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Account Executive, SMB - APAC

  • Sydney, AUS
  • Sales

At Klaviyo, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives each Klaviyo (we call ourselves Klaviyos) brings to our workplace each and every day. We believe everyone deserves a fair shot at success and appreciate the experiences each person brings beyond the traditional job requirements. If you’re a close but not exact match with the description, we hope you’ll still consider applying. Want to learn more about life at Klaviyo? Visit careers.klaviyo.com to see how we empower creators to own their own destiny.

Account Executives at Klaviyo are given a tremendous opportunity to have a huge impact on Klaviyo’s prospects, on Klaviyo’s trajectory and as a result, on themselves.  At Klaviyo, AEs pride themselves on being product experts who focus on closing deals the right way -- with the right customers whom they set up for success.  AEs at Klaviyo run the entire sales cycle -- from qualification to demo to driving the buying process to close, all while managing dozens of prospects at once.  The best AEs are able to close over 80% of their opportunities, forecast their business with accuracy, and proactively manage and extract value from their territory long term.

How You’ll Make a Difference:

  • Build Klaviyo’s client base
  • Actively manage your pipeline and develop a strategy for long-term sustained success
  • Support the success of your peers
  • Exhibit Klaviyo’s values of accountability and effort 
  • Provide guidance and support to new Account Executives 
  • Expand your skill set by participating in adjacent tasks over time

Who You Are:

  • 2+ years previous sales (deal closing) experience, ideally within Saas/MarTech
  • Excited, motivated, and inspired by exceeding goals 
  • Aren’t afraid to hear no and embrace failure as an opportunity to improve 
  • Continually seek improvement and are rigorous in your pursuit of it 
  • Are encouraging of your team
  • Are thoughtful, engaging, and energetic 
  • Are adept at influencing and relationship building
  • Eligibility to work in Australia without restrictions

Klaviyo in APAC;

We are starting small but have big plans for Klaviyo in APAC. Our Sydney team begun to take shape in early 2022 and has now built out around our go to market teams in sales, customer success, partnerships, marketing, recruiting and product support. As the team grows we will see a continued expansion of Klaviyo’s customer base and the building of a fantastic working culture in line with what we see elsewhere in Klaviyo but with its own local identity within our Sydney based team. This is your unique opportunity to join us at a very early stage and help to shape our future Klaviyo in APAC.

One of our values as a company is ‘always learning’ and you can feel that in APAC. People are looking to grow and develop and Klaviyo provides a great platform to do so. As we are still relatively early in our journey in APAC this means there is a lot of headroom to grow and develop within your role - we are looking for the leaders of the future. At Klaviyo generally managers are often promoted up into their roles and people are regularly being promoted or moving into new functional areas - it really is an education through experience here. 

As part of the Klaviyo team you will be looked after with some great benefits locally in EMEA including private health cover for you and discounted for your household, financial and professional coaching, a generous annual learning allowance ($4.2k AUSD), 22 weeks full pay primary care giver leave (16 week secondary), unlimited holiday and free books (yes, any books!) to name a few.

Get to Know Klaviyo

Klaviyo is a world-leading marketing automation platform dedicated to accelerating revenue and customer connection for online businesses. Klaviyo makes it easy to store, access, analyze and use transactional and behavioral data to power highly-targeted customer and prospect communications. The company's hybrid customer-data and marketing-platform model allows companies to grow by fostering direct relationships with customers, without giving up their valuable data to popular big-tech ad platforms. Over 265,000 innovative companies like Unilever, Custom Ink, Living Proof and Huckberry sell more with Klaviyo. Learn more at  www.klaviyo.com .

If you are a Colorado resident and this role is a remote role, you can receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request. Requests can be submitted here . Additional information regarding benefits can be found here .

Klaviyo is committed to diversity and to a policy of equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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