Growth Account Executive


Vancouver City, British Columbia, CA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Sales
  • Industry: Enterprise Software
  • Post Date: 09/14/2021
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  • Company Address: 5 East 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5T4S8

About Hootsuite

Hootsuite is trusted by more than 18 million customers and employees at more than 80% of the Fortune 1000. Our unparalleled expertise, customer insights at scale, and collaborative ecosystem help people and organizations succeed with social.

Job Description

We’re looking for a Growth Account Executive to partner with current clients to strategically build on existing relationships and grow Hootsuite's existing clients. You’ll achieve this by up-selling and cross selling of both Hootsuite and partner products in your book of business. Based out of the Vancouver office (Post Covid-19), you will be reporting into the Senior Manager, Commercial Sales.



  • Connect and engage with existing commercial accounts and introduce them to new solutions from Hootsuite and Partners with the goal of selling new incremental contracts.
  • Continuously liaising with the Customer Success team on strategy to maximize each account
  • Increase the annual recurring revenue of our customers 
  • Lean on internal subject matter experts to provide customer value in all stages of the deal cycle
  • Exhibit passion for customer success by understanding the product-market fit and applying this towards problem solving for your customers’ unique needs
  • Proactively seek out market information in order to effectively develop rapport with customers



  • Proven B2B sales experience OR up-sell/cross-sell account management experience (experience in software is considered an asset)
  • Success in sales forecasting monthly and quarterly  
  • Strong business acumen and ability to focus on client business value, ROI, and customer solutions 
  • Experience in creating sales strategies inclusive of 3rd party solutions
  • Experience managing deals larger than 30K USD
  • Strong communication and presentation skills (phone, video, email)
  • Commitment to Results: consistently achieves results, demonstrating  high performance, and challenging self and others to deliver results
  • Customer Focus: demonstrates a desire to proactively help and serve internal/external customers meet their needs
  • Negotiation: successfully obtains commitment to a solution or idea, while maintaining integrity and relationships
  • Perseverance: pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish—doesn’t give up
  • Collaboration and Teamwork: works with others to deliver results, meaningfully contributing to the team and prioritizing group needs over individual needs
  • Interpersonal Savvy: relates openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people



  • Tenacious. You are determined to succeed, and you are motivated by the success of customers, colleagues and the community.
  • Curious. You are always learning and seeking ways to make things better.
  • Conscientious. You keep your promises, taking your commitments to others seriously, and you have strong integrity.
  • Humble. You lead with humility and empathy, respecting and learning from the perspectives of others. 


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Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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