Account Director - United States

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Before jumping in on all the information about the role and what you can bring to the table, let us introduce ourselves real quick.


About us


We are Insider, a B2B SaaS company that drives growth for its clients around the world. How are we achieving this? We are the #1 AI-native platform for Customer Experience and Marketing—offers marketers a single platform to deliver unique experiences per person, drive profitable growth, and unleash peak productivity and efficiency. Our platform connects data across channels, predicts future behavior with AI, and individualizes experiences from a single platform. We’ve unlocked unicorn status following our Series D round We are backed by top-notch investors, including Sequoia Capital, QIA, Riverwood, and Endeavor Catalyst, and trusted by 1200+ brands from high-growth startups to the most prestigious Fortune 500 companies such as Samsung, Coca Cola, Nike, L’Oreal, Singapore Airlines, Virgin, Nestle, Nissan, Lenovo, Puma, IKEA, Allianz, Dominos, Avon, CNN, and the list goes on.

Having recently unlocked unicorn status, Insider was congratulated for becoming one of the only woman-founded, women-led B2B SaaS unicorns in the world, to achieve $200M USD in CARR (Committed Annual Recurring Revenue). Insider was named a leader in the The Forrester Wave for Cross-Channel Campaign Management 2021, and Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Omnichannel Marketing Platforms for B2C Enterprises 2023 Assessment. The company has been recognized in The Top 1% of all software companies worldwide in G2’s 2024 Software Awards, and named in The Top 10 Best Software Products with the most #1 rankings alongside other software legends like Google, Zoom, and Monday.com. According to G2’s Spring’24 reports. Insider is also the #1 G2 Leader in 6+ categories, including Customer Data Platforms (CDP), Personalization Engines, Personalization Software, Mobile Marketing, Customer Journey Analytics, and eCommerce Personalization.


When our team founded Insider, they not only sought to create a product company, but to build the most socially progressive technology community in the world. Through our corporate social responsibility initiatives like 100projects shecodes, sheleads and shemarkables, our community has committed to scaling its impact into our communities across 27+ countries, spearheading transformative projects in areas such as health, education, farming, animal rights, and increasing the proportional representation of women in STEM careers. 


Behind all these achievements, there is an exceptionally talented and passionate team across 27+ countries that moves fast and agile, creates cutting-edge products, and focuses on making an impact. If you want to join us on this journey, just keep reading.


As an Account Director, you will be responsible for renewals and stakeholder management. 


You will work in coordination with Customer Success Managers and you will be the primary contact of the executives. Your primary responsibility will be driving renewal, creating expansion and MRR Raise opportunities, contract terms including price negotiations, and managing high-level stakeholders through all account bases. Your daily responsibilities will include sponsor nurturing, discovering all stakeholders and their needs to be matched with Insider product suites, Business Reviews, renewal processes, contract negotiations.

Job Description

  • Own a portfolio of existing accounts and take responsibility for their retention and growth.
  • Identify upsell and cross sell opportunities within existing accounts.
  • Proactively own renewals in accounts in cooperation with the Customer Success team.
  • Succeed in a team selling environment for maximum account penetration and coverage.
  • Consistently forecast monthly and quarterly performance.
  • Negotiate deals and contracts at various levels within the targeted account, with primary focus/importance on “C” and enterprise level negotiations.
  • Participating in meetings with key stakeholders starting from onboarding kick-off and Business Review meetings.
  • Discovering strategic needs and direction of the customers, setting goals and objectives with a customer that will enable the teams to drive business impact.
  • Analyzing stakeholder mapping and setting overall strategy to capture right frequency in touchpoints.
  • Taking ownership of renewal success and strategy to achieve key commercial/contractual targets.
  • Ensuring Customer Success realization is achieved and recognized across key stakeholders and reaching NPS targets ensuring best customer experience and success recognition.
  • Achieving customer advocacy goals with the marketing team with success stories, and testimonials.
  • Monitoring market trends and industry analysis to nurture key stakeholders aligned with Insider Product and Strategic Roadmap execution.

What we expect from you

  • 7+ year experience in Customer Success Management, Account Management, or Sales, ideally in SaaS.
  • Proven oral and written communication abilities, positive and energetic phone skills, and exquisite listening skills. Alas, we’ve got clients all over the world!
  • Proven track record of using sales & persuasive skills.
  • To be a self-motivated and savvy tech bug, always in search of savvy solutions and ideas to improve our relationship with our clients.
  • To cherish one of our core ethos: care. You’ll need to care for our clients and make sure they feel at home with our products and our around the clock support.
  • Passion for testing, measuring, and improving outreach and follow up effectiveness.
  • Strong communication skills in both writing and speaking
  • High sense of responsibility and accountability.
  • A strategic thinker with excellent project and time management skills.
  • Experience negotiating and navigating contracts and legal discussions.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, high growth, rapidly changing environment.
  • Proven track record of driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts, and ensuring follow-through with verbal and written communication.
  • Strong presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences and various levels of management (Senior Marketing Executives, IT management, Database administrators, and Data Scientist).
  • Proven track record of building relationships and need discovery with senior customer executives in large or highly strategic accounts,
  • Experience in managing various stakeholder relationships to get consensus on solutions/engagements required.

Hold on! Life’s a two-way road! Here’s what you’ll enjoy while spending time with us (perks, anyone?)

  • a chance to work in an international, diverse, and inclusive environment,
  • access and opportunity to gain a limitless network all over the globe,
  • a chance to become a Shareowner with the "Shareowner System" that we offer to all Insiders who meet certain criteria,
  • to be part of an industry that’s shaping the future of customer experience
  • access to many hard and soft skills pieces of training to help you improve and challenge yourself,
  • access to 16,000+ online courses taught by real-world professionals on the LinkedIn Learning platform to satisfy your hunger for knowledge.
  • space to share your skills through training sessions and workshops if you wish. Sharing is caring!
  • the infamous team activities that are bursting with fun,
  • no Dress Code!

We provide equal opportunity in a zero-discrimination workplace and not just welcome but also embrace everyone without regard to sex, race, color, nationality, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, citizenship, or marital status.


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Insider operates in the Information Technology industry. Insider was founded in 2012. It has 1162 total employees. To see all 164 open jobs at Insider, click here.
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