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Amazon Associate Account Executive in Arlington, Virginia


This is not your typical Sales Development role. Do you crave an environment that is fast-paced and highly innovative? Do you aspire to continuously learn and grow? Join a growing team at the market leader for cloud services and help shape the future of the North America Sales organization!

Take the lead in unlocking growth potential for both new and existing AWS customers. As an AWS Demand Generation Representative you will be part of shaping the future of how technology is deployed for AWS customers. The Amazon Web Services cloud platform helps companies of all sizes transform and reinvent their businesses to meet the needs of their customers and communities around the world. From enabling rapid and individually customized cancer treatments to helping Fortune 500 companies meet their carbon emissions goals, the AWS technology stack is the backbone of some of the most innovative solutions to the World’s most pressing problems. According to Gartner, AWS is the leading cloud provider, both in terms of ability to execute and completeness of vision. With only 5% of all IT spend in the cloud, we are still in the early stages of what is possible.

Shape the future of how technology is deployed for our customers. Amazon Web Services is growing our Cloud Sales Center (CSC) team to help more companies make the move to AWS. If you are passionate about cloud technology, sales, and driving meaningful impact to a wide variety of customers, AWS could be the right fit for your next career move. AWS offers an innovative environment where you can advance your career through our growing sales organization on a learning and earning path.

Our Demand Generation team acts as the flywheel for pipeline and talent within the AWS Global Sales organization, focusing on prospects and customers of all types by generating new business opportunities across thousands of accounts. As a Demand Generation Representative (DGR), you will have the exciting opportunity to help prospects and customers solve critical business challenges, pursue growth, and maximize business impact using AWS solutions. You will own all top of funnel activity, conduct high quality account research and source net new contacts at scale to execute high volume prospecting, lead qualification and opportunity generation for your assigned territories. You will partner closely with Account Teams to develop a deep understanding of the primary industries, accounts and personas within your territories, developing new relationships across all organizational levels (from from technical admins to Line of Business executives). You will collaborate with internal and external partners to develop and execute comprehensive prospecting plans that identify new customer use cases. Once engaged with a customer or prospect, you will use effective communication and technical acumen to uncover and understand their critical business issues.

Key job responsibilities

  • Work with other sales team members to ensure the opportunity is understood and next steps are clearly defined via demonstrations, discovery, and qualification.

  • Utilize product knowledge and internal resources that will help you leverage technical skillsets to meet customers’ needs.

  • Achieve all input and output goals including: contacts sourced, leads qualified, customer calls complete, meetings scheduled, and opportunities created.

  • Drive net new business via customer acquisition by leveraging one-to-many and one-to-one outbound campaigns in addition to qualifying inbound opportunities from marketing and partner channels.

  • Expand services breadth and consumption within your existing customer base via account planning and territory management.

  • Accurately track activity and develop pipeline using a CRM (Salesforce), with the ability to leverage self-service reporting tools.

  • Innovate new and creative ways to engage with new customers and expand on existing customer relationships.

  • Understand the technology footprint, technical challenges, and business objectives that each one of your customers faces.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent

  • Experience navigating prospective accounts from and into a senior executive level to identify new customer opportunities

  • Experience in IT sales

Preferred Qualifications

  • Sales or equivalent certification

  • Experience using Salesforce

  • Experience with Microsoft Office products and applications

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.