Account Executive, SMB / Startup - Japan
Create happy Stripe users.
As an Account Executive at Stripe, you will close deals and play an integral role in defining our sales strategy to get startups on Stripe. You’re an energetic and organized self-starter; you understand the sales process, can build relationships with the right decision-makers, and can succinctly define and communicate the specific benefits of Stripe appropriate for each user. You will be a key driver of revenue growth for the company, and on the front lines for evangelizing our product to prospective and existing users.
If you’re hungry, smart, persistent, and a great teammate, we want to hear from you!
- Get emerging startups on Stripe
- Build and manage a sales pipeline
- Own the full sales cycle from lead to close for startups and small/medium businesses
- Turn inbound leads into happy Stripe users, as well as going outbound aggressively to create leads and - establish relationships with potential customers
- Make every potential Stripe user happy with every interaction, regardless of deal size
- Identify and understand users’ pain points to propose Stripe solutions
- Make sure that internal teams are set up for users’ success by coordinating with other Stripe teams
We’re looking for someone with
- 5+ years of experience in a sales-focused customer/client-facing role, with a track record of top performance
- 5+ years of experience in sales to Startup users or engagement in Startup community
- Ability to understand the Stripe API and build great relationships with highly technical customers
- Strong analytical and quantitative capabilities including comfort with basic modeling
- Strong interest in technology and products
- Superior verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to operate in a highly ambiguous and fast-paced environment
Nice to have
- Prior experience at a growth stage Internet/Software company
- Prior experience selling a highly technical product/service
- Prior experience in Consulting, PE/Venture or Investment Banking
- Coding ability
At Stripe, we're looking for people with passion, grit, and integrity. You're encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Your skills and passion will stand out—and set you apart—especially if your career has taken some extraordinary twists and turns. At Stripe, we welcome diverse perspectives and people who think rigorously and aren't afraid to challenge assumptions. Join us.