgoing personality

• Sold with a structured process

• Work with an online CRM program (Salesforce.com)

• Willingness to challenge the event industry status quo and think about the future of the events industry

 

Experience in special event venues or hospitality is a plus.

However, Our client is willing to consider smart, self-­motivated candidates with experience that are driven to make the event booking process a more efficient world for both venue managers and planners.

We Offer:

 $100K OTE

Salary on offer $60K+ OTC

Strong commissions + Monthly and Annual Bonus/Rewards

Full Health Benefits


 

 

Special Instructions:

 

“On-track” or “on-target” earnings (OTE)

The typical pay structure may be composed of a basic salary with an additional amount of commission. The package usually involves a contract between the company and the sales person that ensures a specific commission percentage, fixed lump payment, or a combination of both, provided that the salesperson hits specified sales targets. While all commission plans are unique, often exceeding sales targets results in higher commission rates on sales beyond target for a specific period.

To Apply:

 

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