Former Recruiter turned Account Executive


Remote / Redmond, WA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: HR
  • Post Date: 12/24/2020
  • Website:
  • Company Address: Suite 500, Bellevue, WA, 98004

About SeekOut

SeekOut provides you the competitive edge you need in hiring hard-to-find diverse talent.

Job Description

Former Recruiter turned Account Executive

  • 100% Remote with office maintained in Redmond, WA
  • Full-time

Company Description

  • Are you an experienced full-cycle recruiter with a flair for sales who is equally passionate about leveraging information and technology to help candidates and companies connect?  
  • Do you want to work in a fast growing, early stage startup, that is transforming how companies hire hard to find tech and diverse talent?  
  • Enjoy working with a team that’s highly motivated, is customer focused, and has a strong bias for action?  

If so, SeekOut has an awesome opportunity for you!  

SeekOut is a high-growth, early stage start-up backed by one of the leading VC firms in the Pacific Northwest. We empower companies to go beyond LinkedIn to recruit hard-to-find and diverse talent. We are an industry leader with 300+ customers including Amazon, Microsoft, Twitter, and VMware. 

Job Description

We are looking for talented recruiters looking to pivot into sales to join our team. You will have an opportunity to be part of a passionate and diverse group – to learn, grow, and make a significant and meaningful impact to a growing product. 

As an Account Executive at SeekOut, you will:  

  • Drive success of the company’s goals and objectives through achieving individual sales quotas
  • Build and manage a sales pipeline through prospecting efforts
  • Develop and deliver customized sales presentations and products demonstrations
  • Develop and negotiate enterprise level proposals and contracts 
  • Forecast sales activity and revenue achievements accurately
  • Collaborate across the organization, working closely with Sales Development Representatives, Customer Success Managers, Account Managers, Legal and Finance


You will make a great match if you are:  

  • A successful recruiter – past or present – with a keen understanding of full-cycle recruiting process, best practices, and the talent acquisition industry as a whole
  • An entrepreneurial spirit with strong empathy for candidates and customers  
  • Highly motivated; a self-starter who enjoys the fast-paced startup environment, is innovative, adaptive, and comfortable with ambiguity
  • Eager to learn, competitive and tenacious
  • Passionate about sourcing, people, and our product

Bonus if you have:  

  • Agency recruiting, technical recruiting and/or diversity hiring experience
  • SaaS sales experience selling into HR, sourcing or recruiting business units
  • Experience selling web-based products/services and/or managing and closing complex sales cycles
  • Demonstrated ability to over-achieve quotas (top 10-20% of company) in past positions
  • Proficient computer application skills, including, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Additional Information

SeekOut offers great benefits including health/vision/dental, transportation subsidies, 401k, education budgets, ability to work remote, onsite parking (if/when we go back to the office), snacks/lunches, and more! We are an inclusive, open, high-energy, caring team, that is learning and growing, pulling in the same direction to deliver out sized results, while still having fun. 

If this sounds interesting, Apply Now, or learn more at 

SeekOut is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We encourage everyone to apply. 

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.