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Account Executive

Req id:  31607

Virtual, US



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



Account Executive, On Demand Messaging

Location: Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN or Kansas City, MO



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.



The Account Executive position is responsible for generating sales and revenue growth for OpenText’s Business Network – On Demand Messaging products and services within an assigned territory in the U.S. This position requires strong prospecting, communications, and closing skills to support and drive direct and indirect (via Partners) business.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to drive the sales process from start to finish directly with the prospective customer. This position contributes to the Mid-Market Sales Team and carries an individual quota.



  • Meeting or exceeding monthly, quarterly and annual revenue objectives within assigned sales territory. Build and maintaining a sales pipeline 3-5x monthly quota.
  • Creating and executing plans to accomplish sales objectives by leveraging existing channels, and creating sales opportunities with new and existing customers
  • Establishing, developing, and growing new and existing business relationship with partners and key end-user buyers in the territory
  • Identifying new opportunities with net-new and installed base customers through high level effective outbound calling efforts.
  • Reviewing accounts and opportunities to leverage appropriate resources (Open Text or Partner) to drive sales to completion.
  • Assuming responsibility for accurate sales forecasting by demonstrating in depth knowledge of the sales cycles from initial contact through procurement process. Also, ensuring that sales activities are accurately and regularly updated in and reviewed with your territory team & management, as appropriate.



  • At least 3-5 years of demonstrated experience in B2B and in the technology sector
  • Self-directed, ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Track record of meeting and exceeding revenue goals
  • Superior time management, communication, organization, and interpersonal skills
  • Articulate, assertive oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and influence partners’ business through strategic coaching
  • Excellent presentation skills, both Webinar and in-person
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred) or equivalent experience
  • Ability to travel at least 10% of the time


Targeted annual base compensation is $96,425+ plus Variable Commission in addition to a comprehensive and competitive group benefit and healthcare plan. Compensation may vary based on experience and professional level.




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Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

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