• Account Development Executive (UK)

    Location UK-London
    # of Openings
    Posting Level
  • Overview

    Do you have proven success selling SaaS products? Have you worked within a 360-degree selling model? We’re seeking a driven, confident collaborator with a strong business acumen to join our team as an Account Development Executive (ADE), where you’ll strategically profile mid-level to enterprise-level accounts, and build out successful engagement strategies to ensure sales targets are being met. As an ADE, you’ll be responsible for developing your own communication plan, leveraging case studies and customer wins to establish credibility and support business discussions, and identifying successful trends and strategies that can be executed at scale. We’re looking for a creative thinker with a passion for connecting with organisations and individuals—someone who excels at identifying needs and mapping solutions to specific pain points. If you’re a master communicator and influencer who’s proficient in time management, great at working under pressure and want the opportunity to accelerate your career progression, let’s talk!


    iCIMS extends a work culture unlike any other technology provider.  Our UK office is currently offering the opportunity to join an exciting start-up environment which is backed by the hugely successful US office. This is a truly unique opportunity for the right person to become an early stage member of a team which could grow at a rapidly over the next 5 years.  For those who contribute to the success of that journey there will be a chance to not only earn significant rewards but also drive their career forward at a much swifter pace than normal. We focus on hiring candidates who display our seven core competencies: passion, drive, transparency, adaptability, empathy, kaizen and customer commitment. If you eat, sleep, and breathe our competencies and have the desire to work in a casual yet results-driven environment that embraces innovation, then you’re just what we’re looking for!


    iCIMS is a high-growth Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that’s routinely voted one of the Best Places to Work. We are the industry's premier recruitment software provider, delivering technology that supports approximately 4,000 contracted customers around the globe. Committed to both growth and stability, we have a lot of opportunities for career advancement within our organization, and specifically in our UK office. Come grow with us—apply today!



    • Proactively drives customer engagements that exhibit an in depth knowledge of the prospect’s business, talent acquisition initiatives and general strategies.
    • Leverages internal and external resources to garner customer intelligence. 
    • Deploys a multitude of strategic introductory and consultative sales approaches.
    • Creates direct sales conversations, executive engagements, and opportunities for iCIMS’ executives to present thought leadership and iCIMS platform to potential customers.
    • Attends industry functions, such as association events and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends.
    • Uses knowledge of the market and competitors to communicate iCIMS’ unique selling propositions and differentiators.
    • Consistently ensures that business is conducted with integrity at all times, policies and processes are observed and that behavior aligns with iCIMS’ core competencies.
    • Assists with various aspects of the sales cycle including sales administration
    • Builds relationships with partners in order to identify sales opportunities
    • Is able to articulate the vision of iCIMS, the advantages of iCIMS’ products and can demonstrate the iCIMS technology at a high level
    • Creates an account-based strategy to identify the optimal accounts for iCIMS to target, map out those organisations and penetrate them through creative and engaging methods - ultimately connecting with decision makers within those businesses



    • A minimum of 2 years of B2B phone-based sales focused on new customer acquisition.
    • A well-developed repertoire of outbound sales strategies and ability to establish executive relationships.
    • An entrepreneurial-spirit and desire to help build a new function from the ground up .
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Articulates thoughts and ideas clearly, concisely, and persuasively.
    • Skilled at developing and managing relationships with senior level executives within complex organizations and /or where customers consistently have elements of complexity (i.e. decentralized or with multiple business units / brands).
    • Ability to effectively overcome customer concerns and create a win-win outcome.
    • Exceptional time and project management skills. Ability to manage workload while understanding return on time investment.
    • Able to communicate with and influence multiples layers of organizations, including Senior Leadership
    • High degree of comfort managing multiple, competing priorities in ambiguous environments.
    • Computer literate; proficiency with Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook). 
    • Ability to work effectively within a fast paced, changing environment that is going through high growth. 
    • A self-starter with the demonstrated ability to take initiative, who can proactively identify issues/opportunities and recommend actions. 
    • Strong results orientation with a proven track record of flawless execution and strong attention to detail. 
    • Ability to work under pressure, managing multiple priorities and maintaining quality of work when face with tight deadlines
    • Demonstrated flexibility, resilience and creativity when solving for complex issues.
    • Ability to travel up to 20% and work flexible hours when needed.


    iCIMS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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