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Platform Account Executive



Sales & Business Development
Multiple locations
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

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About Salesforce

We’re Salesforce, the Customer Company, inspiring the future of business with AI+ Data +CRM. Leading with our core values, we help companies across every industry blaze new trails and connect with customers in a whole new way. And, we empower you to be a Trailblazer, too — driving your performance and career growth, charting new paths, and improving the state of the world. If you believe in business as the greatest platform for change and in companies doing well and doing good – you’ve come to the right place.

Our Platform Cloud Sales team focuses on working with our most strategic customers and organizations of 10,000+ employees. You will have the opportunity to work in a fast paced team with various customers and receive personalized training and career opportunities.

Note: By applying to the Platform Account Executive posting, recruiters and hiring managers who support multiple cloud offerings and verticals across the organization hiring Account Executives will review your resume. Our goal is for you to apply once and have your resume reviewed by multiple hiring teams. Please note some of these positions may be office-based, office-flexible or remote depending on the team.

You may be aligned to the following verticals and/or clouds:
• Financial Services
• Healthcare & Life Sciences
• Retail & Consumer Goods
• Comms, Media and Tech
• Consumer & Business Services
• Manufacturing
• Travel, Transportation & Hospitality

Day to Day
As an Account Executive within the Platform team, your focus will be on the custom enterprise business application development and enhanced Security Products and Application Lifecycle Management products. The Platform Account Executive will formulate and execute a Platform sales strategy within their specific market segment, drive revenue growth by driving demand in the current customer base, and develop new customers. You will use your skills to develop opportunities, through both warm leads and whitespace prospecting. You will work in partnership with the existing Account owners and will carry quota for the Platform product sales. As a trusted adviser and coach, you are the person with the expertise in Business and Technology Architecture that can match customer needs to the capabilities of the Salesforce Platform including: SHIELD, Sandboxes, Heroku, & Integration products. You will articulate the business value of the solutions through executive-level time-to-value, ROI and TCO presentations.

  • Develop key customer stakeholder relationships and drive customer satisfaction at assigned accounts

  • Develop and drive the overall long-term strategy for the account, aligned to customer business objectives

  • Coordinate internal Salesforce resources to meet customer business needs

  • Perform account planning at assigned accounts, coordinating with Prime and Cloud sales resources to ensure strategic alignment

  • Share Salesforce value proposition for existing and/or new customers

  • Drive growth within an existing assigned account

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Average of 5-15 years of experience, with preferred full cycle sales familiarity

  • Experience managing a list of 2-20 accounts, 100% existing customers, or 50-200 accounts, 100% new logo

  • Ability to strategize with a large extended team

  • Experience will be evaluated based on the core competencies for the role (e.g. extracurricular leadership roles, military experience, volunteer roles, work experience, etc.)

Working at Salesforce
Working at Salesforce isn’t all about selling. It’s also about learning, and we heavily invest in you with a month-long immersion and onboarding, including: a week-long product bootcamp, mentorship program, weekly coaching and development programs.

We are pioneers of the Pledge 1% model, providing product, grants and community service to those in need. We are proud to be#1 in PEOPLE’s Top 50 Companies that Care, and are on Fortune’s Change the World list.
We provide every employee with 7 paid volunteer days off a year, and donation matching for all approved charitable donations.
We provide other world-leading benefits to all our employees, including;

  • Health, life insurance, retirement saving plan

  • Monthly wellness allowance

  • Flexible time off & leave policies

  • Parental benefits

  • Perks and discounts


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Salesforce is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Salesforce does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Salesforce will not pay any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Salesforce.

Salesforce welcomes all.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Salesforce will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.For New York-based roles, the base salary hiring range for this position is $101,650 to $186,150.

For Washington-based roles, the base salary hiring range for this position is $101,650 to $186,150.

For California-based roles, the base salary hiring range for this position is $101,650 to $186,150.Compensation offered will be determined by factors such as location, level, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Certain roles may be eligible for incentive compensation, equity, benefits. More details about our company benefits can be found at the following link: