Account Executive


Brooklyn, NY

Planted helps people grow their careers.

About us:

Planted (Techstars Alum) is a recruitment platform and talent community, connecting startups and high growth companies with non-technical young professionals to create unstoppable teams. We’re an energetic, hard working team looking for someone who can jump right in and join us in our Williamsburg HQ.  

About the job:

Looking to get in at the ground floor of an early stage startup? We’re looking for an experienced Account Executive to help continue our rapid growth. This candidate will work alongside the founders to generate leads and carry through on closing of customers over email, phone, and events.


  • Own the full sales cycle. Prospect new business, develop opportunities, demo the product, and close sales
  • Help build the playbook and drive sales processes and strategy
  • Close new business consistently at or above quota level
  • Serve as a brand enthusiast for Planted
  • Follow up on highly qualified opportunities at mid-sized and large companies
  • Build relationships with prospects and internal stakeholders to grow new business
  • Work collaboratively with marketing and customer success to drive inbound leads, manage and upsell existing customers


  • BA or BS degree
  • 1-4 years of sales experience, preferably at a recruitment or staffing agency with a proven track record of success
  • Experience working with HR and executives
  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Strong consultative sales skills with an understanding of how to determine prospects’ needs and meet customer objectives and goals
  • Entrepreneurial tenacity
  • Direct startup experience a plus
  • Uncapped commission

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