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Sales Account Executive

You're Selling Something Every Sales Person Wants

Selling KnowledgeTree isn’t just rewarding.  It’s fun.  Why?  Our energetic team sells an application sales pros like you all want – badly.  

Our application lets sales teams find the best content for their sales situation.  It makes it a snap to share that content with prospects.  And it alerts you when your prospects open the content you shared. 

We use our own application every minute of the day and love it.  And our customers have added $7 million through sales enablement thanks to KnowledgeTree.

How You'll Take Care of Business

KnowledgeTree Account Executives partner with internal Sales Development Representatives to research prospective growth and mid-sized customers, create outreach strategies, identify opportunities, run online demos of our software and successfully sell the KnowledgeTree value proposition.

This role is an inside sales position working in our Raleigh HQ.  In this role, you will:

  • Become an expert in identifying challenges that our prospective customers face, which can be solved with content selling strategies
  • Close new business consistently at or above quota level
  • Serve as a brand enthusiast for KnowledgeTree's product
  • Follow up on highly qualified opportunities at growth and mid-sized companies
  • Build relationships with prospects and internal stake holders to grow new business
  • Work collaboratively with marketing and engineering teams to execute sales strategy as the company introduces enhancements to existing solutions and/or releases new products
  • Bring your thinking, strategies, and ideas to advance our company’s values, unique culture, and vision for the future

You should have:

  • Experience within a sales team that produces and exceeds their goals consistently
  • Exceptional closing skills
  • Experience in a startup environment, if possible
  • Experience in an Inside Sales Rep with Sales Development Rep support or cold-calling sales environment
  • Experience working with mid-market and growth companies
  • Street smarts
  • Emotional intelligence
  • A powerful work ethic, and a sharp focus on your goals
  • Tons of energy, passion, humor, compassion, and enthusiasm
  • Superior communications skills
  • Experience with MS Office, Google Apps, and

For someone who can hit on 100% of the points above we offer:

• Great salary + commission, paid vacation and holidays
• Medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, life insurance, flex plans, 401(k)
• Other great benefits, including organic snacks, craft beers, free parking and historic Hillsborough Street office location!

About KnowledgeTree

At KnowledgeTree, we help customer-facing teams use and improve their best content. Sales people instantly find content that closes deals. Managers identify what collateral works best – and where gaps are. And marketing improves content to drive more sales.

Network World called KnowledgeTree one of the 10 SaaS companies to watch; Software AG, Alcatel, Genesys, Fuji Chemical, and 500 other global companies use KnowledgeTree to unlock the value of their collateral.

We are a growing, agile team with strong opinions. We are creating a culture focussed on building great software, and are passionate about a shared set of values: being smart, focused, analytical, transparent, humble, and highly effective.

We are headquartered in leafy, culture-rich, Raleigh, NC. Raleigh has received a litany of Best Places to Live awards from the likes of Forbes, CNN, 24/7 Wall Street, Yahoo Finance, and many others.

KnowledgeTree is funded by River Cities Capital Funds, Core Capital, Hasso Plattner Ventures, and Hatteras Funds.


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