Middle Enterprise Account Executive at Proofpoint (Pittsburgh, PA)

| Pittsburgh, PA
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It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

The Role
We are seeking an experienced Account Executive to join our growing Middle Enterprise team. In this role you will focus on increasing market share in Middle Enterprise accounts in an assigned region. By joining our already successful team, you will be an instrumental part of our consistent year over year revenue growth!

Your day-to-day
  • Actively engage with prospective new customers via phone, web conference and in-person to introduce Proofpoint products and our value proposition
  • Consistently research and prospect within your assigned territory accounts to identify new potential Proofpoint customers in the Mid-Market segment
  • Drive the entire sales process from start to finish including prospecting, opportunity identification, introductory meetings, product demonstration, customer Q&A, as well as negotiation and closing
  • Team up with our rapidly expanding channel partner network to drive both net-new and incremental revenue
  • Interact with the management team in 1-1, team meetings and via forecasting and reporting to provide critical updates, and strategic account planning
  • Become a perpetual student of Proofpoint products, and the ever-changing CyberSecurity industry
  • May require modified work hours to cover accounts in other time zones, and occasional travel for key accounts

What you bring to the team
  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience selling complex enterprise class software
  • Experience selling to either Mid-Market or Enterprise level accounts strongly preferred
  • Track record of sustained success/over-achievement in a sales role
  • Experience managing the entire sales cycle, from prospecting through negotiation and closing
  • Exceptional presentation skills and comfortable with public speaking
  • Strong phone and interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written) as well as organizational skills
  • Great attitude, and a team player that will share their recipe(s) for success
  • Experience working with Salesforce.com or other CRM is a plus
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!
More Information on Proofpoint
Proofpoint operates in the Cybersecurity industry. The company is located in Sunnyvale, CA, Draper, UT, Pittsburgh, PA and Bostonn, MA. Proofpoint was founded in 2002. It has 3780 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 16 open jobs at Proofpoint, click here.
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