• Account Executive, Emerging Technology Vendor Sales

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    Functional Area
    US-CA-San Mateo
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  • Overview

    IDC, the global leader in technology market research, is looking for an experienced Account Executive to join our West Coast Emerging Technology Vendor Sales team.


    The Account Executive, Emerging Technology Vendor Sales will be responsible for selling into new technology vendor accounts.  Annual account target is 10 to 15 new clients. 


    The position is based in San Mateo, CA


    • Prospect and close appropriate new business prospects from a wide array of new technology clients in the West Coast territory
    • Meet all minimum activity requirements (e.g. average 30 phone calls and 30 "show me you know me" emails daily)

    • Enter all activities in SalesForce.com

    • Minimum of 12 in person meetings - where applicable geographically

    • Learn IDC products and services, that align with your territory, accounts and competitors
    • The ideal Account Executive is passionate about bringing on new clients and help them better understand the tech marketspace through IDC's market research and Custom Solutions


    • Bachelors Degree or equivalent
    • 2+ years of sales experience in a technology environment
    • Strong written, analytical, and verbal communication skills
    • High emotional intelligence
    • Database management (SalesForce.com)
    • Strong time management and organizational skills
    • 20-30% 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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