Account Executive

What makes Gartner Events a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner Worldwide Events you'll be a part of a team that serves more than 60,000 business and technology leaders, including over 8,000 CIOs, at 65+ events each year. You’ll work with smart people, receive continual investment in your talent and learn about the latest in all things digital. With annual event revenue expected to exceed $300 million, our events team has achieved double-digit growth and is positioned to exceed that growth in 2016 and beyond. If you enjoy challenge, connecting with people and are optimistic about your future, don’t miss this opportunity.

  • Quota Achievement in retaining and growing Total Sales Bookings (TSB) to ensure Net revenue growth for given portfolio of events and/or clients.
  • Proficient in Account Planning and understanding of territory management
  • Strong prospecting skills and work collaboratively with lead gen
  • Maintain or exceed pipeline goal of 3x value of sales forecast
  • Inter-departmental resource utilization and coordinator across Gartner Lines of Business
  • Renewal activities focused on client needs and development of high level client relationships
  • Development of integrated solutions based on contract offerings
  • Solid business acumen and industry expertise
  • Timely and accurate revenue forecasting, ability to accurately forecast 30/60/90 days out (+/- 5% accuracy)
  • Compliance in utilizing internal sales enablement tools such as salesforce.com and management process, such as correct use of contracts and following the booking process.
  • Delivering high quality presentation in the Gartner format.
  • Travel required to 5+ events per year plus client meetings and competitive events


  • Minimum 5 + years proven consultative sales experience in high technology (services, software or hardware) or Event sponsorship or Advertising sales or Product Marketing with events.
  • Proven ability to understand enterprise wide issues and to structure innovative, integrated solutions that provide marketing decision support to global organizations in achieving their business goals
  • Knowledge of the issues faced by C-level heads of Sales and Marketing
  • Good understanding of business buying centers
  • Solid industry specific and account knowledge
  • Ability to travel to events, client meetings, competitive events


Job Requisition ID:G22067

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