Qualtrics Research Services Account Executive - Academic Vertical in Raleigh, North Carolina
The Qualtrics XM Platform™ is a system of action that helps businesses to attract customers who stay longer and buy more, to engage and empower employees to do the best work of their lives, to develop breakthrough products people love, and to build a brand people can’t imagine living without.
Joining Qualtrics means becoming part of a team bold enough to chase breakthrough experiences - like building a technology that will be a force for good. A team committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion because of a conviction that every voice holds value, with a vision for representation that matches the world around us and inclusion that far exceeds it. You could belong to a team whose values center on transparency, being all in, having customer obsession, acting as one team, and operating with scrappiness. All so you can do the best work of your career.
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About the Team
Qualtrics’ Research Services team is one of the fastest growing and most successful business units at Qualtrics. This team is dedicated to changing the way our customers focus on Experience data. Qualtrics provides a powerful do-it-yourself platform to give customers the tools they need to be successful. Often, clients don’t have the expertise or bandwidth to execute their studies on their own. This is where we step in.
As an Account Executive, you will help consult Qualtrics clients to conduct state of the art research via relationship-based selling. This team offers over 20 services to help customers execute their research initiatives. Our most successful Account Executives have a track record of exceeding quota by acting as trusted advisors to clients and being passionate teammates.
The challenge? Research Services offers a wide array of market research capabilities to help clients improve their Qualtrics experience. If you love a strategic, analytical sales process and working with a variety of industries, departments and buyers, selling Qualtrics XM services will keep you learning and growing.
Your Day in the Life
You understand client research pain-points to custom tailor services to meet those needs
You sell over 20 types of market research services - including ad/concept testing, competitive benchmarking, brand awareness and perception studies, survey design, programming, and analysis.
You help organizations gain access to targeted demographics
You engage with clients at all points of the sales cycle - including prospecting, discovery, solution presentations, negotiation, and close
You educate clients on packages and options applicable to their situation, demonstrating how features and benefits match their needs
You develop and execute strategic plans for your territory and create reliable forecasts
You focus on self-development through daily training and enablement
Who are you?
You are a top 10% performer
You are driven, but coachable
You thrive in a competitive, collaborative environment
You have demonstrated a strong track record of hitting and exceeding quotas and other performance metrics
You have 5+ years of quota-carrying sales experience
You have experience selling into Universities and navigating the University hierarchy (e.g. Dean, Department Head, Provost, Chancellor, President, Procurement)
You are able to travel when necessary (10-25%)
You have experience navigating Salesforce.com, LinkedIn Sales Navigator, Tout, Outreach.io and other prospecting applications
You enjoy being in a high growth environment and are okay with change
A Bachelor's degree or greater is not required, but additional sales experience would be needed
Salary + Uncapped Commissions and Accelerators (sky's the limit!)
100% Performance based promotions -- not politics or tenure
Culture - Incredible work environment - you can wear jeans and bring your dog to the office, anytime
Quarterly sales competitions
Quarterly team activities, winter and summer parties, and lots of Qualtrics swag
Qualtrics is an Equal Opportunity employer. Individuals seeking employment at Qualtrics are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.