Sales Account Executive, Rewards and Recognition

| Chicago

Rewards and Recognition Account Executive

We’re a growing company, and we need key players like you to work directly with America’s best employers to bring joy to millions of employees!
We’re looking for a full-time Account Executive to sell our exciting new Rewards and Recognition product. In this role, you will be focused on building out our sales process for this exciting new product line. With several large companies already using our Rewards and Recognition product, we are looking for an entrepreneurial sales rep, with R&R experience, to work with the CEO, VP of Sales and GM, not only to start closing new enterprise accounts but also to hone in on a repeatable sales process. This position offers huge room for growth and potential future leadership opportunities.

About PerkSpot
At PerkSpot, we work with America’s top employers to offer the best perks and discounts to millions of employees These exclusive savings are a great recruitment and retention tool that allows their employees to take advantage of unique opportunities and feel great about their company. We help employees from over 700 companies like Walgreens, McDonald's, and Lyft to save on everything from gym memberships and movie tickets to electronics, new cars, and travel.
Profitable and growing, our company was founded in 2006 by good people with great vision, and we’re carrying on the work they started. As we enter our twelfth year, we’re proud of our leadership position in the industry, but we’re committed to doing more – developing better products, reaching more employers, and getting more employees engaged with our platform.
About the Role

Although we are building out this new product line, the role will still be focused primarily on outbound sales efforts, but you can expect some inbound leads as well. Working mostly over the phone but sometimes in person, you’ll target Enterprise businesses, gaining commitment to buy, fund, and successfully close new accounts each month. Once a deal is closed, you will be able to hand-off to a dedicated account manager and focus on what you do best, closing more business.

You will learn a tremendous amount about sales development and sales strategy, and gain experience that will stand you in good stead for the rest of your career.
With aggressive year-over-year growth, there is great upward mobility for career-motivated people at PerkSpot. The compensation package is generous and set up so that top performers are amply rewarded. Our package consists of a competitive base, commission and draw. The position reports to the VP of Sales and is based in Chicago, IL.
 

A Successful Candidate Will Have:

  • 2 years' experience in sales, experience with selling Rewards and Recognition programs
  • A proven track record of achieving quota
  • Experience with selling a solution-based product to Enterprise accounts
  • The Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • The ability to do the right thing under stress and tight deadlines
  • Highly motivated and aggressive, but possessed of good teamwork skills
  • Innate curiosity
  • Excellent presentation, verbal, and writing skills
     

Your First Month

  • Meet the team. Culture is big at PerkSpot. Take this time to meet the team and learn the ins and outs of the business and how we can best collaborate and win as a team.
  • Learn about our value proposition and how we help our clients
  • Understanding our clients buying motivations and common problems they face
  • Identify and map top target accounts
  • Practice various prospecting techniques
     

Throughout Your Career Here

  • Develop and elevate your skills
  • Learn how to run an efficient and effective sales process
  • Master advanced sales techniques
  • Plan to work hard, learn a lot, and have fun while you're doing it

The Perks of Working at PerkSpot
We’re a big platform, but still a small team. That means we’re going to trust you with more responsibility than elsewhere, and invest in you more. You’re going to grow – a lot.
We’re a team of fifty people working out of our office in Chicago’s River North neighborhood. We dress how we like, boast an open time-off policy, stock a good beer selection, and we’re pretty obsessive about our coffee. Most of all, we welcome good people with lots of energy and enthusiasm.
PerkSpot offers the full suite of benefits you’d expect from a profitable, established company, including health and dental insurance, 401(k), pre-tax transit benefits, and fully-funded disability coverage. We have in-office bike storage and a shower on-site.
We hold weekly all-company get-togethers where we learn from what went wrong and celebrate what went right. Every week at PerkSpot, we aim a little higher and get a little bit better than the previous week.
Apply
All applications will be kept strictly confidential. Please submit a resume AND cover letter (we know it is old school, but a cover letter is very important to us) telling us how you stack up to the qualifications, plus any other information you feel would be relevant to PerkSpot. Don’t be afraid to show your spark and personality!

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Location

320 W Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60654

An Insider's view of PerkSpot

What's something quirky about your company?

We get to bring our furry friends to keep us company and remind us that there is always someone looking up to you.

Levi

Accounting Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

The main focus of my role is to support our Partnership Marketing, Sales, and Account Management teams, including building reports with our Accounting team, defining tech requests for our Engineering group, and everything in between.

D.J.

Sales Operations Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

The core to being successful on my team is a willingness to dig deeper into opportunities and being curious. Every situation with a client is different and requires you to go deeper than the surface to figure out a win-win solution.

Luke

Partnership Marketing Manager

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

Our product team meets with each department once a month to brainstorm not only feature ideas, but business unit ideas as well. We pose questions like "if we had infinite access to resources, what would you like to see us build". Not only do we get actionable ideas out of these sessions, but it also sets the stage for a generally innovative mindset

Nick

Product Manager, Head of Rewards & Recognitions

How does your team reward individual success?

Each week a member of our team is recognized as the PerkSpot "Star" of the week. They recieve a big trophy to position on their desk for the week and receive credits to spend in our gift card platform. This person has gone above and beyond to help the company and/or support multiple teams on a special project or initiative.

Anthony

Senior Account Executive

What are PerkSpot Perks + Benefits

PerkSpot Benefits Overview

PerkSpot offers the full suite of benefits you’d expect from a profitable, established company, including health and dental insurance, 401(k), pre-tax transit benefits, and fully-funded disability coverage. We have in-office bike storage and a shower on-site.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is Occasional bring your pet to work days.
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