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Corporate Account Executive



Sales & Business Development
Reading, UK
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

​​#WeAreCrowdStrike and our mission is to stop breaches. As a global leader in cybersecurity, our team changed the game. Since our inception, our market leading cloud-native platform has offered unparalleled protection against the most sophisticated cyberattacks. We’re looking for people with limitless passion, a relentless focus on innovation and a fanatical commitment to the customer to join us in shaping the future of cybersecurity. Consistently recognized as a top workplace, CrowdStrike is committed to cultivating an inclusive, remote-first culture that offers people the autonomy and flexibility to balance the needs of work and life while taking their career to the next level. Interested in working for a company that sets the standard and leads with integrity? Join us on a mission that matters - one team, one fight.

About The Role:

Crowdstrike are looking for a Corporate Account Executive to join the team! This role requires you to be in our Reading office 2 days a week.

What You'll Do:

  • Work with new prospects to identify additional solutions from our CrowdStrike portfolio of products and services.

  • Be responsible for a set geographic territory' building and executing on a territory plan to accommodate net new prospecting, partner account mapping and joint prospect targeting and successful execution

  • Run a sophisticated Sales process from Prospecting to Closure.

  • Work with our Corporate Sales Managers to collaborate and execute plans to qualify and close net new business.

  • Achieve Leading Indicators, which are based on customer calls, discovery and new business meetings.

  • Work with and coordinating an internal ecosystem of sales development, pre-sales and channel sales resources.

  • Presenting to prospects, delivering corporate presentations via Zoom to C-level.

  • Collaborate with our Sales Engineers (SE’s) to devise and execute account strategies and plans.

  • Partner with our Channel Team to drive net-new revenue

  • Forecast and report updates to the management team.

  • Become an insider within the Cyber Security Industry and become an expert of CrowdStrike products.

What You’ll Need:

  • Persistent – Doesn’t stop at “no”. Believes they can overcome.

  • Coachable - Seeks help; knows how to get help, when to ask for it and what situations call for it.

  • Charismatic - knows how to use it.

  • Sharp/Quick Witted - thinks on their feet. Flexibility to handle a curveball.

  • Creative – Can think outside the box (when appropriate).

  • Motivated - to learn, to succeed, to win, to grow.

  • Aptitude - Able to learn and implement new concepts quickly.

  • Confidence with absence of Ego.

  • Self-Disciplined - Proven to be good at time management, organisation, and demonstrate discipline in their process and everyday business.

  • Be a go-getter that sets his/her sights above and beyond to blow out their established targets and quotas.

  • Self-aware – Has a solid understanding of their strengths and weaknesses and what they need to work on.

  • Stay well educated and informed as to the CrowdStrike competitive landscape and how to sell the value of our solutions and services when compared to the relevant competitors in the Next Generation Endpoint market space.

  • May require modified work hours to accommodate accounts in other time zones, and minimal, but occasional travel for accounts that require a higher touch to achieve closure.

  • Sales experience generating net new business.

  • Proven experience selling a complex multi-product architecture to Mid – Enterprise organisations, selling into C-level Executives to Evaluator-level Engineers.

  • Experience managing an entire sales cycle from start to finish.

  • Track record of exceeding expectations in an individually focused, quota-carrying role.

  • Cold Calling experience (not tech, SaaS, or Security specific).

  • Competitive nature, but also a collaborative team player.

  • Strong presentation skills, both in person and via virtual channels.

  • May require modified work hours to accommodate accounts in other time zones, and minimal, but occasional travel for accounts that require a higher touch to achieve closure.

  • Required to be in the Reading office 2 days a week


Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:

  • Remote-first culture

  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards with option to participate in ESPP in eligible countries

  • Competitive vacation and flexible working arrangements

  • Physical and mental wellness programs

  • Paid parental leave, including adoption

  • A variety of professional development and mentorship opportunities

  • Access to CrowdStrike University, LinkedIn Learning and Jhanna

  • Offices with stocked kitchens when you need to fuel innovation and collaboration

  • Birthday time-off in your local country

  • Work with people who are passionate in our mission and Great Place to Work certified across the globe

We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where everyone feels seen, heard, valued for who they are and empowered to succeed. Our approach to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture is rooted in listening, learning and collective action. By embracing the diversity of our people, we achieve our best work and fuel innovation - generating the best possible outcomes for our customers and the communities they serve.

CrowdStrike is committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact [email protected], for further assistance.