Senior Account Executive (HR SAAS)

  • Location

    San Francisco

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering, Technology Sales

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    $220,000 OTE

  • Contact:

    William Taylor

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    BT - 076

  • Consultant:

    William Banks Taylor

Our mission is to democratize opportunity - to make it easy for any student to build a great career, no matter where they go to school, what they're majoring in, or who they know.


Backed by $34m they have partnered with 500 universities and has more than 8 million student profiles and 200,000 companies recruiting on the platform, including 100% of the Fortune 500. Our extensive data on students' interests and historical career outcomes gives us the unique ability to help students imagine, plan and jumpstart their future careers.


  • Engage and strategize with senior-level executives at top companies to demonstrate how we can drive ideal candidates to their businesses

  • Interact and collaborate across the company, engaging with the University and Student teams to build and grow our multi-sided talent marketplace

  • Actively source and provide valuable market research, including industry-specific information and trends for customers and teammates

  • Conceive and pitch creative recruiting solutions that match individual business needs

  • Command, report and forecast sales activity - from prospecting target accounts and contacts to closing deals and growing existing relationships

  • Update and create sales proposals, leading complex relationships with recruiting teams around the country

  • Work closely with the Employer, Student, and University Product teams to gather, analyze, and understand customer requirements to develop product enhancements

  • Expand pre-existing and new customer relationships by encouraging adoption and managing annual upsells


  • At least 5+ years of sales experience in Enterprise SaaS sales and/or HR business development, minimum 1 year of Enterprise closing experience

  • Experience operating in a high-growth business environment

  • A strong history of quota attainment and excellent performance on a high-reaching team

  • Willing to work out of the San Francisco office, with availability for domestic travel up to 40%


  • Experience structuring and handling complex digital recruiting solutions

  • Experience preparing sales proposals, forecasting, and account planning

  • Knowledge of how online recruiting technology works - and the ability to explain it in ordinary terms

  • Possess relationships with key HR decision makers at national Fortune 1000 companies and other top brands.

  • Ability to successfully drive revenue and growth through the development of long-term strategic relationships with existing customers


  • $110,000 Base salary

  • $220,000 OTE

  • Stock Options