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Corporate Account Executive

Req id:  29565

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. 

Job Overview


OpenText (Zix) is looking for an Account Executive to join our North American Corporate Sales Team. The Account Executives are responsible for the overall management of a set of named accounts as well as inside sales efforts primarily by telephone, email, web meetings, and video conferencing. If you are a dynamic, highly motivated, enthusiastic, and dedicated sales individual with a demonstrated interest in technology, we want to speak with you. The Account Executive will report to the Manager of Corporate Sales.


Objectives of the role

• Acquire and develop sales opportunities with targeted prospects

• Manage sales pipeline to ensure targets are obtained

• Proactively manage named accounts in assigned territory for upselling and cross-sell opportunities

• Work with internal departments to create and drive business opportunities

• Lead all aspects of the sales process and call upon others to assist as needed in solution development, proposal delivery, product demos, and implementation to ensure customer acquisition

• Retain clients by building rapport and actively managing the client relationship



What does success look like in this role?

Success in this role will include hitting monthly, quarterly, and annual sales targets, while interacting with a variety of departments. You’ll be constantly learning and expanding your capabilities in many facets of sales. This role has a good opportunity for career advancement into additional sales teams within the organization that work with larger customers and prospects. We offer employee flexibility with remote work along with an office environment during moments that matter. This opportunity provides the ability to make your on-target earnings, plus the opportunity to earn an annual President’s Club Trip. This role has significant mentoring opportunities along the way, as mentoring is a key principle at OpenText – Zix division.  C-level executives have an open door policy and are always approachable. 




Ideal candidates will have:


• Bachelor’s Degree or higher with 2-3 years of sales experience and a demonstrated track record of achieving sales targets 

• Ability to learn complex technical products and solutions - knowledge of networking and PC applications, hosted email, and security services is a plus

• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, commission-driven sales environment

• Strong presentation and communication skills via phone, email, web chat, and in-person

• Proficiency in customer relationship management systems and MS Office Suite including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

• Good listening skills 

• A desire to work hard, have fun, learn, and be successful


For Colorado residents, this job is expected to pay in the range of $54,000 to $143,000 in addition to a comprehensive and competitive group benefit and healthcare plan.  Individual compensation will be determined based on skills and experience comparable to the job requirements.

While OpenText is an Equal Opportunity Employer, our efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact


Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s global vaccination policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter an OpenText office to maintain a safe workplace for our employees. 


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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With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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