Strategic Account Executive

data.world is a well-funded startup that is helping companies become more competitive by enabling a fully data-driven culture. We have a highly experienced management team (many successful exits), an incredible roster of investors & advisors, top notch perks/benefits, and a great culture. We’ve been named to the Austin Business Journal’s Best Places to Work list every year since the company was founded and were named to the Austin Chamber of Commerce’s A-List of Hottest Startups in 2017.

At data.world, we value transparency – we explain our decisions, how we arrived at them, and share our Board updates with the team. We take pride in what we do – we commit, and we deliver. We are not afraid of mistakes – we take calculated risks and strategically push boundaries.

Position Overview

We are looking for a Strategic Account Executive to grow our Enterprise client base. This position reports to the Vice President of Business Development and will also work closely with the company’s Executive team. As a Strategic Account Executive, you will be responsible for developing and executing our customer-facing strategies and developing deep relationships with decision makers to close and expand business within their organizations. The successful candidate should be highly motivated, detail-oriented, a strategic seller and passionate about our vision. This person should be resourceful and able to independently gain access to senior levels of prospective customers. You will work closely with our product team to identify market needs that data.world can solve. You will play a critical role in helping data.world achieve its mission.

The Ideal Candidate

  • At least 5-10 years of experience in high tech software/SaaS sales, preferably in the data industry
  • Bachelor’s degree – technical degree, aptitude, or experience is a plus
  • Proven success closing large, complex sales or strategic partnerships in a startup environment
  • Self-motivated, proactive sales hunter with ability to develop and maintain strong relationships throughout account life cycle
  • Significant experience working with senior level decision-makers, particularly in IT
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), listening, presentation, qualifying, closing and negotiating skills
  • Detail-oriented and enthusiasm for solving problems in real time
  • Willingness to travel


If you have the exceptional combination of skills and qualities that we are looking for, then we’re excited to meet you!


data.world, Inc. 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.