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Account Executive at Containous
United States of America

Containous is a VC backed company that develops simple and future-proof cloud-native networking solutions for modern IT environments. The company’s popular open source projects include Traefik, the cloud-native edge router with more than 1.4 billion downloads and used by the world’s largest web companies. Containous’ mission is to simplify cloud-native adoption for all enterprises.


We believe that simpler is better, that Open Source is superior, and community drives innovation!


The Position


As a Containous Account Executive, you will play a fundamental role in achieving our ambitious customer acquisition and revenue growth objectives. To achieve the sales quota you will be given, you must be comfortable making dozens of calls per day, working with channel partners, generating interest, qualifying prospects and closing sales.




Proven sales (inside and/or field) experience

Track record of over-achieving quota

Strong phone presence and experience dialing dozens of calls per day

Proficient with corporate productivity and web presentation tools

Experience working with or similar CRM

Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Strong listening and presentation skills

Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively

BA/BS degree or equivalent




Source new sales opportunities through inbound lead follow-up and outbound cold calls and emails as needed

Understand customer needs and requirements

Close sales and achieve quarterly quotas

Research accounts, identify key players and generate interest

Maintain and expand your database of prospects within your assigned territory

Team with channel partners to build pipeline and close deals

Perform effective online demos to prospects


The Location


This position is based in the East Coast (USA).

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