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Manager, Account Executives (Commercial)



Sales & Business Development
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024

Intercom is an AI-first customer service platform that helps businesses deliver better, faster, more personalized support.

Intercom is bringing AI-first Customer Service to the world, dramatically improving experiences for customers, support agents, and managers alike.Modern, fast, and easy-to-use, Intercom’s complete AI-first Customer Service Platform enhances the customer experience, improves operational efficiency, and scales with our customers’ business every step of the way. Intercom is also the most innovative and fastest improving product on the market. Shipping over 200 product improvements every year, Intercom is bringing AI features to market before anyone else.

What's the opportunity? 🤔

The role will lead a team of Account Executives primarily responsible for new business revenue in the North America Region. This person will be responsible for segment strategy and planning, building, and running a high performing team. Goals are focused on accelerating logo and revenue growth.

We are looking for a highly effective leader who excels at attracting and developing talent, inspiring others, and working cross-functionally to build efficient and customer-centric sales processes. This leader will also play a critical role in developing and executing our value-led sales strategy.

For this big challenge we are looking for an innovative, agile, and resilient Sales Leader to help us write the next chapter in the customer support space.

What will I be doing? 🚀

  • Effectively hire and coach your team of new business AEs to success
  • Plan new business revenue and logo acquisition strategy monthly, quarterly, and annually alongside leadership team
  • Own relationships with pipe generation teams such as Sales Development and Marketing
  • Partner closely with Product and Growth to further develop install base pipeline funnel and prospect experience
  • Through analyzing data, test and design new processes to capture, convert, and grow AE productivity
  • Work closely with your team on large opportunities and be heavily involved in the direct sell where needed

What skills do I need? 📖

  • 5+ years in a quota carrying new business IC role with proven success
    • Experience working on complex and strategic deals (involving procurement, legal, security)
  • 2+ years management experience
  • Previous experience building and executing on outbound sales motions
  • Exemplary new business sales experience, experience with Command of the Message and MEDDPICC a plus
  • Strong understanding of forecasting principles and the ability to forecast revenue and revenue trends accurately
  • Proven experience–and passion for–teaching and developing top talent
  • Experience developing GTM strategy, building, and executing operational plans
  • A builder of businesses, with the ability to attract and develop the best talent in the industry
  • Excellent communication skills across a variety of mediums (written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal)
  • Adaptive, with the ability to balance short term and long term priorities

Benefits 😍

We are a well-treated bunch, with awesome benefits! If there’s something important to you that’s not on this list, talk to us! :)

  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Regular compensation reviews - great work is rewarded!
  • Open vacation policy and 10 corporate holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave Program
  • 401k plan & match
  • In-office bicycle storage
  • Fun events for Intercomrades, friends, and family!

*Proof of eligibility to work in the United States is required.


Intercom has a hybrid working policy. We believe that working in person helps us stay connected, collaborate easier and create a great culture while still providing flexibility to work from home. We expect employees to be in the office at least two days per week.

We have a radically open and accepting culture at Intercom. We avoid spending time on divisive subjects to foster a safe and cohesive work environment for everyone. As an organization, our policy is to not advocate on behalf of the company or our employees on any social or political topics out of our internal or external communications. We respect personal opinion and expression on these topics on personal social platforms on personal time, and do not challenge or confront anyone for their views on non-work related topics. Our goal is to focus on doing incredible work to achieve our goals and unite the company through our core values.

Intercom values diversity and is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity. Intercom will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

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