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Strategic Account Executive - CA

Date:  Sep 22, 2023

US - California

Job Category:  Sales
Department:  Go To Market

Who we are: 

CyberArk (NASDAQ: CYBR) is the global leader in Identity Security. Centered on privileged access management, CyberArk provides the most comprehensive security offering for any identity – human or machine – across business applications, distributed workforces, hybrid cloud workloads and throughout the DevOps lifecycle. The world’s leading organizations trust CyberArk to help secure their most critical assets. To learn more about CyberArk, visit our CyberArk blogs or follow us on TwitterLinkedIn or Facebook


About this role:

CyberArk is seeking a proven strategic enterprise seller that will continue to capture our rapid market share in the Global Fortune 1000 covering some of our most strategic customer partners in the Northern California region. Strategic Account Executive will sell our market leading solutions by gaining a thorough understanding of the client’s business needs.  A successful Strategic Account Executive will be responsible for the formulation and execution of a hyper-growth business plan that targets existing strategic customers. The Strategic Account Executive will report directly to the District Sales Manager.


What you will do:

  • Drive new business with existing strategic accounts
  • Build and execute territory plans with Quarterly and Annual Business Reviews (QBRs)
  • Build and advance near-term and long-term qualified pipeline
  • Selling into various stakeholders: IT side and Business side
  • C-level engagements, positioning and proposal
  • Quarterbacking the extended team on opportunities including pre-sales, partners, executive management, and customer success
  • Management of all contact activity, prospecting, pipeline development, forecasting, negotiating, pricing, and closing and executing contracts
  • Perform bi-weekly meetings with the territory Sales Engineers and Professional Services Engineers to assess the status of all existing accounts, and to expedite the roll-out and up-sale/cross-sale processes
  • Collaborate with and engage the right CyberArk technical experts to provide an accurate and compelling story on our products’ strengths and capabilities to win deals.
  • Cultivate and manage relationships with partners and alliances


How you will stand out from the crowd:

  • 8+ years sales experience: 3+ years in Strategic Sales, 5+ years in Enterprise Sales
  • (C-Level) B2B software sales experience
  • Experience in closing 8+ figure deals
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience (5 years cybersecurity B2B enterprise sales)
  • Experience in cultivating and controlling complex sales cycles, selling across multiple stakeholders within enterprise organizations
  • Discovery skills, asking insightful questions
  • Adaptability to a changing environment
  • Privileged Access Management or Identity Access Management experience a plus
  • Ability to craft and articulate compelling business propositions
  • Outstanding presentation, written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience selling SaaS/Subscription/Cloud solutions preferred
  • Experience selling with Advisory, Channel Partners, and Ecosystem Partners preferred


CyberArk is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. 


The salary range for this position is $100,000 –- $160,000/year, plus commissions or discretionary bonus, which will be based on the employee’s performance. Base pay may also vary considerably depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The compensation package includes a wide range of medical, dental, vision, financial, and other benefits.



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