Paddle • New York - Remote

Senior Account Executive

Employment type:  Full time


Fully flexible hours

Job Description

What do we do?

Paddle offers SaaS companies a completely different approach to their payment infrastructure. Instead of assembling and maintaining a complex stack of payments-related apps and services, we’re a Merchant of Record for our customers. That means we take away 100% of the pain of payment fragmentation. It’s faster, safer, cheaper, and, above all, way better.

We’re backed by investors including KKR, FTV Capital, Kindred, Notion, and 83North and serve over 3000 software sellers in 245 territories globally.

The Role:

We are looking for a smart, ambitious and autonomous specialist – ideally with SaaS or Payments experience to help us achieve our ambitious growth plans. This is an exciting time for you to join: based on the size and breadth of our customers, we are growing like never before!

The ideal candidate will be responsible for closing new customers and generating revenue while achieving individual goals. This role is focused on net new business therefore this person must be able to creatively outbound with support from our SDR team. You will also need to clearly communicate and build relationships with founders and other C-level executives of emerging, small and mid-market sized SaaS companies.

Your role is essential in helping us set, drive, and execute on our revenue goals and ultimately bring us closer to our vision of making Paddle the default solution for SaaS businesses.

Our base salary band for this role is $90,000-$120,000.

What you'll do:

  • Be responsible for the full sales cycle from prospecting, qualifying, carrying out demo’s through to closing deals

  • Build pipeline with the support of our Business Development team and Marketing counterparts, as well as your own self-sourced opportunities

  • Master Paddle’s product, know the features inside and out, understand the industry and be able to articulate Paddle’s value proposition and solutions using appropriate value-based sales approaches

  • Work with management and across departments (Marketing, Product, Success, etc.) to determine the most effective approach for each sales opportunity.

  • Identify flaws in both Paddle's and our competitors' product during the sales process, helping to inform our sales techniques and product roadmap.

  • Learn and refine new sales skills with regular Account Executive sales training sessions and continuously learn and develop yourself as a thought leader in the industry.

  • Drive sales by managing opportunities in pipeline and closing 3-4 deals per month

  • Understand how and when to leverage internal resources such as Solutions Architects, Paddle’s value team and executive leadership to aid in closing deals

  • Oversee all sales activity and monthly forecasting of revenue in Salesforce

  • Achieve Quarterly Sales Goals

We'd love to hear from you:

  • 5+ years of closing experience

  • Proven track record closing in a software or SaaS business, managing multi-threaded sales processes and enterprise deals

  • Strong experience in outbound prospecting and generating pipeline within a given territory

  • Experience with consultative, value-based selling and a proven track record of exceeding your quota

  • Are great at liaising with prospective clients in person, over the phone and email.

  • A history selling highly technical products/services and are able to think critically about how to progress a deal

  • An entrepreneurial attitude which thrives when solving complex challenges and you want to be part of an exceptionally fast-growing company

  • You pride yourself on having a strong work ethic and a positive attitude

Everyone is welcome at Paddle

At Paddle, we’re committed to removing invisible barriers, both for our customers and within our own teams. We recognise and celebrate that every Paddler is unique and we welcome every individual perspective. As an inclusive employer, we don’t care if, or where, you studied, what you look like or where you’re from. We’re more interested in your craft, curiosity, passion for learning and what you’ll add to our culture. We encourage you to apply even if you don’t match every part of the job ad, especially if you’re part of an underrepresented group.

Please let us know if there’s anything we can do to better support you through the application process and in the workplace. We will do everything we can to support any accommodations needed. We’re committed to building a diverse team where everyone feels safe to be their authentic self. Let’s grow together.

Why you’ll love working at Paddle

We are a diverse, growing group of Paddlers across the globe who pride ourselves on our transparent, collaborative and respectful culture.

We live and breathe our values, which are:

Exceptional Together

Execute with impact

Better than Yesterday

We offer a full suite of benefits, including attractive salaries, stock options, retirement plans, private healthcare and well-being initiatives.

We are a ‘digital-first’ company, which means you can work remotely, from one of our stylish hubs, or even a bit of both! We offer all team members unlimited holidays and 4 months of paid family leave regardless of gender. We invest in learning and will help you with your personal development via constant exposure to new challenges, an annual learning fund, and regular internal and external training.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Work from anywhere scheme
Unlimited annual leave
L&D budget
Equity packages
Work from home stipend
Mental Health Support
Office disability facilities
Faith and meditation space
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Paddle

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

London, UK

Funding levels


Hiring Countries




United Kingdom

United States

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
SaaS & Software

SaaS & Software

Industry awards 2023
1st – Medium companies

1st – Medium companies

Flexa100 2023
Saas & Dev Software

Saas & Dev Software

Industry awards 2022