Account Executive

Gather, Atlanta, GA

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Duration: Full-Time

Gather is the platform transforming the way events are booked, planned, managed and executed.

We’re at the forefront of bridging technology and hospitality to help venues and guests gather and connect. Our cloud-based software and first-of-its-kind marketplace help great venues to be discovered, booked, and experienced by people looking to have extraordinary events.

All the while, our technology adapts to the needs of each event: making life easier for planners and their guests while fueling the growth of thousands of venues - from your neighborhood spot to national brands.

Bottom line: We need help reaching more event pros at restaurants & venues, faster. We’re growing in an exciting industry where you’ll be able to meet some of the top restaurateurs, chefs, and hospitality professionals in the country.

Your role:
We’re looking for an Account Executive to help us grow our team, close deals, and drive hundreds of accounts to join our community of hospitality professionals. You will run business meetings with event planners, owners and operators, and drive new accounts to use the Gather platform.

What you'll be doing:

  • Prospect, cold call, and sell Gather products to restaurants
  • Nurture and build upon existing high-level relationships to serve as a trusted advisor to your market’s client base
  • Strategically identify and overcome objections and competition
  • Consistently surpass monthly and quarterly acquisition and revenue targets
  • Listen to the needs of the market and share with the Product and Marketing teams
  • Keep up with and adapt to ongoing product and technology developments
  • Effectively use Salesforce to manage your pipeline, forecast sales activity, and process contracts

What you should bring:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred
  • 3+ years of sales experience in a business-to-business sales environment
  • Knowledge of the hospitality, event planning, and restaurant industry is preferred
  • Proven experience achieving and pushing past goals and quotas
  • A strong mix of tenacity and patience to help educate potential customers
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Experience working with CRMs, such as Salesforce; experience with sales enablement tools, such as Outreach or SalesLoft
  • Excellent communication, organizational, time-management, and prioritization skills
  • Ability to successfully work independently in a non-structured environmentProficiency with Word, PowerPoint, and ExcelAttention to detail in administrative responsibilities

The Perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health, vision, and dental benefits - employee 100% covered by company
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Brand-new office in Midtown, across from the Fox Theatre.
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Reimbursed phone & data plan
  • Professional Development budget for conferences, books and more
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Are you up for the challenge?

Click to apply below - we're excited to hear from you!

About Gather

Gather is the leading event software for restaurants and venues.We enable hospitality companies of all sizes to manage and grow successful events businesses. That's why national brands, hospitality groups, and single-location venues & restaurants alike use Gather to power their events. From private-equity backed growth concepts to James Beard award-winning restaurants, we're trusted to serve as the anchor between management, events teams, and their customers At Gather, we believe that planning life’s special events should be a seamless, fun experience for everyone involved. That’s why we set out to empower events teams and their customers with user-friendly tools to simplify the event booking process — from initial inquiry to day-of execution. Today, thousands of venues across the U.S. use our software to power their private events business. We strive to provide our customers with the same level of hospitality they provide to their guests.ers.


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