Account Executive, Enterprise - Slack


Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Full time


Mar 5

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About Slack Business Unit

Slack has transformed business communication. It’s the leading channel-based messaging platform, used by millions to align their teams, unify their systems, and drive their businesses forward. Only Slack offers a secure, enterprise-grade environment that can scale with the largest companies in the world. It is a new layer of the business technology stack where people can work together more effectively, connect all their other software tools and services, and find the information they need to do their best work. Slack is where work happens.


What you will be doing

You will own the full sales cycle from lead to close

Establish lasting relationships with senior executives and decision-makers across Canada

You will foster new relationships for Slack through outbound efforts

Help educate customers on the value of Slack throughout the adoption cycle

You navigate key decision-makers to build Slack awareness within organizations

Identify customer needs and collaborate with Slack teammates to ensure customer success with special emphasis on signup, upgrade, and renewal

You will initiate, negotiate and close new and renewal contracts with customers

You will communicate and organize/escalate issues appropriately including billing, legal, security, onboarding, and technical inquiries

You will collaborate and work with different members of the Accounts team (Technical Account Managers, Customer Success Managers, Leadership, etc.) to build strategic adoption plans for customers

You will prepare and educate customers on new features and releases

You will monitor and identify adoption and utilization trends

Provide recommendations based on customer’s business needs and usage patterns

You will conduct periodic customer health checks with an emphasis on customer happiness

You will serve as the voice of the customer and collect feedback to drive continuous improvement across all areas including product


What you should have

8+ years of Enterprise Account Executive experience

Relevant sales experience, preferably in a SaaS organization

Experience managing a pipeline and closing large contracts with large enterprise organizations (5k+ employees)

Excellent communication skills both with customers and within an organization

Shown negotiation and closing skills

Consistent track record of navigating within large organizations

Ability to develop senior-level relationships quickly and effectively

Experience presenting to senior managers and the C-suite

Ability to handle multiple opportunities simultaneously at various stages of the buying process

Takes an active interest in increasing customer satisfaction and deepening customer relationships

Ability to be flexible and adaptive

Experience with enterprise SaaS vendors preferred

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

Some travel required


Competencies you will be evaluated in the interview process:

Business Acumen


Track Record of Success



Executive presence

Team player




Our investment in you:

World-class enablement and on-demand training - check out for a sneak peek!

Sandler Sales Training

Week-long product bootcamp

Fast Ramp mentorship program

Weekly 1:1 coaching with your leadership

Clear path to promotion with accelerated leadership development programs

Exposure to executive thought leaders with a passion for living our values


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