Anaplan Commercial Account Executive (West) in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Here at Anaplan, we have reinvented how companies see, plan, and run their businesses. Our platform allows our customers to uncover new insights, connect their strategy to their plans, and work in ways they had not previously thought possible. We’re growing fast, constantly innovating, and couldn’t be prouder to help our customers move forward with confidence in a sophisticated and changing world.
We are looking for forward-thinking people who bend over backward to put customers first. Individuals who thrive on challenge and are ready to grasp the opportunity of a lifetime. Because we fundamentally believe every colleague brings unique value to our whole. We are a workplace where each person feels seen, heard, and valued, and can contribute their unique talent to our collective effort. We believe that for ourselves and for our customers.
Anaplan is hiring an upbeat, persistent, Commercial Account Executive with a hunter mindset, who is collaborative and driven, and has a passion to win big!
As an Account Executive, you will be part a core account team for our Commercial segment. The primary objective is to uncover, qualify, and close opportunities within your assigned region.
What You’ll Be Doing:
Outbound prospecting into Anaplan’s Commercial Segment using (phone, email, social, etc.) to engage with prospects and customers to articulate the value of Anaplan in meeting their business goals
Research, question and listen to our customers to fully understand needs and present solutions to fulfill their requirements
Drive complex sales cycles to maximize our customer’s investment with Anaplan
Develop and accelerate strong business relationships with key decision makers and influencers within your accounts
Work collaboratively within the ecosystem of partners to qualify, understand business drivers, provide business outcome focused solutions and close deals to meet quota
Provide accurate and timely revenue forecasting and CRM updates
4 year college degree
2+ years of successful sales experience with a consistent record exceeding quota (B2B, SaaS space preferred)
Experience calling into accounts and establishing relationships with business decision makers
Ability to understand a 10K, 10Q/annual reports and translate key points into an Anaplan solution for your strategic accounts
Proven track record to close over the phone
A strong attention to detail and excellent listening skills
Passion, energy and the will to overcome any obstacle in order to succeed
Ability to manage time effectively as well as manage multiple concurrent sales cycles
Experience selling into Sales, Supply Chain, Finance, HR, Marketing, and IT, with a clear understanding of their individual inner workings and how they work with one another
Ability to engage your customer in a conversation that allows you to uncover and translate business pains and challenges into a value proposition that Anaplan can deliver
Alignment with Anaplan’s Values; Open, Authentic, Inclusive, Creative, Tenacious, Collaborative
Analytical knowledge of SFDC, Altify, Marketo, and Engagio
Account Planning experience – i.e. Altify, MEDPICC, Miller Heiman
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Build your job in a place that thrives on diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We believe in maintaining a hiring and working experience in which all people are respected and valued, regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes people unique. We hire you for who you are, and we want you to bring your true self to work every day!
Protecting the health and safety of our communities, including our employees and of those considering a career at Anaplan, is our highest priority. We continue to closely monitor the evolving situation and we appreciate your understanding and flexibility with any related changes to our interviewing process.
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