Account Executive

Company Profile

Consistently named one of the top D.C. start-ups to watch since 2016, Quorum builds software that helps public affairs professionals work smarter and move faster. Our philosophy is people-first, whether we're supporting team members in their careers or prioritizing our clients with a best-in-class customer success program. Quorum's clients use our tools to bring a modern approach to advocacy work in Congress, all 50 state legislatures, major U.S. cities, the European Union, and more than a dozen countries.

Job Description

As an Account Executive, you will contribute to the overall growth of the company by persuading potential clients to choose Quorum as their public affairs software solution. This role includes responsibility for new logo sales to potential clients. This role does not include responsibility for renewals and/or expansion sales to existing clients. 

What You'll Do

First Week: You will be introduced to Quorum’s new logo sales process playbook, receive log-in access to start exploring the Quorum software platform, and get to know the 20+ dedicated members of the Quorum Business Development team.
First Month: You will participate in our new hire sales training program, complete a product demonstration certification, and invest in building out your own sales leads pipeline through creative phone and email outreach to potential customers. You will also receive regular coaching from a direct manager and training manager who listen in on sales calls. 
First Six Months: You will meet weekly sales activity targets, learn fundamental industry-specific territory management skills, and build a robust sales pipeline with opportunities at every stage of the sales process. You will conduct discovery calls and lead product demonstrations to understand potential customers’ needs. You will navigate pricing negotiations and learn how to offer mutually beneficial sales concessions that enable Quorum and a client to move forward together. You will close your first sale, earn your first sales commission, and take steps to ensure you are on track to meet quarterly and annual sales quotas. 
First Year: You will meet hundreds of government affairs professionals around the world, close dozens of sales, meet or exceed an annual revenue quota, and have a real impact on a fast-growing company that is changing the way the advocacy process works in Washington DC and beyond. 


About You

You have experience working in government affairs in either the private or public sector. Possible examples include: overseen grassroots advocacy for a non-profit organization, managed a PAC for a corporation, or served on the staff of an elected official
You are seeking to make a career change and have a strong ambition to build a future in software sales where meeting or exceeding quota on a regular basis is a core expectation
You are looking forward to using your existing network and market knowledge to introduce Quorum as a platform that helps public affairs professionals work smarter and move faster 
You are a highly motivated self-starter who prides themselves on having a growth mindset
You are ready to put in the work necessary to build consultative sales skills that enable you to be a “trusted advisor” to corporations, trade associations, non-profits, think tanks, unions, and/or foreign embassies looking for best-in-class tools 
You consistently reflect on your strengths and weaknesses, proactively seek guidance to identify areas for improvement and modify your behavior to achieve success 
You are a self-described people-person who works to build rapport with individuals from a wide range of personal and professional backgrounds
You are committed to positively contributing to building an inclusive and diverse work environment where you live Quorum’s company values by investing in people  
You believe in the power of process adherence to deliver consistent, high-quality results
You are a problem-solver at heart—you seek to understand others’ problems and identify the best possible solutions to improve their day-to-day experience in the workplace
You are an especially strong candidate if you are a current or former Quorum user or admin—if this applies, please be sure to tell us this in the skills section of your resume

Total Comp. $90,000.00

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