Account Executive

| Chicago

The Skinny:

  • Be a foundational member of SnackNation’s Chicago team, significantly expanding our national reach
  • Starting at $82k OTE and flexible based on years of experience (uncapped) + equity and tons of perks & benefits 
  • Join a mission-driven company that gives back to the community
  • Join one of the most innovative companies in CPG, which sits at the intersection of data, tech, and traditional CPG retail

The Company:

  • Vision: We envision a world where everyone has access to clean, delicious food, everywhere
  • Values: Health Above All Else, Grit without Ego, Serve & Inspire, Seek Perpetual Growth, Spread Joy & Optimism
  • Culture: SnackNation’s Chicago office is part of the growing WeWork community, which has some awesome weekly perks & events (usually involving food). As a team, we strive to create a goal-oriented, collaborative environment where you are free to be your authentic self. We offer flexible hours, health & wellness challenges, Jordan’s on Friday’s (aka Fri-J’s), and team events - because we just can’t get enough of each other
  • Perks & Benefits: Discretionary PTO, Free Lunch Thursdays, Learning & Development Opportunities, Medical/Dental/Vision coverage, and plenty more

The Role:

  • As part of our expansion to a 2nd office in Chicago’s River North, SnackNation is looking for multiple Account Executives to help increase our national reach and play a fundamental role in achieving our ambitious customer acquisition and revenue growth objectives. To do this, you must be confident on the phone, and in your ability to generate interest and think strategically to solve problems.

The Work:

  • Hit or exceed your monthly sales quota
  • Manage a high volume of calls and emails daily to sign up new members
  • Run and manage inbound and outbound email and call campaigns
  • Present SnackNation products with genuine enthusiasm
  • Manage and forecast sales opportunity pipeline on a weekly basis
  • Manage creation and presentation of solutions and quotes for prospective members
  • Attend and participate in weekly sales training
  • Learn, understand and follow SnackNation’s sales processes and identify areas for improvement

The Candidate:

  • We’re proud of our professional development and have roles for AE’s with anywhere from 2-10 years of experience with clear paths to promotions
  • Track record of over-achieving quota
  • Strong phone presence and experience with fast paced environment
  • Enthusiastic, optimistic & certain of victory.
  • Unfazed by rejection
  • Coachable - Accepts feedback and implements change immediately
  • Active Listener - Listens and asks questions to assess prospective member’s needs
  • Resourceful - Goes over, under, around and through obstacles to achieve success
  • Self-motivated with a high need for achievement and competition
  • Organized and efficient with time

The Value:

  • You will work for a high-growth company and gain experience in a rapidly growing industry. This growth hasn’t happened on accident – it’s been fueled by a great sales organization with tremendous sales leadership. We provide best-in-class, continuous training that allows you to be the best version of yourself. You will be an active member of a team that is striving to be the best in the business, and will fine tune all of your skills to set you up for a successful career.

Compensation includes a base salary plus commissions paid monthly
About SnackNation:
We exist to inspire more conscious food decisions by connecting healthier brands with engaged consumers through a smart marketplace. At SnackNation, we care about making a positive impact on the world, starting with our wellness-minded culture and values. And we’re growing! In fact, SnackNation was just ranked #24 on Inc. 5000’s list of fastest-growing US companies of 2018, and #2 in the Food & Beverage category.
We look for people who aren't afraid to be themselves. Because that's our vibe. Whether it's health or sales goals, our mantra is Better Every Day. We even offer meditation, yoga and bootcamp during work hours, not after. Plus, we've got the accolades to back it up: We’re Great Places To Work Certified and named one of Entrepreneur’s Top Company Cultures!
If you're a wellness-loving professional who wants to make an impact, take on a lot of responsibility and be a part of our driven company culture, join us. We promise to help you find your better you, all while being surrounded by good people looking to do amazing work in our booming CPG space.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • Node.jsFrameworks


SnackNation's HQ is in LA, and we've expanded to a 2nd office which is currently part of the growing WeWork community located downtown in River North!

An Insider's view of SNACKNATION

What’s the vibe like in the office?

SnackNation's vibe is extremely unique. Influenced top down from leadership, we're fearless in pursuit of accomplishing great things together with a crowd of people who are always going to be there for one another. It's all about grit without ego at SnackNation and it feels great to be in a place where you're constantly encouraged to be yourself.


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What projects are you most excited about?

Where do I start?! Right now, I'm most excited to dive deep into conversations with brand partners (both emerging and established) to learn what insights they need from their target consumers. From there, I'm able to get creative in crafting the perfect questions to get them the answers they need to adapt, pivot or change their product or strategy.


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What makes someone successful on your team?

Every office is motivated to work with us in a different way, so my team needs be incredibly curious in order to uncover that need. I've found the best AEs in this role are the ones who can fearlessly think on their feet, listen more than they speak, and fully embody the positive vibes our snack boxes give out.


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How does the company support your career growth?

SnackNation pushes us to be #bettereveryday, whether it's through training sessions, working closely with your manager, or by collaborating with co-workers to solve problems and challenge the status quo. As a fast-growing company, there are new opportunities created every day for for those who are willing to put in the work and step up to the plate


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What are SNACKNATION Perks + Benefits

SNACKNATION Benefits Overview

From free weekly lunches to snack tastings to having your pup with you here in the office, we offer plenty of ways to take a break during the work day. One of our core values is 'Health Above All Else' and we do our very best to support physical, mental & spiritual health for our team with an array of benefits.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
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