Account Executive - Connecticut (Remote) at Freshworks

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NOTE: This is a field based role. Must be located in Connecticut for consideration.

 

Freshworks provides innovative customer engagement software for businesses of all sizes, making it easy for teams to acquire, close, and keep their customers for life. Freshworks Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) products provide a 360-degree view of the customer, are ready to go, easy to use, and offer quick return on investment. Headquartered in San Mateo, USA, Freshworks 2,000+ team members work in offices throughout the world. Freshworks has global offices in India, Singapore, Australia, UK, Netherlands, France and Germany. The company counts over 220,000 businesses in its customer-for-life community around the world including Honda, Bridgestone, Hugo Boss, University of Pennsylvania, Toshiba, Sling TV and Cisco

 

Your Responsibilities: 

  • Generate new business opportunities to fuel our growth
  • Create and prioritize strategic target account lists within a defined territory
  • Research and build new and existing accounts (i.e. adding contacts, sending emails, strategic calling)
  • Conduct high level conversations with senior executives in prospect accounts
  • Evangelize Freshworks with passion and energy
  • Achieve monthly quotas of qualified opportunities and closed business
  • Initiate, develop and maintain executive level relationships and drive sales activities with key customers
  • Understand target customers business needs, develop proposals and accurately articulate Freshworks' value proposition at the executive level
  • Assist and close complex transactions and be willing to get into the trenches with the team

 

Preferred Experience and Skills: 

  • 5+ years outbound SaaS sales experience, preferably selling CRM/ITSM/CX technologies.
  • Proven track record of consistent quota attainment by month/quarter/year
  • Mid-market software sales experience desired
  • Team player, strong collaborator
  • Consistent success with sales quota attainment
  • CRM experience
  • Inside sales, SDR prospecting experience is a plus!
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Motivation, drive and a self-starting attitude
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, team environment
  • Ability to understand customer needs and meet that need with a successful product sale
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Bachelor's degree

 

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Technology we use

  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • FreshdeskManagement
    • FreshserviceManagement
    • Freshsales CRMManagement
    • FreshmarketerManagement
    • FreshchatManagement
    • FreshcallerManagement
    • FreshsuccessManagement
    • FreshteamManagement
    • FreshconnectManagement
    • FreshreleaseManagement
    • FreshpingManagement
    • FreshstatusManagement
    • Freshsales CRMCRM
    • FreshmarketerEmail
    • FreshmarketerLead Gen

Location

Our office has stunning views of the mountains and is one street away from the fun restaurants and coffee shops of Denver's iconic Larimer St.

What are Freshworks Perks + Benefits

Freshworks Benefits Overview

Freshworks provides a comprehensive benefits plan, including health insurance, vision, dental, retirement, and unlimited time off (among a lot of other cool things too!)

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Freshworks Women 360 is an employee group aimed at community service, professional development, and career growth.
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Classpass and a fitness/reading stipend
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
The 401(k) retirement plan offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds and international index funds to choose from.
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Freshworks has a lucrative sales commission program as well as a performance bonus for other functions, which are dependent on individual and company performance.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Freshworks offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program

Additional Perks + Benefits

Since working from home in mid March, we have added additional benefits to ensure our employees are fully supported, mentally and physically!
- One time WFH accessories stipend
- Monthly internet allowance
- Classpass membership offering
- 6-month long free DashPass subscription
- Reading & fitness stipend

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