• Account Executive

    Requisition #
    Functional Area
    US-CA-San Mateo
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    IDC, the global leader in technology market research, is looking for an Account Executive.


    The Account Executive is an outside sales position focused on client renewal/retention and growth through new products and services.  The territory for this role includes an average of 30 clients based on the west coast of the U.S.


    This is a great opportunity for a high-energy, charismatic and driven sales professional to join our world class sales team! 

    This position is based in San Mateo, CA.


    • Work with C-level executives to align IDC’s value with client’s strategy
    • Account management with outcome of increased customer satisfaction and increase in renewal/retention & account growth
    • Proficiency in account planning and territory management
    • Accurate monthly/quarterly/annual forecasting
    • Learn IDC products and services, that align with your territory, accounts and competitors
    • The ideal Senior Account Executive is passionate about helping clients get the most value out of their market research investment and will focus on renewing contracts, business retention, and account growth  


    • Bachelors Degree or equivalent
    • 2+ years of sales experience in a technology environment
    • Strong written, analytical, and verbal communication skills
    • High emotional intelligence
    • Proven experience in managing multiple client relationships, achieving revenue goals, and managing personal sales strategies in a similar environment.
    • Strong time management and organizational skills
    • Approximately 20% travel

    About IDC:  International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1,100 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. For 50 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company.


    IDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, handicap, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, ancestry, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or other categories protected by law.



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