Account Executive (Digital Experience Platforms)

Job Location(s) US-National
Posted Date 1 month ago(4/20/2022 9:58 AM)
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Perficient currently has a career opportunity for an Account Executive (Digital Experience Platforms) to drive new client revenue and achieve our aggressive sales growth goals. This position operates within our CMS Solutions Group and aligned to our Sitecore and Optimizely partner relationships.


At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India, China and Serbia. will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.


We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.


Clients love us because we fuse strategy, creative and technology into data-driven solutions – and we bring the full weight of a tech-savvy consulting firm to support our best-of-breed digital consultancy.  


Location: National US


Job Overview:


The Account Executive (Digital Experience Platforms) is a limited portfolio seller, focused on a specific solution set, and aligned to our Sitecore and Optimizely partner relationships. This individual will have assigned territories and will be responsible for solution growth with all clients in their territory. The portfolio of solutions includes Digital Strategy, Experience Design, Digital Marketing, and the implementation, integration and evolution of the Sitecore and Optimizely platforms. CX/DX Sales Execs work in an overlay capacity with Account Developers in existing clients, but also have the responsibility to open new client relationships.


You will manage the sales process and pursuit strategies that leverage Perficient’s digital solutions to meet the challenges our clients and prospects face.



  •  Drive the end-to-end sales process, working closely with delivery teams and thought leaders.

  •  Engage and partner with key subject matter experts to pursue and win business. SMEs will help you define win strategies, and create customer-centered points of view that will engender trust quickly and effectively.
  • Represent Perficient with partners and third parties at industry and demand generating events.
  • Contribute to the definition and creation of compelling propositions and a vision for each sales opportunity.
  • Conduct outbound prospecting to net new target accounts.
  • Create and execute a strategic sales territory/account plan for your book of business: Identifying key stakeholders in the process, needs development and strategic approach to the pitch.
  • Build relationships with Perficient Local Business Unit (LBU) sellers and their respective General Managers to drive referral opportunities for your pipeline.
  • Manage the overall relationship and communication with key clients and have full command of their business model and how Perficient solutions deliver value.
  • Maintain contacts & opportunities in to support reporting & analytics.
  • Keep up with industry trends and best practices, including utilization of new technology and web resources around prospecting and social selling.
  • Maintain Awareness of competitive activities, positioning and pricing and develop effective approaches to competing and winning against these competitors.
  • Ability to travel to client sites and events where needed (up to 50+% travel).
  • Meet or exceed sales and profitability quotas on a quarterly and annual basis.



  • A proven track record of achieving and exceeding revenue objectives in complex solutions environment at Fortune 1000 clients.
  • Minimum of 7 years of services sales or professional consulting experience. 
  • 4 (four) or more years of experience specifically selling web content management and/or digital marketing products and services. 
  • Strong understanding of web technology concepts and industry trends; 
  • Direct sales (hunter) experience please!
  • Has a “hunter” mentality – loves to target and open new accounts which expand Perficient’s client base. 
  • Knowledge of / experience with structured sales methodologies, e.g., Strategic Selling, Solution Selling, SPIN, Power based Selling, Target Account Selling. 
  • Able to consultatively partner with clients to understand their organizational needs and recommend solutions that add value to their business. 
  • Excellent leadership, collaboration and team-building skills - comfort leading complex putsuits. 
  • Understands the business importance of and can maintain an accurate sales pipeline and forecast 
  • Understands and can work through client vendor management and contracting processes 


Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 


More About Perficient


Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.


Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India, China and Serbia. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.




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


Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time.





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