Account Executive

United States of America
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Sales
  • Post Date: 06/03/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: Suite 200, Arlington, VA, 22201


WireWheel is revolutionizing the area of privacy and data protection for companies.

As companies collect and use more of your personal information, they need better tools to find and monitor where they are storing that information, and who and what has access to it. By leveraging innovations in cloud infrastructure, machine learning, data science, and user experience, WireWheel provides a software-as-a-service solution for companies to safeguard and steward their most important asset: customer data.

Job Description

WireWheel is revolutionizing the area of privacy and data protection by helping companies to build and manage cutting-edge and scalable privacy programs. Recognized by IDC Marketplace, Forrester, and Gartner as a leader in worldwide data privacy management software, our cloud-based Data Privacy & Protection Platform is built by privacy experts using industry best-practices to help organizations simplify, structure, and automate their approach to privacy program management.  We help companies comply with today’s California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and EU General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) requirements and remain ready for any future regulatory regimes.

Due to rapid growth and increased demand for our Data Privacy Compliance platform, WireWheel is seeking experienced Account Executives. As an AE, you will be responsible for finding and developing leads by targeting companies in the Global 2000. You will successfully navigate accounts from end to end with continuous support from marketing efforts. The EAE will develop a clear understanding of the privacy industry, including the regulatory environment, and use this knowledge to support all of the primary responsibilities. To thrive in this role, the EAE will keep up with industry trends, competitive landscape and customer needs.

This means you will:

  • Develop and deliver comprehensive business plans to address customer and prospect priorities and critical needs.
  • Uncover net new business opportunities and successfully take through the sales cycle to closure
  • Demonstrate a knowledgeable understanding of the full array of our offerings to answer questions and make recommendations when speaking to customers/prospects
  • Understand customers’ business needs and take a consultative approach in handling aspects of the sales cycle to include proposal development and product demonstrations
  • Enterprise Account Executives will be responsible for qualifying sales opportunities, setting proper customer expectations,
  • Handling negotiations and accurately forecasting to management
  • Communicate effectively with all levels (C, SVP, VP, Dir, etc..) and key decision makers
  • Work collaboratively with other WireWheel employees across the organization to ensure customer expectations are met
  • Own account relationships and drive overall customer satisfaction for assigned accounts.
  • Meet and exceed monthly, quarterly and annual revenue goals

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience
  • Minimum 8 -10 years of experience selling B2B enterprise level software or related technologies
  • Prior experience with Data Privacy, Cybersecurity or BPM a plus
  • Effective sales presentation skills, forecasting, and planning skills
  • Familiarity with Salesforce
  • Proven track record of meeting and exceeding target goals
  • Experience in startup or early stage environment
  • Travel required up to 50% domestically

People are what make WireWheel awesome. Regardless of age, education, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or any personal characteristics, we want everyone to feel welcome. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive equal opportunity workplace everyone can call home.

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