Part-Time Account Executive
Exciting opportunity to join one of the coolest new high-tech startups in the Chicago area serving the hotel industry that is modernizing the hotel’s lost & found process! There’s no easy, automated way for hotels and other big public venues to reunite the millions of lost items every year with their owners. It’s a huge time-consuming problem. BOUNTE is an intelligent lost and found cloud platform and mobile app that automates the lost & found operation for them, including the shipping. It’s fast. It’s easy. It’s free. Everybody in their lifetime will lose items such as a wallet, ring, phone or laptop in a hotel, airplane or arena so this is an exciting and BIG opportunity to get these hotels on the BOUNTE platform.
BOUNTE is looking for a seasoned part-time Sales Account Executive to join the growing team with a focus on selling the platform to Illinois hotels. You’ll introduce and demo the platform to the hotels. BOUNTE is an easy-to-use system that requires little to no training and takes only a few minutes to demo. BOUNTE is a startup, so your impact will be BIG. The role is part-time (1099) and you can work from home. Travel expenses will be covered.
In this role, you will:
1) Create, manage and own your sales pipeline from the prospect’s initial inquiry to the close of the deal
2) Call Illinois-only hotels; Actively develop opportunities by identifying and researching potential accounts with our list of Illinois hotels.
3) Handle inbound, unsolicited prospect calls and convert into sales .
4) Work the relationships and networking opportunity through the Illinois Hotel and Lodging Association (IHLA).
5) Where necessary, support marketing efforts such as trade shows, exhibits, and other events.
2+ SaaS / Software sales experience.
2+ Years selling into the hotel and lodging industry.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and writing skills.
Identifying areas of opportunity/growth within the existing platform.
Experience with CRM systems (Zoho).