Account Executive - Acquistion Accounts

Location: Toronto, Ontario CA


Requisition Number: 209203

Position Title: Account Executive V

External Description:

Account Executive - Acquisition Accounts

Location:  Toronto, Ontario Canada


Job Summary 

To increase its market penetration within top Canadian companies, Teradata is looking to add an Account Executive to focus on the key industries, in the Greater Toronto Area. The position will be based in Toronto.  This position requires experienced sales professionals with a proven track record in closing complex sales through consultative selling, and success in winning new customers.  This role will be responsible for direct sales (orders and revenue) into named new accounts within Canada in the within industry, with responsibility for the sales of Teradata solutions, including Hardware and Software, Applications, Professional Services, Customer Services solutions, Education and Managed Services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Achieve assigned Order and Revenue Quota.
  • Win new accounts in the Data Warehouse and Analytics sector in Canada
  • Capitalize on industry knowledge and contacts to uncover business issues within prospects
  • Effectively advise and influence customers through consultative selling techniques
  • Articulate the proposed solution in terms of ROI to the prospect
  • Utilize team members including post-sales delivery professionals, pre-sales technical professionals, and management to achieve business objectives
  • Rely on excellent leadership and interpersonal skills to initiate and maintain executive-level interaction and customer satisfaction
  • Develop new business opportunities and close new account business
  • Close profitable Teradata data warehouse solution business incorporating hardware, software, professional services, and customer services
  • Understand and articulate the valuate of Teradata Professional Services
  • Complete all required ongoing product and solution training within the timeframes identified for each course.
  • Maintain a detailed tracking of all prospect activities for weekly review with management.
  • Use Teradata sales tools to manage customer contacts
  • Use Teradata sales tools to track opportunities, deal value, estimated close dates and selling phase
  • Provide monthly reporting of activities and Sales Outlook Forecast to management

Work Environment

This position is working in a virtual office environment, including home office & customer site.  A combination of independent work and team collaboration will be required.   Travel is also expected depending on the location of the candidate. 

Skills & Attributes

A successful candidate should be driven, creative, a self-starter and strategic thinker. The candidate must possess the ability to lead, advise and advocate for customers. 

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field (Marketing, Sales, Management, Communications)
  • Proven multi-year track record in working in complex, multi-million-dollar opportunities in major customer organizations within Canadian Top Financial Services accounts.
  • Demonstrated success in developing and managing a large account relationship.
  • Demonstrated success in selling Hadoop, data warehouse solutions, big data and deep analytics concepts, Business Intelligence and or ETL solutions. 
  • Familiarity with similar solutions from Oracle, IBM, SAS and SAP.
  • Sales-level familiarity with technical aspects of computer hardware and software, current trends in computing.
  • Experience in selling and articulating the value of Professional Services and Managed Services (Outsourcing).
  • Must be competent in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook).
  • Outstanding presentation skills
  • A self-starter, able to work independently and rapidly understand the Teradata Value Proposition and Solutions.
  • Proven ability to interact effectively with ‘C’ and VP level executives
  • Must have a valid passport, drivers’ license; be willing to travel within Canada and to travel unrestricted into the United States as required


*Our total compensation approach includes a competitive base salary, strong work/family programs, and benefits coverage. Teradata is an Equal Opportunity Employer.





City: Toronto

State: Ontario

Community / Marketing Title: Account Executive - Acquistion Accounts

Job Category: Sales

Company Profile:

We’re conducting virtual interviews to keep our candidates and employees safe. Many roles will be temporarily remote or work from home, while others will remain remote. Read more on our response here: Teradata Response to COVID-19.

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