Account Executive – NZ

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As an industry leader and Software-as-a-Service provider our mission at 8×8, Inc. (NYSE:EGHT) is to transform the future of business communications. The 8×8 Open Communications Platform (TM) uniquely brings together Voice, Video, Collaboration, Contact Center, and enterprise-class API solutions, helping businesses across the globe transform their customer and employee experience, and empowering workforces worldwide to work smarter.

8×8 is seeking an Account Executive to work within 8×8’s network of channel partners, as well direct opportunities to sell cloud communication services to mid-market and enterprise customers headquartered within the region. Proficiency in maximizing revenues through a combination of direct/indirect sales, demonstrable experience in direct sales, and therefore ‘high-touch’ capabilities, are key requirements.

A successful Account Executive will have experience in selling business solutions in one or more of the following or closely related categories: PABX, UC, Call Centre, CRM, Software and must have a proven track record of meeting revenue quotas on both a quarterly and annual basis. The ideal Account Executive must be technically proficient and demonstrate self-sufficiency.

This role may be located in Auckland, New Zealand.


  • Prospect for new Business Development through qualifying and selling software solutions and services using both Direct and Indirect sales efforts
  • Manage client relationship through all phases of the sales cycle
  • Conduct one-on-one and/or group sales presentations
  • Track customer information, forecasts, and reports
  • Manage contract signoff, while working in conjunction with the legal department
  • Pipeline creation – campaigns, joint partner events, prospecting with partners
  • Joint Selling – lead customer meetings, demos, quotes, proposals
  • Close deals – involved with all aspects of deals including price and term negotiations management of the entire sales cycle
  • Ongoing Partner Support – establish and maintain strong relationships with regional partner representatives
  • Direct customer selling with partners required


  • 5+ years of direct sales experience
  • Proficient and consultative-selling-skills
  • Demonstrable track record of personal development and closure of business
  • Knowledge and experience in selling UcaaS, Cloud Contact Centre, related applications.
  • Experience selling to medium to large corporate clients and/or Telecom Service Providers
  • Excellent communication skills, sound presentation skills, business aptitude and work ethic are requirements of this position.
  • Competent closer
  • Sound presentation skills
  • Capable of representing the company at the most senior levels.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately manage a multi-channel pipeline and forecast in
  • Collaborative, solutions, consultative selling
  • Technical Proficiency – an ability to learn and present the solution set to a reasonable depth

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