Corporate Sales, Account Executive at Coupa (Remote)

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Coupa Software (NASDAQ: COUP), a leader in business spend management (BSM), has been certified as a “Great Place to Work” by the Great Place to Work organization. We deliver “Value as a Service” by helping our customers maximize their spend under management, achieve significant cost savings and drive profitability. Coupa provides a unified, cloud-based spend management platform that connects hundreds of organizations representing the Americas, EMEA, and APAC with millions of suppliers globally. The Coupa platform provides greater visibility into and control over how companies spend money. Customers – small, medium and large – have used the Coupa platform to bring billions of dollars in cumulative spend under management. Learn more at www.coupa.com. Read more on the Coupa Blog or follow @Coupa on Twitter.

Do you want to work for Coupa Software, the world's leading provider of cloud-based spend management solutions? We’re a company that had a successful IPO in October 2016 (NASDAQ: COUP) to fuel our innovation and growth. At Coupa, we’re building a great company that is laser focused on three core values:

1. Ensure Customer Success – Obsessive and unwavering commitment to making customers successful.
2. Focus On Results – Relentless focus on delivering results through innovation and a bias for action.
3. Strive For Excellence – Commitment to a collaborative environment infused with professionalism, integrity, passion, and accountability.

Responsibilities: 

Exceed annual sales targets
Develop an Account Plan for each account, then drive the execution of that plan to success
Prospecting, building pipeline and selling Coupa cloud-based spend management solutions to net new corporate accounts
Engage with C-level executives to position Coupa’s strategic value proposition and quarterback the deal to closure
Adopt the concept of Business Value Selling within the context of the Challenger Sale model
Provide pro-active, trusted thought leadership to target accounts
Co-sell with Resellers and Alliance Partners as needed (Resellers and Partners are acquired and managed by the Coupa Alliances team out of Coupa headquarters in San Mateo, CA, and in locations around the globe)
Orchestrate prospect and internal teams to collaboratively build Joint Vision Roadmaps outlining the value that Coupa will deliver and the investments the client will need to make
Create and execute Field Sales Campaigns to create demand
Develop and deliver world-class Executive Sales proposals to C-level prospects
Implement our Coupa Sales Best Practices
Forecasting accurately (benchmark +/- 10%).
Maintain the system of record in Salesforce
Adopt the concept of Business Value Selling within the context of the Challenger Sale model (http://www.executiveboard.com/exbd-resources/content/challenger/index.html)
Align overall value messaging targeted towards the chief economic buyer in target accounts.
Build out an account penetration model that encourages multi-angle access into key accounts.

Requirements: 
Minimum 3-5 years of direct sales experience in the software industry
The eligible candidate should be able to demonstrate a successful career with extensive direct sales and business development experience in the Region, and should be able to provide direct references in the Region who can attest to the acclaimed experience.
Consistent and proven track record of achieving / exceeding sales quota (on premise and SaaS)
Strong executive presence – very comfortable with C-level executives, especially CFOs
Expertise in managing multi-stakeholder sales cycles and closing large deals
Ability to prospect within greenfield accounts
Organized and specific experience with mid-market account planning
Focused on selling business value to Finance and Business stakeholders using ROI and TCO models, rather than competing on “features & functions”
Ability to identify strategic client pains and develop unique and compelling value propositions that focus on delivering business value to the client
Equally successful at engaging with all levels in an organization (bottom up & top down)
Assertive, Passionate, Consultative, loves to compete and win
Great at building relationships and working within a team-selling environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Experience with selling SaaS solutions
AP Automation and spend management domain expertise desired
Must be able to work in a fast paced and passionate environment
Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience required
Strong financial acumen
Proven ability to create and execute on territory business plans

At Coupa, we have a strong and innovative team dedicated to improving the spend management processes of today’s dynamic businesses. It’s our people who make it happen, and we strive to attract and retain the best in every discipline.
We take care of our employees every way we can, with competitive compensation packages, as well as restricted stock units, an Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), comprehensive health benefits for employees and their families, a 401(k) match, a flexible work environment, no limit vacations, catered lunches…And much more!
As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Coupa is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion.
Please be advised, inquiries or resumes from recruiters will not be accepted.



At Coupa, we have a strong and innovative team dedicated to improving the spend management processes of today’s dynamic businesses. It’s our people who make it happen, and we strive to attract and retain the best in every discipline.

We take care of our employees every way we can, with competitive compensation packages, as well as restricted stock units, an Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), comprehensive health benefits for employees and their families, retirement and savings plans with employer match, a flexible work environment, no limit vacations for exempt employees, non-exempt employees are on an accrual basis for PTO, catered lunches…And much more!

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Coupa is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion.

Please be advised, inquiries or resumes from recruiters will not be accepted.

More Information on Coupa
Coupa operates in the Cloud industry. The company is located in San Mateo, CA and Reno, NV. Coupa was founded in 2006. It has 2472 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 186 open jobs at Coupa, click here.
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