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Senior Account Executive - Insurtech /SaaS Solutions (P&C)

Shift Technology

Shift Technology

Sales & Business Development
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

The future of insurance starts with AI. To date, Shift Technology's AI-powered products have benefitted more than 300 million policyholders globally by reducing underwriting risk, identifying more fraud, and automating critical tasks throughout the claims process. Shift harnesses the power of AI to enable the world’s leading insurance organizations to make better decisions. Our products help insurers improve operational efficiency, reduce costs, and deliver superior customer experiences to their policyholders. Our culture is built on innovation, trust, and a drive to transform the insurance industry by imagining and innovating solutions that impact insurers and their customers - like you! We come from more than 50 different countries and cultures and together we are creating the future of insurance.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced SaaS Enterprise Sales Executive to join our US Property and Casualty sales team. Shift’s business in the US is expanding quickly, with a culture that is rooted in high performance, results driven and collaboration. We have high expectations and celebrate our wins, recognizing that success comes from planning, hard work and delivering real value to our customers. This role is critical in executing our field-facing activities with Insurance lines of business (Fraud, Underwriting, Claims, Subrogation etc.) as well as fostering collaboration across our internal teams.

The ideal candidate has a proven track record of success in selling vertical software solutions to C-Suite Executives at the largest enterprises in the US.

What You'll Do:

  • Prospect and Generate Leads: Identify and qualify new business opportunities
  • Develop Territory and Account Strategy: Create and execute effective territory and account plans to achieve and exceed targets. Effectively report on activities, pipeline, and forecasts.
  • Drive Customer Engagement: Build and maintain strong, long-lasting relationships with customer stakeholders and C-Suite Executives
  • Negotiate and Close Deals: Lead contract negotiations and close deals, ensuring favorable terms and conditions
  • Maintain Product Expertise: Ensure a deep understanding of our products across all lines of business, staying updated on industry trends and competitive landscape.
  • Collaborate: Work closely with internal teams, including Marketing, Partnerships, Product, Data Science and Customer Success, to ensure a seamless customer experience

What You Bring:

  • 7+ years of demonstrated success in meeting or exceeding sales targets year over year, ideally with a sales cycle of 9-12 months
  • 5+ years of experience in B2B, vertical software sales to Fortune 500/large enterprise customers
  • Extensive background in negotiations, deal strategy & construction
  • Excellent communication, presentation and executive engagement skills
  • Drive for results with a high standard of quality
  • A deep sense of accountability to yourself and your team
  • Proven success in coordinate and motivate internal teams to execute a deal
  • A growth mindset
  • Knowledge of the Insurance / financial services industry is strongly preferred


The range listed is for base compensation. Your actual base salary will vary based on factors including location and individual qualifications objectively assessed during the interview process.

In addition to base salary, your total rewards package will include additional components such as incentive pay, equity, and benefits. If you're interviewing for this role, speak with your Talent Acquisition Partner to learn more about the specific details for this position.

US Base Salary Pay Range
$130,000$150,000 USD

To support our permanent, full time employees at every stage of their careers and lives, we provide a competitive total rewards and benefits package. Here are the global benefits we’d like to highlight:

  • Flexible remote and hybrid working options
  • Competitive Salary and a variable component tied to personal and company performance
  • Company equity
  • Focus Fridays, a half-day each month to focus on learning and personal growth
  • Generous PTO and paid holidays
  • Mental health benefits
  • 2 MAD Days per year (Make A Difference Days for paid volunteering)

Additional benefits may be offered by country - ask your recruiter for more information. Intern and Apprentice position are eligible for some of these benefits - ask your recruiter for more details.

At Shift we strive to be a diverse and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from and hire people who will contribute to the diversity of our company, without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other non-merit criteria.

Shift Technology is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our application and employment process. Should you require accommodation, please email and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

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