Account Executive - Threat Intelligence

UK - Reading


UK - Reading


Sales & Business Development

 Are you an Account Executive or Sales Specialist with a solid Cybersecurity background?

Do you want to join Rapid7 to sell our new Threat Intelligence acquisition (IntSights) to the UKI market? 

Due to increased demand for our Threat Intelligence technology, we are looking to hire an overlay Account Executive. In this role you will make a significant contribution to the growth and success of our Threat Intelligence division in the UKI business by aggressively developing new business through new and existing accounts and managing profitable business relationships to assist in the achievement of the sales plan. This position reports to the EMEA Threat Intelligence Sales leader  and is supported by our team of Sales Engineers and will have access to Product Specialists, Product Managers and Customer Success teams. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage Threat Intelligence opportunities in the UKI region

  • Responsible for lead generation, building a relationship with prospective customers, account profiling and developing the prospective customer into a revenue generating customer

  • Work with Channel partners and Channel Managers to promote our solutions

  • Sell our full Threat Intelligence offering

  • Proven solution sales experience in; identifying market size and focus; developing sales pipeline; penetrating new accounts and driving the sales process.

  • Ability to multi-task numerous sales cycles simultaneously, while ensuring revenue goals are achieved.

  • Meet or exceed quarterly sales quota

  • Develop and manage pipeline, providing weekly updates to forecast

  • Ensure the provision of appropriate business information for decision-making and control

  • Negotiate contracts, up-sell, build customer rapport

  • Provide appropriate sales tracking and reporting as required leveraging and Excel

About You:

  • Demonstrable experience in a New Business Sales role within the Cybersecurity industry preferably in the Threat Intelligence market. Candidates with other Cybersecurity experience (e.g. SIEM, Vulnerability Management, SOAR) will also be considered

  • Ability to demonstrate a detailed understanding of solution selling

  • A track record of performance and outstanding target achievement in a New Business Development role with a focus on accounts in UKI

About Rapid7:

Rapid7's Insight Platform is one of the most comprehensive security operations platforms on the market today, with a broad set of best-of-breed capabilities across detection and response, vulnerability management, cloud security, application security and security orchestration and automation. In addition to enhancing its XDR offering and selling a standalone threat intelligence offering, the company intends to bring IntSights' external threat intelligence capabilities into its platform to unlock faster threat identification and remediation across the company's entire solution portfolio.

Rapid7 technology, services, and research drive vulnerability management, application security, incident detection and response, and log management for more than 7,200 organizations across more than 120 countries, including 54% of the Fortune 100.