Corporate Account Executive, APAC

Corporate Account Executive, APAC

HootSuite is searching for an exceptional individual to join our new APAC office. You are a senior Sales Professional who understands complex selling, has closed seven figure deals, has outstanding communication skills, is entrepreneurial and passionate, and a positive team-focused attitude. You flourish in a dynamic and lightning speed environment. And, you love social media!


• Selling our solutions into to global corporations and C level executives and then managing and growing those strategic customer relationships. This is a senior level, direct selling position.
• Sourcing and approaching new leads for our Enterprise product offering (see:
• Meet assigned targets for sales volume and strategic objectives in assigned accounts
• Proactively assesses, clarifies, and validates prospect and customer needs on an ongoing basis
• Establish productive, professional relationships with key personnel in assigned customer accounts
• Maintain sales pipeline and forecasting strategic account revenue
• Coordinate the involvement of company personnel, including support, service, and management resources, in order to meet account performance objectives and customers’ expectations
• Managing a defined set of accounts + demonstrating HootSuite capabilities to potential clients
• Following up on inbound leads in a timely manner
• Prioritizing Accounts and developing overall territory and account plans
• 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 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
• 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
• Agency environment or sales to agency experience
• experience
• Strong organizational, presentation and communication skills
• Passionate about Twitter, Facebook and other social web apps
• Interest or experience in a high growth, early stage tech company
• A positive attitude + ability to excel under pressure
• Some travel at times
• Fluent in English, bonus for fluency in other Asian languages (Japanese, Mandarin, Bahasa)

Date Posted:
Jan 2, 2014 10:42 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