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Bird

Bird is a shared electric scooter company.

Account Executive - UK&I
EMEA
Job Description / Skills Required

Bird is a global team guided by a shared vision: to make cities more livable through safe, sustainable electric mobility. From our first e-scooter ride in 2017 to the thousands of rides taking place every day, our passionate team and award winning custom vehicles have helped riders complete hundreds of millions of carbon-free trips in more than 150 cities around the world. And we're just getting started.

Bird’s Platform and Fleet Manager products allow entrepreneurs from anywhere in the world to partner with Bird to launch their own fleet of scooters using our proprietary technology. The Sales team is responsible for leading Bird’s global expansion by sourcing, vetting, signing, and scaling new partners across a spectrum of size and complexity.

We are looking for an Account Executive who can find, qualify, and convert interested clients into long-lasting partners. Account Executives drive revenue for our business by building, nurturing, and closing partners to launch their own fleet of scooters. You are a trusted advisor and partner to our clients, maintaining a highly consultative approach. If you have a track record of managing and converting high impact, strategic sales conversations within a fast-paced environment, then this is the role for you.

Responsibilities

  • Source, qualify, and close partners via email, over the phone and in-person.
  • Refine and/or develop strategies to acquire new business within a given territory.
  • Evaluate and iterate on the sales process on an ongoing basis.
  • Develop a strong, trusted relationship with each of the potential partners in your pipeline.
  • Meet and exceed all revenue targets, while being consistently above sales activity goals.
  • Cross-functional collaboration with the rest of the global sales team as well as other departments internally.

Requirements

  • 2-3 years of individual contributor, full cycle sales or other client management experience
  • Experience within a B2B, consultative, and/or enterprise sales role is a plus
  • Ability to communicate, influence, and persuade effectively
  • Drive to manage multiple accounts while looking for new opportunities
  • Highly organized with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative ability with your sales process and outreach
  • Consistent track record of hitting and exceeding sales goals 
  • Proficient in Salesforce
  • BA/BS Degree

Culture at Bird

We're an ambitious, smart and open-minded team that is passionate about our mission. Each day is unlike the last, as we’re constantly moving forward, challenging each other, and working together to create the future of micro-mobility.

Perks up

We’re committed to helping our team members, and with the evolution of our company to a remote work organization due to the pandemic, their needs have changed. That’s why we offer generous employer-paid healthcare coverage, a WFH monthly stipend, a wellness allowance, and more. Plus, a new resource to help support personal and professional developments—all the goods needed to move on our mission together.

Bird is the world

Bird stands for a culture of inclusion. We celebrate different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives —encouraging everyone to bring their authentic selves to work. We have a diverse environment that empowers our team to feel comfortable when they voice their opinions. For these reasons and more Bird is a proud equal employment opportunity employer. We welcome everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetics, and we are dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment. 

Sound like a place you’d like to work? Sweet. Let’s chat.