Account Executive, Education

Account Executive, Education

HootSuite is searching for an exceptional Corporate Account Executive to join our flock. This position is focused on selling our Professional Certification in Advanced Social Media Strategy, across three target verticals: Enterprise Teams, SMB’s and Agencies. If you are an experienced Sales Professional with outstanding communication skills and a positive team-focused attitude then we should grab a coffee and chat.


  • Sourcing and approaching new leads for our newest education product offering (see:
  • Run weekly webinars as well as 1:1 company presentations
  • Following up on inbound leads in a timely manner
  • Prioritizing Accounts and developing overall territory and account plans
  • Working closely with Business Development Manager, Education to activate targeted marketing campaigns, develop channel partnerships and reseller agreements
  • Attainment of sales quota

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years experience in field or inside sales, lead generation, and client management
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a closely knit team
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Passionate about Social Media Education and Online Learning
  • Passionate about Twitter, Facebook and other social web apps
  • Interest or experience in a tech start-up
  • Ability to adapt to change and flourish in a dynamic environment
  • A positive attitude + ability to excel under pressure
  • An unmatched desire to learn
  • Experience with Social Media
  • Know what a sales funnel is and how to get to “yes”

Bonus Assets:

  • Degree in Business, Marketing or related field
  • Experience as a buyer, or selling into Fortune 1000 brands
  • Experience in software or SaaS sales
  • experience

    Date Posted:
    Jan 3, 2014 10:37 AM PST
    HootSuite Media, Inc.

    HootSuite Media, Inc.
    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    HootSuite is a social relationship platform for businesses and organizations to collaboratively execute social media strategies across multiple social networks from one secure, web-based dashboard. Launch marketing campaigns, identify and grow audience, and distribute targeted messages using HootSuite’s unique social media dashboard. Streamline team workflow with scheduling and assignment tools and reach audiences... more