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Sands Capital
Sands Capital

Account Executive, High Tech



Sales & Business Development
San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024

Build the future of data. Join the Snowflake team.

Our High Tech team is expanding and we are seeking a qualified Account Executive with expertise in the industry. In this role you will use your creative prospecting skills to strategically pursue net new business and expand business for current customers.

Your role will encompass prospecting, developing, and closing business within a timely manner while focusing on the clients’ requirements.

This role is a unique opportunity to contribute in a meaningful way to high visibility, high impact projects. You will be successful in this role if you are able to act with autonomy, take accountability and be open to new perspectives and ideas. Our team carries a deep curiosity to learn and are always looking for innovative ways to meet and exceed our customers needs.


  • Become an expert on Snowflake’s product and conduct discovery calls, customized demos, and presentations to prospective customers
  • Be the trusted advisor to the customer by understanding their existing and future IT roadmap to drive the Snowflake solution within the marketplace
  • Prospect qualification and the development of new sales opportunities and ongoing revenue streams
  • Land, adopt, expand, and deepen sales opportunities with accounts in your region
  • Achieve sales quotas for allocated accounts and/or territory on a quarterly and annual basis by developing a sales strategy in the allocated territory with a target prospect list, and a regional sales plan.
  • Work closely with cross functional teams including sales engineering, professional services, marketing, legal and finance.


  • 10+ year’s field sales experience with consistent success meeting or exceeding sales objectives selling technical solutions and software products into the enterprise market.
  • Experience selling within the High Tech space
  • Demonstrable experience executing enterprise complex sales strategies and tactics within one of the following spaces Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Data Science and/or AI/ML
  • A familiarity with solution-based approach to selling, have experience managing a complex sales process and possess excellent presentation and listening skills, organization and contact management capabilities.
  • The ability to build our product and company like it’s your own, specifically defining and executing sales plans to meet strategic & financial targets, leveraging industry, partner & Go-to-Market knowledge
  • This ability to provide open, honest and respectful feedback creating an inclusive work environment
  • A reputation for Making Each Other Better: Resulting in long standing relationships with internal cross functional partners and the ability to create an inclusive work environment
  • Proven ability to independently manage, develop, and close new client relationships.
  • Experience hitting multi million $ revenue targets on an annual basis.

Every Snowflake employee is expected to follow the company’s confidentiality and security standards for handling sensitive data. Snowflake employees must abide by the company’s data security plan as an essential part of their duties. It is every employee's duty to keep customer information secure and confidential.