Account Executive, UK

Job description

At Pento we're building a better, faster, and more modern way for companies to run and automate payroll. We've raised a $2.8m seed investment from some of Europe's best investors, and we're now looking for new teammates to join our growing team — that's where you come in!

We're looking for an ambitious and process-driven sales executive who wants to take on a big challenge and speed up their career growth!

The short version

Where: London, UK 🇬🇧

What: Join our growing sales team, and own and constantly improve the sales process: Prospecting, running online product demos, closing deals 🚀

Why: 99% of British companies still rely on manual work, old software, and spreadsheets to run payroll. Let's help them escape!

What is Pento? 🤔

We're a technology company, not an accountancy, payroll bureau, or similar. We build beautiful payroll software that automates all manual workflows and we usually help companies cut 50-80% off the time they spend on payroll. That means no spreadsheets, no e-mails, and no manual bank transfers. We've built an easy-to-use software product, that does all of this automatically.

You can see a short video by our co-founder and CEO, Jonas, here:

The job description 💬

As an Account Executive at Pento, your job will be to

  1. run a solid prospecting process and build your own pipeline,

  2. demo Pento to potential customers — primarily online,

  3. close deals, and be obsessed with revenue growth and happy new customers,

  4. provide the product team with customer feedback so we can continue to build the best payroll product the world has ever seen 😍

Job requirements

What we're looking for 🕵️‍♀️

We're looking for someone who's structured, disciplined, thoughtful, and empathic. You will be at the front row, helping potential customers understand the benefits of Pento. Please reach out if you're interested — even if you don't think you fully fit the description. We're happy to chat!

Your background

  • You have 1-3 years of experience selling software to SMEs.
  • You have great verbal and written communication skills.
  • You have built/run a sales process from prospecting to close.
  • You have been a top-performer in previous jobs, and know that performance is what you will be measured by.

Your personality

  • You have an entrepreneurial, problem-solver attitude. No problem is too big or too hard.
  • You balance your aspiration to be the best with a no-ego attitude.
  • You know sales is just as much science as art, and building/following processes to reach your goals is a thing you enjoy.
  • You are hungry to learn. You know you don't know it all, and do what you can to help yourself and your teammates be better every day.
  • You work well with lots of questions and few answers. We're a startup trying to do something no one else has done before, which means we're dealing with a lot of questions and what-ifs.

What it's like working at Pento 👩‍💻

We're a fast-growing, remote-first team with 4 different nationalities, working out of 5 different cities throughout Europe. Meet the team and read about how we work at Pento here:

The Pento Team



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