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Sr. Account Manager


United States of America
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Sales
  • Industry: SaaS
  • Post Date: 03/29/2024
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 113 Cherry Street, Suite # 29434, Seattle, WA, 98104-2205

About Skilljar

Skilljar is the world’s leading Customer Education software. Innovative companies such as Tableau, Verizon, Zenefits, U-Haul, and hundreds more rely on Skilljar to onboard, engage, and retain their customers at scale.

Job Description

Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Texas, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, New York, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois, Virginia, New York

Skilljar is helping millions of people around the world gain job-relevant skills in a constantly evolving economy. We’re delivering business outcomes for our customers, innovating in an exciting new category, and driving impact to narrow the global skills gap!

We are seeking a Senior Account Manager to join our sales team, where they will have a direct impact on our product! We’re looking for a highly-collaborative, motivated, self-starter who is comfortable owning renewals and expansion opportunities within our mid-market and enterprise customer base.

As a part of our team, you will power the value, retention, and growth within a named account base. Plus have opportunities to build creatively, learn new skills, and stretch yourself at a scaling company.


  • Lead a book of business by identifying further expansion opportunities within your accounts, minimize churn, and negotiate both MM and Ent renewals.
  • Prospect within a MM and Ent book of business to create new opportunities within new divisions, teams, subsidiaries, parent companies, etc.
  • Own the end-to-end sales process in order to consistently achieve individual sales quotas and deliver against key performance metrics.
  • Engage and collaborate with appropriate resources such as Solutions Engineers, Professional Services and Customer Success to drive forward opportunities.
  • Own business level strategy and partner with Customer Success Managers on program level strategy.
  • Establish and nurture the executive relationship and drive connections with all key team members within an account.
  • Assess and surface at-risk customers and support the development of a strategic plan of action to mitigate retention risk.
  • Facilitate Quarterly Business Reviews along with CSMs and provide strategic insights driving business impact.
  • Conduct a whitespace analysis (products, departments, divisions, use cases) and determine total opportunity within your portfolio.
  • Maintain updated pipeline and sales stages based on entry and exit criteria in Salesforce.
  • Build account plans with timelines that will translate to customer value, expansion, renewals, and referrals.
  • Identify and navigate the procurement, legal, and contracts process, budget process, spending limits, procurement thresholds, and sole source options.


  • 3 years of sales experience in a SaaS solution-based sales environment, including 1+ years of Account Management experience.
  • Must be revenue-focused with outstanding execution skills and determination to enhance the revenue opportunity for Skilljar.
  • Outstanding customer empathy. Understanding the way to drive revenue is to uncover customers' largest problems and positive business outcomes, then clearly articulate our defensible differentiators.
  • Motivated by driving new business opportunities while encouraging strong customer relationships.
  • Excellent communication skills — with customers, leadership, and cross-functional teams of all levels.
  • Ability to problem-solve on the fly and work cross-functionally to execute on solutions quickly and effectively.
  • Results-driven and resourceful. Someone who will continuously test and iterate on their approach.
  • Kindly assertive. Isn’t afraid to level-set expectations with customers or ask for their business.

Don’t meet every requirement? At Skilljar, we are committed to building a team that embraces a variety of backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. Even if your previous experience doesn’t perfectly match the job qualifications listed, we encourage you to apply.

Skilljar Base Pay Philosophy:

At Skilljar, we strive for salary range transparency in our hiring process. This is a major step towards not only complying with state and local regulations where required, but also to make sure Skilljar is putting pay equity and DEIB top of mind during the hiring process. Base salary is only a part of the total rewards package - this role will also be eligible for a new hire equity grant in the form of stock options, and a sales commission. Below is the base salary range for this role:

Base Salary: $83,500 - $108,500

Our Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Coverage: Skilljar pays 100% of our employee premiums for dental, vision, disability, and basic life insurance. We offer three medical plan options - one of which pays 100% of employee premiums.
  • Flexible Time Off: We believe in a healthy work/life balance and trust our employees to take the time off that they need to bring their A-game to work.
  • Paid Parental Leave: For our employees starting or growing their families, Skilljar offers paid parental leave for both birthing and non-birthing parents.
  • Benefits Package: Skilljar employees have access to a monthly technology reimbursement for remote work, a 401(k) savings plan, stock options, tax-advantaged accounts such as HSA and FSA, voluntary insurance, and access to an Employee Assistance Program.
  • Inclusive Culture: We are intentional about creating a culture that is fun and inclusive. A few things you can anticipate: Quarterly Skillet Socials, lots of active Slack channels (including dedicated channels to a themed Thursday, giving kudos to one another, and sharing our remote-working experiences), opportunities to get to know other Skillets across departments, and more!

The Company

Backed by prominent financial institutions, including Mayfield, Shasta Ventures, and Trilogy Equity Partners, Skilljar is the leading enterprise customer training platform, transforming the way organizations onboard, engage, and retain their customers. Trusted by leading global companies like Zillow, Slack, Tableau, Liberty Mutual, Cisco, Verizon, and U-Haul, Skilljar provides the crucial tools and foundation for successful customer and partner engagement and enablement.

We are a team of bright, dedicated Skillets with startup drive and a passion for education. Founded in Seattle, Skilljar is now a fully distributed company that exclusively hires in Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Texas, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, New York, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois, Virginia, and New York.

Skilljar is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.
Skilljar does not accept nor are we responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited resumes, LinkedIn bios, or any other candidate introductions.

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