Senior Account Executive, Enterprise - Northwest

    • Fastly
  • Seattle, WA
  • Posted 52 days ago | Updated 1 hour ago


On Site
USD 208,650.00 - 303,270.00 per year
Full Time


New business development
Content delivery network
Account management
Consultative sales
Customer experience
Technical sales
Sales operations
Business requirements
Product demonstration
Test methods
Business development
Web analytics
Web performance optimization
Cloud storage
Web hosting
Trade shows
International sales
Open source
Cloud computing
Return on investment
Business analytics

Job Details

Fastly helps people stay better connected with the things they love. Fastly's edge cloud platform enables customers to create great digital experiences quickly, securely, and reliably by processing, serving, and securing our customers' applications as close to their end-users as possible - at the edge of the Internet. The platform is designed to take advantage of the modern internet, to be programmable, and to support agile software development. Fastly's customers include many of the world's most prominent companies, including Vimeo, Pinterest, The New York Times, and GitHub.

We're building a more trustworthy Internet. Come join us.

Fastly has already disrupted CDN technology and has quickly expanded to become a recognized leader in the security and edge compute markets. Our sales team engages in a consultative selling approach, learns the individual needs of each customer, and delivers custom solutions. We focus on creating a positive customer experience in order to build long-standing relationships.

The sales team's focus is driving revenue, adoption, and market penetration in targeted accounts in a vertical selling motion. The ideal candidate possesses a technical sales background that enables them to drive an engagement at the CXO, IT architect, and software developer levels. You should be a self-starter who is prepared to develop and execute against a territory coverage plan and consistently deliver on quarterly bookings and revenue targets.

What You'll Do:
  • Accountable for driving Enterprise ($1B+ in Customer Revenue) new business and logos across multiple verticals (Commerce, Hightech, Fintech, and Education), while meeting or exceeding quota goals in the Northwest region (WA, OR, ID), while meeting or exceeding quota goals, leading all aspects of the sales cycle including prospecting, sales campaign/meetings, discovery, qualification, negotiation, path to closure, and account management
  • Prepare a territory plan and use all available tools to prospect effectively, achieving activity metrics provided by Sales Managers and sales operations. Adhere to territory assignments and pass off conversations that fall into other reps' areas of responsibility
  • Work with the Sales Manager to map new accounts (incl. key stakeholders and business requirements), develop account plans and penetrate new logos and additional business units in large complex organizations
  • Effectively and autonomously deliver the Fastly company story, vertical talk track value proposition-based presentations, and product demonstrations to identify a prospect's issues, recognize requirements, and effectively articulate potential solutions
  • Develop a deal framework for all deals set to close, including necessary stakeholders, results, and timelines for both sides. Be able to communicate this effectively to the customer. Coordinate Eval/POC with the customer. Validate success criteria using the appropriate testing methodology
  • Use SFDC to maintain updated account/contact information, accurately forecast bookings and revenue, track sales activity, and build target lists. Strong ability to close sales, run accurate pipeline and forecast within CRM & Clari

What We're Looking For:
  • A self-starter with 5+ years of technology (B2B, SaaS preferred) related sales or NEW business development experience able to demonstrate development, growth, and expansion of territory. Experience selling to companies in the Northwest region over $1B+ in customer revenue (WA, OR & ID)
  • A technical sales background and a strong marketing and business development acumen enable them to drive an engagement at the CTO, CISO, and VP of Digital Experience levels, using ROI models and case studies to justify the need
  • Direct field experience and extensive customer network within Enterprise, Fortune 1000 and large multi-divisional/multinational companies
  • Experience with security technologies, content delivery network services, web analytics, website performance, cloud storage, mobile content delivery, or managed web hosting is highly utilized and desired
  • Ability to travel to prospect for new customers, customer meetings, partner meetings, trade shows, and events as needed, and experience running a sales pipeline and driving partnerships to closure
  • BA/BS degree required, major in an Engineering or Business discipline: Finance, Economics, Marketing a plus
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Passion for working in a multifaceted, collaborative, and purpose driven environment
  • Domestic travel up to 50% will be required. Ability to travel to visit customers, partners and attend trade shows/events will be required for this position.

We'll be super impressed if you have experience in any of these:
  • Experience with selling security technologies, content delivery network services, or website performance through channel partners
  • Large Complex organizations with many business units
  • Understanding how security plays in the marketplace

Work Hours:
  • This position will require you to be available during core business hours.

Work Locations & Travel Requirements:

The preferred locations for this position are:
  • Seattle, WA
  • Portland, OR

Fastly currently embraces a largely hybrid model for most roles which allows employees flexibility to split their time between the office and home.

We are willing to consider remote candidates in Idaho.

This position may require travel as required by your role or requested by your manager.


The estimated range for On-Target Earnings for this role is $208,650 to $303,270. On-Target Earnings consists of a combination of annual base pay and sales compensation variable target. The standard pay split for this role (i.e. base pay vs. variable target %) is 50/50%.

Starting salary may vary based on permissible, non-discriminatory factors such as experience, skills, qualifications, and location.

This role is eligible to participate in Fastly's global sales compensation plan and may participate in Fastly's equity program.


We care about you. Fastly works hard to create a positive environment for our employees, and we think your life outside of work is important too. We support our teams with great benefits that start on the first day of your employment with Fastly. Curious about our offerings?

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance. Family planning, mental health support along with Employee Assistance Program, Insurance (Life, Disability, and Accident), a Flexible Vacation policy and up to 18 days of accrued paid sick leave are there to help support our employees. We also offer 401(k) (including company match) and an Employee Stock Purchase Program. For 2024, we offer 10 paid local holidays, 11 paid company wellness days.

Why Fastly?
  • We have a huge impact. Fastly is a small company with a big reach. Not only do our customers have a tremendous user base, but we also support a growing number of open source projects and initiatives . Outside of code, employees are encouraged to share causes close to their heart with others so we can help lend a supportive hand.
  • We love distributed teams. Fastly's home-base is in San Francisco, but we have multiple offices and employees sprinkled around the globe. As a new hire, you will be able to attend our IN-PERSON new hire orientation in our San Francisco office! It is an exciting week-long experience that we offer to new employees to build connections with colleagues across Fastly, participate in hands-on learning opportunities, and immerse yourself in our culture firsthand.
  • We value diversity. Growing and maintaining our inclusive and diverse team matters to us. We are committed to being a company where our employees feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work and have the ability to be successful -- every day.
  • We are passionate. Fastly is chock full of passionate people and we're not 'one size fits all'. Fastly employs authors, pilots, skiers, parents (of humans and animals), makeup geeks, coffee connoisseurs, and more. We love employees for who they are and what they are passionate about.

We're always looking for humble, sharp, and creative folks to join the Fastly team. If you think you might be a fit please apply! A fully completed application and resume or CV are required when applying.

Fastly is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity and to providing employees with a safe and welcoming work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Our employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, family or parental status, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and federal or state disability laws, Fastly will provide reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact your Recruiter, or the Fastly Employee Relations team at or .

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