• Senior Account Executive, Industry Major Accounts

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    Functional Area
    US-CA-San Mateo
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  • Overview

    IDC is about doing great work with great people. Join the world’s largest tech, media, data & marketing services company. Our collaborative, innovative and entrepreneurial culture is the perfect place for you to discover your future.


    We are currently seeking a Senior Sales Account Executive to focus on selling to and maintaining 6-8 major accounts. 


    This position is located in San Mateo, CA.


    • Generating revenue in both renewal and new sales of IDC products.
    • As a member of a collaborative team, the Sr. AE will be responsible for developing an in-depth knowledge of IDC products and services, as well as building strong relationships with individuals across IDC.
    • The individual will prospect for incremental opportunities, follow up on proposal generation, respond to client requests for information and/or problems, and continue to enhance the client value proposition.


    • 3+ years of sales experience, along with strong written, analytical, and verbal communication skills.

    • Strong telephone cold calling experience preferred. Prior experience selling an intangible product or service is a plus.

    • The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience developing existing accounts and developing high level relationships.

    • Additionally, this person will be entrepreneurial, motivated, assertive, and collaborative, as well as be a self-starter and a quick-thinker.

    • This position requires strong time management and organization skills.

    • Prior market research industry sales experience is helpful, but not required.

    • This position will require approximately 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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