• Full Time
  • London

Website WP Engine

We engage the most inspired minds to do their best work wherever they work best—powering the freedom to create worldwide.

WP Engine is the most trusted WordPress technology company, powering over 1.5M digital experiences in 150+ countries for businesses of all sizes. WP Engine’s all-in-one platform enables customers to design, build, power, and manage extraordinary WordPress, eCommerce, and headless sites—all thanks to a nonstop commitment to innovation, award-winning WordPress expertise, and a set of core values that guides us every day.

What is Cool About This Job

As an Account Manager, you work with a variety of different companies in helping them achieve their online strategy. You will uncover opportunities for growth in existing accounts by understanding and anticipating client needs. You will achieve your revenue quota each month through detailed territory management and high levels of client engagement. You’ll connect with Director and VP-level marketing and IT professionals to demonstrate how our unique solution can achieve their business goals.

A core pillar of WP Engine’s strategy is to “be the WordPress partner of choice for web technologies leaders and agencies of all sizes.” We do this by building positive digital experiences for our clients delivering on our promise to help them win online.

The Day to Day

Maintain strong relationships with your client portfolio including regular account reviews to ensure they are deriving maximum value.
Developing growth strategies to increase your book of business in line with the EMEA financial plan.
Thinking of ways to retain and grow your clients’ business long after they’re signed up.
Building, maintaining, and closing pipeline to consistently exceed quota.
Supporting clients with proposals, RFIs/RFPs, and training sessions.
Working closely with the solution engineering team to ensure the best technical fit for the clients’ needs.
Be responsible for your business and forecasting accurately through effective use of Salesforce.com.
Coordinating with our EMEA leadership team to win business.
Following WP Engine’s consultative sales process (Sandler sales methodology).
Regularly provide timely and accurate deal updates to management and executives.

Your Expertise and Passion

Ability to generate, qualify and execute on opportunities in order to exceed revenue targets.
4+ years of direct sales experience with a successful track record of meeting or exceeding assigned individual quota.
Ability to articulate a compelling vision that resonates with the customer and demonstrates value.
Through a consultative sales approach, you will uncover customer needs and match appropriate solutions.
Build long-lasting relationships based upon trust with multiple customer executives and position WP Engine as a strategic partner.
Possess a deep understanding of business practices, industry trends and competitors.
To be successful in this role you will be self-motivated and thrive working in a dynamic environment.
Demonstrate passion and energy with both customers and colleagues.
Effectively build and articulate return on investment in the negotiation process to bring the utmost value to both the customer.

The Perks and Benefits

Company Stock Options (Every employee is an owner in the company)
Health Benefits (100% Paid Employee Medical, Dental, and Vision)
Pension Scheme with a match
Life Insurance and Income Protection (100% Paid)
Supplemental Maternity & Paternity Pay and Caregiver’s Leave
Employee Assistance Program
Generous Vacation Time (Who doesn’t like time off)
One-time £425 Home Office Stipend
Monthly wellness allowance via ThrivePass
Company Wellness Days

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At WP Engine, we strive to have the broadest possible view of diversity, going beyond visible differences to include the background, experiences, skills, and perspectives that make each person unique. WP Engine is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. ​

Diversity & Inclusivity:

We’re a diverse and inclusive set of people brought together by our shared purpose and values. Our values are like a flame. They light the way for our actions and must always be fostered. Our people are enabled and empowered to tend this flame by making values-based decisions and innovating on our customers’ behalf so they can build winning digital experiences.

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