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Sr. Account Executive, Private Equity

Carta

Carta

Sales & Business Development
New York, NY, USA · Seattle, WA, USA · San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2024

The Company You’ll Join

Carta is a platform that helps people manage equity, build businesses, and invest in the companies of tomorrow. Our mission is to unlock the power of equity ownership for more people in more places.

Carta is trusted by more than 40,000 companies and over two million people in nearly 160 countries to manage cap tables, compensation, and valuations. Carta also supports nearly 7,000 funds and SPVs, and represents nearly $130B in assets under administration. Carta's tender offer solutions have returned $14B to shareholders in secondary transactions. Today, Carta’s platform manages nearly three trillion dollars in equity globally.

For more information about our offices and culture, check out our Carta careers page.

The Problems You’ll Solve

  • Communicate the business impact of our product offerings to key decision makers
  • Demonstrate ability to influence through persuasion, negotiation, and consensus-building to identify and sell new opportunities
  • Own sales cycles that are 6-18 months
  • Understand customer needs and requirements and act as a trusted business advisor
  • Drive revenue through strategic outbound prospecting
  • Own the entire sales lifecycle, from lead generation to close
  • Develop a comprehensive sales strategy and sales plan that ensures consistent achievement of goals over the short and long-term
  • Own relationships for Private Equity Firms and be their customer advocate

The Team You’ll Work With

Carta has developed an ownership management platform exclusively for Private Equity Firms and their portfolio company management teams. This includes the first and only Advanced Scenario Modeling tool capable of handling the most complex Private Equity waterfalls, empowering deal teams, valuations teams and management teams to get out of excel and improve accuracy and time to insight for some of their most important strategic decisions.

Over the past several years we’ve seen considerable success working with Private Equity-backed portfolio companies by partnering with Private Equity firms as a channel partner. We’re now pursuing a new and exciting opportunity working with Private Equity Firms as a customer. As an Enterprise Account Executive, you’ll join a small cross-functional team to strategically navigate Private Equity Firms, evangelize the Carta value proposition and drive revenue directly with these Firms.

About You

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field
  • 10+ years of account executive experience, or equivalent industry experience in Private Equity, Investment Banking, or Alternative Assets
  • Experience selling to professionals from a Private Equity background and proven ability to speak their language
  • Experience closing large deals
  • Strategically navigate large and complex organizations with multiple stakeholders
  • Proven ability to execute, especially negotiation and closing
  • Flexible and resilient
  • Interest in being part of a ‘startup within a startup’

Nice-to-Haves

  • Fluency in Private Equity deal team language and back office functions such as portfolio and valuations teams

Salary

We are hiring for multiple levels and locations, so final offers may vary from the amounts listed based on geography, experience and expertise, and other factors. Carta’s compensation package includes a market competitive salary, equity for all full time roles, exceptional benefits, and, for applicable roles, commissions plans.

  • $325 OTE in SF
  • $325 OTE in NY
  • $309 OTE in Seattle

Final offers may vary from the amount listed based on geography, candidate experience and expertise, and other factors.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a positive interview experience for every candidate. If accommodations due to a disability or medical condition are needed, please connect with the recruiter via email. As a company, we value fairness, helpfulness, transparency, leadership and build our teams around these values. Check out our careers page to get to know us better as you think about your next step at Carta.

Important Security Notice for Candidates

Our company has been targeted by individuals creating fake domains similar to ours to scam prospects and candidates. Please note that all official communications from us will come from an @carta.com domain. Be cautious of any requests for sensitive information or payments outside of our official channels. For more information about this type of scam, please review the guidelines provided by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). If you encounter any suspicious activity, please report it immediately to [email protected].

Awards and Acknowledgements

Companies and funds like Tribe and Pipe build their businesses on Carta. The company has been included on the Forbes World’s Best Cloud Companies, Fast Company's Most Innovative list, and Inc.’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies. We’ve also been recognized as a 2023 Built In Best Place to Work in the U.S., a Muse VIBE Award winner in the Vacation and Time Off category and certified as a Great Place to Work.

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