At Plaid, our mission is to unlock financial freedom for everyone. There has never been a better time than now to start building the future of fintech with us. Plaid powers the tools millions of people rely on to live a healthier financial life. We work with thousands of companies like Venmo and SoFi, several of the Fortune 500, and many of the largest banks to make it easy for people to connect their financial accounts to the apps and services they want to use. Plaid’s network covers 11,000 financial institutions across the US, Canada, UK and Europe. Founded in 2013, the company is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Salt Lake City, Washington D.C., London and Amsterdam.
We’re looking for a proven sales leader, who will report to the Strategic Sales Leader, who has experience in managing a team of Account Executives who are tasked with generating growth across the strategic client segments for Plaid’s suite of financial tools. You’ll play a key role as you build and lead this highly visible, motivated team that generates revenues and achieves individual, team and organizational quotas.
What Excites You
Recruiting, hiring, and developing a world-class sales team to support the revenue targets for the business
Building and executing on pipeline with new clients and partners to run the end-to-end sales process
Working in a high-pace, cross-functional environment that is different every day
Delivering world-class results, while continuously challenging yourself and your team to be more ambitious
Working with sales leadership set direction for your team, sales, and Plaid as a whole
What Excites Us
2+ years of experience building and leading high-performing sales teams with a proven track record of success in a similar enterprise environment
5+ years of quota carrying technology sales experience as an individual contributor
Excitement for recruiting and a thoughtful approach to team planning and development
A strong track record of negotiating, structuring and executing complex sales agreements
Interest in financial services products and a desire to create strategic relationships that help our customers succeed
Strong ability to articulate contractual, technical, and financial value points to customers, including executive leaders
Experience working cross-functionally to build successful top of the funnel activities to drive more pipeline for AEs
Outstanding communication and presentation skills with experience managing the sales cycle from business champion to the C-level executives
Excitement to work in a high-growth environment and to help build processes and tools as needed
Plaid is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion or religious belief, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, military or veteran status, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Plaid is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance with your application or interviews due to a disability, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.